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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Scavengers Still Fighting For Help

Only 610 people have received the One Time Cash Assistance since 2013 Only 35 percent of the total number of manual scavengers in Karnataka has received the One Time Cash Assistance (OTCA) of Rs. 40,000 under the Prohibition of Employment and Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers Act, 2013, according to reports from National Safai Karamcharis Finance […]

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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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