Thousands gather to celebrated third International Yoga Day in Washington D.C.

Thousands gather to celebrated third International Yoga Day in Washington D.C.

WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — The third annual International Day of Yoga was celebrated on June 17, 2017 at Sylvan Theater on the National Mall in Washington DC. Nearly 2000 people from all walks of life attended the event and participated in these celebrations with great enthusiasm. The programme started with screening of the video messages ..

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 ..

Indian doctors replace young boy’s damaged nose with new one

Indian doctors replace young boy’s damaged nose with new one

NEW DELHI (Diya TV) — Doctors in India have replaced the damaged nose of a 12-year-old boy with a new one which was grown on his forehead. After he suffered pneumonia as a baby, Arun Patel’s nose was badly damaged and disfigured as a result. The infection damaged the cartilage of his nose, making it ..

Indian-American Entrepreneur Ridhi Tariyal invents Smart Tampon

Indian-American Entrepreneur Ridhi Tariyal invents Smart Tampon

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Ridhi Tariyal, an Indian-American entrepreneur and co-founder of NextGen Jane, has invented a new smart tampon designed to detect diseases in women at an early stage. The development came with the help of scientist Stephen Gire, whom Tariyal met during a visit to Harvard University. The two were inspired by the number of ..

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 ..

Former Silicon Valley engineer brings innovation to Organic Farming in India

Former Silicon Valley engineer brings innovation to Organic Farming in India

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Diya TV): Madhucharan Chikkadevaiah, a 37 year old software engineer gives up his luxuries life in the USA and decides to help the framers from his hometown Mandya, a small town that is situated on the Bengaluru-Mysuru highway. Madhucharan was a software engineer working in the Bay Area. He travelled the world, ..

Indian American scientist discovers way to eat meat without killing animals

Indian American scientist discovers way to eat meat without killing animals

WASHINGTON, (Diya TV) — A team led by Indian-American scientists has been hard at work, developing a contamination-free meat from animal cells in a laboratory that can be harvested between 9 and 21 days. The new technique could likely spell an end to the large scale slaughtering of animals worldwide. And that’s precisely the angle ..