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,...

VAPCare used to tackle ventilator associated pneumonia

Nachiket Deval, a National Institute of Design graduate, and cofounder Nitish Jahangir have come up with an electronic machine called VAPCare. VAPCare is a...

GSK Velu sets up Neuberg Diagnostics

Chairman and Managing Director of Trivitron Healthcare Group of companies, GSK Velu, is setting up Neuberg Diagnostics.  After an argument with his shareholders in...

IITR’s new tech to sterilize biomedical waste efficiently

Indian Institute of Toxicology Research has introduced a new technology that will help save water, energy consumption and time in sterilization of biomedical waste....

Xerox and Bengaluru hospitals to facilitate easy health monitoring- (IT/Telmed)

IT firm Xerox Corp is working with Manipal Hospital and St. John's Hospital in Bengaluru to test a technology that will allow regular cameras...

Diabeto: up for pre-orders on Indiegogo- (IT/Telmed)

Diabeto, a start-up by Indian entrepreneurs, designed a bird-shaped device which helps track blood sugar along with an app which sends alerts if the...

US FDA approves world’s first device to fight obesity

The US Food and Drug Administration approved the Maestro Rechargeable System, a device that electrically stimulates the abdominal vagus nerve to control satiety among...