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Mastering Medicine

The last six decades have seen institutes at Manipal taking meticulous, small steps to build reservoirs of intellectual wealth and academic excellence. But it all began with the first institution – Kasturba Medical College (KMC) established on 30 June 1953 and set the highest benchmark for the decades to come.

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KMC issues notice to doctor on charges of professional misconduct

Bengaluru: The Karnataka Medical Council (KMC) has issued a show cause notice to Dr Gokulnath, professor of nephrology at St Johns Medical College Hospital here, on charges of allegedly giving false evidence in a case of medical negligence.

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Show cause notice served to Dr Rajanna Sreedhara by KMC

Bangalore: Dr Rajanna Sreedhara, a nephrologist at Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road, has been served a show cause notice by Karnataka Medical Council (KMC) for having committed perjury and making false statements before the council on a case related to medical negligence which resulted in the death of Seema Rai in 2010.

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Dr Ramcharan Thiagarajan’s name removed from KMC’s Register for a year

Bangalore: The Medical Council of India’s (MCI) Ethics Committee has decided to remove the name of Dr Ramcharan Thiagarajan, a transplant surgeon at the Fortis Hospital on Bangalore’s Bannerghatta Road, from the Indian Medical Register as well as from the Register of Karnataka Medical Council for a period of one year with effect from February 19, 2013.

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Karnataka Medical Council directs doctors to write prescriptions legibly

Bangalore: The Karnataka Medical Council (KMC) has issued a directive to all 96,920 doctors registered with it to improve their handwriting while prescribing medicines.

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209 cases of dengue in Bengal

Kolkata: As many as 209 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported so far in West Bengal, Minister of State for Health Chandrima Bhattacharjee said here on Friday.

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109 cases of dengue in Bengal

Kolkata: As many as 109 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported so far in West Bengal, a senior health official said on Thursday.

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Non-invasive marker developed to aid ‘In Vitro Fertilization’ success

Manipal: A team of researchers led by Dr Satish Adiga of Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal and Dr Hanudatta Atreya of Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore have developed a non-invasive marker which they claim can help infertility experts pick the right embryo for ‘In Vitro Fertilization’ (IVF) to increase the success rate of such fertilizations.

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Will the doctor fraternity recommend illegal transplantation surgeries?

In response to ‘A letter from Dr R Sreedhara to Aamir Khan’, Major (Retired) Pankaj Rai has written a rejoinder in which he has tried to present his version of the story involving the death of his wife Seema Rai who expired on May 6, 2010 after kidney-pancreas transplant surgery at Fortis Hospital, Bangalore. The incident was featured in the fourth episode, ‘Every Life is Precious’, of the TV programme Satyamev Jayate aired on May 27, 2012.

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New collaboration aims to improve access to TB diagnostics in India

Washington: BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) and FIND (Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics) have partnered to promote access to early and accurate diagnosis of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) among HIV-infected patients and other vulnerable populations in India, a country that accounts for nearly 25 per cent of TB cases globally.

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