Category: Healthcare

Cancer Prevalence and Alternative Treatments

By | August 12, 2020

Cancer is a devastating disease affecting hundreds of thousands of lives. The world health organization states, globally, about 1 in 6 deaths is due to cancer. In low and middle-income countries, 70 % of deaths are from cancer. The data also reveals that late-stage presentation and inaccessible diagnosis and treatment are common. Traditional Cancer Treatments… Read More »

Emerging Laser Technology in Medical Surgery

By | July 24, 2020

Laser technology has been in use in medical surgery but new methods continue to emerge. Now laser-based diagnostic devices are proliferating in biomedical imaging and biological research as well. And the credit goes to Ultrafast lasers which made the things possible. Optical Tomography Optical tomography uses ultrashort laser pulses to detect abnormalities within the body. The… Read More »

COVID-19 Outbreak Put Dialysis Patients at High Risk 

By | April 13, 2020

Patients with severe kidney disease, who routinely undergo treatment are worried that receiving dialysis in large facilities with dozens of other people might expose them to the coronavirus disease a pandemic that is sweeping the world’s population. Emergency departments would be flooded with patients seeking dialysis if the COVID-19 disease spreads in treatment centers as… Read More »

Coronavirus -Things You must Know

By | March 4, 2020

Coronavirus is a large family of viruses that causes illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle-east Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). But the virus that has killed people in China and currently spread to more than 70 countries is a novel strain COVID-19.   Mode… Read More »

Yoga: A Great Way to Start Your Day

By | September 27, 2019

Yoga has been around for decades, and it is the best way to work on your body and mind. It’s not just about touching your feet or meditation but working on your body strength and flexibility. There are various kinds of Asanas (adopted body postures) that help in concentrating on our body balance and breathing.… Read More »

An Awakening to Healthy Living

By | September 24, 2019

We all love food, at times a little too much. But do we ever think of how many calories does our food contains before consuming it? How much fat do we need according to our body type? Obviously, NO. According to the WHO, more than 1.9 billion adults are overweight; of these 650 million are… Read More »

Low-Income Medicare Patients are out of Coverage with Hearing Aids

By | January 8, 2019

According to researchers, low-income elderly people are prone to less access to hearing aid and its services. The hearing aid services include fitting and maintenance. Amber Willink, Ph.D., along with his colleagues from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore reported a study in Health Affairs. The study suggests less than 41% Medicare and Medicaid eligible patients,… Read More »

Air Pollution is Destroying Kid’s Lung and Brain

By | December 28, 2018

Air pollution is the main concern among health issues mainly in children. The toxic smog and pollutants affect both kids and adults. Air pollution causes cardiovascular and respiratory diseases among adult and elderly people. The children whose vital organs are developing are at the maximum risk. The life of a person is cut down by… Read More »

A Deal between Glaxosmithkline and Pfizer to Enhance Their Consumer Sales

By | December 28, 2018

Healthcare giants GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer joined hands to boost their consumer sales business. The consumer health care business which is worth $12 billion in sales will be jointly owned by the two companies.68% shares will be held by GlaxoSmithKline. Pfizer will hold the remaining 32%. The transaction all in equity will make the combo 7.3%… Read More »