Tag Archives: Medical

Australia slashes Pacific aid funding for health as region battles medical crises

Australia has increased foreign aid to the Pacific, but slashed spending on health, even as the region battles several medical crises. Photograph: Allan Stephen/Unicef/AFP via Getty Images Australia’s aid funding to health programs across the Pacific region has been slashed in the past five years, even as Pacific nations have battled health crises, including a devastating measles outbreak, polio and ... Read More »

Healthcare News Today Jobs – How to Become a Valued Medical Assistant

  Being a medicinal collaborator is a standout amongst the most looked for after healthcare news today occupations today. Therapeutic partners fill in as help for the specialists in centers and doctor’s facilities. There work might be differed and can traverse from front office to back office. They might be endowed with information passage, arrangements and charging employments. They may ... Read More »

Medical students in shock: TN government might exempt state from NEET exam

Medical students in shock: TN government might exempt state from NEET exam After widespread protest by medical students in the state to not have NEET in Tamil Nadu and after multiple visits by ministers from the state to Centre, finally Union Minister Nirmala Sitaraman’s promise to exempt Tamil Nadu might become a reality soon. Medical students in shock: TN government ... Read More »

NEET: SC asks CBSE to explain how medical entrance exam will have identical papers

The Supreme Court had earlier refused to ‘nullify’ the NEET 2017 saying it would affect over 6 lakh candidates who have passed the test to join medical and dental courses. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the CBSE to explain how it would have identical question papers in English, Hindi as well as in vernacular languages ... Read More »

Google to Remove Private Medical Records From Search Results

HIGHLIGHTS Google has quietly started removing personal medical records Earlier, Google had only removed webpages with identifying financial info Health records can also appear online without consent Alphabet Inc.’s Google has quietly started removing a new category of online content – personal medical records – from its search results, a departure from its typically hands-off approach to policing the web. ... Read More »

Not Such a Small Matter: The Use of Miniature Motors in Medical Devices

When talking about the use of miniature motors in medicine, people usually think about prosthetics and exoskeletons. But there’s a wider range of uses for these motors than just those. Here are some examples: Drills, Shavers, Saws and Screwdrivers These tools are necessities in the operating room, especially in the fields of orthopedics. After all, surgeons cannot simply use common ... Read More »

Medical Call Centers: Enhancing Healthcare Provision

Call centers have been a staple for enterprises in various industries, and there’s no reason why those in the healthcare industry should be an exception. By making it easier to manage communication between the healthcare organization and its patients and stakeholders, a call center not only improves the quality of customer service but also enhances the potential of the organization ... Read More »

NEET to be the soul criteria for selecting students for medical courses

After the centre has decided to select students for medical courses on the basis of NEET, BJP in Puducherry strongly supported the same. The government also appealed through a resolution to the centre to let Puducherry continue to select students through CENTAC. NEET to be the soul criteria for selecting students for medical courses RELATED STORIES UPSC CDS (I) 2016: ... Read More »

Himachal Pradesh: Government to establish university for medical sciences

“All medical courses from six months to five years duration and also the Ayurvedic colleges would be affiliated to the proposed university and a comprehensible bill is being drafted for approval of the Cabinet,” said Health and Family Welfare Minister Kaul Singh Thakur. RELATED STORIES National level entrance test for B.Ed admissions soon: HRD HP Board Exams 2017: Class 12, ... Read More »

Obesity And Arthritis Are Linked: Medical Experts

MUMBAI: Various studies have linked rising cases of arthritis with obesity which occurs due to poor lifestyle, food habits and lack of physical exercise, according to medical experts. On the occasion of ‘World Arthritis Day’ observed on October 12, experts said arthritis, a disease of joints, is an autoimmune disorder and has been on the rise in last decade. Most ... Read More »