Tag Archives: Sir Ganga Ram Hospital

Hospitals can’t hold patients hostage for unpaid bills: High Court

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has ruled that hospitals cannot hold patients “hostage” to extract money for unpaid bills.

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Dr M C Misra joins Sir Ganga Ram Hospital as Senior Consultant, General & Laparoscopic Surgery

New Delhi: Dr M C Misra, who retired in January as director of AIIMS, has been appointed as a senior consultant, department of general and laparoscopic surgery at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here. He joined the hospital on Saturday.

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10,000 MBBS seats to be added in the country by 2017 | Delhi govt raises doctors’ retirement age to 65

About 10,000 MBBS seats will be added across the country by the year 2017, said Faggan Singh Kulaste, union minister of state for health and family welfare.

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Duped into selling his kidney, this 23-year-old exposed an illegal organ racket in Mumbai | ‘Vascular surgery still a neglected field in India’

Sundar Singh Jatav at first declined to sell a kidney. But then he was told that donating a kidney was no different than giving blood. One day his kidney was removed. But he was never paid.

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Govt planning penal provisions to deter pharma companies from bribing doctors with freebies | Sex determination lands doctor couple in jail for three years

The promised mandatory marketing code for pharma companies, which is to replace the voluntary code in operation since January last year, will have strong penal provisions to deter them from bribing doctors with freebies to prescribe their drugs.

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Ghee, coconut, mustard oils healthier than refined, olive oils: Experts

New Delhi: An editorial in the current edition of Indian Heart Journal, written by Dr S C Manchanda, senior consultant, department of cardiology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and Santosh Jain Passi, public health nutrition consultant, former director, Institute of Home Economics, University of Delhi, has found that in Indian cooking conditions, which mostly involves deep frying, the traditional cooking oils like ghee, coconut and mustard oils score better than modern refined and other oils in health benefits.

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Ganga Ram Hospital, Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences to collaborate in clinical care, training, research

New Delhi: Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH), New Delhi and Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Bhubaneswar have signed an agreement to collaborate in clinical care, training and research.

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Gangaram hospital’s first: IVF from parents with translocation defects

New Delhi: A hospital here has emerged as the first medical institution in India to successfully perform in vitro fertilization (IVF) from parents with ‘translocation defects’.

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Fake doctor held in Delhi

New Delhi: A man in his mid 20s was on Friday arrested here for impersonating a doctor of the renowned Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and duping a patient of Rs 8,000, said the hospital authorities.

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Low radiation during CT scan can lower cancer chances

New Delhi: Low radiation during computed tomography (CT) scans can reduce the chances of cancer in patients undergoing treatment, doctors here said on Thursday. They said that up to 10 percent of invasive cancers are related to radiation exposure during CT scan.

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