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New Health Insurance Guidelines in India

By : Admin on : 17-10-2014

In the UK, senior citizens are fully covered for illness via the NHS. However, this is not the case in many other parts of the world where a comprehensive national health care system is not the norm.   In fact, once someone is deemed elderly, the likelihood of even getting private insurance to cover the inevitable costs of growing old is ra

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US Healthcare: The Obamacare Tide is Beginning to Turn

By : Admin on : 17-10-2014

Despite being rocked by constant and unrelenting opposition, the US president’s health care reforms are starting to look up. The two factors that are considered most important – prices and coverage – are favourable.   According to the US Bureau of Labour Statistics, health care costs have been rising but rising very slowly

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18 Health Tricks to Teach Your Body - MD

By : Admin on : 17-10-2014

By: Kate Dailey Eating 10 hot dogs in 6 minutes and belching the national anthem may impress your friends, but neither of those feats will do much for your body—at least not much good.Instead, why not train yourself to do something that may actually pay off?We're not talking bench presses and interval training (though those do help). You

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The Impact of Technology on the Developing Child

By : Admin on : 17-10-2014

Reminiscing about the good old days when we were growing up is a memory trip well worth taking when trying to understand the issues facing the children of today. A mere 20 years ago, children used to play outside all day, riding bikes, playing sports and building forts. Masters of imaginary games, children of the past created their own form of play

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Paediatrics - 10 Reasons Why Handheld Jobs Should Be Banned for children

By : Admin on : 17-10-2014

Cris Rowan, Pediatric occupational therapist, Medical Doctor, biologist, speaker, author The American Academy of Pediatrics and the Canadian Society of Pediatrics stateinfants aged 0-2 years should not have any exposure to technology, 3-5 years be restricted to one hour per day, and 6-18 years restricted to 2 hours per day (AAP 2001/13, CPS 2

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World organ donation day: Reduce costs to make the process easier

By : Admin on : 17-10-2014

MUMBAI: The challenge to get an organ transplant done doesn't end with finding a suitable liver or kidney from a living donor or cadaver. The costs of such procedures can be equally daunting. As in most other areas of healthcare, transplant facilities have grown in the private sector whereas the public sector is still taking baby steps. T

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Cost of liver transplant may come down, Doctor Says

By : Admin on : 17-10-2014

Kerala, India: The health department has entered into an agreement with three hospitals to set up, share their expertise and train doctors for performing liver transplant surgery for the first time in government sector at the Medical College Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram. The agreement is with Lakeshore Hospital, Amrita Institute of Medical S

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CONTROLLING BAD CHOLESTEROL, New Delhi, India

By : Admin on : 17-10-2014

What are the markers that indicate it’s time to start medication to control bad cholesterol? Start when you hit 100, say experts Sanchita SharmaNew Delhi, India, July 14 If everyone at risk of heart disease used cholesterol – lowering statins to keep their bad cholesterol level below 70 mg / dl as recommended by the newest US guid

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Loss of sensation in the feet of diabetes patients linked to cardiovascular disease, stroke

By : Admin on : 17-10-2014

Diabetes, which affects 3.7million people in the UAE, can cause damage to a person's blood vessels and nerves, especially if their blood sugar is poorly controlled, leading to poor circulation and loss of sensation in the feet, known as peripheral neuropathy. The damage to vessels and nerves may be associated with the development of foot ulcers an

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WHO Physician Jobs Medical Doctor Jobs in Geneva Switzerland

By : Admin on : 19-08-2015

WHO is a diverse workforce of some 8,500 people representing more than 150 nationalities doing jobs in 147 countries. They have six regional offices and a headquarters located in Geneva, Switzerland. In line with their mission to provide global leadership in public health, they employ health specialists, medical doctors, scientists, Physicians, ep

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