Monday, July 16, 2018

Today’s Edition in Brief

Health & Environment

City Health

Abortion kits sold illegally in city

City Health

Hepatitis B still a major cause of worry in the state

Research has shown that the inability to render vaccinations at birth leads to the death of many who suffer from the viral disease. Bangalore, April 12, 2018: The National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4) data has revealed that only 58.9 per cent children between the ages of 12 to 23 months receive three doses of Hepatitis […]

City Health International

After IT Jobs, it’s nose jobs for expats in city

What brings expats to the Silicon Valley of India? Not IT jobs. This time, Bangalore has seen a  rise in expats from Iran and Arab for Rhinoplasty surgeries, due to which the cosmetology industry witnessed a dramatic growth in the city. Bangalore, April 12, 2018: Bangalore witnessed a 30 per cent increase in the inflow […]

Health

Homeopathy users soar in K’Taka

Karnataka homeopathy board supremo says that the use of homeopathy has increased in the state. Bangalore, 11th April 2018: The use of classical Homeopathy as an alternative to the more widely recognised allopathic medicine is on a rise in India, says Dr  B T Rudresh, head of Karnataka Homeopathy Board. The Karnataka Homeopathy Board, a […]

Health

White Ribbon Alliance launches “What Women Want”

The campaign aims to improve maternal health and make positive change for women and girls. Bangalore, April 11, 2018: The White Ribbon Alliance (WRA) has launched the ‘What Women Want’ campaign today on International Maternal Health and Rights Day. It has launched today. The organisation is expected to take suggestions from one million women and […]

Health

Expanding e-pharma sector worries health experts

The sub-sector that was born in 2015 is picking up pace and is currently estimated at $165 million. Bangalore, April 11, 2018: With over 50 start-ups in the country including MyraMed, Pharmeasy, 1mg, Netmeds and MedPlus, the rapidly growing online pharmacy sector is becoming a cause of worry for experts. E-pharma startups—given the potential of […]