User: esg Topic: Health
Category: Diseases :: Communicable :: Malaria
Last updated: Oct 22 2014 07:02 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Diarrhoea Spreads to Another Village 22.10.2014 The New Indian Express - Odisha - http://newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/
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Test for malaria in as little as 30 minutes, on a smart phone 21.10.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Test for malaria in as little as 30 minutes, on a smart phone
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67 dengue cases reported last week 21.10.2014 Hindu: News
The number of dengue cases being reported from around the city jumped sharply this past week – having more than doubled in comparison to the previous week. The city reported 67 cases this p...
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IISc develops hand-held device to detect malaria 21.10.2014 deccanherald.com
Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have developed a portable hand-held device that can detect malaria within a short span of time and has the potential to aid the global fight against the disease especially in areas with minimal facilities where the disease might be rampant. The conventional diagnosis involves collecting blood samples, subjecting them to clinical microscopy in a lab by experts with the results being available in a day or two. Such tests require lab equipment and experts, and consume much time. Other detection methods like Rapid Diagnostic Tests (RTDs) give fast but only qualitative results. The device developed at IISc on the other hand gives both qualitative and quantitative results by automating the process of clinical microscopy, all within a device that can be held in one's hand.Whats more, it does not require any skilled manpower to conduct the tests. The tests can be conducted by a layman. Speaking to DeccanHerald, Dr Sai Siva Gorthi, Assistant Professor, ...
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Diagnose malaria with a drop of blood, in 30 mins flat 21.10.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Diagnose malaria with a drop of blood, in 30 mins flat
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Diagnose malaria with a drop of blood in 30 minutes 21.10.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Diagnose malaria with a drop of blood in 30 minutes
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Dengue deluge in Mumbai leads to bed crisis in hospitals 21.10.2014 Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News - Times of India
Every fourth hospital bed in the city seems to be occupied by a fever, dengue, malaria or typhoid ...
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Test for malaria in 30 minutes 21.10.2014 Hindu: Health
The device can take another three years to reach the market
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Rs 75 crore for Maharashtra to fight tuberculosis 21.10.2014 Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News - Times of India
Tuberculosis patients need nutritional support as much as they need medicines. That was the pitch the state government made last week to the joint monitoring committee comprising officials from the Central TB Division, the World Bank and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria while seeking more funds for its fight against ...
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Young kids often given wrong medication 20.10.2014 All News-IANS Stories
One child is affected every eight minutes when usually a well-meaning parent or caregiver commits an unintentional medication error, said a US-based study.
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People should also become aware for dengue control 20.10.2014 Central Chronicle
Staff Reporter, Bhopal Side by side district level control room, zonal control rooms have also... more »
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Reproductive Health Camp held 20.10.2014 Manipur: E-Pao
Reproductive Health Camp held
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Reproductive health camp held 20.10.2014 Manipur: E-Pao
Reproductive health camp held
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Diarrhoea Toll Reaches Ten in Patrapur 20.10.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Turkey on high alert against Ebola at border crossing 19.10.2014 All News-IANS Stories
Turkey has taken necessary measures against the deadly Ebola virus at Kapikule crossing of its border with Bulgaria, a high-ranking Turkish official said Sunday.
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Rajaiah urges junior doctors to end strike 19.10.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Rajaiah urges junior doctors to end strike
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Tripura funds scam alleged 19.10.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Agartala, Oct. 18: The Tripura health department is mired in a Rs 32-crore scam in the implementation of the centrally-sponsored National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) at Kailasahar, the headquarters of Unokoti district.
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9 die in scrub typhus outbreak 19.10.2014 Jaipur News, Jaipur City News | Cities News - Times of India
Scrub typhus is giving nightmares to health authorities as the people tested positive for the disease are constantly increasing in Kota and Jaipur ...
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Maoists kill an ailing policeman in Bastar 18.10.2014 Hindu: Home
The Maoists abducted and killed a sick policeman in Sukma district of Bastar on Saturday. The Maoists halted a bus plying on Chintalnar-Jagargunda road in Sukma district, abducted constab...
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Chennai-born Indian-American scientist to get rare honour 18.10.2014 Oneindia.in: News
Washington, Oct 18: Chennai born Indian-American engineer and scientist Subra Suresh is set to be inducted into the Institute of Medicine (IOM) on Sunday, making him the only university president to be elected to all three national academies.Suresh the current president
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