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Special Startup Series: MedTech innovation to reduce bone fracture damage

Pune based startup, MediAsha Technologies has come up with a portable medical device to delay the adverse impact of fractures resulting from sudden accidents..................

Chewing tobacco products a storehouse of toxic chemicals: Scientists

Indian scientists have prepared a database of toxic substances found in different chewing tobacco products sold not only in India and South Asia but globally........................

Robotics in Indian Healthcare: Are robot care-takers the next big thing?

The emergence of technologies such as artificial learning (AI), machine learning (ML) and robotics are the major driving factors in the Indian healthcare industry, writes Jayakrishnan T......................

Salt intake in India continues to be high, says study

The implementation of population-based salt reduction strategies remains a challenge in many low and middle-income countries.............

WHO’s meet on medtech regulations at AMTZ brings SE Asian nations...

While the South-East Asian delegates mentioned of their dependency on import, almost at 100 percent, at the same time, the framework proposed by AMTZ could help access regulatory approvals................

New coordinated effort for malaria research unveiled

Called Malaria Elimination Research Alliance India (MERA India), the programme took off on 24th April with the first meeting of the stakeholders.................

Experts underline need for affordable health insurance for mental illnesses

The 50% of individuals with multiple mental health disorders are affected by substance abuse; of all people diagnosed as mentally ill 29% abuse either alcohol or drugs. Mental health professionals, governmental officials, experts from the field of Insurance discuss obstacles and way forward...............

Anemia on rise in India: SRL Diagnostics report

Keeping in line with the occasion of World Health Day on 7th April,, SRL diagnostics released the findings of the survey gleaned from anonymous reports of tests of hemoglobin done at its laboratories across the country from January 2016 to March 2019..........

More than 17,000 Ayushman Bharat centres operational in India: Health Ministry

Reaffirming its commitment towards universal healthcare, the union health ministry in collaboration with the World Health Organization formed a solidarity human chain on 4th April at New Delhi..................

Civil Society applauds FSSAI’s decision to limit trans fatty acids in...

While the civil society has applauded recent amendment to law regarding reduction of trans-fatty acid, they have expressed concern that it has failed to include food.............