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Tuesday, 17-October-2017



24 weeks ago
The earthquake in Nepal gravely imperiled the royal palace in Kathmandu, the deluge in Uttarakhand badly affected Kedarnath, and the recent earthquake in the North East came as a warning of a catastrophe. Infelicitously, the political catastrophes every so often smeared our legacy of magnanimity and brotherhood. The Indo-Pak relations have harmed the legendary connotation that described Kashmir as heaven on earth. The consequence is manifest that they should be apprehensive about their legacies existence. Especially, the technical measures of its protection and conservation. However scientists have estimated that India will not ...


25 weeks ago
RESEARCHERS have developed a wristband-type wearable sweat sensor that could help diagnose cystic fibrosis, diabetes and other diseases. The sensor collects sweat, measures its molecular constituents and then electronically transmits the results for analysis and diagnostics through a smartphone, Xinhua news agency reported. The study was led by researchers at the Stanford University, in collaboration with the University of California, Berkeley. Unlike previous sweat collectors, the new device does not require patients to sit still for a long time while it...


26 weeks ago
In these times when politics is often taken as a means to mint money a Member of Parliament from Bihar Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav has turned his official residence in New Delhi’s Central vista into a virtual hospital with quite a few wards that cater to the needs of poor patients coming from far off places. Patients from not only Bihar but also elsewhere can be found either waiting for treatment by specialists from Delhi’s reputed hospitals, or recuperating, or convalescing  in his sprawling


27 weeks ago
A study aimed at understanding the severity of the Zika outbreak in Brazil suggests that if one is exposed to Dengue or West Nile first, it can make a Zika virus infection worse. “Antibodies you generate from the first infection … can facilitate entry of the Zika virus into susceptible cells, exacerbating the disease outcome,” says virologist Jean K Lim, who along with his colleagues at New York’s Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, report the results online in Science on March 30.


28 weeks ago
Aiming to improve public health efforts in the North Eastern region of India, the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) in collaboration with the Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Ministry launched “Swasth Uttar Purva: Healthy North East” initiative. The initiative will help catalyse trained workforce by imparting appropriate training in delivering healthcare. Under the initiative, the PHFI and DoNER will provide technical assistance to the state governments of North East and civil society partners for implementation of public hea...


29 weeks ago
Australian scientists have discovered a ‘key molecule’ which can kill microbes that infect the human liver, and according to some experts, it could help in making a malaria vaccine. Researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) announced the breakthrough after they tracked cells and discovered a molecule which kills microbes that infect the liver - such as malaria, Xinhua news agency reported. Malaria kills around half a million people every year in warm climates such as in Africa and Asia, but lead researcher Hayley McNamara from the ANU said the findings helped answer questions about the mystery of &...


31 weeks ago
More than 100 Mohalla Clinics have come up in Delhi and their number will increase to 1,000 in six months, Lt Governor Anil Baijal said. Addressing the Delhi assembly on the opening day of the budget session, Baijal listed the achievements of the Delhi  government in the last two years. This was Baijal’s first address to the house after he assumed office in December. Primarily focusing on the health and education sectors, Baijal said his government started work on constructing 8,000 new classrooms and 20 new schools, out of which 14 school...


32 weeks ago
In order to promote health and fitness, Sripad Naik, the Union AYUSH Minister announced that the Central government has decided to set up one AYUSH (ayurveda, yoga, unani, siddha, homeopathy and naturopathy) hospital in each district of the country. He said, “In the eight north-eastern states the AYUSH hospitals would be set up in 90:10 per cent funding ratio basis with central government bear 90 per cent of the total project costs and the remaining 10 per cent would be borne by the state government concerned.”


34 weeks ago
They had shared a dream to make India clean and more environment-friendly when they were studying in the US. When they returned home, they turned that dream into reality. They developed an indigenous Reverse Vending Machine (RVM) which may give wings to the much acclaimed Clean India Mission.   Hailing from Lucknow, Rishab met Prateek and Neemish from Delhi when they joined the Indian School of Business (ISB) Hyderabad. The friendship be...

Aamchi Medical Camp

36 weeks ago
  Mumbai will host the world’s biggest medical camp by gathering over 5,000 doctors and 20,000 paramedical staff and volunteers. The camp will hold programs screening several diseases related to liver, Ear-Nose-Throat, HIV and Cancer among others. The camp is being organised by city-based R.K. HIV Aids Research and Care Centre, which also said that free insurance worth Rs 6,000 crore will be distributed under the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Surakhsha Yojana (PMJSY) to three lakh people already registered for the camp. The medical camp is being organised at Mumbai Metropolitian Region Development Authority (MMRDA) ground at Bandra Kurla Complex on Feb 19, 2017. The...

Revolutionising health

36 weeks ago
 Press trust of india Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal claimed that his government had brought a “revolution” in the education and health sectors. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader said his government’s first budget doubled the education budget and hiked the health budget by 50 per cent. Kejriwal said the expenditure incurred on health and education sectors is investment for the better future of the country. Kejriwal added if all the governments in the country, including the Central government, decided to focus on education and health, development in the country would be rapid. CM also said, “In the last two years we opened Mohalla Clinics in a l...

Equality for the patients

36 weeks ago
A notice has been issued to the Telangana government by the National Human Rights Commission over the alleged refusal of hospitals to treat a minor HIV patient citing non-availability of facilities. Accordingly, the state Chief Secretary has been asked to submit a report on the matter within six weeks. The human rights body said the 14-year-old boy underwent treatment at Hyderabad’s Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) for two weeks. He was referred to Niloufer Hospital in that city for Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) since the facility is not available at the NIMS. However, the teenager was allegedly denied admission at Niloufer Hos...