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Government May Not Review Ayushman Bharat Package Rates

Government May Not Review Ayushman Bharat Package Rates

National Health Protection Scheme is a centrally sponsored scheme launched in 2018, under the Ayushman Bharat Mission of MoHFW in India. One of the underlying principles were that the full capacity of private hospitals was not being utilized; and PMJAY is to provide additional volumes to them without additional investments in infrastructure and manpower etc.…

Novel Therapy For Traumatic Brain Injury Prevents Brain Damage

Novel Therapy For Traumatic Brain Injury Prevents Brain Damage

An experimental treatment given to mice after a traumatic brain injury (TBI) reduced damage almost to the levels of mice that never had a TBI, researchers at UT Health San Antonio reported. The study was published July 4 in the Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. The scientists hope to convert the discovery into a…

Multidrug Resistant Microorganisms In The Netherlands

Multidrug Resistant Microorganisms In The Netherlands

The emergence and spread of multidrug resistant microorganisms is a serious threat to transnational public health. Therefore, it is vital that cross-border outbreak response systems are constantly prepared for fast, rigorous, and efficient response. The study trying to improve transnational collaboration by identifying, visualizing, and exploring two cross-border response networks that are likely to unfold…

Zimbabwe's sick With Dual Infections Like HIV And Tuberculosis

Zimbabwe’s sick With Dual Infections Like HIV And Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is an infectious disease usually causing by Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria. As Tuberculosis is the most common cause of death comparing to the HIV death rate; according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The study on the dual infection by HIV and Tuberculosis is a notorious killer. A patient how was examined like weighing a skeletal…

General surgery

Robot Points To Less Invasive Prostate Surgery

The study find that the Vanderbilt collaborators focused on minimally invasive prostate surgery are developing an endoscopic robotic system with two-handed dexterity at a much smaller scale than existing options. A key part of the design telescoping, curved, concentric tubes  received U.S. patent protection , therefore the same month the principal investigators secured a $2.1…

Tinnitus Was Detected As Ringing Sound

Have you ever heard that annoying or unpleasant sound in your ears but there is no external object that’s producing it? You may hear it in the form of a buzz, hum, chirp or click; for medical experts, it is called tinnitus. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association defines tinnitus as a ringing sound that can be…

New Computational Technique Resolves Compressed X-ray Data

Computational Technique Resolves Compressed X-ray Data

The study with high-energy X-ray; such as those that will be producing by the upgrade to Argonne’s Advanced Photon Source; comes a potential hitch the more penetrating the X-rays are; the higher a likelihood that researchers could run into problems with the image data. In a new study, researchers have found a novel way to…

Home dialysis

Initiating Home Dialysis Narrowed: Racial And Ethnic Differences

Dialysis is a life-saving treatment for many individuals with kidney failure; either at home by the patient or at a dialysis facility by trained personnel. The use of home dialysis in the United States increased; From last 10 years due to payment reforms and educational efforts. Because it provides patients with more autonomy and flexibility;…

Hematology

Blood Sugar Tests Help Predict Risk Of Future Diabetes

The researches find that the a random blood glucose test might be all that is necessary to predict which of the patients would go on to develop diabetes in the future over the next five years. But The study titled; “Random plasma glucose predicts the diagnosis of diabetes,” appeared in the July issue of the…

Nuclear medicine

PET/CT Is Routinely Utilized To Investigate Lymph Node Metastases

Positron emission tomography PET/ CT is routinely utilized to investigate lymph node (LN) metastases in non-small cell lung cancer. However, it is less sensitive in normal-sized LNs. This study was performed in order to define the prevalence of mediastinal LN metastases discovered on combined endosonography by endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) fine needle…

Estrogen

Low Estrogen Causes Muscle Loss In Women After Menopause

Pioneering research shows the essential role played by the female hormone estrogen in preserving muscle bulk and strength in women. Muscles need to repaired following injury to maintain their strength and function. It has long known that male sex hormones like testosterone and related compounds have potent muscle-building action. The current University of Minnesota study shows that in…

Patient Safety In Hospitals Is One Of Highest Priorities

Patient Safety In Hospitals Is One Of Highest Priorities

Patient Safety; Her more than 3 million kids are hospitalized in the United States every year. Whether it’s for a planned test or surgery or an injury or other emergency, knowing how to be involved in your child’s care can help you get through what’s often a stressful event. The single most important thing you…