Health
Tobacco Free West Bengal Campaign requests Bengal govt. to declare all healthcare facilities as tobacco-free zones
Kolkata/TWF: Tobacco Free West Bengal Campaign has urged the Government of West Bengal to declare all healthcare facilities tobacco-free zones.
Avoid self-medication: top UK doctor Prof. Mervyn Singer advises people
The World Health Organization (WHO) in 2017 declared Sepsis as a global health priority, prompted by the rising worldwide burden of Sepsis, a potentially life-threatening condition caused by the body's response to an infection. It is estimated to affect more than 30 million people worldwide every year, potentially leading to 6 million deaths. IBNS caught up with critical care expert Dr (Prof) Mervyn Singer, Professor of Intensive Care Medicine University College London, UK to discuss the disease and several other issues which include the problem of self-medication. Excerpts:
Kolkata: Promising to address the core developments in general internal medicine which has a direct implication on practice of sub-specialties in clinical medicine, Kolkata is set to host the 6th edition of the Medicon International 2019 from Friday.
Kolkata: The panelists on the last day of the Medicon Conference, who participated in a discussion on ‘Ethical issues: Violence Against Doctors- Whose responsibility is it’, on Saturday opined that lack of communication might be a major reason behind triggering growing trend of vandalism against medical practitioners.
Kolkata: Top doctors, who attended the second day of the Medicon International, 2019 conference where the Professor Shyamal Sen Memorial Oration was delivered, here on Saturday said that despite advancement in technologies over the years, medical practitioners should give importance to the system of ‘Bedside Encounter’.
Kolkata: Top UK doctor Andrew Collier, a fellow of Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, who was in Kolkata to attend the Medicon International this week, has advised people to exercise and bring changes to their lifestyles to combat Type 2 Diabetes.