#HealthyHoli: Healthy food options for Holi

Holi is all about colours, but it’s also an excuse to eat foods that awaken the senses and keep your spirits high. Not only for the bevy of colours, we love to be immersed with but also for the mouth-watering delicacies like puran poli, sweet gujiyas, crisp papads, masala kachoris and so on. With variety of deep fried food dishes and sweets in front of you, it is really difficult to control yourself. So, if you cannot lose weight, at least try not to put on extra pounds. Here, experts list out what to eat and avoid

#HealthyHoli: Healthy food options for HoliDon’t make Holi an excuse to binge on unhealthy calories and invite health risks. Just make them in a healthier way which does not affect your waistline or disrupt your weight loss plans. Dr Ankita Ghag, Clinical Nutritionist, Vacchan Aarogya and Diabetes Care 365 said: Instead of bhang consume milkshakes, aam panna, jal jeera, thick lassi, veggie smoothies, lemon […]

Time, important thing to be aware of during a mass casualty incident  

Dr Ajit Baviskar, Head of Department (HOD), Global Hospital shares how a budding doctor or a resident doctor should handle an MCI situations and what shoud hey do in the crucial initial minutes of the incident

Time, important thing to be aware of during a mass casualty incident  The first action is to establish that the scene is safe. In this case, there’s a concern for other traffic, unstable vehicles or spiDRlled fuel. Call for resources as necessary to manage the unsafe scenes. Management of those tasks can be handed over to police, and firefighters. Patient assessment After the scene is determined to […]

30 is the new 40

30 is the new 40With our fast paced and stressful life, our body is ageing faster than it should. The wear and tear is causing our bodies to breakdown quicker than what is expected. The result – 30 is the new 40. If you have turned 30 or likely to turn 30 years of age soon, keep an eye […]

Govt mulls a separate colour code for generic medicines

With an aim to make the healthcare affordable for the poor and needy, the Health Ministry, over the past few years, has taken many initiatives. Colour code for generic medicine identification is one such initiative

Govt mulls a separate colour code for generic medicinesThe Union government is deliberating to have a colour code for the identification of the generic drugs. The issue was discussed in the Drug Consultative Committee (DCC) which was held recently in Delhi on January 31 and February 1. The DCC after deliberation felt that it is appropriate to seek the views of all the […]

Government set to regulate medical implants and devices in India

The government’s decision will ensure that medical devices and implants used in India are safe and tested, by bringing all these devices under Indian drug regulator Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). The agency will become the approving agency for the import, manufacture and sale of the devices in the country

Government set to regulate medical implants and devices in IndiaCome April 2020, the sale, manufacture and import of eight more types of critical medical devices will be regulated by the government to check the supply of faulty equipment The union government in a notification issued on Friday, February 08, 2019 said that medical devices, all implantable devices, CT Scan, PET and MRI equipment, defibrillators, […]

Daily yoga practice can help benefit patients with rheumatoid arthritis

According a study published in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, eight weeks of intensive yoga practice significantly decreases the severity of physical and psychological symptoms in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a debilitating chronic auto-immune inflammatory disease

Daily yoga practice can help benefit patients with rheumatoid arthritisResearchers are now hopeful that yoga could be an effective way of reducing the severity of symptoms associated with this type of arthritis. Published in the Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience Journal, researchers explained that an eight-week intensive yoga practice significantly decreases the severity of both physical and psychological symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Yoga has other […]

#Budget2019: Healthy India Modi government’s vision for 2030

The union budget on health this year primarily focuses on Healthy India, which aims for a comprehensive wellness system. Also the union government claimed that the Ayushman Bharat scheme has greatly benefitted the poor people in the country     

#Budget2019: Healthy India Modi government’s vision for 2030With the cap on prices of medicines and medical devices, the poor and needy people are now able to access better healthcare and medical treatment. The insurance cover under Ayushman Bharat is a boon for all. Also, heart stents and capping of knee replacement surgery has helped countless Indians live a better life. Budget 2019 […]

Padma awards to be awarded to nine eminent personalities in the field of healthcare and medicine

Padma awards to be awarded to nine eminent personalities in the field of healthcare and medicine  In, these practitioners of medicine has done a lot for society. The government will soon honoured them with Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan awards. Here is a list of doctors and workers who are honored this year: Ramaswami Venkataswami: Professor Ramaswami Venkataswami is a plastic surgeon, founder of the Institute for the Research and […]

Find relief with the use of these five natural painkillers

In a modern era with technology and advances in healthcare, we have learnt to rely on antibiotics and physicians. While there is nothing wrong in finding a solution to our illnesses, at times the simplest and most effective cure lies with Mother Nature. Here are five natural painkillers which can help you with different health problems

Find relief with the use of these five natural painkillersTurn to nature If you have a toothache, backache, or any other type of pain, your first impulse may be to reach for a pill. Many people rely on medications, but they come with the risk of side effects, drug interactions, and habitual use or addiction. You may find the relief you need from a […]
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