MYTHS vs FACTS: HPV AND CERVICAL CANCER

Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer affecting and causing deaths among women in India. Cervical cancer is caused by the Human Papilloma Virus or HPV. The lower part of the uterus known as Cervix is affected due to HPV infection. This cancer develops very slowly and most of the times is asymptomatic during … Continue reading MYTHS vs FACTS: HPV AND CERVICAL CANCER

TELERADIOLOGY IN COVID-19

The start of coronavirus pandemic pushed limits of healthcare systems all over the world by causing thousands of deaths and the requirement of a huge quantity of healthcare resources. When WHO declared COVID19 as a pandemic, the whole world came to standstill. Half of the world population is confined to their home except for essential … Continue reading TELERADIOLOGY IN COVID-19

Digitization of healthcare system with Telemedicine

Introduction: It is been three months since 1.38 billion citizens of India are under lockdown to follow “social distancing”. This has been implemented by the Government slow down the spread. However, the highly contagious nature of the virus has put the healthcare workers at high risk of getting infected while treating COVID19 patients. In addition, … Continue reading Digitization of healthcare system with Telemedicine

CERVICAL CANCER – IMPORTANCE OF SCREENING

SCREEN – EDUCATE – PREVENT Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in India accounting for 22.86% of all cancer cases in women and is the third largest cause of cancer mortality in India accounting for nearly 10% of all cancer related deaths in the country. High proportion of women in India are diagnosed … Continue reading CERVICAL CANCER – IMPORTANCE OF SCREENING

Early diagnosis is the key when it comes to any form of Cancer. So is the case with Cervical Cancer.

Did you know that any woman above 20 years of age is at the risk of Cervical Cancer?   You might not want to ignore these early signs of Cervical Cancer. Getting a pap smear test is the only way you can truly be sure.   Cervical Cancer caught at stage 1 is Curable almost … Continue reading Early diagnosis is the key when it comes to any form of Cancer. So is the case with Cervical Cancer.

Insight on “DISHA -Digital Information Security in Healthcare Act”

There has always been a need for better security of digital patient data in India. Especially given our population it can be very difficult to maintain a single unified digital data store for each person that is secure and updated. The Indian government in an attempt to resolve this long pending data security requirement has … Continue reading Insight on “DISHA -Digital Information Security in Healthcare Act”

Medical Device Regulation – Indian Perspective

The Indian Medical Devices industry is mostly import-dependent with no specific regulations in place till recent times. With the introduction of MDR (Medical Device Rules 2017) attempt has been made to harmonize the Indian medical device Industry as per globally prevailed regulations. If you are in the Medical Device business or plan to manufacture, import, … Continue reading Medical Device Regulation – Indian Perspective

Material selection for a medical device is more important than you think!

Choosing Material for Medical Device Medical Device Industry with its life impacting influences remains one of the most strictly regulated sectors. With critical aspects associated with medical, choice of material in medical devices has always been a challenging task for the designer and Engineer. Product designers have to spend a considerably much longer time in … Continue reading Material selection for a medical device is more important than you think!

Computational Pathology- Opportunities and Challenges

Computational pathology is a rather new term that has been gaining a lot of limelight due to the number of possibilities associated with it. Computational pathology in a very basic sense is the use of mathematical models to make faster and more accurate pathological decisions.   The emergence of deep learning and more importantly the … Continue reading Computational Pathology- Opportunities and Challenges

Deep visualization to understand neural networks better

Over the past few years , research and innovation in the field of computer vision has been very promising. Ideas like face recognition, autonomous self driving cars, object recognition,speech recognition etc which was an imagination in the past has become a reality. Machines have reached a stage where they can actually see like a human. … Continue reading Deep visualization to understand neural networks better