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Friday, 26 April 2019

Articles/Features News

  • Cardiac Disease Management- Partly Genetic, Partly Lifestyle

    Articles/Features |  Features | By Dr Sanghamitra Mishra | 0 Comment | 09 Jul, 2018

    Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a condition where the blood vessel supplying blood to the heart is blocked due to a waxy deposit called ‘plaque’. When the plaque completely blo...Read more

  • Advance pre-natal screening to curb fetal mortality

    Articles/Features |  Features | By Amit Chopra  | 0 Comment | 04 Jul, 2018

    Worldwide, approximately 76,000 pregnant women and approximately half million babies die annually because of pre-eclampsia and severe preeclampsia. In India, every year roughly 12 percent (...Read more

  • Healthcare Affordability- Expectations Vs Cost!

    Articles/Features |  Features | By Dr Arun Bal | 0 Comment | 29 Jun, 2018

    Indian Healthcare sector is at crossroads. In recent past, there have been incidents of various types with wide publicity in print and visual media, as well as social media, creating doubts...Read more

  • Recent advances in Cochlear Implants

    Articles/Features |  Features | By Dr Dillon Dsouza | 2 Comment | 28 Jun, 2018

    A cochlear implant is an electronic device that takes over the work of the human ear in converting sounds to electrical signals that the brain understands as sounds and delivers them to the...Read more

  • The uncertainty of cancer treatment

    Articles/Features |  Features | 0 Comment | 25 Jun, 2018

    Cancer, one of the deadly diseases, has been growing day by day. It is the one that can develop in any part of the body. The negative or the cancerous cells keep growing in the body and cau...Read more

  • Is India jumping the gun on e-cigarettes?

    Articles/Features |  Features | By Samrat Chowdhery, Director, Association of Vapers India | 0 Comment | 22 Jun, 2018

    India is planning to ban e-cigarettes even as regulators and public health agencies in developed countries like the US and UK see vaping as a much safer way of consuming nicotine, which als...Read more

  • Mapping women hygiene through innovation

    Articles/Features |  Features | 0 Comment | 22 Jun, 2018

    Women’s hygiene in India has always been a topic that has raised a lot of controversy and hearsay. Around 70 per cent of all reproductive diseases in India are caused by poor menstrua...Read more

  • Govt.’s healthcare and S&T policies forward looking: Industry

    Articles/Features |  Features | By Dr Manbeena Chawla | 0 Comment | 19 Jun, 2018

    In the area of science and technology, the BJP observed that India has been a knowledge economy and a leader from the ancient times. India now needs policies and programmes to reclaim its g...Read more

  • Nipah Virus: 11 Deaths, Central Team on constant review

    Articles/Features |  Features | 0 Comment | 23 May, 2018

      Following directions of the Union Health Minister, J P Nadda, a multi-disciplinary Central team from National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is presently in Kerala constantly rev...Read more

  • The bright future of male infertility

    Articles/Features |  Features | By Dr Duru Shah  | 0 Comment | 23 May, 2018

    Infertility is the inability of a couple to have a child, despite having unprotected sexual intercourse for more than one year. Of the many causes leading to infertility, male partner is re...Read more

  • Nurses a Boon to the ailing patients

    Articles/Features |  Reports/white papers | By Col Binu Sharma | 2 Comment | 12 May, 2018

    Columbia Asia hospitals have created an environment that supports nursing practice and focuses on professional autonomy from decision making at the bedside, nursing involvement in determini...Read more

  • Good hand hygiene: Simple, cost-effective way to save lives

    Articles/Features |  Interviews | By Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh | 0 Comment | 09 May, 2018

    Good hand hygiene is the cornerstone of safe and effective health care. Just 20-30 seconds of washing with an alcohol-based product, or 30-40 seconds with soap and water, will help anyone i...Read more

  • Latest Parkinson’s disease therapies are redefining lives

    Articles/Features |  Features | By Dr. Guruprasad H, Dr. Raghuram G | 2 Comment | 25 Apr, 2018

    Parkinson's disease (PD) usually develops in people over the age of 50 years and the symptoms begin to surface slowly over time. Some of the most obvious symptoms are shaking, rigidity of t...Read more

  • Understanding the Cancer of the Colon and the Rectum

    Articles/Features |  Features | By Dr. Sreenivasa D | 0 Comment | 25 Apr, 2018

    The very word ‘Cancer’ strikes fear into people. What comes to mind is an unconquerable disease with no solution, only stop-gap measures. The truth is that we fear what we do no...Read more

  • Can hard steps ensure affordable medicines to masses?

    Articles/Features |  News | By Dr Manbeena Chawla | 0 Comment | 14 Apr, 2018

    After tracking procurement and pricing patterns from not one but four hospitals in the National Capital Region (NCR), the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has revealed that ...Read more

  • Neglected Tropical Diseases- Time to 'Reverse' the Neglect

    Articles/Features |  Features | By Manbeena Chawla | 0 Comment | 08 Feb, 2018

    A group of 20 chronic parasitic, bacterial and viral infections are threatening 1.6 billion people across 149 countries. This set of infections is responsible for causing a group of disease...Read more

  • The Nano Approach of Medicines

    Articles/Features |  Features | By Manbeena Chawla | 0 Comment | 08 Feb, 2018

    Geographically, the market for nanomedicine is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Currently, North America accounts for the lar...Read more

  • Healthcare Budget 2018- A Gigantic task

    Articles/Features |  Features | 0 Comment | 01 Feb, 2018

    Healthcare sector today took the centrestage of the budget with the finance minister Arun Jaitley announcing the world’s largest government-funded healthcare programme. With this prog...Read more