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Convulsions target children as mercury level soars

Paediatricians in the city are having their hands full as the soaring mercury levels has brought with it a variety of ailments that mostly impact children.

Doctors are seeing an increasing number of

Stroke prevails among children

Even as stroke is perceived as an illness of the elderly, especially those with lifestyle diseases like diabetes and cardiovascular disorders, more children are now diagnosed with the condition.


Biometric doc attendance still on paper

The government’s plan of introducing ‘biometric’ attendance in government hospitals to keep track of errant doctors who flee for private practice before their duty hours are over, still remains on pap

Chennai running out of breath

Chennai seems to be in news for all the unhealthy reasons. After being labelled the diabetes capital of the country, it is now being called the asthma capital.

With vehicle population in TN crossing

Post-mortems at KMC get tougher


As the mortuary at the government hospital in Royapettah is getting a facelift after several years, all the bodies that come for post-mortem are being sent to Kilpauk medical college hospital for auto

Four new patients test positive for H1N1 virus

The number of swine flu cases in the city has gone up to eight with four new patients testing positive on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, an exclusive 20-bed ward to treat swine flu patients was opened at the R

Madras Medical College all set for new home


The prestigious Madras Medical College is all set to move into the new building coming up at the old Central Prison premises.

The construction work, which began on the sprawling 11-acre prison land

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