INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Navi Mumbai is blessed with “Palm Beach Road” and “Parsik Hill”. The residents take full advantage to maintaintheir health by using these routes for Walking, Running & Cycling. As the roads are wide and the motorist aredisciplined, it is much safer to Cycle around in the city and support the “SMART & GREEN CITY” Initiative which is indeed the need of the hour,globally. Every Cyclist in the city will always [...]

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Everyone has read the classic fairy tale, Sleeping Beauty, about a princess who falls into a deep sleep for hundreds of years. Doctors at Aster Medcity in Kochi found a real life ‘Sleeping Beauty’ when a 4 year old girl was diagnosed with an ultra rare sleeping disorder known as Kleine-Levin syndrome. She is the youngest patient in the world to be diagnosed with this disorder which is also known [...]

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TMC NCG Online : Navya Expert Opinion Service empowers cancer patients from all over the world to get the best possible treatment opinion without leaving their homes. This service, available at www.navya.care, allows patients to upload their reports and get a response from world renowned experts within 24 hours. This is possible using Navya’s Evidence and Experience Engines, a machine learning based system developed in collaboration with Tata Memorial Center and [...]

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The Apollo Hospitals Group welcomed the recent decision of the Union Cabinet to approve the National Health Policy framework. The National Health Policy shall endeavour to increase spending on healthcare to 2.5% of GDP from the current 1.2% level. The Policy implementation will lead to strengthen the primary health institutions, which will help reduce the burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases while reducing out-of-pocket expenditure on health services. Dr. Prathap [...]

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What is Therappo ? : Therappo is an Online Therapy site which brings together experienced psychologists &counselors to clients who need help. Our secure video-chat platform allows sessions to happen in total privacy while remaining in the comfort of your own space (i.e., home or office)… and we are singularly focused on mental health issues only. Being a video based site, language is not a barrier – counselor and client can [...]

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Gleneagles Global Hospitals – a Parkway Pantai Enterprise, on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2017 releases a documentary film, BOLD–Health is Bold. The intention behind this documentary is to capture the essence of how few women in the society are restating the definition of BOLD by taking up activities related to their health and fitness. The World Theme for International Women’s Day this year is #Boldforchange. BOLD in our [...]

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India is likely to have over 1.73 Million new cases of cancer and over 880,000 deaths due to the disease by 2020. Around 70% of all cancer patients approach the doctor when the disease has advanced, and the chances of cure are very low. To address and better manage the disease, MedGenome – India’s premier genomics based research and diagnostics company today announced the launch of “ONCOTRACK”. The liquid biopsy [...]

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On February 20, 2017, a team of doctors at Sahyadri Hospitals performed a high risk cataract removal surgery successfully on a two month old baby, Manavi Solanki, suffering from congenital heart defect. Manavi was less than a month when her parents brought baby Manavi for a check up to Pediatric Opthalmologist, Dr. Nikhil Rishikeshi at Sahyadri Hospital Deccan Gymkhana. According to her mother, baby Manavi had never seen since birth and [...]

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Healthcare imaging specialist Barco introduces a new diagnostic color display with a 5.8 megapixel resolution, making it suitable for general radiology as well as breast imaging, including breast tomosynthesis. It comes with Barco’s unique color calibration technology for consistent images, whether in color or in grayscale, to ensure the accuracy of the display and to support confident diagnostic decisions. High-resolution color display cleared for mammography  With smart workflow tools  Unique [...]

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Celes Care, a digital healthcare start-up today launched India’s first virtual health clinic for women. The online service was launched in the presence of Sri. K. T. Rama Rao Garu, Hon’ble Minister of State for IT E&C, MAUD, Industries & Commerce, Mines & Geology, Public Enterprises and NRI Affairs and Dr. Steven Steinhubl – Cardiologist, Director of Digital Medicine at STSI, San Diego, USA and author of over 220 peer-reviewed [...]

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Global Hospitals Mumbai, a multi super specialty tertiary care hospital has now become a destination for heart transplantation after receiving license from Directorate of Health services, Maharashtra recently. This dedicated heart clinic at the hospital will offer end to end customized services to cardiac patients, monitored and headed by Dr. Z. Hamdulay, Director of Cardio-Thoracic & Vascular Surgery. The heart transplant clinic is equipped with advanced technologies and machineries offering [...]

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NatureHealz Private Limited has been adjudged the “Best Naturopathic Treatment Centre of the Year” by The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India under the MediTravel Excellence Awards 2017. Smita Sundararaman, Founder & Managing Director of NatureHealz  collected the award at the event held at The Royal Plaza, Delhi on Feb 21, 2017 from Gen V. K. Singh, Minister of State for External Affairs, Govt of India.The Award ceremony was organized [...]

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VitaminDguru.com, the popular website promoting awareness of Vitamin D is to launch a campaign with TV star AnupSoni. This social awareness initiative will have a series of public service adswith AnupSoni informing viewers about the importance of Vitamin D, the prevailing deficiency among people and the health issues resulting from it. AnupSoni, the popular TV star from serials like ‘BalikaBadhu’ and ‘CID’, who is currentlyanchoring the reality crime TV serials [...]

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Digital Healthcare: A paradigm shift for thebetter! India’s rising population, affluent lifestyles, and fast paced lives have all resulted in an increasing need for healthcare services. In the period from 2008-2020, India is expected to record a CAGR of 16.5 percent in healthcare sector spends. The total industry sizeis expected to touch US$ 160 billion by 2017 and US$ 280 billion by 2020. That is too big an opportunity to [...]

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On the occasion of World Cancer Day (4th Feb), Indus Health Plus conducted a unique initiative to educate youth about the disease and spread the importance of lifestyle modification in fighting the risk factors of cancerthrough Doctor’s Talk. This awareness drive in college and municipal school was conducted on 8th February in Mumbai. The aim was to improve early diagnosis through raising awareness of the warning signs and asymptomatic symptoms [...]

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Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals today organized a press conference to discuss a rare liver conditionCrigler Najjar Syndrome, which affects one in a million babies. In Crigler Najjar Syndrome, an essential enzyme GT is absent in the liver at birth. This deficiency results in toxic form of bilirubin to rise in the blood to a very high level, which can cross into the brain and produce irreversible complications. To prevent brain damage [...]

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On the occasion of ‘World Cancer Day’ on February 4th,  PNB MetLife, among India’s leading private life insurers, will launch Mera Heart and Cancer Care (MHCC) a non-linked and non-participating health insurance plan. Mera Heart and Cancer Care is a tailor made product that provides comprehensive cover against all stages of cancer and heart diseases. The insurance plan along with its flexible and customized coverage offers special benefits for women [...]

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“To a greater extent, the budget has succeeded in addressing the urgent issue of rationalization of expenditure in the health sector through several positive measures. Increased emphasis on use of generic medicines and large-scale availability of drugs at reasonable price points through the amendment of the Drugs and Cosmetics rules will bring a large section of the population within the gambit of affordable medical care and institutionalize the domestic healthcare [...]

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One of the top phospholipid manufacturers, VAV Life Sciences inaugurated its cGMP compliant Phospholipid manufacturing plant in Mirjole, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra. The plant is set up in India considering the emerging healthcare applications of lecithins & phospholipids in functional foods, nutritional supplements, novel pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. With the plant, the company will mark products manufactured at the factory with a ‘Made in India’ label and will export 80% of them to [...]

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Pregnancy brings new meaning to the concept of completeness. It is a period of immense joy coupled with excitement. The feeling of carrying a little bundle of joy within you is magnificent. A mother’s first physical contact with her new-born is through her skin. Having experienced hormonal variation and increased blood supply might have brought about various changes in the skin. To maintain healthy and beautiful skin during and post [...]

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