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  • Mylan Secures DCGI Approval in India for Pretomanid, a Treatment for Highly Drug-Resistant Forms of Tuberculosis

    Mylan, a global pharmaceutical company, today announced that the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has approved the anti-tuberculosis drug pretomanidfor conditional access under the National Tuberculosis Elimination Program (NTEP)program, making India the second country in the worldto provide regulatory approval for this product. Pretomanid has been approved as part of a three-drug, six-month all-oral regimen […]

    Hitachi to Support for Researches on Infectious Diseases through The Hitachi Global Foundation

    TOKYO:Hitachi, Ltd. announced today that it will donate 100 million yen to The Hitachi Global Foundation to support researches on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and other infectious diseases, and will also solicit donations from Hitachi executive officers and corporate officers (the executive positions next to Executive Officers) to the Hitachi Global Foundation. The Hitachi Global Foundation […]

    Launch of One-of-its-kind Covid-19 Home Care Services by Gleneagles Global Hospitals for Covid-19 Patients

    by Sachin Murdeshwar Mumbai: As the pandemic grows and number of cases swells in major metros, the healthcare system is stretched to its limits. With more and more people getting infected and the virus spreading exponentially, our country’s hospital infrastructure is challenged because of new cases of coronavirus, existing patients undergoing treatment for coronavirus and other […]

    Dealing with an abnormally hyperactive and impulsive child? Here’s your parental advisory

    By Dr.Pallavi Aravind Joshi, Consultant – Psychiatrist, Columbia Asia Hospital Whitefield Do you have a child with an inconsistent behaviour of not being still at one place? Or do you have a friend who is extremely hyper? Can’t sit at one place for longer, lose their calm often! Well out of all these questions one […]

    BostonGene and NEC Collaborate to Analyze Cancer Patients in Clinical Trials

    TOKYO:BostonGene Corporation (BostonGene), a biomedical software company focused on defining optimal precision medicine-based therapies for cancer patients, and NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701), a leader in IT and network technologies, today announced a collaboration to conduct cancer patient analysis treated under NEC’s clinical trials. This collaboration brings together NEC’s artificial intelligence (AI)-driven approach to cancer immunotherapy […]

    What Happens To Our Body When There Is A Nutrition Deficiency?

    By Ms.Pavithra N Raj, Chief Dietician, Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Yeshwanthpur   Body needs various types of nutrition to keep a person healthy and fit. Nutrition can be divided into macro and micronutrients. When body is deficit in major macro nutrients it doesn’t show much of symptoms but with micronutrients some symptoms may be visible […]

    Your brain seeks your attention

    Brain surgery, brain tumour, stroke (paralysis) and ‘sudden amnesia’ have always been an integral part of Indian cinema and TV serial’s dramatic masala content. It is unfortunate that often majority of public doesn’t even try to increase its knowledge in this regard; rather this very subject of brain health is ignored mostly, considering its complexity. […]

    Number of people who recovered from Corona virus crosses seven lakh mark in the country

    The number of recovered people from Corona virus has crossed the seven lakh mark. The Central Government has said, a total of seven lakh 87 people affected with COVID-19 have recovered in the country so far and with this the recovery rate reached 62.61 per cent. The Health and Family Welfare Ministry said, a total […]

    Upskilling of Nurses during COVID 19 Pandemic

    Contributed by Col Binu Sharma, Senior Vice President- Nursing Services, Columbia Asia Hospitals   We are living in unprecedented times, as we have to step up our efforts to provide the most optimum, safe care to our patients during the global COVID-19 crisis. This year is significantly shining a light on the contribution of nurses […]

    A 97-year-old successfully recovers from stroke at Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road during COVID-19 pandemic

    Bangalore: Doctors at Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road successfully treated a 97-year-old patient who suffered an embolic stroke due to calcified stenosis (narrowing of an artery resulting in restriction of blood flow). The team of doctors led by Dr. Rajpal Singh, Director and Interventional Cardiologist, Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore successfully conducted Carotid Artery Stenting (CAS) […]