Sakra Hospital’s Novel Shoulder Care Center Launched

Sakra World Hospital launched its Shoulder Center in Bangalore recently. This center is a one-of-its-kind dedicated specialized shoulder care center in Karnataka and will...

Apollo Clinics & ApnaComplex plan on bringing healthcare to doorstep

Apollo Clinics has tied up with ApnaComplex, an application-based solutions provider for apartment complexes and societies, to set up ‘society clinics’ for the first...

AI assistant ‘Amelia’ may help transform Indian healthcare

Publicized as the world's "most human" Artificial Intelligence (AI) assistant with the ability to "read between the lines" and "understand emotional expressions", Amelia has...
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A downfall in practitioners training to become surgeons

According to data from the Union health ministry, fewer doctors are training to become surgeons, whereas, non-surgical courses such as cardiology, endocrinology, etc. are...

Bacteria feeding on antibiotics, the very medicine supposed to kill them

Blood samples from children treated at Nair Hospital in 2012 contained bacteria called burkholderia cenocepacia complex (BCC). The genomic study of the blood samples linked the...

Thirty-three honored with Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently gave away India’s most coveted science and technology award - the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize to 33 people on...

Surgery kits and cleaning mops washed in the same sink

Interviews of several staffers at the Bal Thackeray Trauma Care Hospital revealed due negligence of the infection control protocols in hospitals. The inspection resulted in...

TIFR findings could help in the treatment of liver diseases

Researchers at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) discovered that a tiny class of molecules called micrornas could control the liver’s metabolism, which...

Mass screening finds hidden cases of cancer and other ailments

In a recent mass screening sponsored by the government, 1.3 crore people aged above 30 years were discovered with fresh cases of hypertension, diabetes...

Maha increases medical seats by converting diploma seats

About 19 medical colleges across Maharashtra will convert their diploma seats into three-year MD or MS seats for the academic year 2019-20. The Board...