Ministry of Ayush to organise two-day workshop on Sowa Rigpa

New Delhi, May 20, 2022: The National Institute of Sowa-Rigpa, Leh, under Ministry of Ayush in collaboration with Namgyal Institute of Tibetology (NIT), Sikkim is organizing a two days National workshop on Sowa Rigpa for the Sowa-Rigpa practitioners from North Eastern States on 20th & 21st May 2022. The workshop will be formally inaugurated on 21st May 2022 […]

Online applications are invited to open Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendras

New Delhi, May 01, 2022: Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices Bureau of India (PMBI), the implementing agency of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) is inviting applications from Individuals, Unemployed Pharmacist, Government nominated agencies, NGO’s, Trust, Societies, etc.  for opening of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendras (PMBJKs). The applications have been invited through an online process. […]

Cases of Fairbank’s disease and acromegaly in India

New Delhi, February 21, 2022: Acromegaly disease has been addressed by the Government of India. Fairbank’s disease (Multiple epiphyseal dysplasia) patients usually requires management of pain and orthopedic procedures, for which facilities are available at tertiary care institutions in India. Another rare disorder, Acromegaly is caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone, most often from […]

Model for optimising topography can make better surfaces for hip and knee implants

New Delhi, October 15, 2021: Indian Scientists have developed analytical models that can predict topography of electrical discharge textured (EDT) surfaces, aiding their customisation for improving hip and knee implants. Electrical discharge textured surfaces have suitable surface topography and surface chemistry to promote tissue growth and adhesion. Surface topography prediction is important in EDT surfaces […]

Chandigarh’s first Pollen Calendar can help identify potential allergy triggers and guard sensitive people

New Delhi, September 8, 2021: Chandigarh now has its first pollen calendar, which can identify potential allergy triggers and provide a clear understanding for clinicians as well as allergy sufferers about their causes to help limit their exposure during high pollen loads. About 20-30% of the population suffers from allergic rhinitis/hay fever in India, and […]

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COVID-19: Whether future waves will affect children more or with increased severity are all speculations

Dr. Praveen Kumar, Director, Department of Pediatrics, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi talks about various issues including impact of COVID-19 on children, the need to protect them, and vaccinating pregnant women and lactating mothers. How has the pandemic affected children’s mental and physical health? What needs to be done to reduce its long-term impact? […]