APN News

  • Wednesday, September, 2019| Today's Market | Current Time: 06:56:54
  • Social Media influences opinions & attitudes of majority school students: Fortis study

    Chennai : A study by the Behavioural and Mental Health department of Fortis Healthcare found that Social Media plays a pivotal role in forming opinions and attitudes among majority of the school students today. It also confirmed that as many as 78% students spend a lot of time on social media. A majority of 92% agreed that it’s […]

    Experts Underline Need to fight Stigmatization & Discrimination against People with Hepatitis at Conference Organized by ILBS

    New Delhi : With 1.5 lakh deaths annually and almost 60 million Indians affected, viral hepatitis continues to be a serious public health concern. However, stigmatization and discrimination against patients hampers the country’s fight against the disease. The need to enact effective policies to fight prejudice and provide psycho social support to patients was at the […]

    Parents must reduce screen time for kids to reduce myopia risk

    Dr. Vidhya. C, Consultant, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Dept., Sankara Eye Hospitals, Bangalore. It is now a very common sight to spot kids as young as one-year-old staring at the glaring screens of smartphones. Be it for watching cartoon videos or educational poem songs, or games or clicking a picture, an infant these days knows […]

    Columbia Asia Hospital Sarjapur Road receives the prestigious ‘Award for Excellence in Healthcare Operations’ at Express Healthcare Awards 2019

    Bangalore : Columbia Asia Hospital Sarjapur Road one of the leading multi-specialty chain of hospitals in India, has been honored at the Express Healthcare Awards 2019 as the winner of Excellence in Healthcare Operations using IT Enabled Processes in the industry. The award seeked to recognize the vital contributions of private hospitals and industry leaders […]

    POND’S Launches World’s First AI-Powered Skin Diagnostic Chatbot

    Singapore :  Beauty brand POND’S today announced it is launching the world’s first AI-powered skin diagnostic chatbot which, using a combination of advanced AI and skin diagnosis technology, will help consumers combat skincare concerns across four main areas — uneven skin tone, spots, pimples and wrinkles.    The Skin Advisor Live bot, named ‘SAL’, embraces Google’s highly […]

    Alendronate – Revolutionizing the treatment of Avascular Necrosis of Bone

    In a ground breaking discovery Dr. Sanjay Agarwala Chief of Surgery, Head of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, P.D. Hinduja National Hospital, Mumbai along with His team have established new hope for painful joints stricken by Avascular Necrosis. Avascular necrosis (AVN) of bone is a painful, progressively disabling disorder. The hip (femoral head) is the most common […]

    More than 73 thousand patients receive screening and treatment through SEHA’s mobile health clinics

    ABU DHABI : More than 73 thousand patients received screening and treatment through Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) unique mobile health clinic offerings since 2018 and up to May 2019. Serving the community since 2010, these mobile clinics reflect SEHA’s heritage and legacy in providing advanced, accessible healthcare for the community, in line with the objectives […]

    DIY Remedies For Those Who Sweat More Than Usual

    Let’s face it, anxiety is a way of life. Some people have it worse than others, but most people suffer with anxiety and nervousness. Unfortunately, when people become overwhelmed with anxiety due to having many things to do in a day, there is one unwanted side effect. That side effect is excessive sweating. You might […]

    Constant abdominal pain and diarrhoea could be due to inflammatory bowel disease

    Contributed by Dr. Lorance Peter, Senior Consultant – HOD & Chief of Gastroenterology, Columbia Asia Hospital, Sarjapur Road Are your bowel habits experiencing a constant shift? Do you frequently suffer from diarrhoea, fever, abdominal pain and often feel fatigued? If so then you must get it checked with your doctor as you might be suffering […]

    Arrival of Monsoon is a Welcome Sign but Doctors Warn against Rising Infections

    Gurugram : Monsoon is a time for enjoying the rainfall and light cool breeze, with a hot cup of tea and some lip smacking snacks. However, with heavy rain falls comes a host of problems in the cities- be it waters logging, floods or a host of infections.  “Some of the most common diseases which surface […]