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Too much air pollution can raise your blood pressure!

air pollution leads to a rise in blood pressure A new study has claimed that people living in areas with high levels of air pollution have higher blood pressure! The study conducted at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, found that long term exposure to high levels of air pollution not only increases the blood pressure of an individual and puts him at a risk of heart attack and stroke, . . .

Unhealthy health Shortcuts!

Shortcuts. We use plenty of them on a daily basis; Shortcuts on our computers keyboards, shortcuts to reach our destinations early, shortcuts in our meals by opting for fast foods and so on... but are all the short cuts that we take healthy? The answer is No! As not all shortcuts that we take are healthy, some shortcuts such as eating . . .

FAQ's - The Great Indian Guide for Baby Care

The Great Indian Guide for Baby Care - FAQsWe at Medimanage.com are pleased to inform you of the stupendous success achieved by the recently launched e-book on baby care titled ‘The Great Indian Guide for Baby Care’- a Medimanage.com initiative. This book can be personalized, downloaded or gifted to your near and dear ones for free from here!   1200+ downloads in a day - Thank you !   Following is . . .

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 . . .

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 . . .

Lobsters for Paralysis ?

lobsters are being seen as a possible cure for paralysis In what seems like heaven sent news for Sea food lovers, researchers at the Centre for Paralysis Research in Indiana have begun research on the topic of paralysis prevention by using lobsters! This was after scientists discovered that a simple sugar found in the lobsters shell is useful in repairing damaged spinal cords. The sugar found in the shell would be . . .

Nothing Stops "Sister" from leaving India, Sad!

Just read a story about experienced nurses migrating to developed countries in today's Hindustan Times, and found it very disturbing. I am no Healthcare expert, but common sense says that this definitely has large implications to the quality of Healthcare delivery in India. Nursing is an important and a niche profession in India, which has very few takers across the country (Have you heard of any little girl, saying she wants to become a nurse?) Migration can further mar the already bleak scenario of healthcare delivery in India. Developed Countries have huge advantages as far as wages, working and living standards are concerned. Somethings that make experienced and talented people stop and stay back is the strong social network, stability or the belief in the India Story.  The challenge that Just read a story about experienced nurses migrating to developed countries in today's Hindustan Times, and found it very disturbing. I am no Healthcare expert, but common sense says that this definitely has large implications to the quality of Healthcare delivery in India. Nursing is an important and a niche profession in India, which has very few takers across . . .

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