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LIC looks to buy a standalone private health insurer

The state-run insurance behemoth is planning to foray into health cover business with a readymade customer base, preferring to take over a player that has digital capabilities. LIC intends to leverage its network in the country to grow the planned health insurance business

4 min read14 Jun 2024
News

WHO detects human case of bird flu in West Bengal, four-year-old child infected with H9N2 virus

WHO confirms human case of H9N2 bird flu in 4-year-old child in West Bengal. The child was exposed to poultry at home and discharged after three months of treatment.

2 min read12 Jun 2024
Science

Cancer treatment: New research finds ‘less’ is more effective for patients, produce fewer side-effects

Research suggests that reducing cancer treatments may enhance patient comfort without compromising recovery. Studies are questioning the need for traditional approaches and exploring the benefits of less invasive procedures for improved outcomes.

1 min read3 Jun 2024
Companies

Healthcare Global Enterprises Q4 Results Live : profit rise by 153.73% YOY

Healthcare Global Enterprises Q4 Results Live : Revenue increased by 11.85% YoY & profit increased by 153.73% YoY

1 min read1 Jun 2024
Web Stories

7 Benefits of Rose Water You Need To Know

Rose petals are distilled into water to create the fragrant rose water. It helps moisturise and nourish the skin and hair because it is full of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals.

1 min read28 May 2024
Technology

GenAI can revolutionize healthcare: Siemens Healthineers’ Dileep Mangsuli

The pandemic was a reminder that healthcare remains a challenge, according to Siemens Healthineers’ Dileep Mangsuli

1 min read24 May 2024
Industry

Apollo to Aster, Manipal to Max, hospital chains ready for a big-bang expansion

Large hospital chains are looking to add about 17,800 beds combined in the next few years at a cumulative investment of more than ₹14,600 crore, their first meaningful expansion since the pandemic. The reasons: Wider insurance coverage, rising lifestyle diseases, increasing population.

4 min read24 May 2024
Science

India sees 324 cases of KP.1, KP.2 variant driving Covid-19 in Singapore, Maharashtra tops with 148

India has so far recorded 324 cases of COVID-19, which includes 290 cases of KP.2 and 34 cases of KP.1— sub-variants of JN1 (an offshoot of the Omicron variant) that are responsible for the surge in cases in Singapore

2 min read21 May 2024
Industry

Fake documents for hospital accreditation, NABH warns of stern action

Taking note of complaints of shoddy service and unethical practices at certain hospitals, NABH has issued a warning to healthcare organizations that it will withhold or withdraw accreditation and certification if they are found to have submitted falsified documents during the application process

2 min read20 May 2024
Markets

Healthcare stocks in long runway for growth; HDFC Securities initiates with ‘Buy’ on Apollo Hospitals, Medplus Health

HDFC Securities initiated coverage on the healthcare stocks, with a ‘Buy’ rating on Apollo Hospitals Enterprise, given its steady growth and margin improvement and Medplus Health Services, given strong growth and margin improvement visibility.

3 min read18 May 2024
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