Dental tourism gaining ground in Chennai

Chennai: Medical tourism – we know. But now Chennai is becoming a hub for dental tourism also, according to Rajan Dental Clinic, a malo clinic in the city. This was highlighted during a discussion on Monday on dental tourism and the metropolis’ growth into an international dental tourism hub. The clinic attracts patients from USA, the UK, Europe and Asian countries for advanced dental implant treatment. Considering the high cost

PCOS is haunting young girls

Chennai: City doctors are appalled by the number of cases of teenagers being affected by polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The health condition which is affecting girls as young as 14, is having both psychological and physical impact on them. The condition is so bad that a city doctor said girls as young as 14 weigh 70 kg. Her patients include two dentists as well. Psychologically, women face body shaming and

Cauvery victory: AIADMK to hold public meetings

Chennai: To celebrate the recent verdict of the Supreme Court for constitution of the Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) and Cauvery Water Regulatory Committee (CWRC) to implement the final award of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal, the AIADMK will organise public meetings in the delta districts from 24 to 27 May. According to a press release from the AIADMK headquarters, party coordinator O Panneerselvam will address a public meeting at Tiruvarur

SSLC resuts to be out tomorrow

Chennai: The Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE) will announce the results of Class X State board exam results-2018 tomorrow at 9.30 am. Over 10 lakh students appeared for the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) exams conducted by Tamilnadu Higher Secondary Council (TNHSC) between 16 April and 23 April. The paper correction process was completed by last week and the final mark sheet from all district paper correction centres has been

PG diploma in counselling, learning disability

Chennai: Care Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Chennai, and Annamalai University are jointly conducting one-year postgraduate diplomas in counselling and learning disability. Admissions are open . For counselling course, candidates with a recognised degree in social sciences / medical / dental sciences / alternative medicine / allied health science / physiotherapy / occupational therapy / speech therapy / Ayurveda/ Siddha / Homeopathy are eligible, a press release said. For learning disability

NHRC notice to States, UTs on kids in prison

Chennai: Coming to know that 46 children are living with their mothers in Odisha prisons, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sent notices to all States including Tamilnadu and Union territories seeking details of children languishing in jails with their imprisoned mothers. The NHRC in a statement on Monday said it has ‘taken suo motu cognisance of a media report about the plight of 46 boys and girls, aged