Way to go  2019

Way to go 2019

Tuesday, 08 January 2019 | Amit Sharma

The healthcare sector will see many changes that will lead to better services, says AMIT SHARMA Here’s looking at the changes that are expected to take place in the healthcare industry this year. Increased in quantified self: More people will be opting for the preventive care and a mechanism like health apps...

Parent's job stress affects children's health: Study

Parent's job stress affects children's health: Study

Thursday, 03 January 2019 | PTI | Houston

Parents take note! Having a sense of control over your professional life may help boost the health of your children, a study suggests. "If you can decide how you are going to do your job, rather than having that imposed on you, it is better for children," said Christiane Spitzmueller, a...

Consistent radiation dose must to avoid risks: Study

Consistent radiation dose must to avoid risks: Study

Thursday, 03 January 2019 | PTI | Los Angeles

Large differences in radiation doses used for CT scans are mainly due to how the scanners are used by medical staff rather than differences in the patients scanned or machines used, a study has found. Setting more consistent dose standards should therefore be possible and will ensure that patients are not...

Community-based HIV testing effective in reaching at-risk populations: Study

Community-based HIV testing effective in reaching at-risk populations: Study

Wednesday, 02 January 2019 | PTI | Washington

Training lay people to conduct HIV testing can be an effective approach to reach high-risk populations and prevent the spread of the infection throughout the world, a study has found. Lay providers can serve as a critical addition to efforts to help achieve the United Nations' global HIV targets by 2020...

Novel therapy restores youthfulness in mice

Novel therapy restores youthfulness in mice

Wednesday, 02 January 2019 | PTI | Jerusalem

Scientists claim to have identified a way clear away old, damaged cells and restore youthful characteristics in mice -- paving the way for anti-ageing therapies and treatments of diseases linked to old age. The research from Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel suggests that the dream of keep our bodies young,...

Shaping well-being

Shaping well-being

Tuesday, 01 January 2019 | Pioneer Health

The global healthcare industry growing at the rate of 4.82 per cent will gain impetus with new innovations and inventions in medicine. The convergence of advanced research, newer technologies and scientific interventions brought a new dawn of innovations in 2018 Attack tumour cells Nearly 9.6 million deaths from cancer were recorded in...

On a high note

On a high note

Tuesday, 01 January 2019 | Pioneer Health

A list of path-breaking developments that made headlines in 2018 Ayushman Bharat Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, the world’s largest Government funded healthcare programme, was launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Jharkhand on September 23, 2018. It provides a cover of up to Rs 5 lakhs per family per...

The viral effect

The viral effect

Tuesday, 01 January 2019 | By Lalit Dar

The Viral Research and Diagnostic Laboratory Network of the Department of Health Research, coordinated by the Indian Council of Medical Research and NIV, and the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme led by the National Centre for Disease Control, have emerged as key players in the surveillance of viral and other diseases...

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Sharif not completely well, says special medical board

20 January 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Bangladesh PM Hasina says Govt will work for all

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