Invisible Illness – Illness that may be hidden within you..!

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  You may seem to be happy and in perfect health from outside, but many of us does not realise that there might be some illness which does not seem to be visually apparent but are existing within us. These may cause serious health problems or trouble us in the future. One may need to […]

Are your Kidneys ailing you?- Here’s the know how about to care your Kidneys!

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  While you sleep or perform any activity, your body silently toils right from the day of your birth – until something troubles them. Sudden sharp pains in the abdominal area,which put you down on your knees in despair, may indicate about Kidney Stones. It basically occurs due to high concentrations of the substances in […]

Caffeine – a legal addictive drug or just a beverage?

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  Usually Caffeine is known to drive the sleep away  when we work for long hours in the office or long hours of study, it has therefore, become an integral part of our daily life. Chemically known as Trimethylpurine dione, Caffeine is found in many edible substances such as chocolate and cakes as well as […]

Right to good health – how important fundamental right is it?

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  When we become an Indian citizen by birth/law, certain rights are conferred upon us such as Right to freedom, equality, right against exploitation, right to freedom of religion, cultural and fundamental rights, constitutional remedies and right to health is becoming a need to combat against diseases. What is  meant by good health? Being healthy […]

Why costly drugs when low priced alternatives are available?

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  Have you admitted anyone in a private hospital for any ailment? Chances are that you may be prescribed costly medicines and also not allowed to buy the same from outside the hospital apparently with the reason to ensure quality. However the reason may be something which does not meets the eye. We have often […]

So you thought E-cigarettes are a better alternative – Read on

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  Electronic cigarettes expose the lungs to toxicity, reduce the effectiveness of the immune system and encourage bacterial activity, potentially making superbugs more deadly, according to research published in the Journal of Molecular Medicine. In a recently published press release, use of the device exposes smokers to the risk of their airways and immune systems. […]

Dearth of Doctors Crippling Healthcare in India

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  Only 1 Doctor for every 1681 persons in India, this is the recent figure of doctor-population ratio according to Medical Council of India data. A recent article mentions that between April 2013 and March 2016 an estimated 4701 doctors who graduated from India chose to go abroad. Indian Healthcare industry is today facing a […]

Some weird, interesting and true facts about Pregnancy

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  Pregnant women with heartburn are more likely to birth babies with full heads of hair. A women can be pregnant for a whole year. The longest pregnancy on record was 375 days long which is more than a year. Babies can taste what the mother is eating. The amniotic fluid the baby swallows can […]

India going digital in medical care – Online Registration System

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  As part of Digital India Initiative the government has come up with ORS which enables patients to get an OPD appointment, lab reports or blood availability in any government hospital online. Counter based OPD registration and appointment system through Hospital Management Information System (HMIS) has been digitalized. ORS is a platform linking various hospitals […]

The Fishy Miracle

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  Recently we have witnessed a miracle medicine administered upon asthma patients at Hyderabad’s exhibition ground in Nampally. Thousands of asthma patients lined up for the medicine called “fish prasadam” which miraculously heals all respiratory problems. The medicine is a herbal paste which is put into the mouth of a live murrel fish around 3 […]