Tag Archives: Supreme Court

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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Bindi-sized sensor to help doctors perfect surgeries | Dr Debasish Bhattacharya gets Bangladesh award for eradicating avoidable blindness

A team of doctors has developed a sensor-based wireless device, where a ‘bindi’-sized sensor, taped to the surgeon’s index finger or the wrist, tracks the force being applied while suturing vital organs after surgery.

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Cabinet gives its nod to Bill prohibiting commercial surrogacy | Doctors say bill is ‘black day’ for surrogacy

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod to the Surrogacy Regulation Bill, 2016, that seeks to prohibit “commercial surrogacy”.

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AIIMS surgeon performs ‘first of its kind’ knee operation | New guidelines to educate doctors on medical ethics

Dr Rajesh Malhotra, head of the orthopaedics department at AIIMS, New Delhi, on Friday claimed to have performed a first of its kind surgery, aimed at addressing osteoarthritis by operating only on the inside compartment of a knee.

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Private hospitals must display price list of treatments: Minister | Health ministry constitutes panel to select PGI director

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said the government considers enforcing some control over the treatment charges of the private medical sector in the state.

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Over 100 Delhi Doctors Fall Sick | Rs 25 Lakh Ransom Demanded from Bihar Doctor | 40% of Kerala Doctors Migrate

More than 100 resident doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi have fallen prey to high fever, chikungunya or dengue so far this season.

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Supreme Court refuses to stay ordinance exempting seven states from NEET ambit for one year

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to hear petitions challenging the NEET ordinance, saying such a move might create confusion among medical aspirants.

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Admission to MBBS, BDS courses in only state government colleges exempted from NEET this year

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday signed the ordinances, cleared by the Union Cabinet on May 20, which exempt state governments from implementing the NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) for admission to medical and dental colleges for a year.

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Centre’s ordinance delaying NEET by a year challenged in Supreme Court

New Delhi: A petition was reportedly filed in the Supreme Court on Friday challenging the Centre’s ordinance delaying the NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test), a common entrance test for admission to medical and dental courses in both government and private colleges across the country, by a year.

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