Pollution is not just bad for your lungs

People who breathe polluted air experience changes within the brain regions that control emotions. They may be more likely to develop anxiety and depression than those who breathe cleaner air. Clara G Zundel is Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University. Her team reviewed more than 100 research articles from both animal and human studies.
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Yesterday

Shraddha Walkar killing might up mental health cases: Experts

Relentless exposure to gory details of the crime not only adversely impacts her near and dear ones but also those closely following the case, say experts. Dr Harish Shetty, consulting psychiatrist at H L Hiranandani Hospital, Powai, said many mothers are experiencing nightmares as well as girls who are in love.
#HarishShetty #HLHiranandaniHospital #News #Health #MentalHealth


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UP Govt to Assess Mental Health of Students

The Uttar Pradesh government will now make an assessment of the mental health and intelligence quotient of students of state-run schools. The assessment, as per officials, will help the government address the issues of primary and secondary students so that they perform better in the future. The Bureau of Psychology, Prayagraj, has prepared a questionnaire.
#BureauofPsychology #UttarPradesh #News #Health #MentalHealth


Yesterday

Medical negligence case against Kerala govt doctor after teenager’s forearm amputated - India Today

A case of medical negligence has been filed against an orthopedic specialist at a government college in Kerala's Thalassery. This comes after the left forearm of a teenager who the doctor operated on had to be amputated. The boy, identified as Sultan Bin Siddique, had undergone treatment for a bone fracture after he got injured while playing football.
#SultanBinSiddique #IndiaToday #Kerala #News #Health #Medicine


Yesterday

30% teaching posts vacant in 13 state-run medical colleges of UP

Nearly 30% of the 2,129 teaching posts, including those of professor, associate professor and assistant professor, are vacant. As many as 936 regular faculty and 553 contractual staff make up for the total strength of 1,489. The maximum (117) posts are vacant at Gorakhpur's medical college against the total 257 positions sanctioned.
#HindustanTimes #Gorakhpur #News #Health #Medicine


Yesterday

$3.5 million for a dose? Time to heal this market

US-based CSL Behring plans to charge for a single dose of Hemgenix, its new gene-therapy drug that was just approved by the US federal regulator for the treatment of haemophilia B. Some 16 million people in the US and Europe are estimated to suffer from this kind of. Bluebird Bio’s Zynteglo for a blood disorder called beta thalassemia was launched at $2.8 million.
#CSLBehring #Europe #News #Health #Healthcare


Yesterday

Tamil Nadu: Couple Alleges Medical Negligence by Doctors While Performing Child’s Surgery; Hospital Refutes Claim

The 25-year-old Ajith Kumar and Karthika- couple hailing from Ameerpalayam in Sattur of Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu gave birth to their son on October 30 last year. On November 2 of last year, the child was operated on by doctors at Rajaji Hospital in Madurai after being taken there with breathing issues in his trachea and was sent home after treatment completion. However, GRH Dean Dr. A Rathinavel has refuted the claim of medical negligence.
#AjithKumar #Ameerpalayam #News #Health #Medicine


Yesterday

Check medicine stock at govt hosps: U.P

Brajesh Pathak has directed health officials to visit and check stock of medicines at government hospitals. Pathak asked all chief medical officers and chief medical superintendents across the state to make sure that patients coming to the OPD and those admitted in government hospitals are only provided in-house medicines.
#BrajeshPathak #HindustanTimes #News #Health #Medicine


Yesterday

GP practice data available for first time - GOV.UK

New data published on GP appointments for the first time ever allows patients to make a more informed choice about the practice they choose to visit. This comes after over 4,000 GPs accepted on training placements, hitting the government target for the fifth year running. Autumn Statement reiterates government’s commitment to primary care and improving patient access to it.
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Yesterday

Gaharwar Pharma Products Pvt Ltd is a Trusted name in ayurvedic medicine for all types of disorders

Gahawar Pharma Private Limited has been working in Ayurvedic medicine manufacturing for the last 4 generations. Dr. Dhirendra Singh is the Director of Gaharwar Pharma Products Pvt. Ltd. He studied in Mumbai and studied BAMS in Karnataka. Today the company has created good trust among the public and is well-known as a reliable brand in the market.
#DhirendraSingh #GahawarPharmaPrivateLimited #Mumbai #News #Health #Medicine


2 days ago

Picking up grandchildren from school can help mental health, says study

Taking grandchildren to playgroups and picking them up from school can help stave off loneliness. Review of previous studies involving nearly 200,000 participants in 21 countries. Those who looked after a spouse with an illness or disability were linked to increased feelings of loneliness, highlighting the additional burden on older unpaid carers.
#TheGuardian #News #Health #MentalHealth


Yesterday

BBC shows how Microsoft HoloLens can transform medical consultations

Medical iSight has collaborated with the BBC to demonstrate how the Microsoft HoloLens 2 can be used to create 3D visualisations of the human body for a new TV programme, Your Body Uncovered. The patient, a consultant and the host all wore mixed reality headsets. This enabled the consultant to better describe the patient’s medical issues while allowing the patient to gain a better understanding of how their body functions.
#MedicaliSight #MicrosoftHoloLens2 #YourBodyUncovered #News #Health #Medicine


Yesterday

New development in the left atrial appendage occlusion market - Medical Device Network

The left atrial appendage (LAA) is a common site in the heart for blood clot formations that lead to a stroke in patients who have atrial fibrillation. A small subset of patients have contraindications to blood thinners are good candidates for LAAO, a surgical or minimally invasive procedure that closes off the LAA.
#MedicalDeviceNetwork #News #Health #Medicine


Yesterday

How Indian Healthtech Start-ups Gain International Recognition For Homegrown Medical Technologies

A technology which is built to diagnose or treat a disease will work, relatively unchanged, across the world. The business model to take it to the market can vary widely by country, but the technology itself won't. The first step towards gaining global recognition and entering multiple markets is to run credible clinical studies.
#Healthtech #Indian #News #Health #Medicine


Yesterday

Medical Colleges in India Increased by 67% in Last 8 Years: Centre

Medical colleges in India expanded by 67 per cent in the last eight years, from 387 to 648. There are 355 government medical colleges and 293 private medical colleges. The number of undergraduate medical seats has increased from 51,348 in 2014 to 96,077 in 2022. At the same time, the number of PG seats increased from 31,185 to 63,842.
#India #News #Health #Medicine


Yesterday

US Approves World's Most Expensive Drug Worth $3.5 Million a Dose for Hemophilia; All You Need to Know

CSL Behring’s haemophilia B gene therapy can free patient from regular treatments but a single dose would cost at $3.5 million. The medicine will substitute 94 percent of the patients from time-consuming and costly infusions of Factor IX, which is currently used to control the potentially deadly condition.
#FactorIX #World #News #Health #Healthcare


2 days ago

World's most expensive drug approved by FDA, treats Hemophilia

Hemgenix stands to be the costliest drug in the world, priced at $3.5 million per dose. Drugmaker CSL Behring states that this groundbreaking medicine will come to reducing healthcare-costs. Hemophilia B is the lesser common form of the disorder, and accounts for 15 percent of the ones affected by it.
#CSLBehring #Hemophilia #News #Health #Healthcare


2 days ago

Officers avoid charges in fatal shooting of Detroit man suffering mental health crisis - ABC News

A report from the prosecutor's office said the officers acted in self-defense because they spoke to Porter Burks using his first name, posed open-ended questions, asked what he wanted and then offered to take him wherever he wanted to go if he put the knife down. The officers repeatedly told Burks to drop his weapon, which can also be seen on bodycam video released by the police department. Burks had a long history of mental illness and violent behavior and a propensity for carrying knives that had been communicated by his family to the responding officers, prosecutor Kym Worthy said in a statement.
#PorterBurks #ABCNews #Detroit #News #Health #MentalHealth


2 days ago

Former Switzerland star Johan Djourou fears Chelsea spell will have affected Denis Zakaria's mental health

Denis Zakaria made a surprise loan move to Chelsea on transfer deadline day from Juventus. The midfielder has struggled for game time under new Blues boss Graham Potter. Zakaria has been named in Switzerland’s squad for the World Cup. Former Arsenal defender Johan Djourou is worried about his mental health.
#JohanDjourou #Chelsea #WorldCup #Switzerland #News #Health #MentalHealth


2 days ago

Bureau of Psychology to assess IQ & mental health of govt school students in U.P

The assessment, as per officials, will help the government address the issues of primary and secondary students so that they perform better in the future. The Bureau of Psychology, Prayagraj, has prepared a questionnaire for this purpose. Teachers will be given the responsibility to assess the mental health of children based on the responses given by students.
#BureauofPsychology #News #Health #MentalHealth


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