Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Articles/Features News

  • Correct the Genetic Burden

    Articles/Features |  Features | By Dr Manbeena Chawla | 0 Comment | 20 Aug, 2018

    Due to the high birth rate in India, a very large number of infants with genetic disorders are born every year, almost half a million with malformations. Factors contributing to this high p...Read more

  • Can mobile phones damage our health?

    Articles/Features |  News | By Dr Dillon Dsouza | 0 Comment | 14 Aug, 2018

    Electromagnetic radiation from the mobile phone as well as base tower has been implicated as a health hazard. Some studies have indicated a link between cell-phone radiation and cancer, lo...Read more

  • Pain Management: A matter of trust

    Articles/Features |  Features | 0 Comment | 13 Aug, 2018

    The world of medicines is evolving swiftly. Pain can be complex and varied, driven by a number of unique factors and affects every individual differently. From neuropathic pains to chronic ...Read more

  • The rising concern of brain attack!

    Articles/Features |  Features | By Dr. N K Venkataramana | 0 Comment | 25 Jul, 2018

    Brain attack or commonly called as stroke is the leading cause of acquired disability and the third leading cause of death in India. 1 in 6 people worldwide have experienced stroke in their...Read more

  • Follow-up care is integral for diabetes management

    Articles/Features |  Features | By Mr Anand Tiwari | 0 Comment | 19 Jul, 2018

    In India, there has been an increase in the lifestyle related diseases such as diabetes as compared to communicable diseases like malaria, cholera and tuberculosis. While communicable disea...Read more

  • Evolution of the Medical Marketplace model

    Articles/Features |  Features | By Nivesh Khandelwal | 0 Comment | 16 Jul, 2018

    As the healthcare landscape in the country is fast evolving, a bevy of marketplace business models such as value-based care models, new payment and decentralized healthcare paradigms etc ar...Read more

  • The reasons behind recurrence of miscarriages

    Articles/Features |  Features | By Dr Duru Shah | 0 Comment | 13 Jul, 2018

    Unfortunately one out of every 5 to 6 pregnancies ends in a miscarriage i.e. the pregnancy is lost! And if it happens not once, not twice but three times in a row to a couple, then it can b...Read more

  • Does joining a clinical trial make you a guinea pig?

    Articles/Features |  Features | By Indian Society for Clinical Research | 0 Comment | 10 Jul, 2018

    Clinical trials are carefully designed and monitored for research studies to test drugs, devices or procedures to find out if they are safe and effective before they can be approved for mar...Read more

  • 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