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Get your ‘BACK on TRACK’ during COVID-19

Ahmedabad Each year, the 16th day of October is celebrated as ‘World Spine Day’ to create awareness about the burden of spinal pain and disability around the world and also to motivate people to adopt healthy routines to make their spine strong, active and flexible. This year is however unique, with the COVID-19 pandemic and its consequent social restrictions creating an unprecedented lockdown on everyone’s routine and interests to stay active and mobile. Also work from home has its…

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Ensure better heart health when you work from home

Ahmedabad COVID -19 pandemic is one of the worst pandemics of our time, and right now it may seem never ending, but I am confident that it will be over sooner than you think. Till then we have to live with it and take appropriate steps to avoid contacting the virus. Wearing a mask, social distancing and frequent hand washing are the only proven steps to decrease the spread of the infection. To avoid the spread of the infection,…

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Hamdard Laboratories Launches ‘Immunity Booster’ and ‘Respiratory Health’ Kits

Ahmedabad To offer complete wellness and health solutions, Hamdard Laboratories (Medicine Division), India’s most trusted Unani brand, today introduced ‘Immunity Booster’ and ‘Respiratory Health’ Kits to build a strong immunity and upkeep respiratory health system. The Unani medicine Kits have some amazing health and wellness products which are known for their preventive and curative nature and ability to fight chronic illnesses. The Immunity Booster Kit contains four proven Unani products – Chyawanprash, Ayush Joshanda, Khamira Marwareed, and Sufoof-E-Satt-E-Gilo. These…

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Lack Of Social Bonding Accentuates Anxiety Among Urban Indians And Triggers Hearts Disease Risks Amid Pandemic

Ahmedabad With the lack of social bonding and the lopsided work-life balance accentuating anxiety level among urban Indians in the confinement period and triggering heart disease risks, the number of cardiovascular ailment cases is expected to increase exponentially amid the pandemic. In fact, the COVID-led restrictions have heightened stress and hypertension among urban people in the absence of social bonding and networking and underscored heart complications in the past few months. These revelations are found in a study conducted…

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Government to set up Medical Devices Park in Kerala

Ahmedabad Kerala will soon house one of the first medical device parks in the country, focusing on the high-risk medical device sector to provide full range of services for the medical devices industry like R&D support, testing, and evaluation.  MedSpark, the medical devices park envisaged as a joint initiative of Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology (SCTIMST), an autonomous institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India, and the Kerala State Industrial Development…

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Aster CMI doctors revive 51-year-old covid-19 patient after 3 cardiac arrests

Ahmedabad In a case that provides hope for the treatment of patients suffering from covid19, medical specialists at Aster CMI Hospital successfully revived and gave a 51-year-old Covid-19 patient, Sahiba (name changed) a new lease of life after she suffered from three consecutive cardiac arrests within the first two hours of her admission to the emergency department and ICU for Covid-19 treatment in the hospital. The patient suffered cardiac arrests owing to very low blood oxygen saturation level due…

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Understanding and Coping with Migraine Pain

Ahmedabad A migraine can affect people across all ages ranging from young children to the elderly population. According to research, women are three times more likely to be affected by migraine than men. However many people do not seek proper diagnosis of migraine. This is because a migraine can be unpredictable and difficult to diagnose. There are several different triggers that may create a migraine attack that a person may dismiss as a bad headache; however this is not…

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Institute- Industry collaboration to boost development of devices for osteoarthritis & diabetic foot ulcer

Ahmedabad Development of orthotic devices may soon receive a boost with a Kerala based scientific institution collaborating with a Mohali based private manufacturer for co-development of such devices catering to clinical conditions such as osteoarthritis and diabetic foot ulcer. Shree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, Kerala (SCTIMST), an Institute of National Importance under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, has signed an MoU with Tynor Orthotics Private Limited (Tynor), Mohali, to set…

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Avanse Financial Services Introduces an Enhanced Range of Education Financing Solutions

Ahmedabad Avanse Financial Services, India’s new age, education-focused non-banking financial company (NBFC) has enhanced its education financing solutions to meet the evolving formats of education instruction delivery modules amidst the current pandemic scenario. With tailor-made financing solutions designed to cater to 12,000+ institutes and courses across ~50 countries, Avanse Financial Services aims to support all deserving students to pursue quality education in India and overseas. Schools, colleges and universities worldwide had to halt campus activities to curtail the spread…

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Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence announces breakthrough AI tool that can screen for COVID-19 based on cough sounds

Ahmedabad The Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence has announced that it has secured a US patent for its AI based tool “Cough against Covid”. The tool can effectively screen for COVID-19 based on cough sounds. In what could be a real breakthrough for more efficient, effective COVID-19 testing, the AI tool can even identify asymptomatic individuals – those who have the infection but without a cough or any obvious symptoms. The results are instantaneous and the tool works on…

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