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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
NEW YORK (Diya TV) “We must understand that yoga is not an Indian (thing). If you want to call yoga Indian, then you must call gravity European”, said Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev on the eve of International Yoga Day at the United Nations on 22nd June, 2016 “Yes, Yoga originated in India and being Indians ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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, ..
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 ..
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 ..
(DIYA TV) — Science journalist and prized-winning author Sonia Shah’s new novel, Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, From Cholera to Ebola and Beyond, officially hit the shelves of bookstores on Feb. 23. The book carries a simple narrative: Is a disease that will kill tens of millions coming? Pandemic is Shah’s fourth book, and second about deadly diseases. Its ..
STANFORD, Calif. (DIYA TV) — Stanford University researchers have developed a simple blood test which could be capable of streamlining the diagnosis process of tuberculosis — a disease almost as old as humanity itself. Nearly 1.5 people die of the disease each year because there isn’t a proper test to diagnose it, another 9.6 million are ..
DALLAS (DIYA TV) — When Shelby Garner, assistant professor at Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON), embarked on a mission trip to India, she hardly expected the results to yield honors that would become recognized internationally, and perhaps, was not aware she would be returning so soon. This month, Garner was a recipient ..