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The vast gap between disease onset & diagnosis in Ankylosing Spondylitis...

The long-term goal of treatment in AS patients should extend beyond pain relief, to preventing disability, maintaining mobility for a longer time and ensuring improved quality of life, writes Dr Shashank Akerkar, Rheumatologist and member of the Indian Rheumatology Association..........................

Transasia unveils its blood donation app to connect patients with donors

The new app, Saviour is likely to empower those who have the resources to acquire blood but lose out on timely help due to inadequate blood bank infrastructure................

Netra Kumbh: A Visionary attempt for vision related problems

Prayagraj Netra Kumbh 2019 provided free eye check-up and spectacles to the masses and the initiative also attempted Limca book of records for maximum number of people screened in a day. As many as 6,660 people were screened which is three times more..................

With focus on lung health, global researchers resolve to improve ‘quit...

New health, science, and technology grants will allow 100+ researchers to explore smoking cessation and harm-reduction innovation...............

WHO report underlines the need to strengthen trans fat regulations in...

More than 60,000 deaths, approximately, were attributable to high trans fat intake in India in 2010, according to the World Health Organization (WHO)..............

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................