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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 . . .

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 . . .

Row over New India's Cheapest Health Insurance policy

Health Insurance If you had been considering the premium amount on health insurance policies to be too stiff, this will come as good news to you. Especially, at a time when most of the general insurance companies have raised their health insurance premiums by 20-30 per cent, the news of a public sector general insurance company, looking at launching one of the . . .

The Heart of the Matter

heart diseases plaguing indiansThe sudden death of Indian origin, UK labour MP, Ashok Kumar due to an ischemic heart condition has once again put the spot light on heart diseases that are plaguing Indians! We Indians fall in the South East Asian belt which is notoriously weak hearted. For examples sake, in the year 2000, more than half of the 16.7 million heart . . .

India’s lost 9.2 million productive years to heart diseases!

India has lost 9.2 million years to heart diseasesWith the occurrence of cardiovascular diseases quadrupling in India in the last few decades, we as a country are sprinting towards being a weak hearted nation! And with recent reports indicating that by 2015 we will be accounting for 60% of all heart related diseases in the entire world, it sure is a scary scenario. The Indian Prime Minister in an . . .

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