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Accusations on social media unfair: Liang

Legal scholar Lawrence Liang, one of the winners of Infosys Prize 2017, said there is an unfairness in accusations made on social media.

16 Nov 2017

Hospitals in state will soon e-register deaths medically

In the next two to three months, all hospitals in Karnataka are likely to have an e-mortality (e-mor) software to help medically register deaths.

13 Nov 2017

Only 90 hospitals in Karnataka are sending cancer data to NCDI

Two years after Karnataka made cancer notifiable, only 90 hospitals across the state send data to the cancer registry, Dr Prashant Mathur, director, National Centre for Disease Informatics and Researc

12 Nov 2017

Less than 50 percent HIV patients link Aadhaar to Anti-Retroviral Therapy services

Karnataka is one of the eight highest HIV-prevalent states and it is to be ensured that all PLHIVs must bring their Aadhaar cards to ART Centres for linkages.

30 Oct 2017

K’taka govt inks MoU with dept of health research to study health technologies

The State government signed an MoU (a copy of which is with Express) for three years with the Union health ministry’s Department of Health Research on October 10 to undertake Health Technology Assessm

27 Oct 2017

With just one week left for roll out, will Karnataka get Arogya Bhagya?

State yet to issue GO on health scheme, working on financial modalities.

24 Oct 2017

Bengaluru burns patient denied admission at four hospital

Janaki, 28-year-old mother of three suffered 25 per cent burn injuries on her face in Monday’s cylinder blast in Ejipura.

17 Oct 2017

Bengaluru collapse: Family survives, shuttles between hospitals now

Chitra and her family of three survived the building collapse with injuries and burns. But now the family is torn between the burns ward at different hospitals.

17 Oct 2017

Bengaluru collapse: Four rescue personnel injured as roof collapse takes them by surprise

A 52-year-old fire officer suffered injuries to his upper spine and neck when he and three of his colleagues tried to extricate five people from under the rubble.

17 Oct 2017

City prays for little Sanjana, gritty survivor

There was a ray of hope amid bleak tragedy as three-year-old Sanjana was removed from the rubble.

17 Oct 2017

Bengaluru-based NGO supplies rare blood to Turkey, Sri Lanka

While most blood banks cater to patients in a radius of 10 km to 20 km, a Bengaluru-based NGO, Sankalp India Foundation, is supplying blood to as far as Turkey and Sri Lanka.

16 Oct 2017

Day after rain fury, Kurubarahalli residents try to pick up the pieces

Even as the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams frantically searched for a mother-daughter duo who were washed away in a drain outside their house during Friday rain, the official death toll

15 Oct 2017

16,000 Potholes, only 2 ‘pythons’

 With just two pothole-filling machines, BBMP will be racing against time to fill potholes in 15 days; experts say full-depth repair of roads needed

11 Oct 2017

Amending Organ Transplant Act raises questions

The Union Ministry of Health had sought suggestions from the public to amend the Transplant of Human Organs and Tissues Act, 1994, and change the definition of ‘near relative’ of a patient.

09 Oct 2017

Portable ECG device helps save lives in rural areas, reduces cost for patients

In a 60-km radius of his clinic, Dr. Mahesh Gadiginmath, a physician at Budigere in Kundgol taluk of Dharwad district, does not have a single cardiologist to whom he can refer a patient.

02 Oct 2017