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Science Technology » Health & Medicine
Bengal Govt to launch app on blood donors

Bengal Govt to launch app on blood donors

25 Apr 2017 | 12:14 PM

Kolkata, Apr 25 (UNI) To ensure information about availability of blood is available at one’s fingertips, the Bengal Health Department and the State AIDS Prevention and Control Society (SACS) have come together to create an innovative app.

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Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to pilot GSK malaria vaccine from 2018

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to pilot GSK malaria vaccine from 2018

24 Apr 2017 | 2:04 PM

LONDON, Apr 24 (Reuters) Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will pilot the world's first malaria vaccine from 2018, offering it for babies and children in high-risk areas as part of real-life trials, the World Health Organization said today.

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Hypertension  a silent killer: Dr Jayapraksh Sai

Hypertension a silent killer: Dr Jayapraksh Sai

22 Apr 2017 | 4:57 PM

Hyderabad, Apr 22 (UNI) Hypertension is known as a "silent killer" because it has no obvious symptoms and many people are unaware that they have it, Apollo Sugar Clinics Consultant Diabetologist Dr Jayaprakash Sai said.

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TN govt to manufacture and sell vitamins-rich health drink 'Neera'

TN govt to manufacture and sell vitamins-rich health drink 'Neera'

21 Apr 2017 | 3:59 PM

Chennai, Apr 21 (UNI) Tamil Nadu would manufacture and sell vitamins-rich health drink 'Neera', a non-alcoholic drink extracted from toddy palms and coconut tress, in a big way.

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123 die of swine flu in Mah since January

123 die of swine flu in Mah since January

20 Apr 2017 | 12:45 PM

Nashik, Apr 20 (UNI) As many as 123 patients have died of swine flu in Maharashtra since January while 631 positive case were reported, State Survey (epidemics) officer Dr Pradeep Atute said.

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Circassia gives up on allergy after house dust mite study fails"

Circassia gives up on allergy after house dust mite study fails"

18 Apr 2017 | 5:09 PM

LONDON, Apr 18 (Reuters) Britain's Circassia Pharmaceuticals is throwing in the towel on allergy investment after a second high-profile clinical trial flop, focusing instead on building a broader respiratory business.

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Doctors remove patient's brain tumour while he was awake

Doctors remove patient's brain tumour while he was awake

10 Apr 2017 | 4:20 PM

Nagpur, Apr 10 (UNI) Achieving a new milestone, the doctors at Super Specialty Hospital (SSH) attached to the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) here, successfully removed the brain tumor while the patient remained awake and observed his surgery.

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WHO holds regional consultation on Depression

WHO holds regional consultation on Depression

08 Apr 2017 | 5:23 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 8(UNI) A regional consultation on mental health organised by the India office of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for increasing awareness and greater attention to mental health issues, especially depression.

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45% autistic children have family history of TB : Expert

45% autistic children have family history of TB : Expert

31 Mar 2017 | 3:40 PM

Ahmedabad, Mar 31 (UNI) A doctor says as many as 45% of the autistic children in the world are found to have tuberculosis history in their families.

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Indians more vulnerable to diabetes : Expert

Indians more vulnerable to diabetes : Expert

31 Mar 2017 | 2:31 PM

Chennai, Mar 31 (UNI) Renowned diabetologist Dr A Ramachandran today said Indians were more vulnerable to diabetes and called for concerted efforts to manage lifestyle diseases, which were on the rise.

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Startup comes up with breast cancer detection tech using AI

Startup comes up with breast cancer detection tech using AI

30 Mar 2017 | 2:22 PM

Bengaluru, Mar 30 (UNI) A city-based start-up has come up with a screening method using Artificial intelligence to detect breast cancer in the early stages.

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Cytoreductive Surgery performed at Jipmer

Cytoreductive Surgery performed at Jipmer

16 Mar 2017 | 6:03 PM

Puducherry, Mar 16 (UNI) In an effort to provide the state of the art health services to the underprivileged, JIPMER has moved a step forward by performing its first Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) in the Department of Surgical Oncology.

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HCL bags Everest Group award for life sciences & healthcare IT services

HCL bags Everest Group award for life sciences & healthcare IT services

09 Mar 2017 | 2:41 PM

Noida, Mar 9 (UNI) Global IT services provider HCL Technologies (HCL) today said it has bagged Everest Group PEAK Matrix ‘Service Provider of the Year 2017’ award for its ‘Healthcare & Life–Sciences’ practice.

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MedGenome launches liquid biopsy blood test 'Oncotrack' for  cancer detection in patients

MedGenome launches liquid biopsy blood test 'Oncotrack' for cancer detection in patients

08 Mar 2017 | 11:23 AM

Mumbai, Mar 8 (UNI) MedGenome, the country's premier Genomics-based research and diagnostics company, has launched 'Oncotrack', the liquid biopsy blood test, for cancer recurrence detection and monitoring.

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Lupin launches Generic Paxil CR tablets in the US

Lupin launches Generic Paxil CR tablets in the US

07 Mar 2017 | 3:40 PM

Mumbai,Mar 7(UNI) Pharma Major Lupin Limited (Lupin) announced today the launch of generic Paxil CR (Paroxetin) Extended Release Tablets USP, 12.

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