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Obesity or being Over Weight

Are you worried that you are fat or obese? What is Obesity or being Over Weight: Do you want to know what is the "ideal weight"


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Knee Replacement

Knee replacement surgery also known as knee arthroplasty or knee resurfacing.  Arthoplasty literally means the surgical repair of a joint. It involves the surgical reconstruction of degenerated joints using artificial body parts or prosthetics. The aim is to remove the pain and restore mobility. This procedure is commonly done for people whose knee or knees have degenerated because of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or post traumatic arthritis when an injury damages the knee.


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Infection occurring to patient in Hospital or Healthcare Facility

Hospital stay is certainly not a idea of good time. But if you or someone you love is hospitalised or visiting hospitals, it is important to know that the person is at risk of an infection in hospital.


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Diabetes

Diabetes  (Medical Term Diabetes Mellitus) is not a disease but a disorder.  But diabetes is a gateway to other major diseases. Diabetes cannot be cured but it has to be controlled with life style management. Pancreas releases insulin that helps the body to store and use sugar and fat from the food. Diabetes occurs when the pancreas produces less or no insulin or the body is not reacting properly to insulin, a condition termed as “insulin resistance”


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Yoga for Diabetes

Certainly, yoga helps you providing physical fitness and mental serenity. The practice of some yoga consistently and correctly helps combating physical ailments and extensively impacts on our emotional intelligence. Certain yoga practice helps us toning body and improvising metabolism. Yoga experts have been suggesting some particular yoga practice that helps us minimising or controlling chronic disease like diabetic and its complexities.


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Centre launches National Dental and Oral Health Information IVR Portal

Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste launches National Dental and Oral Health Information IVR Portal, toll free number   - Unveils communication material to raise awareness on oral health  


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Nourishments that can help cure PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a typical endocrine system disorder among ladies of child- bearing ages ranging between 20 and 35 years.


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14 Foods that Boost your Metabolism

Metabolism is the process of converting food into energy. During this complex biochemical process, calories in food and beverages are combined with oxygen to release the energy your body needs to function.


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Foreigners visiting India for Medical Treatment

In order to simplify and speed up the procedure of obtaining Visa for tourists coming to India for medical purposes, the Government of India has extended the facility of e-Medical Visa.


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Dr. Mahesh Sharma launches pre-loaded Sim Card for Tourists arriving in India on E-visa  

Dr. Mahesh Sharma,Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism and Culture, launched the initiative of the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India for providing pre-loaded Sim Card to foreign tourists arriving in India on e-Visa here today.


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Government Initiatives - Uttarakhand Health Systems Development Project

India Signs Financing Agreement with World Bank for Us$ 100 Million for Uttarakhand Health Systems Development Project


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Foods to keep your eyes healthy 

Just to be clear, eating the below foods regularly will not restore your vision to 20/20 or give you X-ray vision. The below list of foods helps you to see more clearly. 


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ECMO: Ultimate Treatment for heart and lungs Failur

ECMO is used when the functioning and operation of heart and lungs are affected due to severe cardiac arrest or respiratory issues. This very much crucial for survival as their coordinated functioning helps oxygenated blood circulation in body. Their efforts also helps the deoxygenated blood come back to heart and exit the carbon dioxide to from body via lungs and through nose and mouth.


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Sale of medicines online pharmacies

Ever since a police case was filed against the online seller Snapdeal by the Maharashtra FDA, many people have been analysing the importance of the selling prescribed drugs online. In a society dominated by information technology such Internet has been reaching to common mass easily through smart phones and computers. Hence, realising the necessities of assessing the online pharmacy requirement, a subcommittee was formed and headed by Maharashtra FDA Commissioner Harshadeep Kamble. Constituted by the Drugs Consultative Committee (DCC), the submitted their report after examining the issues on online sale of the drugs. Like every other consumer goods delivered online, drugs can also delivered convenient online by following some regulations and guidance.


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Palliative care for cancer patients in Karnataka

Cancer is the most traumatic and painful disease affecting the human society. More than the pain and suffering, the psychological agony creates more frightening experience in the patients and their kin. Moreover, with lack of intensive care and treatment, the traumatic experiences are getting aggravated.


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Rhythm of life: an analysis of cardio vascular disease

An optimist feeling, a jovial mood, a blissful soul and a contented mind: all add fodder to healthy heart and a healthy heart fosters human wellbeing. Healthy heart leads to healthy mind and body and it is the cornerstone to healthy body, healthy mind, and hearty feelings. Hence, making our heart healthy we can inspire a healthy and well functioned cardio vascular system. A systematic and consistent approach to keep our heart healthy is an obligatory responsibility. A controlled, organised, and healthy lifestyle can help us fight for the cardio vascular disease (CVD).


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Disadvantages of using third party administrator

In India, the health insurance industry is having monumental growth as people are interested more in investing on health insurance. Among the prominent health insurance providers, an ideal practice is to do all insurance process management through a third party company which acts as medium for the insurer and insured. This is called third party administrator (TPA) in health insurance industry. They facilitate, aggregate and settle complains, claims and reimbursement. But in many cases we have found negligence, carelessness, and irresponsibility of the TPA service providers which leave the patient hectic and disgusting healthcare experience. The real purpose of the health insurance, for which you paid your hard earned money, not served. This is the irregularities and mismanagement of the TPA Company. Every consumer has right to received better healthcare benefits and services for which they are spending money.


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Foot care in Diabetes

A small wound on body, especially, in the extremities (hands and legs) during diabetes can be proved dangerous and fatal. It is hardly curable and takes longer time for healing. Having high level of blood sugar for longer period makes the bodily functioning improper such a reduced blood flow and damaged nerves especially in the extremities. The patients with diabetes would likely to develop infection to a small external wound which is ignored, unnoticed, or delayed in treatment. Gradually the wounds get infected and increase in size with chronic pain or completely painless; signs of inflammation, heat, pain and loss of function; signs of infection such as pus drainage, bad odour and dead tissue. The affected areas also develop numbness and dullness, chills of limb-threatening or life-threatening infection. Hence, in diabetes, special care must be given to legs since legs are prone to external wounds and wound of negligible size must not be ignored.


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Challenges for amputees

It was yet another morning for the para-cycling silver medallist at the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru. While leaving for Hyderabad, Aditya Mehta, the 2013 Asian Para-Cycling Championship winner, was left with severe ‘psychological scar’ when he was forced to remove his prosthetic leg and behaved rudely and ruthlessly. In name of security check, the CISF personnel were merciless and callous while treating the nationally reputed Para Olympian. “Yet again I was forced to remove my prosthetic leg at KIA, Bangalore. Possibly a generous Dussehera gift from CISF - Central Industrial Security Force. Sarcasm aside, in my earlier posts, I have already mentioned how painful the procedure is to remove the prosthetics and wear it back. Worth mentioning is the psychological scar that it can leave on a physically challenged person's mind” recounted in the social media post, about the psychological trauma he faced.


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Cardio Vascular Disease: An analysis of the boons and bans of modern medical technology

Modern medical science and healthcare technology has evolved to greater heights by providing the most successful solutions to most impossible health issues. While at the same it has been creating many complexities which create catastrophic concerns for the wellbeing of the mankind. With meticulous attention and carefulness, we can solve the indomitable medical problems, but at the same time, minor negligence or lack of awareness can cause the reverse effect and can be proved fatal.


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Researches in 2016

The year 2016 recalls a memory that filled with a number health issues such as sika, Ebola, China air pollution, etc. At the same time this also has witnessed some advances in the field medical science and clinical research. According to the Medical News Today, in 2016 there are quite a lot most talked about the medical researches happened. Let’s take look.


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Skincare in winter: An analysis of skin problems and solutions

Face is the index of personality that depicts the characteristics of a person. A person with radiantly glowing face gives us an impression about the assertiveness and positive fervour of the person. Whereas, a person with dull, gloomy and lustreless face leaves us thinking pessimistic about the person’s personality and attitude. Actually, facial skin of the person makes the difference.


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New drug helps limits brain damage and repair

It is found that the rats treated with IL-1Ra drug not only had reduced brain damage in the early stages following a stroke, but also they showed development of numerous of new brain cells (neurogenesis) after several days later. Irrespective of the physical condition of the rats, the results are promising.


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First Chikungunya Vaccine

We have not forgotten the havoc created in Delhi and other north Indian states last year due to the spread of chikungunya which affected the north India as well. While statistics says that the death due this in 20105 was 27553 it was 12255 till August 2016. Providing some relief to the healthcare fraternity, researchers have discovered a new vaccine for combating chikungunya virus that causes fever and acute joint pain.


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