medical tests

New handheld device turns smartphone into diagnostic tool

New handheld device turns smartphone into diagnostic tool

The USD 550 spectral transmission-reflectance-intensity (TRI) Analyzer attaches to a smartphone and analyses patient blood, urine, or saliva samples as reliably as clinic-based instruments that cost thousands of dollars.

Aug 11, 2017, 19:21 PM IST
 Justice CS Karnan issues NBWs against seven SC judges, including CJI

Justice CS Karnan issues NBWs against seven SC judges, including CJI

Calcutta High Court judge Justice CS Karnan has ordered issuance of non-bailable warrants against seven judges of the Supreme Court, including the CJI, for not being represented before him.

May 02, 2017, 22:23 PM IST

No excuses: Five medical tests that you should regularly go for!

It is important to get yourself checked regularly, let the doctor run some tests to ensure that everything is fine. After all, prevention is better than cure.

Sep 29, 2016, 23:46 PM IST

Patients prefer password-protected test results

The goal of the study was to try to better understand patient preferences so as to improve doctor-patient communication.

Nov 02, 2015, 16:01 PM IST

Vyapam wanted to conduct exams at national level

After Madhya Pradesh, the Vyavsayik Pariksha Mandal or Vyapam was mulling conducting examinations at the national level, an RTI query has revealed.

Jul 23, 2015, 22:13 PM IST
Swine flu: Delhi govt fixes tests charges at Rs 4500, doubles medicine stock

Swine flu: Delhi govt fixes tests charges at Rs 4500, doubles medicine stock

After it came to notice that pathology labs and private hospitals were taking irrationally high charges for Swine Flu tests of patients showing symptoms of the fast-spreading disease in the national capital, Delhi government on Wednesday held a meeting with private laboratories to fix a rate cap for the tests.

Feb 18, 2015, 17:56 PM IST
African players in Europe feel Ebola backlash

African players in Europe feel Ebola backlash

African footballers based at European clubs, especially those travelling back to the continent from international duty, began on Friday to feel the backlash from fears over the Ebola virus outbreak.

Oct 18, 2014, 08:45 AM IST

Time of medical tests impacts results

The time of day and sleep deprivation have a significant effect on your metabolism, says a new research.

Jul 08, 2014, 16:44 PM IST

Hyderabad police busts kidney transplant racket

City police busted a kidney transplant racket by arresting two touts who allegedly connived with a government doctor to sell donors` kidneys to the needy and extracted money from them, police said.

May 07, 2012, 00:06 AM IST

Medical tests and treatments you should question

Nine medical societies have released a list of 45 tests and treatments that patients should question and doctors should avoid in most cases as part of an effort to cut wasteful spending.

Apr 04, 2012, 15:55 PM IST

Chavez to return to Venezuela after medical tests

Venezuelan President underwent surgery in Cuba in June to remove a cancerous tumour from his pelvic region.

Oct 20, 2011, 12:52 PM IST

Nobel laureate Ramakrishnan failed IIT, medical ent tests

Venkataraman Ramakrishnan won the
Nobel prize in Chemistry in 2009 but decades ago he failed to
clear entrance tests for both the IITs and a reputed medical
college.

Jan 05, 2010, 22:23 PM IST

‘24 pilots found alocohol-positive in pre-flight tests’

Twenty four pilots have been
found alcohol-positive in their pre-flight medical
examinations this year till November 30, which on some
occasions led to delay in operations, the Lok Sabha was
informed on Thursday.

Dec 10, 2009, 19:41 PM IST

American gets medical tests after Myanmar jailing

An ailing American, who was spared a seven-year prison sentence in Myanmar, underwent medical testing in Bangkok on Monday, a day after an influential US Senator secured his release from the military-ruled country.

Aug 17, 2009, 12:34 PM IST