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 Doctor Receives Award of Excellence in Community Medicine

Dr. Aswathy S., Professor of Community Medicine, Amrita School of Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, received the Award of Excellence in Community Medicine for her exceptional service and dedication in the field of Community Medicine at the 3rd Annual Healthcare Summit - AHS 2020, hosted by the Center for Health and Medical Sciences (CHMS) of Venus International Foundation (VIF) on January 9, 2021, at Chennai.

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 Doctor Selected as Member of Task Force on Global Newborn Screening (TF-NBS) - IFCC

Dr. Kannan Vaidyanathan, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, was selected as the task force member from India to the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC) for Global Newborn Screening (TF-NBS).