Right kind of implants can help a patient live a healthy, pain-free life

The lifespan of rightly selected hip implant goes beyond two decades, expert stresses on best practices. A policeman, injured in Mumbai riots 25 years ago, underwent hip replacement two years later, continues to lead a normal-active and trouble-free life

Right kind of implants can help a patient live a healthy, pain-free lifeRight Implant selection, adoption of global best practices, quality and skill of a surgeon plays a key role in making an orthopaedic surgery successful and long-lasting, according to orthopaedic experts. Use of technology especially in the medical field comes after prolonged Research and Development. Nearly 10 years of clinical trials are the norm in case […]

MedTech: IIT-B student designs portable operating room, showcases in BETIC-2019

With the technical advancement in the medical field, every day, scientists are coming up with newer products, which change the narrative of the healthcare system. Dinoj Joseph, a 29-year-old researcher, from IIT-Bombay, developed the portable operating room, which can be shifted from one place to another, as per the requirement

MedTech: IIT-B student designs portable operating room, showcases in BETIC-2019You must have heard about the portable ECG machines, ultrasound machines, and chargers, but have you heard about a portable operation room? No, right? You must be thinking, how could an operation room become portable? With the advancement in the field of medical technology and biotechnology, every day, scientists are coming up with newer and […]

Google fit will now help you reach your desired fitness level

Through the Google Fit app, the World Health Organization (WHO) is looking to reach more people with its recommendations on physical activity, and showing why moving more is good for health

Google fit will now help you reach your desired fitness levelIn 2018, WHO launched Global action plan on physical activity to help make more people active for a healthier world. With this line of action WHO is also leading global agenda on digital health. In bringing both streams together, the WHO is working with Google to share health advice through new and innovative platforms. This […]

An association of medical technology companies point out concerns in NHPS

Medical Technology Association of India (MTaI), which represents leading research-based medical technology companies with significant investments in India has arranged a discussion with different stakeholders in government on National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) on September 20

An association of medical technology companies point out concerns in NHPSMedical Technology Association of India (MTaI), which represents leading research-based medical technology companies with significant investments in India has arranged a discussion with different stakeholders in government on National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) on September 20. The summit will bring together people from the government, NITI Aayog, hospitals, pharmaceuticals, medical device manufacturers, doctors; to deliberate […]

Here’s a look at who won ‘Kaun Banega Endoscopist’

A light hearted game was organised during the sidelines of the 21st Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018, all the participants indulged in the fun and gaiety. The quiz master was Dr T S Chandrasekar and the winners were announced by Dr Amit Maydeo on the third and the concluding day

Here’s a look at who won ‘Kaun Banega Endoscopist’We all love and are aware about Bollywood’s Megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s TV show Kaun Banega Crorepati? Similarly, a quiz show named Kaun Banega Endoscopist’ was conducted on Saturday at the 21st Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 at the hotel Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. And the prizes regarding the same were announced today On the second day, ‘Kaun […]

‘Technology is imperative for development in any field’

At the 21st Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 with the theme 'The future of GI Endoscopy', Professor KL Goh from Malaysia says, "Technology is imperative for development in any field"

‘Technology is imperative for development in any field’“Endoscopy is essential for Gastrointerology (GI). Practice of GI needs endoscopy in every aspect,” said Prof KL Goh, immediate past President of Asian Pacific Association of Gastroenterology, Malaysia. The three day conference on endoscopy ended on Sunday with experts talking about various important aspects and developments in the field. Ask Prof Goh about the importance […]

Telemedicine has brought doctors and patients together, helped improve lives

Through increased access to medical care, patients are now able to receive treatment faster; resulting in decreased recovery times, increased patient satisfaction and outcomes, as well as a significant reduction in the amount of money and resources utilised to treat patients

Telemedicine has brought doctors and patients together, helped improve livesA three day symposium will be organized in Pune, from November 9-11 to discuss the potential and implications of telemedicine as an enabler for the transformation of health strategy in India. The aim of the event is to introduce the concept of telemedicine to a larger audience. In a layman’s terminology, telemedicine is a means of […]

Biomedical students develop innovative injection for kids 

 An innovative injection, or rather ‘funjection,’ is a new spin on traditional injections. This device is designed in such a way that a syringe of the injection is covered with a toy and children are then deceived while they are being injected

Biomedical students develop innovative injection for kids At a recently held Medical Device Innovation Camp (MEDIC) in Pune an innovative device named as ‘funjection’ caught the attention of all. It is a devised made by a team of students and professor which will help in nullifying the pain of injection for children. The device is designed in such a way that a […]

Ruby Hall clinic performs robotic surgery to treat kidney stone 

The surgery was performed on 35 year old woman, who was suffering from kidney stone since last few years. Doctors claim this is the first of it's kind of a surgery performed in Pune and Maharashtra

Ruby Hall clinic performs robotic surgery to treat kidney stone A HR professional named Ashwini, (name changed), a 35-year-old woman whose kidney was infected due to stone formation. She was successfully operated at Ruby Hall clinic using next generation robotic surgery. This technology has helped doctors from Pune to overcome the barriers associated with open and laparoscopic surgery. Doctors at the hospital claim this is […]

Asian EUS Congress 2017: Doctors speak about advancements in EUS specific devices

Pivotal points discussed in Chai pe Charcha session about advances in EUS. The casual session was a free learning session for the young endoscopists, present at event

Asian EUS Congress 2017: Doctors speak about advancements in EUS specific devicesThe Asian EUS Congress 2017 that kick-started from Thursday hosted an interesting and casual session on the day two on Friday, on integration of EUS in clinical practice. The casual session was a free learning session for the young endoscopists. Pivotal points discussed in Chai pe Charcha session about advances in EUS are the following: […]