Category Archives: Health

Gokuldhaam Gau Seva Mahateerth

Recently, I went to the Gokuldhaam Gau Seva Mahateerth with my family. This is a hospital for the treatment of cows and other cattle, located on Gurgaon-Jhajjar road,Dadri Toye in Jhajjar district of Haryana. There are a large number of … Continue reading

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Frequent Routine Dental Care is Protective Against Pneumonia

For most of the people health is the last priority in life. We keep on postponing health issues unless it becomes a real hindrance to our routine activities and work. Routine health check are considered just a waste of time. … Continue reading

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Golden Rules of taking medicines.

It’s time to repeat the Golden Rules of Andrew Herxheimer, the wise and much loved physician who died aged 90 last month: 1. Think what you could do instead of using a medicine. 2. Unless you have a special reason, … Continue reading

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Zika Virus – what should you know…

Zika virus is spread to people through bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito(same mosquitoes that spread dengue and chikungunya viruses). The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a week. About 1 in 5 people infected with … Continue reading

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Blood Banks asked to put stock availability online

All blood banks across India have been asked by National Blood Transfusion Council (NBTC) to put their stock availability status online. An Android app called ‘NHP Service’ (National Health Portal Service) developed last year, provides users information about the location … Continue reading

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Medanta eOPD: Online consultation service

Medanta Medicity, Gurgaon has started eOPD services. Now there is a good option for patients who are inconvenienced to travel for frequent follow up visits to their doctors. You can now also consult Medanta doctors using video conference, phone or … Continue reading

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Heard about Activity Trackers – should you buy one ??

Whenever a new gadget or technology is launched, we are surrounded by numerous questions like how useful is it for me, will it be really as good as it promises to be, whether I should go for it now or … Continue reading

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