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Awareness about hypertension very low: study

The study based on the data collected under National Health and Family Survey 2015-16 found that efforts to tackle hypertension are lacking in all aspects, from screening and providing diagnosis to the level of treatment.................

Not one but three readings in a single visit must for...

Measurement of blood pressure is done routinely and is considered to be a good way to determine a healthy or diseased heart as well as to predict future heart health-related issues.................

New mobile app may help in addressing heart disease in rural...

The app is in the form of a clinical decision support system (CDSS), which can be loaded on an android phone. It has a module that can send alerts to health workers about high-risk individuals who need follow-up visits.....................

GIGH India unveils a road map for achieving universal care for...

To mark the World Kidney Day which falls this year on March 14, The George Institute for Global Health has presented a road map for achieving universal care for kidney diseases and identifies priority areas for kidney disease research, policy-making, and actions by the clinical community.......................

“How we diagnose hypertension is very important”

Mentioned Dr Narsingh Verma, Secretary General, Indian Society of Hypertension in an exclusive interaction with the BioVoice. Dr Verma also shared his detailed insights about the hypertension situation in India, improper diagnosis and much more...…………..

The Rising Giant: Decoding Omron Healthcare’s India strategy

Riding on its quality and accredited range of products, with focus on cardiology and respiratory segments, the Omron Healthcare has reached a turn over of INR 130 crore within just eight years of formal incorporation in India...……...

Microsoft & Apollo introduce AI powered cardiovascular disease risk score

The first ever intelligent platform designed by Microsoft to predict cardiovascular disease risk score for Indians is now live across Apollo network...…………………..

Innovative triple pill significantly lowers BP, finds study

Compared with patients receiving usual care, a significantly higher proportion of patients receiving the Triple Pill achieved their target blood pressure of 140/90 or less (with lower targets of 130/80 for patients with diabetes or chronic kidney disease)……………..

OMRON, IMA & Heart Care Foundation of India partner to address...

As the number of people with hypertension to touch 214 million in 2030, the partnership aims to propagate the importance of regular monitoring of blood pressure...........

ICMR, Health Ministry & partners launch hypertension management initiative

The India Hypertension Management Initiative (IHMI) aims to reduce disability and death related to cardiovascular disease (CVD) by improving the control of high blood pressure, reducing salt consumption and eliminating artificial trans-fats............