Sterilize your senses with uAlpine Air Purifier from OSIM

New Delhi, February 28, 2017: If pollution is what’s troubling you, OSIM’s uAlpine can be your best friend for the season. This air purifier smartly detects the air quality ofyour room and indicates the same through display lights.It has also been awarded ‘The Seal of Approval’ by The British Allergy Foundation’ for the effectiveness in the control of allergens.With a 360°surround air flow design and full-potential, uAlpine effectively circulates clean and purified air evenly in the room. There’s more than you can think, the uAlpine removes 99.97% of PM 2.5 with itshigh performa

Price Regulations: A 360 Degree Overview on its Impact on Availability & Accessibility

New Delhi, February 27, 2017: PHD Chamber in association with Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India organized a seminar on 'Price Regulations: A 360 Degree Overview on its Impact on Availability & Accessibility on Tuesday, 21st February 2017, 9:45am, PHD House, New Delhi. Shri Bhupendra Singh, Chairman, NPPA, Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India was the Chief Guest at the inaugural session of the seminar. He said “ No Complaints about shortage of stents even on my whatsapp nu

Good Health, Clean Air and Affordable Bicycles the perfect combination for Economic Progress

Hero Cycles partners Rajastan Government to promote Clean Air, Better Health, contributes 100 cycles and propagates GST Status for Bicycles Jaipur, February 26, 2017: In its drive to promote healthy living and a better environemt Hero Cycles collaborated with the government of Rajastan and distributed 50 women’s and 50 men’s roadster bicycles. This was to support a rally that saw the 100 + strong team ride from Bikaner to Jodhpur, a distance of about 250 km. The rally was flagged off Shri Arjun Meghwal, Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Government of India. In his add

Home Remedies for Chemically Treated Hair - Dr. Naresh Arora, Founder of Chase Aromatherapy Cosmetics and Skincare Institute

“I stared at her black hair. It was shiny like the promises in magazines…” New Delhi, February 26, 2017: When it comes to hair, the attitude of the people varies differently from one person to another depending on the viewer’s cultural and historical perspective. Sometimes it’s the texture and style, or the colour of the hair that matters, and sometimes it is used for indicating the personal beliefs or social position of the person. But, whatever be the hair type or colour every single human being needs to take a good care of their hair in all the seasons as hair sometimes is taken

Monsanto Marks Substantial Progress Against Sustainability Goals In 2016 Report

Details Key Climate Action Milestones, Alignment With UN Sustainable Development Goals And Position On Biodiversity Mumbai, February 26, 2017: Monsanto Company today released its 2016 Sustainability Report, Growing Better Together. Highlights include Monsanto’s actions to help mitigate and adapt to climate change through collaborative efforts, the advancement of its biodiversity position and alignment of its work with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). “We understand the crucial role agriculture has in feeding the world while utilizing the least amount of resources

Apollo Hospital performs combined Liver Transplant, Open Heart Surgery on 5-yr-old

Hyderabad, February 26, 2017: City-based specialists at Apollo Hospital here created a medical history by performing a living donor liver transplant and an open heart surgery within a span of few hours on a five year old baby girl, with multiple health problems including advanced liver cirrhosis, congenital heart defects, severe growth retardation and rickets. Briefing media about this humongous accomplishment here today, Dr Manish C Varma (Head of the Liver Transplant Department, Apollo Hospitals), Dr Girish Warrier (Consultant Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon, Apollo Hospitals) and Sangita Reddy (

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New Delhi, February 25, 2017: In a medical marvel, a giant abdominal tumor was removed from the body of a 55-year-old man who was suffering from type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and hypertension by experts at a hospital here. According to doctor, Dr Wadhawan, who operated upon him, 'The patient, Ashwini Marwah was abnormally gaining weight for the last few years. This prompted him to go for bariatric surgery. During evaluation and investigations, he was found to have a large abdominal tumour of size 30X25cms55-occupying the right side of the abdomen and also crossing over to the left side. Th

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Weert, February 24, 2017: To address the growing market need for complete system solutions, Bosch Packaging Technology has launched an online information platform featuring its value enhancing complete system solutions for the confectionery, bakery, nuts, snacks and powder industries. The new microsite, www.solutions4value.com, allows food and non-food producers to find an optimal system solution for their specific application. In addition, the ‘Insights’ section provides expert opinions on the common challenges faced by producers when selecting and running packaging equipment. “Our goa

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Olympian, Geeta Phogat launches [email protected], a nationwide health awareness program

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AddressHealth and Parikrma Humanity Foundation felicitate schools with innovative healthcare practices

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· Easy to use, cloud-based decision support system helps R&D and commercial teams in Pharma, Policy makers, Clinicians and Researchers take agile decisions, while saving time and effort · iPlexusTM has 100+ terabytes of indexed scientific data across more than 180 clinical trial databases, 200 biological databases, all major patent offices, regulatory agencies, patient forums, universities and treatment centers, websites of Pharmaceutical and Biotech companies including 26 million publications. New Delhi, February 23, 2017: Innoplexus, the technology and product development company foc

WHO congratulates India on successful assessment of India’s National Regulatory Authority Big boost to Government’s efforts towards quality healthcare: J P Nadda

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New Delhi, September 09, 2016: Innovative technology from product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants could help combat glaucoma – a major global cause of blindness, second only to cataracts. It offers a low-cost, user-friendly way of diagnosing and monitoring the disease – so that early intervention and treatment can help slow its progress.

The new Viewioptical concept developed by Cambridge Consultants shows how it could be possible for patients to monitor any effect on their vision in the comfort of their own homes. At the moment, patients typically have an annual optometrist or hospital check-up using a visual field analyser. Flashing lights at varying points of the visual field test sensitivity – with the patient pressing a button each time they see a light.The novel Viewi technology performs the same test but at a fraction of the cost – around £20 rather than £20,000 for the clinical device.

At the heart of the Viewi concept is the extensive optical expertise of Cambridge Consultants, which has been combined with a smartphone app to reproduce the hospital-based ‘static perimetry’ test. The smartphone is slotted into the light and portable headset, and runs a fast, conventional suprathreshold test in less than five minutes per eye. The patient simply presses a button – connected to the headset wirelessly via Bluetooth Smart – each time they see one of the flashing dots.

Human factors considerations were a key element in the design of the Viewi system as it had to be user friendly for patients with sight problems, many of whom are also elderly. The results of the static perimetry test are displayed in a non-technical, intuitive format on the smartphone – tracking the progression of the disease – and can be shared instantly with the patient’s optician.

“Loss of vision as a result of open-angle glaucoma cannot be recovered – but early diagnosis and treatment can slow the progression of the disease,” said Simon Karger, head of surgical and interventional products at Cambridge Consultants. “But although the current clinical tests work exceptionally well, the system for glaucoma management is overloaded.

“We’ve used our optical expertise – coupled with our algorithm skills – to show how a simple, affordable, fast glaucoma screening test that patients can do at home is entirely feasible. The Viewi system doesn’t aim to replace the current screening and management system – it’s been designed to augment the clinical tests.”

The innovative Viewi concept has been hailed as an important advance by optics expert Chris Dainty, a professor at University College London Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital.

“The Viewi technology could provide a valuable early warning system for people at risk of developing glaucoma, as well as patients who need to monitor the effects of the disease on their vision,” he said. “It could also make the static perimetry test accessible to more patients in developing countries, where expensive clinical equipment and trained professionals are often in short supply.”

Glaucoma affects more than 60 million people worldwide. It leads to optic nerve damage as a result of abnormally high fluid pressure inside the eye. The most common form is open-angle glaucoma, which affects around 95% of patients. It causes a gradual loss of peripheral vision – but can be virtually unnoticeable to the patient until they have lost half of their visual field. The damage is irreversible so, without treatment, an individual can become totally blind.

Open-angle glaucoma is hereditary – a family history of the disease increases the risk of an individual developing glaucoma by a factor of between four and nine. So regular checks are crucial for those at risk – and frequent monitoring is needed if problems start to develop.

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