Healthcare & Fitness

Preceyes | Accuracy and Precision | The new phase of micro surgery...
14 Sep 2016 Published by Karthik Manohar Pillai 279 Views

Technology is changing in the blink of an eye. To speak of eyes, technology made a remarkable breakthrough in micro surgery of eyes. The incredible eye operation that took place in London marked the beginning of a new tomorrow where accuracy and precision of robots will outperform manual surgery. Surgeries are very crucial as even a small err may cost human life. While robotic-assisted surgeries are quite common, however, it was the first time ever used inside the human eye. Mr. Bill Beaver,..

Herbal Care brand Himalaya to bank upon e-com biz, targets Rs 100 crore by 2018...
25 Jul 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 305 Views

The trusted herbal health and personal care firm Himalaya Drug Company plans to further boost up its online business and aims a revenue of Rs 100 crore by 2018."We started selling our products on the e-commerce portals including Amazon, Snapdeal and Flipkart last year and sales through this channel saw a 123 per cent jump," Ganesh Ramaswamy, Senior Manager, Digital Wing at Himalaya, as told to PTI.The online sales are growing at 70 per cent per year, and expecting it to touch Rs 100 crore by 201..

HealthyDunia.com announces 2nd edition of India Health & Wellness Awards 2015 presented by Mother Dairy to be held on Se...
02 Sep 2015 Published by J Ranjan 105 Views

After a game-changing first edition that offered a new platform to the industry and policy makers to discuss major issues dogging Indian healthcare, India Health & Wellness Summit & Awards is returning this year with a bigger agenda for dialogue, a wider approach to recognizing front runners and much larger scale of participation from all quarters.HealthyDunia.com, the fastest growing health and wellness information portal is proud to announce the 2nd India Health & Wellness Summit &..

Practo Continues Global March; launches Indonesia....
01 Sep 2015 Published by J Ranjan 137 Views

Practo, Asia’s leading healthcare platform, today announced its entry into the Indonesian market, the 4th most populous country in the world to bring its award-winning product Practo Search to the region. Practo Search will be available both in Indonesian bahasa and English.This will be the first time Indonesians will be able to find the right doctor and book appointments online. Practo Search enables consumers to search through this verified database of doctors and find the one that’s right..

FDA approves Repatha to treat certain patients with high cholesterol...
31 Aug 2015 Published by J Ranjan 225 Views

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Repatha (evolocumab) injection for some patients who are unable to get their low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol under control with current treatment options.Repatha, the second drug approved in a new class of drugs known as PCSK9 inhibitors, is approved for use in addition to diet and maximally-tolerated statin therapy in adult patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH), homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoF..

Philips showcases new integrated Cardiology Solutions to advance minimally invasive procedures at the ESC Congress 2015...
31 Aug 2015 Published by J Ranjan 115 Views

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG AEX: PHIA) today announced its presence at the ESC Congress 2015, where the company is showcasing its latest cardiology solutions, including Heart ModelA.I., EchoNavigator and IntelliSpace Cardiovascular, that connect people and technology with care protocols to assist diagnosis, guide treatment and enable home care.Visitors to the Philips booth (#G200) will experience Philips’ holistic approach to cardiovascular care, featuring its best in class digital tools and capa..

Radon and Other Natural Sources of Radiation Exposure...
30 Aug 2015 Published by J Ranjan 171 Views

Even though many people may not be aware of it, radiation is all around them. In fact, this natural “background” radiation has been here since the birth of the universe.People are exposed to small amounts of radiation from natural sources every day. This radiation exposure can be measured. In the United States, the dose, which is the amount of radiation energy absorbed by the body, is most commonly reported in millirem (mrem). For example, a chest x-ray will cause a person to receive perhaps..

Fitbit Announces Broad Availability Across India and Launches FitStar Personal Trainer...
30 Aug 2015 Published by J Ranjan 222 Views

Fitbit, Inc ., the leader in the global connected health and fitness market, recently announced the nationwide availability of its full line of top-selling activity and sleep-tracking products in India, helping put a more active and healthy lifestyle within reach for Indians across the country. After an initial, successful launch on Amazon in June, the full Fitbit product line will be available progressively through September at leading Reliance Digital, Croma and Helios retail stores across Ind..

Mortality while awaiting a deceased donor transplant is highest in heart transplant (40%-50%) followed by liver transpla...
30 Aug 2015 Published by J Ranjan 185 Views

Thousands of people die every year due to failure of organs like liver, heart, kidneys etc. Though medical advances have paved the way for organ transplant in patients who suffer organ failure, availability of organ donors remains a particular concern in India.Awareness about organ donation is limited. Hence once a person is confronted with a hugely traumatic event of death of a near relative he is so overwhelmed by the tragedy that creating space for a organ donation in that state of mind becom..

These startups are leading the pack in healthcare technology space...
06 Aug 2015 Published by J Ranjan 183 Views

Whenever we walk into a hospital or medical assistance centers, we see thousands of patients walking into the cabins of doctors and specialists. The last decade has seen a lot of changes in the way healthcare and technology have come together. We have seen an extreme rise in funding for healthcare startups building on high tech demands and customer expectations. Healthcare and fitness has moved into wearables, smart watches recording our health stats. The flow of information in an uninterrupted..

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