Doctors report several similar cases in India but say more studies are needed; Indian Council of Medical Research’s National Clinical Registry on COVID to collect data regarding clinical and laboratory features, treatments and outcomes of hospitalised COVID-19 patients
LDL-Cholesterol is often referred to as bad cholesterol since it gets deposited in the walls of the blood vessels, increasing the chances of health problems like heart attack or stroke. According to studies, 112 million Indians adults suffer from high levels of LDL-c
Failing to get any results from appeals to the government to postpone entrance exams to postgraduate courses, several doctors have approached the Supreme Court, which has listed the case for May 13.
Grand promises that the technology could transform healthcare have struggled to bear fruit, with plenty of patient data collected in the meantime.
Terming hypertension an epidemic plaguing India, Dr. Samir Kubba, Director of Clinical and Interventional Cardiology in Max Hospital, Vaishali, said the disease is now being seen in adolescents and cases of hypertension have also been reported by schools.
The health insurance segment which started in 1985 got a major boost in 2001 with the opening of the sector to private players. From a modest Rs 690 crore of premiums in 2001, the sector grew to Rs 73,300 crore in 2021-2022, a growth of around 106 times
The international multidisciplinary consortium comprising Bharat Biotech International, the University of Sydney and ExcellGene SA, Switzerland will receive funding of $19.3 million to support the development of a ‘variant-proof’ coronavirus vaccine candidate.
The concept behind NHPO will be to analyse ongoing programmes and draw up strategies to tackle public policy related implications. The observatory will help in core policy planning and serve as a data control centre during health emergencies, an official said.
Experts say that specialists, particularly surgical and interventional, require a range of equipment to effectively practise their specialities. When Community Health Centres do not have these infrastructural support, they might be preferring to work in tertiary healthcare facilities where their skills could be more widely utilised and remunerated.
Research in many Western countries, including the US and Europe, have shown that there have been spikes in sexually transmitted disease numbers, including HIV-AIDS, as many people use dating apps and sites to arrange casual and often anonymous sexual encounters.
Johnny Depp or not, men are also victims of abuse and trauma, emotional stresses and strains, and need timely mental health interventions.
Health ministers and health secretaries of all the states have been invited to participate in the meeting. The government says that in the meeting, best practices from states in the healthcare sector will also be discussed and other states will be encouraged to emulate them.
Truemeds, which raised $22 million last month, operates from Maharashtra, where it fulfils over 100,000 orders every month. The company aims to reach 500,000 monthly orders by March 2023.
Electronics engineer Neha Rastogi and Rahul Rastogi said Agatsa is working with different agencies for US FDA clearances and CE validations because of the high demand for small ECG machines in the international markets.
Extreme temperature conditions have triggered concerns of illness and death – particularly among vulnerable groups such as the elderly, people with pre-existing medical conditions, and construction and industrial workers.
When asked if the gap for taking the booster dose has been reduced from nine months to six, the minister said, NTAGI is the panel to take decisions in this regard.
The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), from April, has allowed a price hike for scheduled drugs, which are under price control under the NLEM.
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Diabetes, along with hypertension is emerging as a major public health challenge in India and changing lifestyles, mainly in urban areas, is rapidly aiding the high disease burden. Both diabetes and hypertension increase the risk of severe COVID-19 in individuals.
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Delhi on Wednesday reported 299 COVID-19 cases, a jump of 118 per cent in two days.
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