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Fecal transplants could help patients on cancer immunotherapy drugs

Fecal transplants could help patients on cancer immunotherapy drugs

Jocelyn Kaiser ATLANTA—Oncologists deploy an array of strategies to stop cancer, from chemotherapy to radiation to drugs that boost the body’s immune defenses. Now, another potential therapy is being tested in clinical studies: fecal transplants. Early results from two groups described at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) here this […]

DAK seeks aptitude test for would-be doctors

DAK seeks aptitude test for would-be doctors

Srinagar, Apr 14 : Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Sunday has sought introduction of aptitude test for doctors at entry level to medical profession. “Apart from academic knowledge, the practice of medicine requires certain innate qualities that need to be tested at MBBS level,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a communiqué. “Medical […]

Woman delivers baby in cab as hospital ‘refuses’ ambulance

Woman delivers baby in cab as hospital ‘refuses’ ambulance

  Srinagar, April 13 : A woman delivered her baby in a cab after a hospital allegedly ignored her husband’s plea for an ambulance in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Mohammad Shafi Kohli of Sarkoli Kalaroos told reporters that doctors at a local hospital had referred his pregnant wife to Kupwara District Hospital but refused to […]

Google can’t substitute your doctor: DAK cautions against its use for medical advice

Google can’t substitute your doctor: DAK cautions against its use for medical advice

Srinagar, April 08 : With more and more people in Kashmir Valley getting hooked to internet for health issues, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Monday cautioned against use of Google for medical advice. “Google cannot substitute your doctor,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a communiqué. “Many people are treating Google as their doctor […]

DAK seeks free passage of hospital staff during convoy

DAK seeks free passage of hospital staff during convoy

Srinagar, April 03 : Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday has sought free passage of hospital staff during plying of convoys on various roads in Kashmir Valley. DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan urged concerned authorities to facilitate hassle-free movement of hospital staff during convoy. “Pertinently after February 14 attack at lethpora central government has issued […]

Dr Jamsheed’s last words to his mom

Dr Jamsheed’s last words to his mom

Parents are biggest blessing which majority of we people don’t realise. My mother is glued to my bed since more than a week now. Tiredness and sleeplessness is visible on her face. To be honest, I was not so obidient son as I should have been. During these days here in hospital I few times […]

Students of Aryans Institute of Nursing visits Old age home in Chandigarh

Students of Aryans Institute of Nursing visits Old age home in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, Apr 2, : As a paragon of developing a humanistic society, GNM and ANM students of Aryans Institute of Nursing, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh visited an old age home- Kartar Aasra Trust at Chandigarh. Later the students also visited Verka Milk Plant in Industrial Area, Chandigarh.    Mr Kartar of the old-age home welcomed the students […]

Family accuses SKIMS Soura of missmatched blood transfusion on patient

Family accuses SKIMS Soura of missmatched blood transfusion on patient

  Naveed Ul Haq Srinagar, April 02: The people including attendants of a patient 23 year old Zeenat Akram daughter of Mohammad Akram of Bemina Srinagar on Monday held a protest against the Hospital Administration of SKIMS Soura for alleged negligence. “She was feeling a sick. We went to SKIMS Soura were doctors said she […]

GMC Anantnag asks senior docs to stop private practice

GMC Anantnag asks senior docs to stop private practice

Srinagar, March 29 :  Authorities have asked senior resident doctors of the newly-established Government Medical College(GMC) Anantnag to immediately stop the private practice. “It has been brought to the notice of undersigned that some of the senior residents are engaged in private practice which is in gross violation of rules and terms of appointment. This […]

DAK felicitates newly inducted office bearers

DAK felicitates newly inducted office bearers

Srinagar, Mar 29, : Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Friday felicitated newly inducted office bearers at a function in Government Medical College (GMC), Srinagar. Welcoming the new office bearers, DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan expressed confidence that the new team will live up to the expectations of people and end sufferings of patients. Speaking on […]

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At the time of COVID-19 a series Paintings by M. Akram Khan

Reasi: A series of paintings created by M. Akram Khan at its artist studio at Reasi on the theme of Covid-19, M. Akram Khan is a noted and veteran contemporary artist of national reputed and born in Reasi, at the time of COVID-19 he painted natural vibrant colours of the land and its people who […]