PM Janaushadhi scheme an attempt to woo voters

Most of the Jan Aushadhi shops in Bangalore don’t have diabetes and hypertension medicines. Ministry of chemicals and fertilizers and Department of Pharmaceuticals announced that seven new Jan Aushadhi shops under the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) will be opened in the city by May. However, the existing shops do not have all the […]

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Sign language should be taught in schools, say the deaf

‘It will help us communicate with eveybody’ Hearing-impaired people and their trainers suggest schools introduce sign language in the curriculum to help disabled people lead a better life. “Schools could have sign language training. It would be of best help to people with hearing impairment. It is difficult for any person with hearing impairment to mingle in […]

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Insulin Prices Increase, Intake Becomes Irregular

The fluctuating dollar prices are a cause of the increase in the price of insulin By Anusha Bodapati Bengaluru, 10 April 2019. Insulin prices going up, patients unable to take insulin regularly. The cost of cartridges, pens and basal insulin is on the rise by 20%. The international market has increased the prices of insulin. […]

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Continued Practice of Commercial Surrogacy

Despite the ban on surrogacy many foreign nationals come to India in search of surrogates. By Aakriti Valecha Bengaluru, 10 April,  2019. Indian surrogacy law makes it illegal for foreign couples to come to India for Surrogacy. The law states that surrogates must be related to the couple. Zahanat, a citizen of Dubai, who came […]

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Tech use Ruins Children’s Eyes: Study

Technology Addiction is leading to an increase in children needing glasses to help with vision. Bengaluru, April 9, 2019: A study by Rajarajeswari Medical College and Hospital in collaboration with the International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health finds that school children are at a high-risk of refractive errors in India. The study attributes […]

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