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Health Insurance for Senior Citizens

There was a time when old age was associated with wisdom and knowledge. It was not so much about taking care of the old, but treasuring the old. Things are different now. But what hasn’t changed is the physical discomforts and diseases that come with advanced age. According to a study by Merrill Lynch in the US, 75% of adults . . .

Health Insurance Policy for Senior Citizen - Should I buy a Policy for my Parents?

The cost of medical expenses has been increasing for the last few years, which has raised the concern for every individual if 1Lac sum insured is sufficient if there is any Health Issue. But have we been thinking if our parents fall sick how we will manage the expenses. With the expenses growing on Medical year on year, it is . . .

A Short Guide to Buying Health Insurance in India

  When it comes to health insurance, narrowing down the options and eventually selecting a health insurance plan can be a confusing as well as complicated task. Even though the health insurance sector in India is progressing rapidly, only 15% of the Indian population is covered under some kind of health insurance. A large number of people do not buy health . . .

Medimanage celebrates ‘How Bollywood keeps fit?’- on Facebook

What makes a superstar in today’s times?  Akshay Kumar handwalksWhat makes a superstar in today’s times?  Is it only the glitz, glamor, parties, social fashion, that is portrayed on Page 3 or is it the grit, determination and committed hard work of a professional?  In this month’s theme on our Facebook page, we lift the stage curtain, and look inside some inspiring professionals working in Bollywood. We focus on how celebrities . . .

Smoking not only a lung danger! It will give you a heart attack!

smoking can give you a heart attack Smoking, stress and an unhealthy lifestyle can lead to heart attacks!! Here are people for whom a heart attack turned around their lives. They stopped smoking, started regular exercise and ate well balanced diets. Success stories of how they gave up smoking and took a healthy active lifestyle… Hope it doesn’t take you a heart attack to give up smoking! Click here . . .

Parents: Keep an eye on how much time your kid spends online!

Kids addicted to the internet In today’s internet age, almost all of us have a broadband connection in our homes. From internet connection in our PC’s to net connection in our laptops, notebooks and cell phones too, net connection is available at our finger tips. Under such conditions most parents, typically working parents, in urban cities, are either unaware or not in control of the . . .

Breast Feeding can reduce your risk of Breast Cancer!

The director, of Tata Memorial Centre (Cancer Research Centre), Parel, specialized in prevention and management of breast cancer, in an interview with HT, talks about preventive measures and what increases your risk for breast cancer. Prevention Keeping weight in check - A woman increases her risk of breast cancer by 12% for every 4 Kgs that she is overweight. breast feedingThe director, of Tata Memorial Centre (Cancer Research Centre), Parel, specialized in prevention and management of breast cancer, in an interview with HT, talks about preventive measures and what increases your risk for breast cancer. Prevention Keeping weight in check - A woman increases her risk of breast cancer by 12% for every 4 Kgs that she is overweight. Having a child . . .

‘Zero calories’ sweeteners actually make you gain weight!!

artificial sweetners do not help you lose weight Against the popular belief that using an artificial sweetener can actually help you lose weight, Rujuta Diwekar, famous author of ‘Don’t lose your mind lose your weight’, says that it actually helps you put on weight! She is of the opinion; your total calorie consumption goes up the moment you choose a sugar substitute over sugar. Using these substitutes make you . . .

What's in our Honey? Antibiotics!!! Another Tale of 'anything goes' in India

Honey contains antibiotics CSE or Center For Science and Environment has again done it. Their study conducted on major brands of Honey in India (Dabur, Baidyanath, Himalaya, Patanjali Products etc) showed that 11 out of 12 contain disturbingly high levels of antibiotics. Not only this, the imported brands (NectaFlor from Switzerland and Capilano Pure from Australia) also contain high levels of anti bacterial compounds which . . .

A McDonald’s burger can last a year without rotting!

Macdonanlds fries are harmful We have all heard that McDonald’s use preservatives in their burgers and fries. But here are very interesting studies and research that can prove how a burger has survived for almost a year! And more importantly what it is in that burger that is the reason for the burgers’ prolonged survival. There have been cases of fries and burgers that have . . .

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