Joint Replacement Now,  Safe and Easy
Mar09

Joint Replacement Now, Safe and Easy

With an increase in longevity, more number of senior citizens demands a better quality of life. A painful knee can seriously hamper a person’s capacity to walk freely and make him dependent not only on drugs to relieve pain but also on others for mobility. The solution to painful arthritic knee is now easily available in form of Knee and hip replacements. Modern medicine assures you 20-30 years of safe and near natural...

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Egg Freezing – A New Hope?
Mar09

Egg Freezing – A New Hope?

Pursuing educational and career goals, most women these days delay marriage and pregnancy. A woman’s fertility levels start dropping between her late 30s and early 40s- and this is a well known fact. However, with the rapidly progressing medical technology, one can freeze eggs for future use. Women now have more chances of conceiving even after they cross 35. Egg-freezing is the latest development in the field of Assisted...

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Healthcare:  Dubai Plans Big
Mar08

Healthcare: Dubai Plans Big

Dubai is poised to become the new healthcare capital of the region with a comprehensive 5-year strategy The healthcare sector of the Gulf region is a study in contrasts: Unlike other emerging markets and other developing nations, the region seldom faces the challenge of communicable diseases. Other than the scare unleashed by the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome – Corona Virus, the region has largely been insulated from several...

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Infectious diseases: A Grave concern
Mar08

Infectious diseases: A Grave concern

India continues to face the challenge of a range of infectious diseases. Every fifth new tuberculosis case in the world lives in the Indian subcontinent according to latest studies. Over and above the country is also under the threat of outbreak of a host of viral infections, the latest being the Zika virus. The situation calls for steps on a war-footing to contain India’s vulnerability to these outbreaks. India tops the list of...

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After Ebola, The Dreadful Zika
Mar08

After Ebola, The Dreadful Zika

After the deadly Ebola outbreak, the global countries’ are now facing yet another disastrous virus outbreak called ‘Zika’ which is capable of devastating a generation. Health experts across the world are in the conclusion that the outbreak could pose a bigger threat to global health than the Ebola epidemic that killed more than 11,000 people in Africa. The first cases of Zika were reported in Brazil last May with up to 1.5 million...

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Will Ebola Be Back?
Feb08

Will Ebola Be Back?

For the humanity, World Health Organisation’s recent announcement that Ebola, one of the deadliest epidemics of recent times, has been successfully eradicated comes as great relief. However, there is widespread apprehension that the killer virus is likely to make a comeback anytime anywhere in the world, and it is high time that a preventive vaccine is developed. The two-year Ebola epidemic had killed 11,000 people and triggered a...

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