NEET 2017: Students from other states seek medical seats, Gujarat HC seeks government reply

NEET 2017: After hearing a petition challenging the government order that granted only students who studied class 10 and 12 within the state the eligibility to seek admission to medical courses in the state, the Gujarat High Court on Wednesday has issued a two week notice seeking the state government’s reply on the matter. A group of students called the amended rule 4(3) of the Gujarat Professional Medical Educational Courses (Regulation of Admission in UG Courses) Rules a violation of article 14 of the constitution. “The said rule, if permitted to…

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762 vacancies at CRPF: Apply for posts of Medical Officer and Surgeon

CRPF has released an employment notification inviting candidates to apply for the positions of Specialist Medical Officers, Medical Officers and Dental Surgeon. The candidates will be selected on the basis of an interview and medical examination. 762 vacancies at CRPF The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has released an employment notification inviting interested, eligible candidates to apply for the positions of Specialist Medical Officers (Deputy Commandant), Medical Officers (Assistant Commandant) and Dental Surgeon(Assistant Commandant) in Central Armed Police Forces (BSF, CRPF, ITBP, SSB and Assam Rifles). Vacancy details Total posts:…

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Medical doctor run startup that fights lifestyle diseases – NutriHealth

Dr. Shikha’s NutriHealth is a platform offering comprehensive health and diet management programs. She is a medical doctor by training, from Kashmir and it was while working as a Junior Doctor in Cardiology that she realized that most of the patients in the ICU had no idea about the root cause of their heart problem. The patients were also likely to relapse into unhealthy eating after treatment. This prompted her to set up Dr Shikha’s NutriHealth in 2012. The company raised series A funding of Rs 12 crore from Singapore-based…

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Electronic Health Records May Help Customize Medical Treatments

Chances are your doctor has stopped taking notes with pen and paper and moved to computer records. That is supposed to help coordinate your care. Increasingly, researchers are also exploring these computerized records for medical studies – and gleaning facts that help individual patients get better care. Computerized medical records are hardly new. Pioneers at one of the nation’s first HMO’s, Kaiser Permanente, were using electronic medical records as far back as the 1970s, and saw them as a big part of the future of medicine. “The part of it…

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CHINA BOUND Chelsea transfer news: John Obi Mikel latest big name set to join China as he has medical with Tianjin TEDA

JOHN OBI MIKEL looks set to be the latest big name to make the mega-money move to China. The Chelsea midfielder will reportedly complete his medical at Tianjin TEDA on Thursday after agreeing a deal to earn a whopping £140,000-a-week. ACTION IMAGES VIA REUTERS 3 John Obi Mikel could earn £140,000-a-week in China Mikel, who hasn’t even made the bench at Stamford Bridge this season, looked set to join Valencia having turned his back on the Chinese Super League. Keep up-to-date with all the latest transfer news and gossip ahead…

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Medical experts urge Canada to declare public emergency over opioid crisis

Members of the medical community and front-line soldiers in Canada’s opioid crisis are pressing the federal government to declare a national public health emergency. Dr. David Juurlink, head of pharmacology and toxicology at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, says the opioid problem is so dire it demands an urgent response at the highest levels of government. Politicians are meeting with public health experts, doctors and family members who have lost loved ones at a two-day summit in Ottawa to hash out a solution to escalating — and deadly — rates…

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‘Medical gadgets shouldn’t override intelligence’

The wizardry of the modern medical gadget should not be allowed to override the intelligence of the human brain. This was the take-away message for students and research scholars from across the country who attended a workshop hosted by the JIPMER’s Department of Physiology. The initiative, focused on techniques in physiology, Tech Physio-2016, is being conducted as two workshops — one on cardiac and autonomic function tests and the other on clinical and experimental neurophysiology. Around 100 faculty, students and research scholars from all over the country participated in these…

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GOQii 2.0 review: A fitness band that offers medical, lifestyle advice

PECIFICATIONS: Band tracks steps, distance, active time & karma score, complete health ecosystem (band + app + live coach/doctor), OLED display, silicon band, up to 14 days battery life, auto sleep detection. PRICE: Rs 1,999 (3 months), Rs 2,999 (6 months), Rs 3,999 (12 months) We’ve spoken about the Goqii system before — unlike the usual fitness bands that work independently, Goqii uses a combination of few things: the band (with a display, step + sleep tracking), the app (detailed logs of your activity, food, water), a live coach (to…

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Gluten-free food is a no-go at this café unless you have medical proof

There’s little evidence to support going on a gluten-free diet without a medical reason to do so, but you already knew that. It’s the current thing to eat gluten-free, perhaps thanks to a bunch of celebrities claiming that such a diet will give you more energy or incredible superpowers, but one lonely café is calling the gluten-free fanatic’s bluff. The White Moose Café in Dublin, Ireland ran out of patience with a customer who requested gluten-free pancakes without being a coeliac — nor did she know what the condition meant….

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