World Obesity Day 2018

World Obesity Day 2018

World Obesity day is observed to initiate meaningful conversations and end the stigma associated with Obesity. It encourages a multidimensional approach such as implementing policies that review food environment and recognize factors leading to obesity, creating environments conducive to healthier lifestyles, and to make people aware about the consequences of stigmatizing this condition. According to statistics presented by the WHO, worldwide obesity has nearly tripled […]

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Be Smart with Your Oxygen Concentrator

Be Smart with Your Oxygen Concentrator

IT is a privilege to be able to breathe. This adage is certainly true for those suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) whose lungs don’t receive the required amount of oxygen. Thanks to technologies that have provided oxygen concentrators, COPD patients can lead better lives. However, these technologies come at a price and require smart operation more than anything else. Brands like Niscomed lead […]

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3 Efficient Ways To Cope With Cervical Pain

3 Efficient Ways To Cope With Cervical Pain

Years of lifting, bending, twisting and turning your neck inappropriately can take a toll on your delicate neck. Combined with a stressful life, it is no surprise that more people today have to deal with pain in the neck. Cervical pain, however, is much more than simple neck pain, at times converting into radiating pain causing numbness or weakness in your arms, shoulders, and hands […]

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How To Prepare For Angiography?

How To Prepare For Angiography?

Have you seen someone who had to go in for a test after having a horrible chest pain? Or know someone who has been diagnosed with a lung clot? Situations like these call for a procedure involving medical imaging technique such as angiography, which is used to visualize the interiors of the heart, especially arteries, veins, and heart chambers. It creates detailed X-ray images called […]

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6 Breast Pump Myths Debunked

6 Breast Pump Myths Debunked

Breast milk is the best nutrition that a new-born baby can receive in its initial months; it is the food that the infant needs in building the child’s immune system. While the importance of breast milk is well-known, new mothers sometimes struggle to breastfeed due to reasons beyond their control which in turn deprives the baby of the breast milk. Working mothers may struggle even […]

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World Breastfeeding Week 2018

World Breastfeeding Week 2018

Though breastfeeding is one of the most natural behaviors to occur after childbirth, only 55% of the infants in India are exclusively breastfed. The reason for this trend is a lack of guidance, misinformation, poor maternal health, lack of time and taboos associated with breastfeeding. The World Breastfeeding Week is observed each year with a vision to encourage exclusive breastfeeding, make people aware of the […]

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Trending | More Medical Equipment are Making Their Way Home!

Trending | More Medical Equipment are Making Their Way Home!

The rising invasion of medical equipment in our homes over the last few years has not gone unnoticed. Thanks to the advent of patient-friendly technology, portable and fool-proof medical devices for diagnosis, analysis, drug administration, and other purposes have been made possible. The urban home-dweller these days is not technologically-challenged, and can easily operate portable medical devices with ease. Then, there is also the rising […]

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Critical Care after Cardiac Arrest: What You Should Know?

Critical Care after Cardiac Arrest: What You Should Know?

When the heart stops circulating blood in our body, resulting commonly from problems with electrical signals in the heart, it is called a cardiac arrest. The moment the heart stops pumping blood, our brain starts receiving insufficient oxygen supply, and stops working efficiently. This results in unconsciousness and unresponsiveness. While resuscitation and calling for medical help are first steps towards helping the patient regain consciousness, […]

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Why you need the Covidien EEA Prolapse stapler ?

Why you need the Covidien EEA Prolapse stapler ?

Hemorrhoids and Rectal Prolapse are commonly encountered colorectal conditions which form a considerable workload for clinicians treating colorectal pathologies. While the symptoms of Hemorrhoids and rectal prolapse can often overlap, it is imperative to diagnose and manage them appropriately to ensure better prognosis and patient comfort. Although conventional treatment and management options for these conditions have been prevalent, one of the most recent advancement in […]

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Diagnose & Treat Respiratory Ailments in Children

Diagnose & Treat Respiratory Ailments in Children

Respiratory infections are quite common among children, especially those who are in daycare or school or have siblings. While uncomplicated respiratory ailments can last up to two weeks, there are others which might require some more time to recover from. A runny nose, red eyes, sore throat, hoarseness, fever, coughing, swollen lymph nodes are some of the symptoms of uncomplicated respiratory ailments in children which […]

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