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Wake up to the checkup!

checkups are important as they help detect underlying conditions Many Indian women avoid getting a daily routine checkup done for the fear of the discovery of a serious medical condition! While this may sound ridiculous, it is quite true and sad as these routine medical checkups often end up saving lives which would have otherwise been lost to ignorance. A recent example of the same would be women’s tennis legend, . . .

Happy World Health Day from Medimanage.com

Keeping with our tradition of simple to-the-point health tips, here's our message this World Health Day 2010! Do give us your feedback on the message/creative by putting comments below. Medimanage World Health DayKeeping with our tradition of simple to-the-point health tips, here's our message this World Health Day 2010! Do give us your feedback on the message/creative by putting comments below. Cheers! Mahavir Chopra . . .

8 Tips to get Healthy this World Health Day!

Many people would give an arm and a leg to achieve good health without having to exercise, eat right, sleep right and so on… In fact now-a-days, everyone wants that 'one' exlusive short cut to good health! So, we at Medimanage.com decided to go ahead and do just that on this ‘WORLD HEALTH DAY’. We went ahead and simplified the puzzle that is good health for you by asking 8 top, leading health experts from around India about the one health tip they would give you on World Health Day, which would set you on the path towards a healthier you! Dr. Panda, Vice Chairman and Cardio Vascular Thoracic Surgeon, Asian Heart Institute. healthy heart this world health dayMany people would give an arm and a leg to achieve good health without having to exercise, eat right, sleep right and so on… In fact now-a-days, everyone wants that 'one' exlusive short cut to good health! So, we at Medimanage.com decided to go ahead and do just that on this ‘WORLD HEALTH DAY’. We went ahead and simplified the puzzle . . .

Exercise during Pregnancy for Smaller and Healthier babies!

exercise during pregnancy for smaller babies Childhood obesity is a fast rising problem in today’s children. While chubby and plump kids look really cute, this obesity poses a great number of health risks for the child when he/she grows up. The main risk factor being childhood obesity is a recurring problem and haunts the person through his adult life! But according to recent reports, exercising when the . . .

Health Insurance Renewal made easy!

IRDA's newly issued guidelines beneficial for the consumer All hail the IRDA for it has come to the rescue of consumers! According to new guidelines issued by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) on the 2nd of April, 2010, it has become mandatory for health insurance companies to now renew health insurance policies irrespective of the payments already made by the health insurance company against the claims. In . . .

Bitter Pill

differential pricing is not helping the common man How do you normally feel when you buy a certain thing for an X amount of price and your friend buys the same thing for a price much lesser than you? Cheated, right! Now imagine the same thing happening in medicine prices across India, where certain same medicines are being sold under different brands with a considerable difference in their . . .

Back Ache at Work

back ache With longer working hours involving our computers, we get metaphorically tied to our chairs for the better amount of the day. While there is no harm in working long hours if you are taking regular breaks, there is considerable harm if you sit slumped or with a bent back i.e. with a bad posture. Sitting with your back bent and neck . . .

Future of TPAs in India. Is it the end of road for TPAs?

Health Insurance being the corner stone of growth for the Insurance Industry; specially the Non-Life side, has been in the news. Huge growth numbers have been regular headlines in all kinds of media. Though Mediclaim is the most important growth driver and prime focus for the Insurance Industry, claims keep soaring taller and taller than the premiums in the PPT presentations of Insurance Companies. Health Insurance being the corner stone of growth for the Insurance Industry; specially the Non-Life side, has been in the news. Huge growth numbers have been regular headlines in all kinds of media. Though Mediclaim is the most important growth driver and prime focus for the Insurance Industry, claims keep soaring taller and taller than the premiums in the PPT . . .

Heart Diseases are affecting the Young!

heart diseases affecting the youngWith India close to becoming the number one destination for heart diseases, now even young Indians are falling prey to heart diseases. Longer working hours, unhealthy eating habits and major lifestyle changes are leading us towards the ominous position of being the only nation in the entire world which will contribute for about 60% of all heart diseases patients by . . .

Ibuprofen a day to keep Parkinson’s away?

ibuprofene to keep parkinson's awayOver the counter medicines were meant to fight simple and common ailments like cold, cough and flu. But this myth was sent for a toss when aspirin proved effective in protecting us against heart attack and stroke risks, almost a decade ago! But if reports are to be believed, Aspirin has found itself a worthy successor in the Over the . . .

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