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 […]

IVF born boys likely to have low sperm count

As per a recent study, boys conceived out of popular ICSI treatment are prone to having fertility problem

IVF born boys likely to have low sperm countBoys born via In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) might have fertility problem after they grow up, says a study which was published in the latest edition of Human Reproduction journal Doctors from the University Hospital in Brussels, who had pioneered intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) – most popular fertility treatment, have been following 54 children born using […]

Easy health tips to combat cold

Catching your cold at the right time and before it gets really bad is important. These are some lifestyle tweaks that may help

Easy health tips to combat coldBlame the change of seasons or the overzealous air conditioner in your office—either way, you’ve somehow found yourself nursing a cold. Catching your cold at the right time and before it gets really bad is important. Compiled from InStyle, here is a list of four remedies and lifestyle tweaks that might reduce your sniffles and […]

After knee implants, NPPA caps prices various Schedule I medicines

Fixing prices of various drugs on an accord will be beneficial for the consumers as it not only means uniformity of prices but also a lesser chance to looting consumers. Some of the medicines, in the list, whose prices have been capped are Oxaliplatin, Japenese encephalitis vaccine, measles rubella vaccine and Surfactant

After knee implants, NPPA caps prices various Schedule I medicinesOn Thursday, the National Pharmacists Pricing Authority (NPPA) tweeted about their decision to fix the soaring prices or new drug prices of 51 formulations that are a part of the Schedule I drugs.  This comes after the NPPA recently capped the prices for knee implants and replacement surgery in order to make the treatment available […]

Researchers pin hope on shark-inspired drug to treat fibrosis

Australian scientists hope a drug that mimics part of a shark's immune system may help treat an incurable lung disease

Researchers pin hope on shark-inspired drug to treat fibrosisIdiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) scars lung tissue, causing breathing to become progressively harder. It kills more than 5,000 people each year in the UK alone, according to the British Lung Foundation. Researchers hope a new drug, inspired by an antibody in the blood of sharks, can begin human trials next year. The drug, AD-114, was […]

Telemedicine has brought doctors and patients together, helped improve lives

Through increased access to medical care, patients are now able to receive treatment faster; resulting in decreased recovery times, increased patient satisfaction and outcomes, as well as a significant reduction in the amount of money and resources utilised to treat patients

Telemedicine has brought doctors and patients together, helped improve livesA three day symposium will be organized in Pune, from November 9-11 to discuss the potential and implications of telemedicine as an enabler for the transformation of health strategy in India. The aim of the event is to introduce the concept of telemedicine to a larger audience. In a layman’s terminology, telemedicine is a means of […]

‘Jab They Met’… After 18 years

It was an emotional moment when a girl who was saved by the doctor met him after eighteen years. Nothing unusual right? But, you would be surprised and happy to know why their meeting was special. As around 18 years ago, the doctor had saved the pregnant woman who then had delivered a baby girl. The small baby has now turned in to an 18-year-old girl who aspires to become a doctor similarly like the doctor who gave her and her mother a new life

‘Jab They Met’… After 18 yearsAfter scoring well in NEET exam, Pratiksha Khusape has now got an admission in Government Medical College, Miraj, whose dream is to become a doctor and serve to people. When she has recently started perusing medicine, her tryst with Dr Sanjay Shivade who, 18 years ago saved her mother was indeed blissful. Pratiksha met the […]

Mysterious case of Italian woman who sweats blood baffles doctors

The condition known as hematohidrosis is a rare disease characterised by blood oozing from intact skin or mucous membranes, such as from inside the nose. Symptoms can include sweating blood, crying bloody tears, bleeding from the nose, or bleeding from other skin surfaces, according to the National Institutes of Health's Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center. There is no known cure for hematohidrosis

Mysterious case of Italian woman who sweats blood baffles doctorsA young woman in Italy has a rare and mysterious condition that causes her to sweat blood, according to a new report of her case. The 21-year-old told her doctors that, over the last three years, she periodically experienced bleeding from her face and palms, without any cuts or skin lesions. These bleeding episodes typically […]

Ruby Hall Clinic starts exclusive ‘travel medicine’ centre for travellers

Ruby Hall Clinic has become the first hospital in Pune to offer what is termed as ‘travel medicine’. Travel medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and management of health problems associated with international travel

Ruby Hall Clinic starts exclusive ‘travel medicine’ centre for travellersWe live in a world where globalisation has brought us closer than ever, travel therefore is an inescapable part of life. The number of people travelling to different countries have been increasing over the years and so has the spread of diseases. Globalisation facilitates the spread of disease and increases the number of travellers who […]

Ayurveda day: PM Modi inaugurates All India Institute of Ayurveda in (AIIA)

On the occasion of National A yurveda Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) at Delhi, on Tuesday. The institute has started working to facilitate patient care, research and bridging the breach in the scientific information about quality, safety and usefulness of ayurveda products

Ayurveda day: PM Modi inaugurates All India Institute of Ayurveda in (AIIA)PM Modi inaugurated the first ever 200-bed ayurveda hospital on the lines of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. “There is a strong need to integrate traditional and modern systems of medicines. This ayurveda hospital, which is like AIIMS, is equipped with most advanced technologies needed to treat patients,” he said. […]
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