Tag - health

World Health Day and Role of AYUSH in the Indian Health Care System

World health day and Role of AYUSH in the Indian health care system:   The theme of this year world health day is “Diabetes” Diabetes is the fast growing ailment among vast majority the people nowadays. Sedentary life style, lack of proper food habits, stressful lives [...]

Japanese Encephalitis

[Public Health] Japanese Encephalitis Menace in India: Reasons, Prevention and control

What is Japanese Encephalitis (JE)? What are the symptoms? Geographical Spread Solution for Japanese Encephalitis (JE)? What is Acute encephalitis syndrome  (AES)? Why is Japanese Encephalitis in News? JEEV (2 marker) National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (5 marker) Mock Questions What is Japanese [...]

[Polity] Rights of Persons with Mental illness and [Public Health] Mental Healthcare Bill: Features, Criticism

Two issues with Mental illness #1: Taboo #2 Abuse What is Mental Illness? Examples of Mental Illness Rights given to Mentally ill patients Right to Non-discrimination Right to live with dignity Confidentiality Free treatment Right to Humane Treatment without cruelty Right to Personal [...]

[Public Health] ENCODE, GPCR, LNT, Disease in Dish, RNTCP & other 2/5 markers from The Hindu S&T (Sept-Oct 2012)

Antibiotic resistance Super-spreading of Dengue Humanised mice RNTCP (Revised National TB Control Programme) Reproduction Spicy food and Tears G-protein–coupled receptors (GPCRs) Pineapple itching Blank Slate Cells / Reprograming Cells / Disease in Dish ENCODE project Single-dose drug cure for malaria HIV drops in [...]

GeneXpert

[Public Health] GeneXpert, Project Axshya, MALDI, Dermoscope, Bariatric Surgery, Neurostimulator

What is GeneXpert/ CBNAAT? Project Axshya/ Mr.Sputum Bariatric surgery Neurostimulator MALDI Dermoscope Cataract Femtosecond Cataract Surgery Ex-Vivo Lung Perfusion Mock questions What is GeneXpert/ CBNAAT? Problem with MDR-TB= it takes almost 8 weeks, for doctor to diagnose this disease. You already know about multi-drug [...]

[Studyplan] India 2013 Yearbook: Approach to Science-Tech, Public Health, Agro (Part 5 of 6)

Background MCQ/2m Organizations Policies / laws Schemes Topics/Overview Background How to approach Science-Tech (S&T) and Public Health for general studies (prelims, mains) has been explained in separate article. (Click me) For specific articles various topics of [S&T] you can visit http://www.mrunal.org/snt Following list contains [...]

Vomiting Larry

[Hindu Sci-Tech] Public Health, EnB related: Virtopsy, Vomitting Larry, Hydrogel, Mauritia (Jan Feb 2013)

Gardasil and Cervarix Vomiting Larry Acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) Virtopsy Health communication COPSS Award Mauritia DNA as a storage device Hydrogel Saliva functions Banana peel Bio-inspired technology Lizard : Adhesives Velcro: Maroolimatthai Porcupin: Surgical Patches Gardasil and Cervarix names of the new HPV vaccines [...]

[Public Health] Current Affairs 2012-13: Mock Questions (Part 3 of 3)

This is the third and last article, on Current affairs related to Public Healthcare. Part 1: Polity, laws, policies, bills, yearbook (schemes)+ any current affairs related to that. click me Part 2: Current affairs related to major diseases (AIDS, TB, Cancer, Heart), and other [...]

[Public Health] Current Affairs 2012-13: Diseases, Drugs and Research (Part 2 of 3)

Universal Immunization program (UIP) India Declared Polio-Free Acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) Polio Virologist dead BIBCOL Integrated Vaccine Complex Penta-valent Vaccine JEEV Vector control Blindness control Leprosy Iodine AIDS control NACO NACP phases One Two Three Four Bridge Population Mother to Child AIDS: 12th [...]

[Public Health] Current Affairs 2012-13: Government schemes, Policies, Yearbook stuff (Part 1 of 3)

Prologue Constitutional provisions FR DPSP Duties 7th Schedule Bills/ Laws Draft National Health Bill 2009. Transplantation of Human Organs (Amendment) Bill, 2009 PCPNDT 2004 NCHRH Bill 2011 Draft Mental Healthcare bill, 2012 Draft DNA profiling Bill, 2012 Policies National Population Policy 2000 (NPP) [...]

3_Mindmap-India-US Space Sci Health

[Diplomacy] India US 4th Strategic Dialogue (part 2 of 3): Science tech, Space, Health care cooperation

Continuing on 2nd part. Here we see recent developments in Indo-US cooperation in sci-tech, space and public health (SSP) India US Cooperation in Science-Tech Information Technology Women Millennium alliance Physics India US Cooperation in Space Research GAGAN IndIGO IRNSS Thirty Meter Telescope India US [...]

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[Sci-Tech]TheHindu Sep-Oct-Nov(Part 2of4): Agriculture, Public Health, Medical research related

Prologue Foodcrops related #1: Trombay Crop varieties #2: Navara Rice #3: Rice-Fish-Poultry Integrated Model Milk/Meat/Fish related: #1: Poultry Meat to Biodiesel #2: Sea Ranching #3: TMR (Total mixed ration) #4: FMD outbreak in South India Public Health/Policy related #1: B.Sc (Community Health) #2: [...]