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US virus patients and businesses sue China over outbreak

At least nine lawsuits have been filed in the US against China, claiming authorities there tried to hide what was happening in Wuhan

11 May 2020 9:57 AM

Use of facial recognition tech can help continuously monitor patient safety in ICU

Around 300 hours of data were analysed to find daytime images of patients facing the camera in a good body position.

04 Jun 2019 1:39 PM

People with dementia could benefit from Virtual Reality

VR can clearly have positive benefits for patients with dementia.

11 May 2019 3:21 PM

Lupin launches India’s first chatbot for patients

Chatbot named ‘ANYA’ is designed to provide medically verified information for health-related queries.

24 Nov 2018 10:05 AM

Efforts needed to address 'financial toxicity' of cancer treatment

Many patients face financial devastation particularly as they progress into survivorship.

23 Jul 2018 12:55 PM


Game-changer brain ‘pacemaker’ reduces seizures

A device the size of a £2 coin has now been used to interrupt the fits reducing seizures.

18 Jun 2018 3:28 PM

Now millions of heart failure patients can be saved with breakthrough therapy

Majority of this stem-cell therapy takes place at home replacing other costly treatments like open heart surgery.

12 Jun 2018 1:30 PM

Government hospital runs out of vital Hepatitis-C medicine

An NGO has alleged that the G.B. Pant Hospital under the Delhi government had run out of Hepatitis C medicines.

03 Jun 2018 5:34 AM

'Tic Tac Toe'-playing robot can help stroke patients recover

Young and older adults moved significantly slower when they played with the slower robot compared to the faster lighting system.

07 May 2018 2:13 PM

This simple system can ease cancer patients' pain

According to a University Of Edinburgh-led study, patients with cancer could benefit from a simple bedside system to manage their pain.

27 Mar 2018 8:58 AM


Survival of patients with anal cancer depends on socioeconomic status

Advances in SCCA treatment have boosted survival and cure rates, but benefits are uneven among patients of disparate socioeconomic status.

12 Mar 2018 6:46 PM

People die more on weekends

Around 300,000 patients from 470 hospitals were monitored for the research.

23 Jan 2018 4:18 PM

UK: India-born doctor jailed for 12 yrs for sexual assaulting women patients

Police fear there may be other victims as Rathore was working as a GP for many years.

19 Jan 2018 11:00 AM

This drug ups risk of heart failure in cancer patients

The proteasome inhibitor carfilzomib has taken on an increasing role in the treatment of multiple myeloma.

30 Dec 2017 6:45 PM

No quota in trains for patients suffering from arthritis: Rajya Sabha reply

Railways are losing substantial revenue on account of concessions granted to more than 50 categories of passengers.

27 Dec 2017 4:59 PM


'Patients should write their own medical records'

The team conducted in-depth telephone interviews with 29 health care experts.

03 Dec 2017 8:20 AM

Radiologists want patients to get test results faster

In most medical practices, radiology teams interpret medical images but aren’t the ones who tell patients about the results.

19 Nov 2017 12:04 PM

Doctors in India see patients for just two minutes: study

India’s primary care consultation time was two minutes in 2015.

09 Nov 2017 1:59 PM

Living will for passive euthanasia: The right way to go

Doctors may also be spared of any accusation of foul play or negligence in cases where patients had penned down a living will.

25 Oct 2017 12:24 AM

Experts say people from North India prone to celiac disease

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that occurs due to ingestion of a protein called gluten which is present in cereals.

09 Sep 2017 9:50 AM