Amrita’s Low-cost UV Sanitization Robot ‘Prabha’ Hits the Market

Prabha, is a remote-controlled sanitization robot that can systematically disinfect rooms with ultraviolet rays Amrita’s Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs collaborated with Megara Robotics, a private enterprise in Chennai, to develop Prabha, and the team completed its first successful prototype in June of last year. In September, Prabha was deployed at Amrita Hospital in Kochi in the throes of COVID-19 treatment.

Amrita Professors Publishes a Scientific Study in 'The Lancet' Journal on COVID 19 Causing Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children

The case of a newborn affected by the mother's COVID infection: Amrita School of Medicine Professors publish a finding on COVID-19 causing Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children, in The Lancet - a top medical journal.

Amrita Professors Make eMap E-learning Modules for Ayurveda Panchakarma Funded by AYUSH Ministry

The professors of the Department of Panchakarma, Amrita School of Ayurveda, Amritapuri, are developing e-learning modules for a project titled, eMAP- e-learning Modules for Ayurveda Panchakarma. The project initiated on January 29, 2021, was funded by the Rashtreeya Ayurveda Vidyapeeth, Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH), Government of India.

Amrita Team Studies Health Benefits of Traditional Kerala Cuisine in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

The use of locally available ingredients which are rich in fibre is diminishing in Kerala leading to an upsurge in the number of type 2 diabetes. There exists a myth that consuming parboiled varieties of rice leads to an increase in blood sugar levels. But the nutritional content present in these and its effect on lifestyle diseases has been ignored. To highlight the importance of the readily and locally available ingredients used decades ago in Kerala, a study was conducted to explore its health benefits in patients with type 2 diabetes.  

Amrita Celebrates Antimicrobial Awareness Week

As an initiative to increase awareness on global Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), as well as to encourage best practices among the general public, and health workers to stop the further emergence and spread of drug-resistant infections, *WHO has declared November 18-24 as the Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW). 

Microbes Outsmarting Man Through Anti-Microbial Resistance

The Amrita School of Biotechnology (ASBT) made its initial foray into the Antimicrobial research arena in 2014 after having been selected by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Department of Biotechnology, Government of India for the Reinvent the Toilet Grand Challenge Award, to address the problems of infection and smell in waste water.