Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Health

Indian healthcare IT values at USD 1 billion market: Nasscom

A latest report by Nasscom has revealed that the Indian healthcare IT market now stands at USD 1 billion (about Rs 6,650 crore) and is likely to grow about 1.5 times by 2020. The report revealed within the market, the...

Delhi government bans sale of chewable tobacco for 1 year

The Delhi government has banned sale, purchase and storage of all forms of chewable tobacco, including gutka, pan masala, khaini and zarda in the city for one year. The Department of Food Safety has issued a notification that stated...

Karnataka invites Diabetacare to devise solutions to diabetes

As part of its efforts to raise awareness about diabetes and the need for regular preventive checkups, leading Indian medical start-up Diabetacare recently conducted a day-long mega health event, where its nurses and nutritionists screened over 1,500 government officials...

Google Search introduces health cards

Google India in partnership with Apollo Hospitals has introduced a new feature on search that shows disease information in a card-like format right on top of results.The feature, which has been live in the US for the past year,...

First vaccine to fight Rota virus launched in India

With the aim to cure severe diarrhea among children, the Health Ministry has launched Rota Virus Vaccine which will be available free of cost at public healthcare facilities, initially in four states. Health Minister J.P. Nadda said, “This is not...

Health Ministry bans 344 drugs

The Health Ministry has banned 344 fixed drug combinations effective immediately. The banned list includes several common cough syrup solutions, analgesics and antibiotic combinations. The ban follows recommendations of an expert committee formed to examine the efficacy of these...

CSE endorses Delhi Govt. move against junk foods in schools

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has welcomed the Delhi government's move that has directed all schools to sensitize students and parents about the ill-effects of foods high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) through morning assembly, teacher...

Zika may cause Guillain-Barré syndrome: Study

A recent study has provided first evidence that Zika virus might lead to severe neurological disorder called Guillain-Barré syndrome that causes muscle weakness and breathing problems requiring intensive care. It is a rare response to infection, which sees the...

Anti-HIV drugs may work as cure for Ebola: Study

A new study has revealed that drugs used to treat HIV could also be effective in eliminating deadly Ebola virus. This study was published in the journal PLOS. Researchers used a mini-genome system to rapidly evaluate candidate drugs that could...

Government unveils low-cost medical innovations

The government has unveiled low-cost medical innovations that have been developed by the Centre’s Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and government supported start-ups. The showcased innovations included home kits for measuring blood glucose, hemoglobin levels and real-time diagnosis of malaria,...
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The beginning of a new era in manufacturing of components under PLI scheme: Ravi Shankar Prasad

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Dehradun reached 99th to 26th place in one year : Smart City

Dehradun Smart City's ranking has moved from 99 to 26th position in a year. Dehradun is consistently heading towards the top 100 Smart City...

Securing India’s Railway Networks from Cyber Threats

System vulnerabilities combined with the potential to cause economic damage make India’s railway networks an attractive target for cybercriminals. A cyber threat or disruption...

Implementing a Collaborative Approach to Cybersecurity in a Converged IT/OT Environment

By Antoine D'Haussy, BD director EMEA for Operational Technology at Fortinet. In industry, technical evolutions are transforming operations and driving innovation. And at the same...

Kochi Smart City Command Centre equipped with Delta Video wall Solutions goes Live

Delta, a leading provider of video wall solutions, successfully set up a large-scale Video wall for Kochi Smart City in its Integrated Command Control...