Sinduja Jane

Common myths on Antidepressants

The duration of the treatment depends on each individual. Some may need it long term, for others it would be short term.

26 Sep 2023

Glaucoma: Keep an eye on your sight

A disease caused by an increase in pressure in the eyes, it is asymptomatic and hence called the ‘silent killer of vision’.

16 Aug 2023

Med seats come at a cost for govt students in Tamil Nadu

Despite acute poverty, several students had to spend lakhs of rupees for private NEET coaching.

28 Jul 2023

Seat waste: 47 doctors barred from NEET PG counselling in TN

The MCC has strengthened the rules this year to prevent medical seats from going waste as several students fail to join agreed courses.

27 Jul 2023

INTERVIEW | Children should learn how to face failures: Dr Lakshmi Vijayakumar

Psychiatrist Dr Lakshmi Vijayakumar says that to lead a quality life with mental well-being, every child should be taught how to solve problems, face failures and manage emotions from a young age.

25 Jul 2023

Toddler’s arm amputated due to ‘medical negligence’ in Chennai hospital

Parents blame wrong cannula insertion; Probe ordered, cops deployed at GH 

03 Jul 2023

TN Minister Senthil Balaji undergoes open heart surgery, reported to be stable

Four bypass grafts were placed and coronary revascularisation, procedures that restore blood flow to areas of the heart were established. 

21 Jun 2023

Board yet to finalise results of Tamil paper for surgeon exam

Medical recruitment body says results of exam conducted to hire 1,021 doctors in April, attended by over 25,000 candidates, will be declared within four weeks

21 Jun 2023

Two govt medical colleges in Tamil Nadu get National Medical Commission nod only for one year

No reason cited for reducing the approval period from five years

15 Jun 2023

Odisha train crash: Special train arrives in Chennai with 137 survivors

G Sumathi was one of them. She and her mother-in-law learnt about the horrific accident after watching it on the news.

05 Jun 2023