North Dakota hospitals could lose their key personnel due to H1B visa changes

North Dakota hospitals could lose their key personnel due to H1B visa changes

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — North Dakota’s medical professionals are currently harboring pressure from all angles — a growing shortage of available doctors, potential changes to the visa program that helps supply them and the prospect of how federal healthcare laws could change have them scrambling. President Donald Trump’s review of the H-1B visa program has ..

American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin fully represented in Nation’s Capital

American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin fully represented in Nation’s Capital

WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin flexed the full weight of its influence in the nation’s capital Wednesday, presenting its legislative priorities before more than 30 members of Congress from both parties. With nearly 100 AAPI members on hand from across the country to participate in the organization’s Legislative Day, held ..

Harvard student Neil Davey invited to TEDx for diagnostic tool innovation

Harvard student Neil Davey invited to TEDx for diagnostic tool innovation

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Neil Davey, and Indian American student at Harvard University, has developed a device that can diagnose malaria in a more cost effective and time efficient way. Davey and a fellow student, Miraj Shah, have developed a small hand-held device to detect malaria named UniDX, which brings a more effective solution to identifying malaria at ..

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy wants to cautions US Doctors to the dangers of Opioids

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy wants to cautions US Doctors to the dangers of Opioids

WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — In the next few days, every doctor in the United States will be receiving this letter, from U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy. It marks the first time since the position’s inception America’s top doctor has reached out to all physicians. But Murthy is sending the letters for an extremely urgent reason: Americans ..

Indian-American doctor creates new cardiac device

Indian-American doctor creates new cardiac device

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Dr. Samir Pancholy, an Indian-American cardiologist renowned worldwide for his advancements in emergency heart treatment, has invented a new device to prevent complications during catheterization. Pancholy is responsible for introducing the nation’s cardiology patients to a less painful and safer alternative for catheter insertion, one which allows the device to be inserted ..

International Day of Yoga celebrated across the world as Prime Minister Modi joins 30000 people in New Delhi

International Day of Yoga celebrated across the world as Prime Minister Modi joins 30000 people in New Delhi

DELHI (Diya TV) — While celebrating International Yoga Day on Tuesday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to embrace the practice for better physical and mental health. Modi oversaw an assembly of 30,000 in Chandigarh’s Capitol Complex performing deep breathing and stretching exercises before joining them. “Just as the mobile phone is now a part of ..

What if doctors could measure your lung function over a phone call? University of Washington’s Shewtak Patel has done just that

What if doctors could measure your lung function over a phone call? University of Washington’s Shewtak Patel has done just that

SEATTLE (Diya TV) — Indian-American scientists at the University of Washington have developed a new sensor that can accurately measure lung function during the process of making a phone call — not just a smartphone — from anywhere in the world. The new tool has been fittingly named SpiralCall. “We wanted to be able to ..

Indian doctors barred from staying in the U.S. after graduate studies

Indian doctors barred from staying in the U.S. after graduate studies

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — The Indian government has stopped issuing ‘no objection’ certificates to medical students from the country seeking to further their education in the U.S., effectively forcing them to stay in their home nation. According to a recent report, around 4,000 doctors have applied for the certificate since 2010, which allows them ..

Scarlet Night raises $275K in 10th anniversary gala for South Asian Heart Center

Scarlet Night raises $275K in 10th anniversary gala for South Asian Heart Center

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (Diya TV) — Regardless of lifestyle, many South Asians face a genetic predisposition to heart disease and diabetes — something, the South Asian Heart Center is spearheading the fight against. During its 10th anniversary celebration gala, the center played host to a myriad of guests, and raised more than a quarter-million dollars ..

Movie Star Turned Politico, Jayalalithaa’s 68th birthday celebrated by party & constituents alike

CHENNAI, (DIYA TV) Tamil movie star turned politician, Jayalalithaa is as popular as ever. Nick-named “Amma,” meaning “mother,” this administrator has seen incredible success in both the political arena, and the silver screen. Chief Minister M.G. Ramachandra acted as a mentor for Jayalalitha until his passing. Soon after his passing, the party appointed her as Chief ..