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InnoVen Capital invests INR 120 million in DocsApp

Funds to be leveraged to meet the growth requirements and expanding their presence across India................ 

#WorldKidneyDay: Chronic Burden of Kidney Disorders in India

Prevalence of Chronic Kidney Diseases (CKDs) rising at a startling pace in India. Along with the importance of awareness for early detection of CKDs, home healthcare takes the spotlight for easy, cost-effective and convenient management of the disease............

George Institute showcases SMARThealth technology for better management of chronic diseases

The SMARThealth technology is now being adapted to help ASHAs identify and manage the care of women at high risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes, both before and after pregnancy, through the SMARThealth Pregnancy programme……………....

WHO calls for urgent action across South East Asia to tackle...

Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia in her World Hepatitis Day message called for an urgent action to find, test and treat the missing millions suffering viral hepatitis and achieve the time-bound targets of regional action plan...…………….

Augmented video games can help in stroke recovery, finds IIT study

The technique developed by a group of researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, is a computer-based exercise platform augmented with a feeling of touch...........

Omega-6 fats may help prevent type 2 diabetes!

A simple change in diet might protect people from developing type 2 diabetes, reveals the study by the George Institute for Global Health........

Zydus Cadila begins phase-2 trial of drug to cure anaemia in...

Zyani1, an oral hypoxia-inducible factor prolyl hydroxylase inhibitor (HIF-PHI), is being tested as a viable treatment for anaemia associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD)...........

AstraZeneca gets DCGI’s approval for asthma drug, Symbicort 320

This fixed-dose combination drug approved by the Drug Controller General of India comprises budesonide and formoterol fumarate dehydrate and is delivered through a special device...........

World Kidney Day: High prevalence of obesity among CKD patients, reveals...

While close to 50% prevalence of obesity seen in the 1500 kidney disease patients recruited for the study, the overall prevalence of obesity is seen at a whopping 57% among women.....

PFCD lauds government initiatives to address growing NCD burden

The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) has sought greater investment in health care to reduce out of pocket...