AIIMS’ ‘world-class’ renovation to begin, Health News, ET HealthWorld

AIIMS' 'world-class' renovation to begin, Health News, ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: redevelopment All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) into a “world-class medical university” is likely to begin soon with the management of the main committee to secure 18 of 20 statutory approvals from multiple agencies to implement the project. The sources said the commission has yet to obtain logging permission from the Department … Read more

Smart watches: Smart watches can help detect and track COVID

Smart watches: Smart watches can help detect and track COVID

United Kingdom: Wearable technologies such as smartwatches and activity trackers have attracted a lot of attention over the past few years about their ability to monitor our health. During the pandemic, attention has turned to whether these wearables can detect physiological changes that may indicate a COVID infection. This, in turn, can help with early … Read more

Isolation ward for drug-resistant tuberculosis patients coming soon, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Isolation ward for drug-resistant tuberculosis patients coming soon, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Gurugram: The Ministry of Health will open a drug-resistant tuberculosis center in Pataudi Civil Hospital By October 1, this will be the first such facility in the city, according to officials. Drug-resistant TB is caused by TB bacteria that are resistant to at least one of the anti-TB drugs. Since the disease is spread through … Read more

Study, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Study, Health News, ET HealthWorld

NEW YORK: mRNA-booster vaccinations extend protection against moderate and severe Covid-19 for four to five months and then begin to decline in effectiveness, according to a new study. The results, published in The BMJ, found that in Omicron The protection period for the mRNA vaccine against Covid-19 was initially severe (89 per cent) but waned … Read more

Cabinet approves three hospitals with 100 beds for critical care, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Cabinet approves three hospitals with 100 beds for critical care, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Ranchi: The Cabinet on Thursday approved the construction of three 100 critical care beds Bloc Hospitals In Lohardaga, Khunti and Seraikela to strengthen health infrastructure. Cabinet Secretary Vandana Dadel said that over Rs 50 crore will be spent on construction of both hospitals under the Union Government PM-ABHIM (Pradhan Mantri-Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission). She … Read more