Tag: Health Care

Eggs For Heart!

New York: Egg lovers please take note. Researchers have warned that eating more than two eggs daily can increase the risk of death and developing cardiovascular diseases. Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the study tracked the diets, health and lifestyle habits of nearly 30,000 adults in the US for as long […]

Will fight for street kids: Dia Mirza

Mumbai: On International Street Children’s Day on Friday, actress-activist Dia Mirza promised to fight for children who are deprived of basic necessities and rights. “I will fight till each one of you have your rights. I think the world needs to wake up to how incredible each one of you is and to how much […]

'Heart Attack' app to help you find nearest hospital

New Delhi: In a first, Cardiological Society of India — a non-profit organisation — on Saturday announced the launch of an app that can help people suffering from heart disease with rapid and accurate information about the nearest health care centres. The app — named “Heart Attack” — would guide patients with real time information […]

Pradhan launches 11 mobile medical units in State

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to provide healthcare at doorstep in rural pockets especially inaccessible areas of State, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today flagged off 11 Mobile Medical Units (MMUs) which will travel in rural areas across the State providing free primary healthcare services. Each MMU will have a qualified doctor,nurse , laboratory […]

New docs join VIMSAR as logjam continues

Sambalpur: To end the stalemate that has cropped up in Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR), the State government today instructed 116 newly appointed doctors to join duty at the earliest to address the health care problems arising out of students’ unrest for the last couple of days. Till the last […]

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Trump aims for big cuts in healthcare, anti-poverty programs

Washington: US President Donald Trump will propose big cuts in the Medicaid public healthcare program as well as in other anti-poverty programs that provide a safety-net for America’s poorest, media reports said. According to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, the White House on Tuesday is expected to present a budget plan that will include cutbacks […]

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Boat ambulance to sail good healthcare to people in cut off Malkangiri

Malkangiri: The long awaited dream of the inhabitants of cut off areas of Malkangiri district became a reality today after boat ambulance services were launched by the local legislator  Damburu Sisa here. The cut off areas which are characterised by difficult terrains will now have access to medical services on water.  Around 30, 000 inhabitants […]

Doctors can now 'see' lung sounds, detect disorders

Kolkata: Physicians and healthcare workers can now literally see what your lungs are saying, thanks to Indian scientists who have designed a new technology that allows lung disorders to be easily spotted through images of digitally-processed lung sounds. The non-invasive process, almost like an enhanced and digital version of a stethoscope, allows screening and detection […]

Narayana Health, ICT Health renew contract for cloud system

Bengaluru: Indian hospital chain Narayana Health yesterday announced that it has renewed its partnership with convergence solutions provider ICT Health to use the Health Information Management System (HINAI) cloud web system. “As of date, 38 of our hospitals are using the ICT Health Hospital Information system and 19 outpatient clinics are using the ICT Health […]

Government committed to provide affordable health care: President

President Pranab Mukherjee Monday said the government was committed to provide accessible and affordable health care to all its citizens and was making efforts to promote alternate systems of medicine