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Patients suffer as Med Establishments Act remains only on paper

The KPME Bill was passed in the legislature in November last year, received the Governor’s assent in January this year and the gazette notification was issued in March.

15 Dec 2018

Local, cheaper Parkinson’s drug launched in Bengaluru

Bringing relief to underprivileged patients, APOSAN, an injection for Parkinson's disease locally developed by Rusan Pharma Ltd, was launched here on Wednesday.

13 Dec 2018

Cutting roads sans nod to cost dear

It is also mandatory to install signages where road-cutting is under way.

12 Dec 2018

Medical devices panel to be formed to reduce patients’ bills

The government doesn’t support technological development.

11 Dec 2018

Tuberculosis forums to be set up for community engagement 

According to the Government Order, meetings of the forums will be mandatory every six months.

11 Dec 2018

Karnataka HC to hear pleas of 66 migrant workers on their eviction

Around 15 undergraduate students from Social Work and Journalism streams of St Joseph’s College turned up after the message of the drive was posted on their class’ Facebook pages.

10 Dec 2018

Bengaluru doctor awarded for taking healthcare to Kalahandi tribes

Dr Aquinas Edasseryaruns 24/7 health centres at two locations in Thuamul Rampur block of Kalahandi, which are severely deprived of health facilities.

03 Dec 2018

Rare diseases policy still in draft state

Karnataka is the only state to have a Centre of Excellence for Rare Diseases at the government-run Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health in Bengaluru. 

01 Dec 2018

Karnataka yet to implement Good Samaritan Act

SaveLIFE Foundation said when a randomised survey was done in April-May among 330 people in Bengaluru, 92 per cent were unaware of the Law.

30 Nov 2018

Residents up in arms over demolition threat in Bengaluru’s Kundalahalli

The civic body, on November 14 and 17, advertised a notification dated July 13, 2018, in just a section of the print media, about the properties to be demolished. 

28 Nov 2018

Bengaluru doctor behind voice box brings doctor-innovators together

When city-based cancer surgeon, Dr Vishal Rao, invented the Rs 50 voice box called AUM Voice Prosthesis, which helps throat cancer patients speak again, he was not aided by any engineer.

27 Nov 2018

After facelift, dumpyard turns into a playground

A dumpyard on Nayapanahalli Main Road in Chamundeshwari Nagar was a stinking ground till last year.

27 Nov 2018

Kids given book with adult content at Bengaluru Comic Con

Parents were shocked by the age-inappropriate material handed freely over the counter to unsuspecting kids at Comic Con 2018.

23 Nov 2018

Portable ECG devices to be used by Jayadeva hospital soon

Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences will deploy portable ECG devices in primary health centres and taluk hospitals in Mysuru and Kalaburagi districts.

21 Nov 2018