India is perhaps the only country in the world (of its size) where addressing preventable diseases continues to drain public resources. The Delhi dengue outbreak is a case in point. This is the third or fourth time in a decade (the first being in 2006) that the city has failed to prevent the spread of […]


When I was in school, my good friend Ankur told me something very interesting. He said students in the American School in Delhi had an advisory not to come out in the morning between 8-10 AM and in the evening between 4-6 PM. He remarked that it was because of the pollution on the streets […]


Coronary Heart Disease is a lethal condition which affects 30 million people in India. Last year there were almost 2,00,000 heart surgeries performed in the country. Traditionally doctors treating Coronary Heart Disease look for certain facts including Cholesterol Level High Blood Pressure Smoking Diabetes


GE Healthcare continues to build on the work that it has done in India. If you would recall, we had covered the launch of the portable CT Scan and the low cost infant warmer from GE Healthcare earlier. Yesterday GE Healthcare launched Five.Eight , a Healthcare accelerator for Startups in India.


I had the opportunity to witness the first ever GE Predix conference in India, Predix the Future, at the Jack Welch Technology Center in Bengaluru today. GE is one of the most fascinating companies in the world, born out of  science, mathematics and innovation symbolised by its founder Thomas Alva Edison.


If you have pain in the joints, and you have a desk job then chances are that you have Vitamin D deficiency. And the surprising fact are that you are not alone in this. According to a study done by Metropolis Healthcare in 2015, 7 put of 10 people in urban India are Vitamin D […]


This Thursday, 22nd September would see GE South Asia’s  first ever Predix meet called “Predix the Future”. Predix is GE’s platform for the Industrial Internet. It is purpose-built platform-as-a-service (PaaS) for developing, deploying, operating and monetizing Industrial Internet applications. The meet would be held at GE’s largest Research & Development facility – John F. Welch Technology Centre in Whitefield Bangalore. This event […]


Digital is a key driver of transformation in Healthcare. We have been closely watching the space, and Digital would be the key for increasing the access to care in India. In this context it gives us great pleasure to announce that Healthcare India are a media partner to the Smart Tech Healthcare Conference in Bengaluru. […]


Many years ago, the Finnish discovered that pouring water over heated rocks in a small enclosed room created a very hot, dry heat – the sauna. We all have heard  about the miracle of infrared or dry sauna in our life. But have you ever think that what is the connection  between your body and dry saunas?   […]


Of the many myths that I have seen being propagated in India, the one that makes me curious is the one on the warm water, honey and lemon combination to reduce fat. I have seen this grow in my family even in childhood as one of my aunts used to religiously drink it each morning. […]