Srinath Reddy

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Name: Srinath Reddy
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Myrick ’09, Cornell Forensics Society Debate Marijuana Legalization

By ANUSHKA MEHROTRAOver 100 Cornellians and Ithacans filled Ives Hall Wednesday to listen to Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick ’09 debate the legalization of marijuana against members of the Cornell Forensics society.During the debate, titled “This House Would ... [Published Cornell Daily Sun - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists to renew war against salt

enry NeondoThe amount of salt people consume will come in sharp focus when the leading cardiovascular disease experts from Africa join their colleagues at the World Congress of Cardiology in Melbourne, Australia in a few weeks’ time.According to experts, ... [Published Africa Science News - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

CVD Burden Highest in Eastern Europe, Central Asia

NEW YORK CITY – The global burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is highest in Eastern Europe and Central Asia and continues to affect large populations in South Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East, where it often afflicts young, working-age ... [Published Diabetes Care - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Beware of salt: spotlight of World Congress of Cardiology 2014

The World Congress of Cardiology (WCC) will convene leading experts across the world in Melbourne, Australia from 4–7 May to debate and present the latest findings in heart health.One of the key topics to be discussed will be on the importance of national ... [Published Modern Ghana - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Nigeria: Heart Diseases - Experts Warn Against Too Much Salt Consumption

Experts have linked too much salt consumption to one of the main risk factors of cardiovascular disease and hypertension or raised blood pressure, adding that there's too much salt intake by large population of the world.According to them, out of 17.3 ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Rahul Gandhi's Congress Party offers India free healthcare in re-election bid

Party leader Rahul Gandhi offers free health care and housing in ‘pro-poor’ manifesto to stay in power India’s ruling Congress Party has pledged universal health care and housing for all in an attempt to defy the odds and win a third term in governme ... [Published Telegraph - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

For an all-party manifesto on health

As the countdown to the next general election begins, political parties are making multiple promises to pull in votes. All the party leaders are committing to transforming the lives of people. But health, ironically, does not feature high on their priority ... [Published The Hindu - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

NASSCOM National President R.Chandrashekar to deliver key note address on “Industry Perspective and Opportunities for SMEs”

Hyderabad:  ITsAP — The IT and ITES Industry Association of Andhra Pradesh, an apex body of  300 IT & ITES industries in the state to organize an Annual ITsAP SME Conference 2014 here in city on 19th March at HICC.  It will be a one full day conference ... [Published APN News - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

Glasses that help doctors live-stream surgeries, check patient's parameters

MUMBAI: For about a month now, laparoscopic gynaecologist Dr Rakesh Sinha has been trying out a new technique in the operation theatre in his Khar hospital. Before making the first incision, he gently says, "Go glass". The unobtrusive Google Glass he ... [Published Times of India - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Strong Medicine

Doctor is out: A patient at a Delhi hospital. (IE Photo: Oinam Anand)India’s Healthcare Industry: Innovation in Healthcare Delivery, Financing, and ManufacturingEdited by Lawton Robert BurnsCambridge University Press600 pages, Rs 1,295In Lewis Carroll’s ... [Published Indian Express - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Feb 22 2014 - Updated Feb 22 2014 - 1 reports

Major industry bodies, knowledge firms come together to launch Healthcare Alliance

India’s premier industry bodies and top global consulting firms have joined together to form a common umbrella that will collectively draw up strategies for the future with a two-day conference from March 3 here, with a view to provide recommendations ... [Published PharmaBiz - Feb 22 2014]
First reported Feb 17 2014 - Updated Feb 17 2014 - 1 reports

Swasthya Slates to debut this week in J

MUMBAI: A new era in electronic-aided healthcare will begin this week when Swasthya Slate — a health tablet that will measure everything from blood pressure to ECG to the presence of malarial parasites — will make its debut in Jammu & Kashmir.The brainchild ... [Published Times of India - Feb 17 2014]

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The president, World Heart Federation, Prof. K Srinath Reddy, said, "the world congress of cardiology is unique in its role as the global platform for cardiovascular health and outcomes-based approaches."
...However, in most countries the average person consumes between nine and 12 grams a day. "the world congress of cardiology is unique in its role as the global platform for cardiovascular health and outcome-based approaches. no other congress brings together such a broad array of regional and global leaders to share the latest science and share best practices in preventing and managing cardiovascular disease in a variety of clinical settings, benefiting patients in countries around the world" K Srinath Reddy, president, World Heart Federation, said...
"india is bottom of the table of public health financing. forty to 50 million people have been pushed into poverty because they have had to pay for treatment they cannot afford. the poor and the near-poor will benefit most, so the rightright to health care is welcomed, but it must be translated into a cogent plan" said Dr Srinath Reddy of the Public Health Foundation India

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Myrick ’09, Cornell Forensics Society Debate Ma... [Published Cornell Daily Sun - Apr 17 2014]
CVD Burden Highest in Eastern Europe, Central Asia [Published Diabetes Care - Apr 08 2014]
Scientists to renew war against salt [Published Africa Science News - Apr 08 2014]
New Global CVD Atlas shows wealthy countries gr... [Published Medical Xpress - Apr 03 2014]
Beware of salt: spotlight of World Congress of ... [Published Modern Ghana - Apr 03 2014]
Heart Diseases - Experts Warn Against Too Much ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 03 2014]
Nigeria: Heart Diseases - Experts Warn Against ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 03 2014]
The war on salt [Published Business Ghana - Apr 02 2014]
Risks related to heart disease on world meet ag... [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 02 2014]
Rahul Gandhi's Congress Party offers India free... [Published Telegraph - Mar 26 2014]
For an all-party manifesto on health [Published The Hindu - Mar 17 2014]
NASSCOM National President R.Chandrashekar to d... [Published APN News - Mar 17 2014]
Glasses that help doctors live-stream surgeries... [Published Times of India - Mar 16 2014]
Strong Medicine [Published Indian Express - Mar 14 2014]
Major industry bodies, knowledge firms come tog... [Published PharmaBiz - Feb 22 2014]
Swasthya Slates to debut this week in J [Published Times of India - Feb 17 2014]
[Editorial] Grand convergence: a future sustain... [Published The Lancet online - Jan 15 2014]
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