Daily Archives: 31/03/2017

Turritopsis dohrnii

Species of cnidarian Immortal jellyfish Turritopsis dohrnii.jpg Turritopsis dohrnii medusa Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Cnidaria Class: Hydrozoa Order: Anthoathecata Family: Oceaniidae Genus: Turritopsis Species: T. dohrnii Binomial name Turritopsis dohrnii (Weismann, 1883)[1] Turritopsis dohrnii, the immortal jellyfish, is a species of small, biologically immortal jellyfish[2][3] found in the Mediterranean Sea and in the waters […]

Total loss of trust

Hyderabad: Infuriated mob pulled off the ventilator support from a 16-year old boy, suspecting that the doctors were fooling them by keeping the system to an already dead man. The mob also manhandled a junior doctor and ransacked the furniture in the hospital in Hyderabad. The unusual episode took place at Lotus Hospital in Hyderabad […]

Hippocrates could not have seen this coming

Posted on March 30, 2017 by Lali C. Sengupta A man was brought to Apollo Gleneagles Hospital in Kolkata from a road traffic accident with severe injuries. Unable to afford the cost of care there, he was moved to the Government tertiary care hospital IPGMER where he died within 4 hours of being moved. This […]