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The researchers at IIT-Delhi have designed an “Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based low-power electronic hardware system” to easily detect Malaria, Tuberculosis (TB), Intestinal parasite, and Cervical cancer in a few milliseconds. The research is focused on building an intelligent Neuromorphic system which can be used for healthcare access in resource-constrained areas with limited access to human specialists. ..
The World Tuberculosis Day (WTD) is observed every year on 24th March to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB, and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic. The date marks the day in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch announced that he had discovered the bacterium ..
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute develops an anti cancer anti-inflamatory drug conjugated to human serum Albumin
The Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) has recently developed an anti cancer anti-inflamatory drug conjugated to the human serum Albumin. It is an intravenous delivery system, enabling 100 fold increase in drug bio-availability and is a mix of human serum albumin and a plant based drug. This combination is the ..
Topics: Albumin • Branches of biology • Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis • Infectious diseases • Medical specialties • Polymerase chain reaction • Serum • Totally drug-resistant tuberculosis • Tuberculosis • Tuberculosis in India
The Canadian Government will no longer provide homeopathic aid to the Honduras republic. Honduras is a republic located in the Central America. The decision was finalised after a major cry about the public funds going to unproven medical therapies. The citizens of honduras were provided homeopathic treatment for the Chagas disease. It is a tropical ..
Topics: Chagas disease • Consumer fraud • Homeopathy • Honduras • Infectious diseases • Influenza • Medical specialties • Medicine • Outline of Honduras • Pseudoscience • Regulation and prevalence of homeopathy • RTT • Tropical diseases
The West Nile Virus (WNV) fever is a mosquito-borne viral infection, which is rare in India. It is a single-stranded RNA virus that causes West Nile fever. It is a member of the family Flaviviridae, specifically from the genus Flavivirus, which also contains the Zika virus, dengue virus, and yellow fever virus. The World Health ..
On 24th February 2019, Union Minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey rolled out “National Action Plan – Viral Hepatitis” to eliminate viral hepatitis at Mumbai in presence of Amitabh Bachchan, WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Hepatitis in South-East Asia Region. The aim of the programme is to combat hepatitis and achieve countrywide elimination of Hepatitis C by 2030. ..
Topics: Healthcare-associated infections • Hepatitis • Hepatitis X • Infectious causes of cancer • Infectious diseases • Medical specialties • Medicine • RTT • Viral diseases • Viral hepatitis • World Hepatitis Day