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Healthcare: The right prescription

May 04, 19 Healthcare: The right prescription

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Tech advancements are creating new opportunities in healthcare with artificial intelligence, blockchain, and data analytics leading the way.  By DEBOJYOTI GHOSH AND ASHISH GUPTA,  May 1, 2019 11 min read   Ranjan Pai, chairman of Manipal Education and Medical Group (MEMG), had a simple...

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The importance of companionship for the elderly

May 04, 19 The importance of companionship for the elderly

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“No man is an island”. As one gets older and the number of family members, friends and relatives dwindle, companionship becomes more of an invaluable asset than simply a basic need for the elderly. Nowadays, more children are living in different states or different countries, wrapped up in their careers, families, and daily chores,...

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How screen time impacts your health

Apr 29, 19 How screen time impacts your health

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NBC, (WILX) – Two new warnings came out just this week about how much time we’re spending in front of our screens and the consequences for our health. The World Health Organization just released new guidelines about kids and screen time. It says children under 2 should have no screen time at all. For kids ages 2 to...

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This Malaysian Doctor Shares 5 Lifestyle Choices We Make Daily That Can Lead to Cancer!

Apr 22, 19 This Malaysian Doctor Shares 5 Lifestyle Choices We Make Daily That Can Lead to Cancer!

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Did you know that about 100,000 Malaysians suffer from cancer every year? What’s more, 1 out of 4 Malaysians is statistically proven to develop cancer by the age of 75. Scary! Even scarier is that most cases of cancer are actually avoidable and stem from improper lifestyle choices. So what are these lifestyle choices that...

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Ladies below 55, you could be in danger of heart problems

Apr 15, 19 Ladies below 55, you could be in danger of heart problems

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Young women do not exhibit the usual signs of CAD, so, for example, if you have stomach pains on and off, don’t automatically assume it is gastric pain and do go see a doctor. APRIL 15, 2019 FAMILY, HEALTH, WELLNESS BY REVATHI MURUGAPPA As long as the heart is ticking and pumping, we stay alive. But if the...

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Malaysians consuming salt at alarming level

Apr 13, 19 Malaysians consuming salt at alarming level

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Salt intake among Malaysians is at an alarming level. — AFP-Relaxnews pic KOTA SAMARAHAN, April 13 — Salt intake among Malaysians is at an alarming level, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye. He said this based on the study titled the Malaysian Community Salt Study 2017-2018 (My CoSS 2017/2018), where the findings...

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The World’s Cheapest Hospital Has to Get Even Cheaper

Mar 27, 19 The World’s Cheapest Hospital Has to Get Even Cheaper

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Cancer surgery for $700, a heart bypass for $2,000. Pretty good, but under India’s new health-care system, it’s not good enough.  An operating theater at Bangalore’s Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences. PHOTOGRAPHER: ANSHIKA VARMA FOR BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK By Ari AltstedterMarch 26, 2019, 1:00 PM GMT+8 It was only...

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Short walk once-a-week can lower risk of death

Mar 23, 19 Short walk once-a-week can lower risk of death

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PARIS: A brisk stroll once or twice a week is enough to reduce the risk of dying from heart attack, stroke or cancer, according to a statistical study of nearly 90,000 people released Tuesday. People who walked or gardened 10 minutes to an hour each week had an 18% lower risk of death from any cause compared to full-on couch...

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Striking a healthy balance

Mar 12, 19 Striking a healthy balance

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Over the years, Narayana Hrudayalaya has added cancer care, neurology, orthopaedics, and nephrology to its services. But one thing remains the same: its quality, affordable healthcare to the masses. By DEEPTI CHAUDHARY ,  Mar 12, 2019 10 min read   It was a regular day for Dr. Ashutosh Raghuvanshi...

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High testosterone linked to serious heart conditions in men

Mar 09, 19 High testosterone linked to serious heart conditions in men

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The findings may have implications for men who take testosterone supplements to boost energy levels and sex drive, according to the researchers. (AFP Relax pic) LONDON: New research has found that men with high testosterone levels may have a higher risk of major heart problems, such as blood clots and heart failure. Carried out by...

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This is the way we brush our teeth

Feb 27, 19 This is the way we brush our teeth

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FOR some parents, getting their kids to take good care of their teeth and including tooth-brushing as part of their daily routine is easy. For others, teaching their little ones to brush their teeth and ensuring they do it regularly can result in drama. The fuss is similar to getting them to eat vegetables but this time it involves...

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Follow these tips to have a healthy heart

Feb 25, 19 Follow these tips to have a healthy heart

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According to a new American Heart Association report, nearly half of all U.S. adults have some type of cardiovascular disease, so during Heart Month, CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Health System experts are reminding East Texans that living a heart-healthy lifestyle is key to enjoying a healthier, happier life. “According to the American...

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