‘Technology Push to Aid Digital Economy’ – Union Budget 2017-18

Budget Reactions Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India says, “The Finance Minister has presented a balanced budget, underlined by the continued push to using technology to aid a digital economy. As India strengthens its position on the global map, the need for skilled youth is crucial. The budget’s focus on extending market relevant training for the …

BGS Hospital Patient Implants ICD-CRT Device Combo With Remote Heart Monitoring System

BGS Global Hospital successfully performed a heart surgery wherein, a combination of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD) and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT) pacemaker was implanted to treat a patient suffering from heart failure and thereby prevent Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD). A large percentage of patients who suffer from heart failure need special implantable devices for CRT. These …

Anti-Tefton Activity Picks Up in India; Karnataka Government Likely to Join In Research, Funding & Awareness

If you use your Teflon or non-stick pots and pans on a daily basis, you may unknowingly be exposing your family to hidden dangers. That’s because non-stick cookware is made using a carcinogenic chemical called perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), which starts emitting toxic fumes that you inhale every time you cook with a non-stick pot or …

Make Newborn Screening for Congenital Hypothyroidism Mandatory in Karnataka

By Manu Sharma Unlike the developed nations, in India every 1 in 1172 babies is effected with congenital hypothyroidism. Endocrinologists who insist on compulsory newborn screening suggest that the Government of Karnataka to make Amendment in the Healthcare Act so its mandatory for screening both in the government and private hospitals. In 2008, Goa become …