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On September 28, 2016, a 3-year-old girl named Elodie Fowler slid into an MRI machine at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto, California. Doctors wanted to better understand a rare genetic condition that was causing swelling along the right side of her body and problems processing regular food. The scan took about 30 minutes. The hospital’s doctors used the Read More


Apple Considered Buying Medical Startup Crossover Health

Apple’s push into healthcare may have included buying a popular startup that runs on-site medical clinics for companies. The consumer technology giant spent several months discussing whether to buy Crossover Health, but eventually no deal was reached, according to a CNBC report published Monday that cites unnamed sources. The report didn’t say why the deal fell through, but said it was intended Read More


Apple explored buying a medical-clinic start-up as part of a bigger push into health care

Apple has considered an expansion into health care clinics, and had talks to buy a start-up called Crossover Health, which works with big employers to build and run on-site medical clinics, according to three sources familiar. Crossover Health is one of a small number of companies that specialize in working with self-insured employers to provide medical and wellness services on or near Read More


3 Technology Trends That Could Dominate 2018

There’s only a few months left in 2017, which makes it a good time to look at what some of the biggest technology players are working on right now and how that might translate into new tech trends next year. Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL), Tesla(NASDAQ:TSLA), Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), and other tech leaders are leading advancements in augmented reality, voice-enabled speakers in the home, and semi-autonomous driving technologies — Read More


Centre will provide all help to Bihar to improve education sector: Upendra Kushwaha

Union Minister and Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) chief Upendra Kushwaha said the Centre would provide all help to Bihar government to improve the education sector in the state. “We want to tell the Bihar government that the state has lagged behind for past 37 years in improving education sector. It is difficult to rectify the mistakes of 37 years Read More


Health experts call for good lifestyle

WORLD ARTHRITIS DAY Mahbubnagar: Celebrating the World Arthritis Day, at SVS Medical College in Mahbubnagar on Sunday, healthcare experts observed that more than 7 crore population in India was suffering from acute arthritis (joint pain) disease. However, if proper awareness was created and regular screening was done in the initial stages, this disease could be prevented. “Majority population in rural areas Read More


How technology helps NGOs increase reach and efficiency

According to the report, 69% of NGOs said that social media was very effective in creating online brand awareness, whereas 40% said that social media is very effective in creating social change. Photo: Bloomberg Technology allows organizations to reach out to people, thanks to the positive transformation that it has brought into play—a crucial role in sustainable development. The 2017 Read More


Shapoorji Pallonji, Allianz Group tie up for $500 million real estate fund

The $500 million real estate fund with Shapoorji Pallonji is Allianz Group’s first investment into real estate in India. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Mumbai: Global insurance firm Allianz Group on Thursday announced that it has partnered with Shapoorji Pallonji Group to set up a $500 million real estate fund—SPREF II—which will invest in commercial office properties in India. The transaction, which marks Read More


Obesity, sedentary lifestyle causing arthritis among youngsters, say doctors

A young patient undergoes magnetic resonance for arthritis at a Bengaluru hospital. BENGALURU: Sivakumar Hwas in shock when he was diagnosed with osteoarthritis in the knee, thanks to his sedentary lifestyle. He was only in his mid-twenties. While climbing stairs became increasingly difficult, getting up from a sitting position became painful. Kaveri (name changed) was only 18 when she suffered acute pain Read More


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Coalition woos young people in private health insurance overhaul

The government’s overhaul of private health insurance is an attempt to respond to a slide in membership. Photograph: Stefan Postles/AAP Private health insurers will be able to offer discounted private hospital cover to people under the age of 29, and new product categories will give consumers more information about the limits of their coverage, under reforms to be unveiled on Read More