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Gujarat Tops in Implemention of Ayushman Bharat Scheme

The Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY), touted as the world's largest government funded healthcare programme, turned two months old last week and it has notched up quite an impressive record in that short span. According to the National Health Agency, over 3.4 lakh beneficiaries have been treated under the scheme.

NEW DELHI: Two months after the launch of Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, Gujarat has emerged as the top performer of the Centre’s ambitious health financing scheme. As of November 23, the Prime Minister’s home state accounted for around 26% of the total number of hospital admissions cleared under the scheme so far.
 

Eliminating the Latent Reservoir of HIV, Study

A new study suggests that a genetic switch that causes latent HIV inside cells to begin to replicate can be manipulated to completely eradicate the virus from the human body. Cells harboring latent HIV are 'invisible' to the natural defenses of the immune system. The findings, which suggest a cure for HIV may be possible, are reported in the journal PNAS.

Revolutionary Dietary Supplement: Long term Impact of Alcohol Consumption Mitigated

Survivor is a revolutionary dietary supplement designed to boost your liver's response to alcohol, aimed at mitigating the negative impact it has on your body. Particularly in the UK, alcohol is deeply embedded within society – at brunch, we drink mimosas; after work, we grab beers; at dinner, we sip wine.

While tolerance levels may vary, we eventually reach an age where even a flute of champagne is enough to weaken us in advance of the next morning. The productivity cost of alcohol's after-effects has been estimated at £7.3 billion, annually, in the UK alone.

Diabetes Tied to Use of Immune-Checkpoint Inhibitors

Reports of diabetes associated with immune-checkpoint inhibitors have increased markedly in the past few years, researchers report. "These findings, particularly the high frequency of presentation in diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and the wide range of timing of onset, emphasize the importance of having a high index of suspicion for diabetes in these patients," said Dr. Jordan J. Wright from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Tennessee.