Nearly half percent of Indian population is physically unfit, recent Lancet study is frightening

Nearly half percent of Indian population is physically unfit, recent Lancet study is frightening

Health study: A recent study by Lancet states that more than half of the Indian population is not physically active. Lacent’s study expressed concern about the physical inability of Indians and stated that the day is not far when more than sixty percent of the Indian population will fall victim to problems caused by lack … Read more

Karnataka gets first-of-its-kind WhatsApp chatbot for snakebite awareness – ET HealthWorld

Karnataka gets first-of-its-kind WhatsApp chatbot for snakebite awareness – ET HealthWorld

Bengaluru: To create more awareness about snake bite prevention as well as to prevent snake chasethe first of its kind whatsapp chatbot has been launched in Mysuru of Karnataka. Incidentally, in February Karnataka also became the first state in India to declare snakebite as a notifiable disease. The chatbot, launched by Humane Society International (HSI) … Read more

Hi-tech drones comes as a rescue to control India’s malaria menace – ET HealthWorld

Hi-tech drones comes as a rescue to control India’s malaria menace – ET HealthWorld

By Prathiba Raju and Abhijeet Singh New Delhi: Malaria, humanity’s oldest and deadliest vector-borne disease, has remained a silent killer. Although impressive and continued progress has been made in reducing the disease burden in the country, emerging and re-emerging mosquito-borne diseases pose a growing threat. India is the most populous country in the world and … Read more

WHO’s new AI-powered chatbot SARAH is giving wrong medical answers – ET HealthWorld

WHO’s new AI-powered chatbot SARAH is giving wrong medical answers – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: The World Health Organisation is wading into the world of AI to provide basic health information through a human-like avatar. But while the bot responds sympathetically to users’ facial expressions, it doesn’t always know what it’s talking about. SARAH, short for Smart AI Resource Assistant for Health, is a virtual health worker that’s … Read more

How AI and ML Decode Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) for Personalized Healthcare – ET HealthWorld

How AI and ML Decode Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) for Personalized Healthcare – ET HealthWorld

By Kodeeswaran NatarajanThe merging of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) is proving to be a game-changer in the ever-changing world of healthcare. Imagine a tool that not only diagnoses and treats illnesses but also delves into the daily lives of individuals to find hidden health clues. Lately, the case of heart attacks among … Read more

What is Parrot Fever? Know Causes, Symptoms And Treatment of The Deadly Disease Emerging in Europe

What is Parrot Fever? Know Causes, Symptoms And Treatment of The Deadly Disease Emerging in Europe

Home Health What is Parrot Fever? Know Causes, Symptoms And Treatment of The Deadly Disease Emerging in Europe Parrot fever, also known as psittacosis, is a rare but potentially serious bacterial infection. Recent WHO reports indicate that the disease has resulted in the deaths of five people in Europe. What is Parrot Fever? Know Causes, … Read more

Robotic Assistance Revolutionising Breast Cancer Surgery – ET HealthWorld

Robotic Assistance Revolutionising Breast Cancer Surgery – ET HealthWorld

By Dr Mandeep Singh Malhotra Cancer ranks as the second leading global cause of death, with one in six lives affected, according to the World Health Organization. In India, breast cancer, constituting 14 per cent of female cancers, poses a significant challenge. For every two women diagnosed, one sadly succumbs to the disease. In 2020, … Read more

AI use in Mozambique jails spawns new hope in TB fight – ET HealthWorld

AI use in Mozambique jails spawns new hope in TB fight – ET HealthWorld

Maputo: A programme using artificial intelligence to test inmates in a high security Mozambican jail for tuberculosis has spawned hope that the new tech can help eradicate the disease. Teeming prisons are a hotbed of TB, the world’s second deadliest communicable disease after COVID, according to the World Health Organisation. Mozambique, a country of 32 … Read more