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India’s Cancer epidemic

lisa ray cancer The dreaded disease can no longer just be shushed into silence. It is increasing been written and talked about, take Lisa Ray for example who suffered from Cancer of white blood cells who actively blogged and tweeted about it, even posting bald pictures of herself ! It is important that we become more about this disease because number of people suffering . . .

This World Hypertension Day, know all about High BP

this world hypertension day know all that there is to know about hypertension or High BP With the entire world observing 'World Hypertension Day' today, we are reminded that Hypertension or High BP still lives up to its 'Silent Killer' fame with almost 24-30% of India's urban population in its clasp. What's more shocking is that, most of the individuals are clueless about their hypertensive state until it gets discovered in a routine check-up! Plus with . . .

Combo drugs are making treatments cost more!

Fixed combination drugs provide the same results as basic drugs do, yet cost more! How would you feel if you went shopping for socks and the salesman sold you not only socks but shoes and shirt with it? Cheated, disappointed and angry right! Imagine the same scenario happening when it comes to your basic medicines. What’s happening is that, the doctor’s these days are prescribing various fixed combination drugs (FDC) which cost considerably more than . . .

Medimanage wishes all Nurses, a Happy International Nurses Day!

Nurses from Pooja Nursing Home with their gifts, courtesy Medimanage.com on the eve of International Nurses Day Before we begin, we would like to ask a simple question to everyone “Do you remember the name of the nurse who helped deliver you as a baby?” While we know that the question seems absurd, as one cannot be expected to remember a single random name after a gap of 10-20 years! But doesn’t it go to show how ignorant . . .

Have Osteoporosis? Exercise is a must!

Exercise should be done to help with Osteoporosis The discovery that you suffer from osteoporosis is obviously a sad and shocking one but it does not mean, that you stop moving at once! Sure your bones become weak and brittle and your chances of suffering a fracture go up suddenly, but did you know that there are plenty of exercises that help when one has osteoporosis? “Exercise, when I . . .

Increasing Lifestyle Diseases and the Future of Health Insurance in India

First the good news, Indian health care industry in the 1990s grew at a rate of 16% and today is worth more than $ 34 billion. Health insurance industry has registered a 20% growth in health insurance premium in December 2009 and is expected to cross a premium mark of Rs. 9000 crore in FY 2010 making health insurance industry . . .

The Great Indian Guide for Baby Care is Launched!

  Dr. Abdul Rasheed of Asian Heart Institute launches the The Great Indian Guide for Baby Care, a Medimanage initiative on the eve of Mother's Day  Indian Mothers Rejoice! For Medimanage has now officially launched, 'The Great Indian Guide for Baby Care'! The e-book was launched by Dr. Abdul Rasheed, a renowned Pediatric Cardiologist of Asian Heart Institute, Mumbai. The book contains thoroughly researched matter relevant to the Indian methods of baby care, which are written in a very simple and easy to understand manner. This . . .

Launch of The Great Indian Book for Baby Care

In the high-performance-high-aspirations age we live, more and more Indians live as nuclear families in distant cities away from their own parents.In the high-performance-high-aspirations age we live, more and more Indians live as nuclear families in distant cities away from their own parents. Long gone are the days, when Dada-Dadis or even Nana-Nanis used to be the doting baby care guides. In a way, Baby Care today has become a case of trial-n-error internet browsing or picking up a famous book recommended . . .

The News: Premium up 20% | The "Breaking" News: Loss up 63%

OK. Assume you are a journalist in a business daily. You get a press release with the following figures. 1. XYZ Ltd. Sales grows by 20% 2. XYZ Ltd. Operating Loss grows by 63% Which would you select as your headline? All major dailies reported "The News" from one of the general insurance companies, mostly copy-pasted from the press release they received from . . .

The Right attitude

good health is much more than a disease free state Being healthy is more than a choice, it’s an attitude! In today’s date with gyms and diet plans springing up with on every corner, it’s hard not to ignore one’s own health. What more, many of us have even come up with personal goals of weight loss, six pack abs etc. so what’s stopping us? While the reasons that prompt a . . .

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