Category: Health
States of healthcare

States of healthcare

Context Health status of populations across the world changes over time in response to socio-economic, demographic, nutritional, scientific, technological, environmental and ...

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Black Plague Warning by experts

Black Plague Warning by experts

Why in news? The Black Death Plague could spread from Madagascar and is a sign of endless out-breaking plague.It is described as the "worst outbreak in 50 years". Nine ...

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FDA approves World First Digital Pill That Can Be Tracked When Swallowed

FDA approves World First Digital Pill That Can Be Tracked When Swallowed

In news U.S. regulators have approved the first digital pill with an embedded sensor to track if patients are taking their medication properly, marking a significant step forward ...

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President of India inaugurates 21st World Congress of mental health

President of India inaugurates 21st World Congress of mental health

In news:The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the 21st World Congress of Mental Health being organised by the World Federation for Mental Health in ...

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12% decline in deaths due to TB in India last year: WHO

12% decline in deaths due to TB in India last year: WHO

In news Death from tuberculosis in India saw a 12% decline from last year even as the number of new cases saw a 5% increase, according to a report from the World Health ...

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World Arthritis Day: 12 October, 2017

World Arthritis Day: 12 October, 2017

In news:October 12 is World Arthritis Day.This year’s theme for World Arthritis Day 2017 is ‘It’s in your hands, take action’.It’s aim to raise awareness of rheumatic ...

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Bacteria can spread antibiotic resistance through soil: study

Bacteria can spread antibiotic resistance through soil: study

In news Antibiotic resistance can be passed between bacteria found in the soil, researchers, including one of Indian origin, have found.Researchers from North Carolina State ...

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Karnataka to have universal healthcare

Karnataka to have universal healthcare

What is in news?Creating a sustainable model of healthcare for all, Karnataka will roll out Universal Health Coverage (UHC) from November 1, bringing all government health ...

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New way discovered to prevent sepsis in new born babies

New way discovered to prevent sepsis in new born babies

In news A team of scientists from United States of America (USA) has discovered an inexpensive prevention technique (therapy) against sepsis in newborn babies. The team was led ...

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International Day of Yoga 21 June World celebrates with India

International Day of Yoga 21 June World celebrates with India

Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India. The word ‘yoga’ derives from Sanskrit and means to join or to unite, symbolizing the union of ...

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Ahead of International Yoga Day, government launches new Yoga app in India

Ahead of International Yoga Day, government launches new Yoga app in India

The Department of Science and Technology, Government of India has launched an app for your smartphone called ‘Celebrating Yoga’.The app was on the occasion of ...

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Nano Particles to treat eye infection

Nano Particles to treat eye infection

Context Scientists at the Hyderabad-based CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CSIR-CCMB) have developed a novel way to treat fungal keratitis What is Keratitis?...

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E-cigarettes: Understanding the e-puff situation in India

E-cigarettes: Understanding the e-puff situation in India

​Why in news? The Maharashtra Health Department is in the process of asking the state Food and Drug Administration to ban e-cigarettes, an electronic smoking device that is often ...

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Indian Govt. Clears Crucial HIV Drug For Children.

Indian Govt. Clears Crucial HIV Drug For Children.

Few months before Cipla  stopped selling the previous syrup formulation for children to the NACO, stating the reason that it has not received payments from govt. This issue ...

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