Delsam Phama: More deaths, injuries linked to recalled eyedrops, Health News, ET HealthWorld

68 people were diagnosed with infections from the bacteria. That's up from one death and five cases of permanent vision loss reported last month. The outbreak is considered particularly worrisome because the bacteria is resistant to standard antibiotics.
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1 weeks ago

Siemens Healthineers, Nasscom CoE announce startup accelerator programme, Health News, ET HealthWorld

The accelerator programme will focus on six major domains, access to care, networked care & digitally enabled services, radiology imaging, in-vitro diagnostics, and advanced image-guided therapy. Startups that are part of the programme will have the opportunity to collaborate with Siemens Healthineers businesses to get access to global markets.
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1 weeks ago

Centre mulls regulations, stringent action against e-pharmacies amid concerns over data privacy, malpractices, Health News, ET HealthWorld

The draft of the new drugs, medical devices and cosmetics bill, 2023, has been sent for inter-ministerial consultation. The central government may regulate, restrict or prohibit the sale or distribution of any drug by online mode. It seeks to replace the existing Drugs and Cosmetics Act of 1940.
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2 weeks ago

US FDA approves Acadia's genetic Rett syndrome drug, Health News, ET HealthWorld

The fda approved the drug for the treatment of Rett syndrome, a genetic brain disorder. The drug is sold under the brand name Daybue in adult and pediatric patients two years of age and older. It comes with a warning of diarrhea and weight loss.
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2 weeks ago

New York officials ask 3 pharmacy chains for plans on abortion drug access, Health News, ET HealthWorld

New york government officials sent a letter to pharmacy operators CVS Health Corp, Walgreens Boot Alliance, and Rite Aid Corp. They asked about their commitment to dispense mifepristone in the state. The letter follows a statement last week that it won't sell abortion pills in some republican-dominated states.
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3 weeks ago

Little deterioration in mental health linked to pandemic: Study, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Mental health in the general population has not altered much throughout the COVID-19 pandemic compared to pre-pandemic levels. Some specific groups, particularly women, appear to have been more negatively affected, but changes have been minimal to small, say the researchers. Inconsistencies in study quality may have led to misleading results.
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3 weeks ago

Europe will lose out on medical innovation if draft EU reforms pass: Novo Nordisk CEO, Health News, ET HealthWorld

The european commission will present its proposed overhaul of the bloc's pharmaceuticals regulation on march 29. It says drugs need to reach patients more quickly and in all european nations. Novo's Lars Jorgensen lamented that without changes to the current draft, his company would be forced to research, test and bring products to market in the united states and elsewhere.
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4 weeks ago

Universities Of Edinburgh: Researchers reveal regular physical activity helps improve mental health in adolescents, Health News, ET HealthWorld

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4 weeks ago

Even Healthcare sets up a medical board to strengthen its clinical protocols, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Even has inducted Dr. Martin Gilbert , senior advisor to the global healthcare practice at the Boston Consulting Group in California, Dr. Abha Agarwal and Dr. Archit C Bhatt. The board will take stock of the best clinical practices around the world and help Even doctors design care guidelines for members.
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2 months ago

Fibe partners with Narayana Health to offer medical expense loans, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Fibe has entered into a partnership with Narayana Health to offer low-cost and no-cost medical expense loans of up to 10 lacs. Patients and caregivers can now avail of loans for healthcare emergencies with a repayment tenure of 3 months to 2 years. The scheme is also applicable to those with no lending history.
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2 months ago

Envirochip diminishes impact of mobile phone radiations on human brain: AIIMS Study, Health News, ET HealthWorld

A joint study conducted by AIIMS and Syenergy Environics Ltd analysed the effect of mobile phone radiations on human brain activity. The study interprets the changes in the frequencies during the Electroencephalography ( EEG ) test as scientific evidence of the impact. The World Health Organization International Agency for Research on Cancer had also classified radiofrequency electromagnetic fields as Group-2B.
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3 months ago

US FDA approves Acer Therapeutics' genetic disorder drug, Health News, ET HealthWorld

The drug, sodium phenylbutyrate, could be used as an adjunctive therapy to the standard of care for patients with UCDs with certain deficiencies. The company resubmitted its marketing application for the drug in July after it got the so-called complete response letter from FDA in June.
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3 months ago

Genome Sequencing: UK announces mass genome sequencing programme for newborns, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Newborn Genomes Programme is billed as the largest study of its kind in the world. It will identify 200 conditions affecting a total of 3,000 newborn babies every year in the UK. UK Health Secretary Steve Barclay says potential for genomics to revolutionise the way we deliver health care is great.
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3 months ago

Healthium Medtech: Healthium Medtech to sell UK-based subsidiary Clinisupplies to KKR, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Healthium Medtech announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its UK-based subsidiary, Clinisupplies to KKR. The company will re-invest the proceeds from the transaction to strengthen its portfolio in advanced surgery, wound care, orthopaedics, and post-surgical care.
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3 months ago

New gadget identifies COVID-19 antibodies in five minutes, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Brazilian researchers create electrochemical immunosensor that identifies antibodies against SARS-CoV-2. Electrode detected COVID-19 antibodies in serum in about five minutes with 88.7 per cent sensitivity and 100 per cent specificity. Device is easy to make and use, and its production cost is relatively low.
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4 months ago

Artificial Intelligence in Gastroenterology and Medicine, Health News, ET HealthWorld

The use of AI in healthcare was slow to take off when compared to the non-medical commercial applications. In Gastroenterology, the field of endoscopy has generated the most interest in AI as it relies on imaging and thus utilizes Computer vision- a technology that allows computers to ‘see’ and interpret visual data.
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4 months ago

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Researchers find link between genetic factors and Autism Spectrum Disorder, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has been linked to hundreds of risk genes that could play a role in disease development. Several of the risk genes modulate the activity of mitochondria, the energy factories within cells. The protein-based mapping tool could be used to help classify individuals with ASD who have a shared biological signature.
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4 months ago

Covid Patients: Two thirds of first-wave Covid patients had long-term symptoms: Study, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Nearly 60 per cent of hospitalised COVID-19 patients and 68 per cent non-hospitalised counterparts reported still having at least one symptom two years later. The most common symptoms during the acute infection were fever, shortness of breath, muscle pain, and cough.
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4 months ago

Nearsightedness: Genetics combined with long years of schooling might cause nearsightedness in children: Research, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Nearsighted vision is associated with a range of eye disorders, making it a leading cause of irreversible vision impairment in older individuals. People often become nearsighted as children, and the condition appears to result from a mix of genetics, too little time spent outdoors and many years of education.
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4 months ago

Amazon: Amazon launches virtual healthcare clinic in U.S

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4 months ago

Medanta: Medanta building 1,000-bed hospital in Noida, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Global health is building a 550-bed facility in Noida with an investment of Rs 350 crore. The initial public offer of Global Health was subscribed at 49 per cent on the second day of the offer. At the upper end of the price band, the company is expected to fetch Rs 2,206 crore, according to analysts.
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4 months ago

Kkr: KKR, Temasek look to buy India's TPG-backed Care Hospitals, Health News, ET HealthWorld

KKR & Co Inc, Temasek Holdings, and Max Healthcare Institute are vying to buy the chain. Investors blackstone and CVC Capital Partners were also in the race to acquire the chain, the economic Times reported.
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4 months ago

Global Health: Medanta brand-owner Global Health sets IPO price band at Rs 319-336/share, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Global health is a leading private multi-speciality tertiary care provider in the north and eastern regions of India. It operates and manages five hospitals under the Medanta brand in Gurugram, Indore, Ranchi, Lucknow and Patna.
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5 months ago

Teladoc: Teladoc shares jump as upbeat results allay fears over mental health business, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Teladoc shares have fallen more than 70% so far this year after losing over half their value last year. Company cut upper end of full-year adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) forecast to $250 million from $265 million.
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5 months ago

Health Data: Australian health insurer says data of all customers hacked, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Medibank said significant amounts of health claims data had also been accessed in the breach. The thief has demanded ransom and has reportedly threatened to expose the diagnoses and treatments of high-profile customers. The government has been planning urgent legislative reforms on cybersecurity regulation since a hacker stole the personal data of almost 10 million current and former customers of Optus.
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5 months ago

Abott: Poor medicine adherence: A critical public health challenge, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Abbott recently hosted its second Global a:care Congress to help find tangible solutions for the pressing global challenge of medicine non-adherence. The main aim of Congress is to educate healthcare professionals and empower them to help their patients to better stick with their treatments. About 8 per cent of the total global health expenditure could be avoided with adherence to medicine.
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5 months ago

Hospital chain attack part of ongoing cybersecurity concerns, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Health system giant has 140 hospitals in 21 states. As of Thursday, it's still unknown how many of its 1,000 care sites were affected. The incident underscores the growing concerns surrounding ransomware attacks on health care systems.
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5 months ago

Cybersecurity: Hospital chain says 'IT security issue' disrupts operations, Health News, ET HealthWorld

A company spokesperson would not explain the nature of the apparent cyberattack. The incident occurred Monday and forced the diversion of ambulances from the emergency department of the city's Mercy One Medical Center.
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5 months ago

Bandages: Researchers discover use of sound, bubbles to make bandages stickier, long lasting, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Ultrasound induced bubbles control stickiness of adhesive bandages. Innovation could pave the way for further breakthroughs in medical adhesives. Adhesives can also potentially be used to deliver drugs through the skin. The findings of the study were published in the journal Science.
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7 months ago