Tag Archive: doctors

Jun
10

Polio affected boy in Beed missed timely vaccine dose, say doctors

Aurangabad: The 11-month-old boy from Beed district in Maharashtra found infected with the vaccine derived polio virus (VDPV), type P2 might have missed his timely polio dose, as his family kept migrating from one place to another, feel doctors as reported in TOI. The child belongs to a closely-knit family of 19 from the Kanhapur …

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Jun
05

26% doctors suffer from severe mobile phone-induced anxiety: Excessive use of mobile phone can be injurious to your health

While people are concerned about cancer, which still remains a controversial issue, there are other future health problems caused by use of mobile phones especially smart phones. Prolonged use of mobile phone can cause neck pain, dry eyes, computer vision syndrome, anxiety (ringxiety), phobias (nomophobia) and insomnia. Addressing a press conference on the occasion of World …

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May
28

Jaslok hospital advises doctors against prescribing Ranbaxy drugs

Jaslok Mumbai hospital has put up a notice advising its doctors to avoid prescribing drugs manufactured by Ranbaxy Laboratories. This comes a fortnight after Ranbaxy Laboratories agreed to pay a $500-million penalty to US authorities for “selling adulterated drugs” in the American market. It is not known whether the two are linked, reports TOI. In 2008-09, the …

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