Health

Do your Facebook posts have God references? You are 15 times more likely to have diabetes

Facts       Jun 18, 2019

  WASHINGTON: Your Facebook posts may help identify conditions such as diabetes, anxiety, depression and psychosis, say scientists who suggests that language on social media posts with patient consent could be monitored just like physical symptoms.  Using an automated data collection technique, the researchers from University...

Will provide clean drinking water to every household by 2024, says PM Modi

Indian News       Jun 16, 2019

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that piped water will reach all homes in the countryside by 2024, setting a tough target at a time when hundreds of millions don't have access to clean water.   Water is typically scarce in the summer...

Nine more children die in Bihar, toll rises to 63

Indian News       Jun 14, 2019

  PATNA/MUZAFFARPUR Nine more children died on Friday in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, which is reeling under an outbreak of brain fever, taking the toll to 63 this month, with officials maintaining the death were due to hypoglycemia.    All the victims have fallen prey to hypoglycemia, a...

Pan-India doctors go on day-long protest in solidarity with Kolkata medicos

Indian News       Jun 14, 2019

  New Delhi: The doctors' strike that started in Kolkata earlier this week has now spread across India with the doctors' association of AIIMS showing full support to their West Bengal colleagues.  After entire healthcare system in West Bengal was crippled over the past four days,...

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: Experts

International News       Jun 14, 2019

Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has now spread to Uganda, experts said as a WHO advisory panel met on June 19.   The Ebola virus...

Peak Re develops a new cancer multi-protection solution for Vietnam 

International News       Jun 13, 2019

Hong Kong: Peak Reinsurance Company Limited (“Peak Re”), a Hong Kong-based global reinsurer, has developed a unique multiple cancer benefits reinsurance solutions for Vietnam.   “Cancer Multi-Pay” is a multi-protection policy that provides comprehensive coverage for different types and stages of cancer. It does not only...

 A drug that can cure cancer without chemotherapy and side effects!

Facts       Jun 13, 2019

A class of drugs is emerging that can attack cancer cells in the body without damaging surrounding healthy ones. They have the potential to replace chemotherapy and its disruptive side effects, reshaping the future of cancer care.   The complex biological medicines, called antibody drug conjugates...

Indian Millennials prefer buying larger Health Cover:Policybazaar

Articles       Jun 12, 2019

  A recent survey conducted by Policybazaar.com indicates that millennials between the age-group of 22-35 years in India have better assessment of their protection needs, when it comes to buying health covers which shields them adequately.    The survey reveals increasing number of millennials i.e. about 6...

Life expectancy in India down by 2.6 years due to air pollution: Study

Indian News       Jun 11, 2019

  NEW DELHI: Life expectancy in India has gone down by 2.6 years due to deadly diseases caused by air pollution, according to a recent report by an environment think tank.   The report by the environment organisation Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) revealed that outdoor...

Govt plans to re-introduce National Medical Commission Bill

Indian News       Jun 10, 2019

  NEW DELHI: In the very first session of the new Lok Sabha starting June 17, the Union government plans to reintroduce a key bill which aims to usher in mega reforms in the medical education sector.  The National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, which was introduced...

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