News Briefs

News Briefs

Sunday, 19 June 2022 | HEALTH PIONEER

Top 300 drug brands to have QR codes on label for ensuring authenticity The Centre has introduced quick response (QR) codes to ensure authenticity and traceability of 300 common drug brands, including analgesics, vitamins, diabetic, and hypertension medicines, among others. Amendments have been made accordingly to the Drugs Rules, 1945, to...

Tracking sleep with a self-powering smart pillow

Sunday, 05 June 2022 | HEALTH PIONEER

The human body needs sleep as much as it needs food and water. Yet many people fail to get enough, causing both mind and body to suffer. People who struggle for shut-eye could benefit from monitoring their sleep, but they have limited options for doing so. In a new study in...

Got Diabetes? Keep An Eye On Eyes

Got Diabetes? Keep An Eye On Eyes

Sunday, 05 June 2022 | HEALTH PIONEER

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you must schedule a comprehensive eye exam at least once a year. People with diabetes have a higher risk of not only losing sight but also developing other eye diseases such as cataract and glaucoma, writes Dr Rohan Chawla, Additional Professor, Dr RP...

When not pursuing their profession, a breed of doctors prefer to wear different hats to keep themselves fit and centered. The HEALTH PIONEER tries to catch up with them every week.

When not pursuing their profession, a breed of doctors prefer to wear different hats to keep themselves fit and centered. The HEALTH PIONEER tries to catch up with them every week.

Sunday, 05 June 2022 | HEALTH PIONEER

'Dil Besabraa' For More     As a kid, Prashant had just two choices. Follow the footsteps of his father Chander Mehta, who was a trained Hindustani and Ghazal singer. Or, become a doctor, which most parents wanted their wards to be, and allow his ‘in-born singing talent’ to perish. It, indeed, was a...

Every second counts

Every second counts

Sunday, 05 June 2022 | HEALTH PIONEER

Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly known as KK, passed away last week shortly after performing at a concert in Kolkata. Doctors said KK, who had a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) could have been saved, had he been given cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on time. Every year, the first week of June (1st- 7th) is being...

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