Survey reveals link between schooling, fertility in Karnataka

At current fertility rates, women with no schooling have an average of 0.4 children more than women with 12 or more years of schooling.

26 Nov 2021

Covid-19 cases on the decline among children in Karnataka

Paediatric cases proportionate to adult cases, shows data

23 Nov 2021

Serpentarium to come up in Bengaluru

Will aid venom research, to cut deaths due to snakebite; will house 500 snakes of 23 species, scorpions and spiders  

22 Nov 2021

Karnataka government-funded lab to open serpentarium to develop anti-venoms

The lab, which collaborates with the Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology, currently works with major anti-venom manufactures to test the effectiveness of the anti-venom in India.

21 Nov 2021

Karnataka sees 18k breakthrough Covid cases, 130 deaths

Most showed mild symptoms, no clarity if patients infected after first or second dose of Covid-19 vaccination

19 Nov 2021

Karnataka's only govt cancer hospital backs giving cervical cancer vaccine to students

Cervical cancer is the second most common type of cancer in India and the only one which can be prevented with a vaccine.

17 Nov 2021

Maternal mortality up, infant mortality down in Yadgir 

While MMR rises to 81.67, IMR decreases to 5 per 1,000 live births

15 Nov 2021

Thanks to price rise, healthcare will cost you a lot more

Giving examples, he said the price of nitrile gloves has gone up from Rs 3.50 to Rs 6, and reagents for blood sugar tests have risen from Rs 2-3 to Rs 5-6.

08 Nov 2021

Karnataka may be losing grip on fight against COVID-19 with reduced testing

Not once have the tests touched the 1 lakh mark in the last six days of this month, while most days of October saw tests crossing 1 lakh and even going as high as 1.6 lakh.

08 Nov 2021

Covid-19: Genome sequencing to focus on clusters in Karnataka

Eighteen sub-lineages of Delta detected in India, need to ramp up genomic surveillance

07 Nov 2021

Eye injuries from firecrackers reported even before Deepavali in Bengaluru 

From 2008 to 2020, the hospital has seen 638 eye injuries caused by firecrackers. Last year, of the 23 patients, three lost their eyesight.

01 Nov 2021

In a first, Kannada star Puneeth Rajkumar's eyes donated to four people on same day

This was done using an advanced technique and the transplant was free in honour of the Rajkumar family, announced Dr Bhujang Shetty, chairman and managing director, Narayana Nethralaya

01 Nov 2021

Puneeth Rajkumar’s death: More than what meets the eye, say doctors on fans’ suicide

Two fans of Kannada film star Puneeth Rajkumar’s dying by suicide after hearing the news of their idol passing away have been reported in Karnataka.

01 Nov 2021

Real-time dashboard on Karnataka health soon

Important for planning, implementation of programmes

01 Nov 2021

Karnataka's third Covid sero survey next week, to include children

A sero survey is used to estimate the prevalence of antibodies against a specific infectious pathogen as an indicator of immunity.

30 Oct 2021