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Mobile Health Apps all set to change the landscape of healthcare delivery in India

20 August, 2015
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<p>The mobile health apps topic is catching a lot of attention. It’s another buzzword today.  The IT advancements in the healthcare sector, especially the mobile health applications and services, are transforming the way healthcare is being delive...

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What, Why, and Where of Online Doctor Consultation

20 September, 2017
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The conventional healthcare dynamics could soon see a revolutionising change with the advent of an online doctor consultation. It has been around for quite some time; but, only recently has it come into proximity of healthcare companies because of mass access to the affordable internet. Utilizing such technologies, companies like Credihealth are changing the concept …

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10 Health Symptoms Women Should Be Aware Of

2 September, 2017
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Women tend to get so engrossed in taking care of everybody else that they barely get time to take care of themselves. With the ever-rising demands of family and work, many women do not make their own health a priority.  Most women may not understand these warning signs or realize that there are certain symptoms …

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Types of Ambulances – Which.. When.. How..?

30 August, 2017
912 Views

We have all seen ambulances racing down the street with their lights and sirens blazing and we all know that these emergency vehicles are very important in saving the lives of those patients who are in urgent need of a medical assistance. Apart from knowing the emergency ambulance numbers for ambulance nearby, one should also …

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Government reduces prices of knee implants by up to 70%

18 August, 2017
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Keeping the Independence Day promise of PM Narendra Modi to take measurable steps to harness healthcare costs, the government has announced to curb the price of knee implants in the country. With private hospitals reportedly indulging in unethical profiteering by charging unreasonable and extravagant rates and doing, the government has taken a decision to cap …

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Healthy Lifestyle for Healthy Heart

12 August, 2017
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Everyone must have heard about the importance of a healthy lifestyle for healthy heart. But, ever wondered what healthy changes are required for a heart–healthy lifestyle and how these changes affect your body? When your doctor tells you to make certain changes in your lifestyle, perhaps, you start wondering: Will it really make a difference? Do you …

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Indian Diet after Angioplasty: What to eat and what to avoid

27 July, 2017
8679 Views

A well-maintained diet after angioplasty plays a crucial role in the process of recovery after an angioplasty procedure.When a person experiences coronary artery disease, the arteries or the corridors in the heart may totally or partially be obstructed by a sticky material called plaque (made up of cholesterol). This medical condition is called atherosclerosis, and …

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Answers to FAQs about Coronary Angioplasty

23 January, 2017
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Angioplasty is a Greek term that means vessel shaping. The procedure involves widening of clogged arteries (especially coronary arteries- the arteries surrounding the artery like a crown). A tiny balloon is placed on a guide wire, also called balloon catheter and is then inserted into the blocked artery to help widen it. The arteries can …

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Heart Bypass Surgery vs Angioplasty – Which is better?

22 December, 2016
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Heart Bypass Surgery vs Angioplasty has always been a dilemma in the mind of the patients who suffer cardiac blockages. To resolve the heart bypass surgery vs angioplasty dilemma and choose the right line of treatment, understanding the pros and cons of each is important. Most of the cardiologists would go an extra mile to …

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Checklist for Heart Disease Prevention for Women

25 October, 2016
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One of the most common and rapidly increasing health hazards in women today is heart diseases. This has become a critical issue that requires serious attention for its cure and prevention. The major risk that make women more susceptible to heart diseases are categorized in two groups – Modifiable risk factors are those which could be …

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Understanding Living with Crohn’s Disease

8 October, 2016
575 Views

If one has recently been diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, he might be struggling to understand how it will impact the daily routine and quality of life. Here is a quick look at it: Chronic in Nature It continues to be a part of the patient’s life forever. It is necessary to accept sudden flareups, ability …

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Importance of Baby Monitoring During Pregnancy

21 July, 2016
515 Views

As exciting as it is, pregnancy also causes immense anxiety among women. Regular visits to the hospital for antenatal checkups is an important routine for all pregnant women for ensuring their health as well as baby monitoring. Antenatal visits are a must even if there are no complications in the pregnancy and the woman feels …

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7 Signs of Anemia during Pregnancy

23 June, 2016
565 Views

Ladies, feeling sluggish? In case you’re drained to the point that you frequently experience difficulty tending to your routine life, anemia might be to blame. And if you’re pregnant, anemia is really common. Your body experiences critical changes when you are pregnant. The volume of blood in your body increments by around 20-30%, which increases …

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Where do we stand on HIV-AIDS on World AIDS Day: December 1?

30 November, 2015
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According to Dr. Rajat Goyal, the head of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative’s (IAVI) India operations: “The 28th annual World AIDS Day is upon us and it serves as a reminder that while we have achieved great milestones in containing the disease a lot still needs to be done. Millions of the world’s most vulnerable …

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Can I Have Coffee During Pregnancy?

26 June, 2015
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Coffee during pregnancy has long been hailed as a big NO. While it does have the potential to cause harm to the mother and baby, recent studies show that pregnant women may not need to give it up entirely – only limit it to a certain amount. So, how much coffee during pregnancy is okay? …

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Radiation Therapy FAQ

14 February, 2015
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What is Radiation Therapy? Radiation therapy is a common treatment for cancer that uses radiations like x-rays, gamma rays, protons or electron beams to destroy or control malignant cancer cells. The other names for it are radiotherapy, irradiation, x-ray therapy, or radiation oncology. How does it act? Cancer cells multiply and divide faster than normal …

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Smile Enhancement: Do you need it?

9 January, 2015
534 Views

Smile enhancement is a procedure that improves the appearance of one’s smile to a considerable extent through a number of processes related to cosmetic dentistry. Some of them include composite bonding, tooth implants, dental veneers, teeth whitening etc. Smile makeover is not a process that you need to perform; rather it is one that you …

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Life after Liver Transplant

16 July, 2014
522 Views

Liver transplant is a critical surgery that brings a lot of changes in the life of the patient. Recovery itself is a slow and gradual process that can take from 3-6 months before one is up and going. In this article, we will look at what are those impending changes that you can expect after …

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Revive Your Sex Life in 7 Ways

28 May, 2014
534 Views

Most couples experience passionate romance and active sex life in the initial years of married life. Somewhere down the years, these get lost amidst hectic jobs, raising kids, fulfilling family responsibilities and growing older. There are only very few lucky couples who still have an ignited love and romance for each other, even decades into …

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8 Common Eye Problems In Children

15 March, 2014
776 Views

Vision problems in children are a big concern. Around one in every five children has a vision problem. Those with eye sight issues face challenges in school performance, recreational activities and social interactions. This affects their normal growth and development. It is important for parents and caregivers to be aware of various vision problems in …

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