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‘Need for an open conversation to remove away depression’

New Delhi: The National Heart Institute here celebrated ‘World Health Day’ on April 7. The theme for this year’s World Health Day was ‘Depression’ which is so common in the society, including the medical fraternity. The main programme was organised at the NHI auditorium where senior faculty members, administrators, DNB residents and nursing staff took active part.

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Dr O P Yadava selected for Dr B C Roy National Award

New Delhi: Dr O P Yadava, CEO and Chief Cardiac Surgeon, National Heart Institute, New Delhi and Director, All India Heart Foundation, has been selected for Dr B C Roy National Award 2017 in the category “to recognise the best talents in encouraging the development of specialities in different branches in medicine.”

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National Heart Institute organises school health lecture to create awareness about cardiovascular epidemic

New Delhi: In an effort to sensitise school students and teachers about adopting healthy lifestyle to contain the rapidly escalating epidemic of heart diseases, mainly heart attack, hypertension, diabetes and stroke, the National Heart Institute (NHI) on Saturday organised an interactive school health lecture at Birla Vidya Niketan, Pushp Vihar.

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National Heart Institute organises school health lectures

New Delhi: The National Heart Institute has started a novel initiative of school health lectures based on pilot experiences gained by Prof Shridhar Dwivedi at Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Jamia Hamdard in his previous stint there as Founder-Principal and Dean.

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Interview: Medical profession has lost its steam to a fair degree because of the commercialization — Dr O P Yadava

If you talk about bottlenecks, the legality involve in telemedicine advice is critical. If something goes wrong then what will happen? The ethical issues, the moral issues, till what levels the telemedicine practice should be done and beyond which level we say ‘now you transfer the patient’. Those nitty-gritties have to be established.

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Medical Profession – Noble or Ignoble?

Much brouhaha has lately been raised over corruption in society in general and in medicine in specific. Few months back, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on health looked at the irregularities in the functioning of the regulatory authority CDSCO (Central Drugs Standard Control Organization) and how the drugs were approved and sanctioned without adequate clinical trials and safe guards.

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More women are now heart specialists: India’s first woman cardiologist

New Delhi: At 93, she still does the rounds of the hospital she founded. Dr S Padmavati, India’s first woman cardiologist, says cardiology is a very demanding field that was keeping women away, but things are changing.

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