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May 25, 2018
Two persons in Hyderabad hospitalised with suspected Nipah infection, one of them had recently visited KeralaTwo persons, including one who visited Kerala recently, were admitted to hospitals with suspected Nipah virus infection.
May 22, 2018
New smartphone-based app can detect urine blockage using high-speed photographyThe results showed that by analysing photos. Gretzer said "Strobe light apps are readily available right now for people to use on their phones".
May 09, 2018
Private Healthcare in India Part III: Enforcing Clinical Establishment Act, capping drug costs can help regulate, reduce hospital billsClinical Establishment Act requires the Centre to set a range of rates for healthcare services. But neither the central nor any state govt has done so.
May 08, 2018
Private Healthcare in India Part II: Govt caps price of medicine, stents, consumables but industry finds way around it"It is clear that for higher margins, doctors/hospitals preferred prescribing and dispensing non-scheduled branded medicines instead of scheduled medicines ..(that) are supposed to cover all essential medicines," the report said.
May 07, 2018
Private Healthcare in India Part I: Artificially-inflated cost of medicine, consumables make non-govt hospitals inaccessible to mostInflated medical bills, artificially increased costs of medical supplies and consumables have hampered access to private healthcare in India.
Apr 26, 2018
Narendra Modi in London: PM's remarks on doctors rile medicos, but studies confirm high costs ail India's healthcareNarendra Modi's remarks in London on doctors have evoked much outrage. However, several studies indicate that this anger is not justified.
Apr 18, 2018
Biocon's Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw makes it to ‘Medicine Maker Power List’ for fourth consecutive yearKiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Chairperson and MD of Biocon has been ranked no. 1 on ‘The Medicine Maker Power List’ 2018, in the Business Captains Category.
Mar 22, 2018
39 Indians killed in Mosul died over a year ago and most were shot in the head, says reportThe 39 Indian constructions workers whose bodies were discovered in a dirt mound outside a village in Iraq's Mosul were shot dead, most of them in the head
Mar 12, 2018
Scientist develop new hardware to measure blood pressure more accurately using an appWhile high blood pressure is treatable with lifestyle changes and medication, only around 20 percent of people with hypertension have their condition under control.
Feb 20, 2018
Babies born in world's poorest countries still face alarming risks of death: UNICEFBabies born in the world's poorest countries, most of them in Africa, still face "alarming" risks of death that can be 50 times as high as those in the richest countries.