Dr Harsh Vardhan releases the National Digital Health Blueprint report

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare released the National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB) report in the public domain for inputs from various stakeholders, on July 15

Dr Harsh Vardhan releases the National Digital Health Blueprint reportIt will strengthen Digital India and accelerate our efforts towards Universal Health Coverage, stated Dr Harsh Vardhan Speaking on the occasion, the Union Health Minister said that the Government under the guidance of the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi is committed to ensuring high-quality healthcare, accessible to all up to the last mile. “The digital health […]

Adopt schools and counsel students on preventive healthcare, Vice President tells private hospitals

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon private hospitals, medical colleges, nursing institutions and people in medical fraternity to adopt schools in their respective neighbourhoods and counsel the students on preventive healthcare

Adopt schools and counsel students on preventive healthcare, Vice President tells private hospitalsThe Vice President wants doctors, actors and media to adopt professional social responsibility. He stated this while inaugurating MGM Healthcare, a 400-bedded Super Specialty Hospital in Chennai Referring to the growing incidence of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), including cancer, heart disorders and diabetes, Naidu pointed out that modern lifestyle changes were aggravating NCDS. Naidu wanted the […]

Weight loss in obese migraine sufferers can improve their quality of life

For migraine sufferers with obesity, losing weight can decrease headaches and improve quality of life, researchers from Italy and the United States report. The results of their meta-analysis will be presented Saturday, March 23 at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana

Weight loss in obese migraine sufferers can improve their quality of life“If you suffer from migraine headaches and are obese, losing weight will ameliorate the quality of your family and social life as well as your work and school productivity. Your overall quality of life will greatly improve,” said lead study author Claudio Pagano, M.D., Ph.D., an associate professor of internal medicine at the University of […]

Allergic cough: Know why timely intervention is the need of the hour

Dr Arvind Kate, a Pulmonologist at Zen Multispeciality Hospital, Chembur, share his insights about an allergic cough. Here he shares his knowledge about symptoms, causes, and treatment about the allergic cough

Allergic cough: Know why timely intervention is the need of the hourContinuous coughing can be annoying and may rob your peace of mind. Moreover, if you are suffering from an allergic cough, then it is essential to consult an expert immediately and get it treated at the right time. A cough is a reflex action which clears the throat from mucus or foreign irritants. Do you […]

P D Hinduja Hospital hosts ‘Skilling India’ conclave for a healthier India

Through the ‘Skilling India’  programme, the hospital and medical research centre targets to generate 50,000 skilled workforce

P D Hinduja Hospital hosts ‘Skilling India’ conclave for a healthier IndiaP.D. Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Centre (MRC) in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Healthcare Sector Skill Council (HSSC) hosted a conclave on ‘Skilling India – Skilling for Healthier India’ on 22nd June, 2019. Globally, organisations have gained an understanding that talent is not developed in isolation but is the collective effort […]

Set-up a separate department for transgenders in hospitals, demands Gauri Sawant

It is a common observation that a transgender person is looked down upon society. There are ostracised and pushed to the margins of society. Even in the healthcare sector transgenders find it difficult to access treatment. Now Gauri Sawant, who is a well-known transgender activist has demanded the government to establish a separate department exclusively for the transgender community

Set-up a separate department for transgenders in hospitals, demands Gauri SawantIgnorance and neglect in medical profession compounds widespread discrimination against recognised third gender group. Discrimination in India’s healthcare system against transgender people remains rife despite new laws earlier aimed at ensuring them equal treatment. Stress caused by the fear of being treated unfairly, worries about abuse and administrative hurdles are preventing many of the country’s […]

Ticket examiner steps into doctor’s shoes, helps a woman deliver baby in train

A railway ticket examiner and co-passengers of a full-term pregnant lady helped her give birth on-board the train. This incident took place on Friday, June 14

Ticket examiner steps into doctor’s shoes, helps a woman deliver baby in trainThe woman was travelling with her family. After a few hours, suddenly in the middle of her journey, she began experiencing intense labour pain. The woman could not hold the baby in any longer. There was no doctor available on board the train to carry out the delivery procedure. That’s when H.S. Rana, a Traveling […]

Pune NGO to host seminar to spread awareness on patient’s rights

The seminar will teach people about different subsidised treatments at public and private hospitals and inform them about patients’ rights and other legal issues. The trained people, then along with their daily routine, will also be able to help patients in need with the help of the mechanisms created by the NGO

Pune NGO to host seminar to spread awareness on patient’s rights‘Saathi’ NGO which works in the healthcare field in Pune has arranged a novel one-day seminar named ‘Me, my patient and their rights.’ The free seminar is arranged on June 28. Those who are interested can complete pre-registration formalities before June 15. Organisers said that registration link is available on Saathi website. Dr Abhijit More, […]

Advanced care, paving a new way for home healthcare services

Experts say that home is where the real healing happens, and that is why they say that home healthcare has a bright future in India. Nowadays, home care equipment does not merely mean walkers and wheelchairs. Today, advanced care such as haemodialysis and chemotherapy are making their way into the home healthcare arena

Advanced care, paving a new way for home healthcare servicesHome is where the real healing happens, and that is why experts say that home healthcare has a bright future in India. Gone are the days when home care equipment merely meant walkers, and wheelchairs, also, home health care is not just nursing services. Today, advanced care such as hemodialysis and chemotherapy are making their […]

Daily yoga practice can help benefit patients with rheumatoid arthritis

According a study published in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, eight weeks of intensive yoga practice significantly decreases the severity of physical and psychological symptoms in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a debilitating chronic auto-immune inflammatory disease

Daily yoga practice can help benefit patients with rheumatoid arthritisResearchers are now hopeful that yoga could be an effective way of reducing the severity of symptoms associated with this type of arthritis. Published in the Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience Journal, researchers explained that an eight-week intensive yoga practice significantly decreases the severity of both physical and psychological symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Yoga has other […]
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