India’s growing healthcare burden needs immediate solution

India, despitebeing an economic powerhouse, fails to build a healthy population. The reasons are nation’s healthcare expenditure and the lack of facilities. As the...

Tata Trusts announces hub-and-spoke telemedicine network for the rural population

Tata Trusts recently announced a hub-and-spoke telemedicine network. The main aim is providing public primary health care service to a population of about 10...

Philips signs agreement with VPS Healthcare for Electronic Medical Record solution

Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, and VPS Healthcare, one of Middle East’s largest healthcare groups, recently signed a 10 year partnership...

ROTAVAC gets WHO affirmation

The World Health Organization (WHO) has cleared Indian pharma major Bharat Biotech’s anti-diarrhoea rotavirus vaccine ROTAVAC, which was launched in 2015 for worldwide use.This...

NephroPlus all set to expand

Dialysis service provider NephroPlus is to be introduced in one of the developing countries in South Asia, Africa or West Asia, in 2018. Hyderabad-based...

Stents cheaper, but not all get benefit

The cost of cardiac stents was limited to Rs. 30,000 last year and according to the order the prices would be reviewed after a...

Sugar has catalytic effect on cancer cells

Scientists have found that sugar acts as a catalyst to cancer cells and makes tumours more aggressive, according to a nine-year long research that...

Can the new ayurvedic drug cure vitiligo?

Vitiligo or Leucoderma is a skin condition that affects around 2-5 % of the population in India. While there are various kinds of medicines...

Blood test can predict the outcome of Immunotherapy in cancer patients

Researchers from the University of Zurich in Switzerland have identified biomarkers in the blood that can predict whether cancer patients will respond positively to...

VPS Healthcare ventures in medical coding

VPS Healthcare has ventured into medical coding by launching a new group company Dynamed Healthcare Solutions. It has started operations at Infopark in Kochi. Recently,...