IIPH-H working on drone delivery system for medical products

Hyderabad, July 25 (PTI) Researchers at the Indian Institute of Public Health, Hyderabad (IIPH-H) are working on a drone delivery system for medical products which is expected to be time and cost effective compared to transportation by road. The Digital Drone based Real Time Advanced Medical Modular logistics system (2 DREAM) model envisages delivering medical products […]

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Private engineering colleges in Odisha seek excellence centres

Private engineering colleges in Odisha seek excellence centres

BHUBANESWAR: Private engineering colleges have urged the state government to open centres of excellence in different places to make engineering students industry-ready.The centres will have high-end training equipment and talented instructors to train the students on various practical engineering trades. Members of Odisha Private Engineering College Association (OPECA) met governor Ganeshi Lal on Saturday and discussed the […]

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Unique navigated knee replacement at Medica Hospital

BHUBANESWAR, JUNE 26 A 63-year old school teacher from Gariahat in West Bengal who suffered from severe knee osteoarthritis, which significantly affected her mobility, got a new lease of life following a unique navigated knee replacement surgery at Kolkata-based Medica Superspecialty Hospital. The lady, who also had a bent thigh bone due to an accident […]

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Fighting Hemophilia through better management, increasing awareness

PRIYABRAT BISWAL On World Hemophilia Day on April 17 this year, India’s iconic monument Qutub Minar joined famous landmarks across the world including Niagara Falls, the Eiffel Tower, Faneuil Hall in Boston, the Television tower in Tallinn, Estonia, the Story Bridge in Brisbane, Australia, and the Sears Tower in Chicago to light up red to […]

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Adopt Clinical Establishment Act, Health Ministry urges states

New Delhi, Apr 8 The Union Health Ministry has urged states to adopt the Clinical Establishment Act, which aims to streamline healthcare services in India, stating they are the “most important partners” in rolling out of the free health insurance scheme that offers cover for 10 crore poor families. The Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission […]

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Casual/social smoking on rise among young working women: survey

Hyderabad, Mar 8 Casual and social smoking is on a rise among young working women across metros in India with many of them considering it to be a “stress buster”, says a survey. This is a “disturbing trend” and women must realise that by smoking cigarettes they are posing a danger to their heart’s health, […]

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IITKGP team taps microwave radiation to create clean energy from Sunn Hemp

Kolkata, Feb 27 Researchers at the IIT Kharagpur have tapped microwave radiation to create clean energy for large-scale use from nitrogen-rich non-food Sunn Hemp plants. The IIT Kharagpur Bioenergy Lab team was led by Prof. Saikat Chakraborty, faculty at the Department of Chemical Engineering and P K Sinha Center for Bioenergy and researcher Souvik Kumar […]

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