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UP to get six super-speciality medical centres

Aug 25, 2014

UP to get six super-speciality medical centres

Six medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh will be developed in a phased manner as super-speciality centres, union health ministry officials said Monday #Uttar Pradesh #India #UP #Health Ministry #Hospitals #doctors #Medical college #Harsh Vardhan #super-speciality centres
PM Modi goes for check-up at AIIMS; patients and staff hindered

Aug 25, 2014

PM Modi goes for check-up at AIIMS; patients and staff hindered

The country's premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) was converted into a fortress on Sunday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi went there for a routine check-up. #Prime Minister #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #All India Institute of Medical Sciences #Modi #AIIMS #PM Modi
Dragging off Irom Sharmila When iron-fisted becomes ham-handed

Aug 22, 2014

Dragging off Irom Sharmila When iron-fisted becomes ham-handed

The government claims it is taking care of Irom Sharmila. But as policewomen drag her away kicking and screaming for a medical checkup it reinforces every image of a government that is as ham-handed as it is iron-fisted. #ThatsJustWrong #Manipur #protest #Police #Dharna #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #Imphal #Medical #supporters
We cannot let her die Police break up Irom Sharmila fast, detain her

Aug 22, 2014

We cannot let her die Police break up Irom Sharmila fast, detain her

Irom resisted arrest, and her supporters attempted to prevent the police from taking her away, but she was dragged away, screaming and crying. #protest #Police #Dharna #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #Imphal #Medical #supporters
Irom Sharmila refuses medical check up, says she wants to inspire people

Aug 22, 2014

Irom Sharmila refuses medical check up, says she wants to inspire people

Thirty hours after she was released from a jail hospital in Imphal, Irom Sharmila refused to undergo medical check-up, NDTV said. #protest #Police #Dharna #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #Imphal #Medical #supporters

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Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

May 16, 2011

Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

The new study on HIV/AIDS, which said treating infected people with anti-retrovirals early on could stop infection transmission, sounds promising. However, early detection and the course of medication are still huge challenges. #HIV/AIDS #Health/Medical/Pharmaceuticals #Duesberg hypothesis #HIV

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Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

Aug 28, 2014

Paging Dr. Watson, IBM's medical adviser for the future

IBM continues to make the case for the nascent field of cognitive computing, showing off some Watson prototypes Thursday that could help speed scientific discovery in the medical field, by scanning large volumes of literature and data far more quickl...
Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

Aug 29, 2014

Medical transport plane crashes in New Mexico, killing four

Four people were killed Wednesday night when a Phoenix-bound medical transport plane went down in a fiery crash shortly after takeoff in southern New Mexico, police said...
Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

Aug 25, 2014

Will Lowering The Price Of Genetic Testing Raise The Cost Of Medical Care?

The first time scientists sequenced a person’s entire genome, it took more than a decade and cost hundreds of millions of dollars. Currently, such sequencing takes less than twenty-four hours and costs less than $5,000 (see figure 1)...