Decembebr 20 – 23
Indian Society of Nephrology
The treatment practices in head and neck cancer in India are coming of age, observed leading experts from across the country gathered at Bengaluru for the Cancon 2019 held on July 27-28. Oncologists from India are making an impact in managing the carcinomas affecting the head and neck. “Head and neck cancer is treated more […]
Converting human thoughts into text on a computer or phone screen or keeping the backup for human memory sounds far-fetched now. But, believe it or not, such capabilities are not very far from reality. The scope of research in the area of neurotechnology and neural engineering is immense, and the world is looking forward to […]
It will be too late to tackle the problem of antimicrobial resistance if we fail to act now as data show that things are getting out of hand, alerted experts gathered at the 9th Annual Conference of Clinical Infectious Diseases Society, CIDSCON 2019, conducted in Kochi from 23 to 25 August 2019. Antimicrobial resistance has […]
The progress of a community or country depends on several important factors, among which healthcare is one of the most important. “Walk of Life” event was conceived and organized by the Institute for Applied Research and Innovation, Bangalore keeping in view trends that show that the younger generation is becoming more vulnerable to diseases, doctors […]
The third edition of the National Heart Failure Conference, themed on ‘Improving heart failure outcomes in India’, highlighted the rise in mortality rates in heart failure, estimated to exceed even those of many cancers.
September 5-8, 33rd Annual Conference of AICC RCOG 2019, Kolkata
September 6-8, 23rd Annual Conference of Paediatric Hematology Oncology Chapter (PHO), Varanasi
September 6-8, 10th National Annual Conference of Indian Association of Clinical Cardiologists Conference (IACCCON 2019), Kochi
September 7-8, AORecon Course:: Principles of Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, Jaipur
September 10-11, World Pediatrics Conference, Panjim
September 10-11, World Heart and Cardiothoracic Surgery Conference (WHCS Heart Conference), Cavelossim
September 10-11, Pulmonary, Thoracic and Critical Care Conference (PTCC), Goa
September 13-14, Indo Oncology Summit (IOS-Bhubaneswar), Bhubaneswar
September 13-15, Fortis Annual Psychology Conference, Gurgaon
September 14-15, SCAI i3-Interface in Interventional Cardiology, Mumbai
September 20-22, National Conference of Indian Association of Surgical Oncology (NATCON IASO), Kolkata
September 21-22, Asia Pacific Tele-Ophthalmology Society Symposium, Chennai
September 27-29, Conference of Indian Arthroscopy Society (IASCON), Indore
September 27-29, Global Cardio Diabetes Conclave (GCDC), Mumbai
September 29 – October 2, CAST 2019 – 16th Congress of the Asian Society of Transplantation, Delhi
September 30- October 2, 2019 Nextgen genomics biology, bioinformatics and technologies conference, Mumbai
The Indian healthcare industry is soon going to witness its biggest transformation in terms of practice, technology and investment
India is home to an estimated 70 million people affected by undiagnosed or rare diseases.
The quality of service provided by healthcare providers and the related issue of patient safety is a major concern of hospital managements around the country.
The conference highlighted the rise of a global epidemic of tuberculosis and the need for resilience, stressing the strategy undertaken by India to eliminate the disease, and demonstrated various modalities and diagnostic methods such as CB NAAT.
Bacterial resistance to existing antibiotics is a severe problem in the field of medicine at present. Structural studies on ribosomes from multi-resistant bacteria and comparisons to previous ribosome structures revealed novel structural motifs, essential for protein biosynthesis. These are not located in the primary ribosomal active sites, hence there is no effective mechanism for their […]
The first-ever session on neuroscience at Kerala Literature Festival (KLF) unfolded the hidden capabilities of the human brain at the fourth edition of the annual literary event.
The 71st Annual Conference of the Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry Chapter of the Indian Radiological and Imaging Association (TNPY IRIA) called for constant updating and continuous practice by resident and practicing radiologists to keep pace with fast-emerging advances in the field of medical imaging.
The 59th edition of the annual conference, ISGCON, was held at Kochi on 28th November 2018. The conference discussed the latest advances in the field of gastroenterology, hepatology and gastrointestinal endoscopy.
One of the most critical health issues that India currently needs to address by putting its act together is the increasing risk of drug-resistant infection.
Nanotechnology offers exciting possibilities in medicine and medical applications for the near future.
Global oncology specialists shared their insights at the country’s first proton therapy conference organised jointly by Apollo Hospitals and Particle Therapy Cooperative Group (PTCOG) in Chennai.
Kerala must focus on its inherent qualities of creativity and innovation to develop itself as an ideal location for implementing fresh concepts in life sciences and health care. The modern healthcare industry, together with alternative medicine, can jointly provide a holistic approach in promoting health and tourism in the state, participants pointed out. Another area […]
Interventional Radiologists from across the nation rubbed shoulders with clinicians of various specialties at the IRCON 2018 held at Kochi on 10 November, 2018, commemorating the International Radiology day.
Decembebr 20 – 23 Indian Society of Nephrology Conference (ISNCON) at Bhubaneswar
December 14 – 16 Asia-Pacific Association Of Pediatric Urologists Congress (APAPU) at New Delhi
December 14 – 16 Annual State Conference of the TN & PY Chapter of IRIA at Chennai
December 14 – 16 Annual Congress of Indian Fertility Society (Fertivision) at Kochi
December 13 – 16 Annual Convention of National Neonatology Forum (NEOCON) at Varanasi
December 13 – 16 Conference of Neurological Society of India (NSICON) at Jaipur
December 6 – 9 IRACON at Guwahati
December 7 – 8 SCDM India Conferenc at Hyderabad
December 5 – 7 World Congress Of Bioethics (WCB) Bengaluru
December 4 – 7 World Congress of Bioethics (WCB) at New Delhi
The first edition of International Oncology Conference-MVR CANCON 2018 — organized by MVR Cancer Care and Research Institute with the theme “Consensus and Controversies in Oncology” — highlighted the latest therapeutic advances such as immunotherapy.
The 8th annual NGBT Conference held at Jaipur emphasised the urgent need for bringing greater awareness on genomics among Indian medical and healthcare fraternity. Genetic science, which holds a critical role in the emerging healthcare scenario, is still nascent in the country, and the key reason is a lack of awareness among the healthcare providers and seekers.
The three-day regional meeting of International Society of Gynaecology Endoscopy (ISGE) in Pune shined the spotlight on one of the most critical discussions in the field:
The 17thannual conference of Association of Otorhinolaryngologists of India highlighted emerging technology breakthroughs and surgical techniques, such as computer assisted navigation,
Cancer specialists from across the country got together to share their insights and experiences at Cancon, which was focused on Head & Neck Cancer for its 2018 edition.
Along with a distinguished career in the Army Medical Corps (AMC), Air Marshal (Dr) Pawan Kapoor has also been one of the strongest voices in India’s Healthcare Quality movement. He has been a founder member of the NABH and continues to serve as a mentor to the NABH. He retired in December 2017 as Director-General, […]
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Indian women in terms of incidence as well as mortality. Its prevalence in younger age-groups in India is higher than the global average.
For Metropolis, the next level of growth is not merely chasing business but making an impact in the community with the science that it deals with.
Thyrocare Technologies Ltd, which disrupted India’s biochemistry tests and general diagnostics scene with rock bottom prices more than a decade ago and grabbed a sizable share in the Rs 40,000 crore market, has now entered the NGS segment
Vijay Chandru, Co-Founder and Director, Strand Life Sciences, and INAE Distinguished Technologist at Indian Institute of Science, is an academic turned entrepreneur.
Dr Patrick Serruys is one of the greatest authorities on angioplasty and coronary stenting in the world today. Currently, he is the Director of the Clinical Research Program of the Catheterization Laboratory,
There are quite a few in the development stage across the globe, targeting ribosomes. But, in general, it seems that many of the big companies do not think that antibiotics are a profitable business for them.
Prof K Rajasekharan Nair was the former Director, Professor & Head, Department of Neurology, Medical College, Trivandrum. One of the pioneering leaders in neurosciences in India
India’s first scientifically documented IVF baby Harsha Chawda is 33 years old now and is the mother of two —a boy and a girl, who were also born in the same hands that gave birth to their mother three decades ago.
HIV surveillance is now carried out only by the government of India. Surveillance by private organisations has almost stopped now.
It is important to make sure that scientists have access to the best advice so that they can get their research published quickly and in a robust form that can be used as a research tool by other people. Any research, which meets the basic and the strong elements of novelty and conceptual advance shouldn’t ideally face any such issue.
One of the major breakthroughs in the area of gynaecological endoscopy that the world is now waiting for is cheaper robotic surgery. And, it is shortly expected from India, a country that has already produced many innovative endoscopic devices and is also home to…
One of the serious concerns in the Indian healthcare scenario at present is the absence of a compulsory continued medical education (CME) system for doctors to update themselves with the fast-evolving changes in medical science.
Dr B S Ajaikumar is chairman and CEO of Health Care Global. He founded HCG to realize his vision of making advanced cancer care accessible to all. His contribution to the field of cancer care in India as well as his success as a first-generation physician-entrepreneur has been widely recognised.