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Bring Down Fever With These Natural Home Remedies

2 June, 2018
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Does the idea of getting an injection scare you? Don’t worry you’re not alone. Viral fever is a common occurrence in most households. This fever hits both adults and children equally. No matter how scared you are it is important to get the right medical attention if you feel the problem is becoming severe. With …

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Top 10 High Calorie Foods in India

10 April, 2018
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Whether your dilemma has been to either lose those few extra pounds or put them on, you’ve come to the right place. For most of us, diet has been a big challenge, without complete information, it is hard to stick to a routine. Especially with Indian food, you can never be sure what food is …

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Food Safety Post Transplant

17 March, 2017
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There is a lot of precaution that you need to follow with your routine, hygiene and food safety post transplant. And the reasons are obvious. You will be on lifelong dose of immunosuppressants and slight neglect can cause you infections indirectly adding up to your woes. Diet plays a very important role in preventing infections …

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7 Diagnostic Tests to Have Every Year (for Age Group 45+ Years)

4 March, 2017
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A routine medical and diagnostic tests is advised to detect any medical issues if any, better prognosis for deadly diseases like cancer, which can be handled better if diagnosed early, and assess your risk for diseases that are in the family and for any impending future medical problems. Diagnostic tests should be carried out even when …

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7 Diagnostic Tests to Have Every Year (for Age Group 35-45 Years)

3 March, 2017
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It is very important for anyone to get a regular check up and perform a diagnostic tests on a yearly basis. There are different diagnostic tests categorized on age group basis. People face different problems in different life stage and most of them even don’t know about the problem. Thus, it is advisable to visit …

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6 Diagnostic Tests to Have Every Year (Age Group 27-35 Years)

2 March, 2017
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In today’s world which is marked by frequent distractions, stressful lifestyles, polluted environments and sitting jobs, taking care of your health is an imperative. No matter what your age, but a yearly health check up can not just prevent a disease but would also make you work towards a healthier lifestyle. Full Blood Count (FBC) …

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Congenital Heart Disease – Symptoms Parents Should Look Out for in their Child

29 June, 2016
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<p>Any medical condition or defect in the heart that is developed in the womb (before the birth) that affects the normal working of the heart, is termed as Congenital Heart Disease (CHD). During first 8 to 9 weeks of pregnancy, the heart begins to...

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An Introduction to Stress Echocardiography Test

6 June, 2016
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What is a Stress Echo Test? Stress Echocardiography, also known as Stress Echo test, is conducted to check the working of heart muscles and blood vessels. Started in early 1980’s, the test checks the motion or contractile of heart at rest and under stress. Stress Echo Test is conducted by an experienced cardiologist. Since the flow …

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Doctor’s Opinion: 300+ Drugs Banned in India

21 March, 2016
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Recently The Health Ministry announced a list of over 300 fixed-dose combination drugs banned in India due to certain ‘risks’ they have on the body. These include ban on common drugs prescribed by over 80% of the doctors in India. The list consists of the following – Crocin cold and Flu, Disprin, D-Cold, Vicks 500, SUMO and Combiflam.  We asked …

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New moms have something to say about “Female Viagra”

3 March, 2016
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Female viagra also known by its chemical name ‘flibanserin‘ aims to boost sexual desire in women, especially those who are entering into their menopause. Recent reports by JAMA Internal Medicine discuss both positive and negative effects of this drug on women so far. For those of you who were unaware of its existence, the drug was …

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Harmala Gupta’s story as a cancer survivor, CrediHero

7 March, 2015
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Harmala Gupta is a 61-year-old cancer survivor who got a second chance at life at the age of 34. She is also the Founder-President of a Cancer Charity in New Delhi called CanSupport an organization that enable people with advanced cancer and their families to make informed choices and decisions and to receive appropriate physical, emotional, social and …

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This is when you should visit a Pulmonologist

15 November, 2014
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Pulmonary medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with disorders and diseases that affect the lungs. The specialists that deal with pulmonary medicine can diagnose, manage and treat a wide range of pulmonary diseases that include lung diseases, pulmonary infections, and other breathing problems, along with disorders associated with blood vessels of the lungs. …

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Ayurvedic Treatment of Post Chikungunya arthritis

4 February, 2019
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Chikungunya is a viral infection transmitted by an infected Aedes aegypti mosquito. This mosquito lays eggs in stagnated water. CHIKV & CHIKF viruses are the main causes of chikungunya in humans. It is a type of disease which has no initial symptoms and appears after 3 – 4 days of infection. This fever is very …

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Halasana: For Better Digestion & Healthy Skin

18 December, 2018
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In Sanskrit “Hala” means plough, so this Halasana is called as plough pose due to its resemblance to the shape of plough. This yoga posture stretches the spine and shoulders while rejuvenating the nervous system. Because the pose calms and relaxes the nerves, brain, and heart, it is traditionally practiced near the end of a …

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Ayurveda Home Remedies For Bleeding Gums

17 October, 2018
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Strong & healthy gums are like pillars for bright & strong teeth & such a shining smile can instantly win hearts. The health of your teeth directly proportional to the health of your gums. If your gums bleed when you brush your teeth, you are probably suffering from a slightly mild case of gingivitis. Gum …

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Understanding Crohn’s Disease

12 February, 2018
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Are you experiencing frequent bowels, diarrhea, fatigue, or blood in the stools? There could be possibilities that these are early signals of what might be a case of inflammatory bowel disease known as Crohn’s disease. Life with Crohn’s disease can be very difficult and tiresome! Before we discuss Crohn’s disease symptoms and treatment, let us …

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Colon Cancer Causes and Symptoms

24 July, 2017
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Colon cancer causes and forms when the uncontrolled cell growth happens in the cells of the large intestine which results in colon cancer causes. It is not necessarily the same as rectal cancer, but they often occur together in what is called colorectal cancer. Rectal cancer originates in the rectum, which is the last several …

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Can Cancer Survivors be Organ Donors?

4 June, 2017
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Several cancer survivors look forward to helping patients who require organ donation. They understand the need and urgency of the situation and want to be a helping hand. It is possible for cancer survivors to be organ donors. Although, according to oncologists, there are several complications related to cancer survivor donations depending on, the cancer …

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Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse

15 April, 2017
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Ethyl Alcohol or Ethanol is the intoxicating ingredient in wine, beer, and liquor which affects the human body adversely. Excessive alcohol consumption causes deformation of the brain, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, impaired judgment, slow reflexes, lack of coordination, flushed appearance, and blurred vision. Alcohol Abuse is the condition whereby the drinker can set limits on the consumption. …

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Frequently Asked Questions about Knee Replacement Surgery

2 March, 2017
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Knee replacement surgery, also known as arthroplasty, is the process of recreating a complete knee by replacing the damaged knee cap with artificial plastic material that is conjoined with the existing knee cap portion to completely cover the joint area. The surgery is conducted by an experienced orthopedic surgeon and involves intricate bone recreation processes …