Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicHealth apps

Topic: health apps

Doctors aren’t using health apps that track the data of millions of people

Research shows that a well-designed health app that talks to both the user and healthcare providers increases the likelihood of better treatment and health.

This is how Karnataka’s Covid War Room is fighting the big battle, one app at a time

Karnataka govt has developed 8 in-house apps as part of its pandemic management. IAS officer Munish Moudgil, the Covid War Room chief, has been at forefront of this effort.

These 17 Covid apps launched by state govts lack specific privacy policies, says survey

A report by The Centre for Internet and Society states how these apps 'largely escaped attention and public scrutiny' but have loopholes in their privacy policy.

Not just for flu but even BP and gynaecology — how telemedicine is filling a Covid vacuum

Virtual platforms say they have recorded a significant rise in number of patients during the lockdown. And the increase isn’t restricted to flu-related e-consultations.

Doctor in your pocket: How digital technology is revolutionising healthcare

Mobile apps that manage cardiovascular health or provide mental health support are now changing how healthcare is practised. 

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


IAF Su-30 MKI aircraft | Twitter | @DefencePRO_Guj

Russian defence industry team to visit India soon for talks on upgrading IAF’s Sukhoi fleet

Upgrades would include more better radar & integration of electronic warfare abilities. Russia also hopeful of inking deal with India to supply 12 more Su-30 MKIs and 21 MiG-29s.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.