Health

Pune most livable followed by Navi Mumbai, Rampur in UP is is the worst

Indian News       Aug 13, 2018

  NEW DELHI: Pune, Navi Mumbai and Greater Mumbai from Maharashtra were ranked today India's three most livable places on the government's inaugural 'Ease of Living Index', where the national capital came at 65th place out of total 111 cities.   Rampur in Uttar Pradesh figured at...

2nd Chinese Manufacturer Makes Tainted, Carcinogenic Heart Drug: EU

International News       Aug 11, 2018

  The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Friday that a second Chinese contract manufacturer, Zhejiang Tianyu, had produced a common blood pressure and heart drug with an impurity that could cause cancer.   The alarm over the valsartan drug was first raised in July, prompting a...

US court weighs Cancer claims against Monsanto’s Roundup

International News       Aug 08, 2018

A trial in the US, a school groundskeeper alleged that his use of Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer caused his terminal cancer and will go to a California jury after lawyers for both sides delivered their closing arguments on Tuesday.   Groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson is one of...

Modicare:OIC bags Guj & Daman, Raligare gets Chhatishgarh   

Indian News       Aug 07, 2018

  New Delhi: After Nagaland, two more states, Gujarat,Chattishgarh and union territory Daman & Diu have finalised their mode of  participation in the National Health Protection Mission(NHPM).   Gujarat,and Chattishgarh, which have chosen hybrid model- mix of Trust and Insurance coverage of Rs 50,000- have chosen their...

Around 10,000 jobs to be created under National Health Protection Scheme

Indian News       Aug 05, 2018

  New Delhi:  At least 10,000 new jobs will be created with the implementation of the Centre's ambitious Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM), which aims to provide a cover of Rs 5 lakh per family annually to 10 crore poor families, according to a government...

Concerns mount over Data Privacy Guidelines set by Genetic-Testing companies

Articles       Aug 04, 2018

  Genetic-testing companies that have decoded the DNA of millions just introduced new guidelines to protect data privacy.   But those best practices failed to address a major concern: what happens to customers’ data that is shared for research with pharmaceutical giants, academics and others, often for...

Hong Kong Insurance Market attracts Mainland Chinese seeking lucrative pay

International News       Aug 02, 2018

  Hong Kong: May Zhang, a 28-year-old from the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, holds a master’s degree in engineering from the University of Oxford, but now makes her living selling insurance in Hong Kong.   Drawn by lucrative pay, Zhang is part of a growing band...

Prudential and Babylon Join Forces to Pioneer AI-Powered Digital Health Services in Asia

International News       Aug 02, 2018

  Hong Kong: Prudential Corporation Asia today announced it has entered into an exclusive partnership agreement with UK-based healthcare technology and services company Babylon Health .   Babylon's artificial intelligence ("AI") expertise will be made available to existing and new customers of Prudential across Asia marking a...

Modicare:Guj & Chhtishgarh opt for hybrid model, Insurers to provide cover only for Rs 50k

Indian News       Jul 30, 2018

  Mumbai: Even as the state of Nagaland has been awarded to Apollo Munich Health Insurance at Rs 444 per family, some states like Gujarat and Chhttishgarh have opted for a hybrid model-  mix of insurance and Trust model-  to implement the Modi government’s flagship health...

Suresh Mathur, executive director, IRDAI

Mathur panel to check `exclusions' in health insurance policies

Indian News       Jul 24, 2018

  Hyderabad:  The insurance regulator IRDAI has formed a panel under the chairmanship of Suresh Mathur, executive director,IRDAI, to suggest measures to bring in standardisation and to enhance transparency and uniformity in the health insurance, particularly in the matter of ‘exclusions’ as part of product design.  ...

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