BENGALURU: The Nimhans and IIIT-B have jointly developed a software aimed at strengthening the treatment of patients suffering from mental illness. The software, developed as part of the Karnataka Mental Health and Management System, helps health authorities maintain mental health history of millions of patients. Apart from Nimhans in Bengaluru, district government hospitals across Karnataka are running a flagship mental health programme with large number of footfalls everyday. The Nimhans and IIIT-B developed the software at the request of the Karnataka Government which also funded its development, Nimhans director Dr.BN Gangadhar told ET. The premier mental health institute has also trained doctors on the use of software. The State Government will roll out the software from April 1 after a month-long pilot in March. The system will go a long way in strengthening the mental health programme in Karnataka, and benefit patients as treatment gets easier, said Dr N Girish, Professor of … [Read more...] about Mental health: Govt hospitals to roll out Nimhans & IIIT-B – developed software from April
Whether the software will have an impact on concussion outcomes remains to be seen. The initial CrashCourse curriculum has been delivered via USA Football's online course library more than 9,000 times sine June 2019 which is impressive but accounts for a small fraction of the millions of kids who play football each year. Still, proponents are optimistic that VR could have a positive impact. … [Read more...] about Can VR concussion education save youth football?
As Harvey noted in a blog post back in 2018, it involves scheduling and prepping patients, collecting the data in various ways (from fluoroscopies, ultrasounds, biopsies, etc.), correlating this with other parts of the diagnosis, and engaging in all sorts of ancillary tasks, like teaching, training, and auditing others’ work. “AI really can’t replace what radiologists do in any meaningful sense,” says Harvey. “It can find things that are hard to find and show them to radiologists to get an opinion,” but not much more. … [Read more...] about Why cancer-spotting AI needs to be handled with care
New Delhi, Jan 27: The Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Aazad arrived in Delhi on Monday morning after he was sent back to Delhi by Hyderabad Police. He is reportedly unwell and will be taken to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). He is likely to attend the birth anniversary celebrations of late journalist Gauri Lankesh on January 29. … [Read more...] about Chandra Shekhar Aazad likely to attend Gauri Lankesh’s birth anniversary on Jan 29 in Bengaluru
Chinese-American physicist Chien-Shiung Wu is credited with disproving one of the basic laws of physics, called conservation of parity. Prior to Wu's work, the laws of physics stated that all objects and their mirror images behaved in the same way, symmetrically, meaning that nature could not distinguish between right and left. Wu's breakthrough research revealed that during the process of radioactive decay, decaying identical nuclear particles didn't always behave symmetrically. … [Read more...] about The heroines STEM: Ten women in science you should know