This Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Machine is Not Your Savior

The machine is not able to rescue 1,000s of patients with heart/lung failure By Jignasa Sinha Bangalore, March 14, 2019: Sudden cardiac deaths (SCD) are on the rise in India. According to reports, in the US nearly 839,000 sudden deaths are attributed to cardiac arrests, and in India, there are one million deaths annually due […]

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Cardiovascular Disease Can now be Tracked

The Artificial Intelligence (AI) network will help to predict the Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) to the patients of Apollo Hospital. By Virendra Singh Bengaluru, March 7, 2019 A programme was developed by one of the software companies that helps detect the risk of CVD and other cardiac-related problems. The AI network called API (Application Programme Interface) […]

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The Risks of Mental Illness

A manual is planned to address the risk factors involved in non-communicable diseases. By Ajay Ramanathan Bengaluru, Mar. 7, 2019. Psychiatrists at the National Institute of Mental Health and Sciences (NIMHANS) in Bengaluru,  are attempting to study the relationship between physical and mental illness. The study is directed towards designing a manual that would address […]

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Addicted? Get Online

South India now has its first addiction-resolving services online The National Institute of Mental Health and Sciences (NIMHANS) launched a virtual network to render psychiatric help with regard to cases of tobacco addiction. Raghu, a psychiatric social worker in the Centre of addiction in NIMHANS highlighted the nature of the service. “National Tobacco Quitline Services  […]

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Government’s Policy Causes Loss of Livelihood

The Bangalore Development Minister, G.Paremeshwara has ordered the clearance of all street vendors from the footpaths. The order came out on Jan. 8 last year, but in many places, some footpaths can still be found encroached by street vendors and footstalls. The government has ordered the civic bodies in the city to ensure that the […]

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