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[Funding alert] Healthcare startup Medikabazaar raises $15.8M in Series B round Read more at: https://yourstory.com/2019/11/funding-medikabazaar-series-b-health-quad-rebright-toppan-printing 0

[Funding alert] Healthcare startup Medikabazaar raises $15.8M (Rs 112 crores) in Series B round

Medikabazaar, a B2B online marketplace for medical equipment and supplies, has got Rs 112 crore in its latest funding round, led by a clutch of new and existing investors. Healthcare-centric VC firm HealthQuad, Belgium-based diversified group Ackermans & van Haaren, early-stage investment firm Rebright Partners and Japan’s Toppan Printing Co led the fundraise. The startup will use the proceeds to build on its technology suite, supply chain infrastructure and for augmenting its team, as...

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Vizipen: The cautery pencil you need for an effective electrosurgery/cautery

Electrosurgery entails the use of radiofrequency electrical current to coagulate, cut, desiccate, and/or fulgurate body tissues. This is done to cut a certain parts of the body without a heavy loss of blood during the surgical procedure. At times, electrosurgeries comprise of the usage of probes, which are heated in order to cauterize tissues. However, this procedure is a bit different to what is known as electrocautery. In electrocautery, the probe is heated in...

Want to celebrate a happy and healthy Diwali Here are some tips from Medikabazaar! 0

Want to celebrate a happy and healthy Diwali? Here are some tips from Medikabazaar!

Diwali, a festival of lights is one of the biggest celebrations in India. The festival is celebrated in various forms throughout the country with crackers, sweets and get-togethers being at the core of the festivities. However, during these times, we often overlook as to how our health can get affected during certain activities which we undertake. In this Diwali special blog, we are elucidating on certain health risks associated with Diwali, and their corresponding...

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World Osteoporosis Day 2019:All you need to know about the prevalent bone disease

The meaning of the word Osteoporosis is “porous bone.” The condition is a bone disease which is the result of the body not being able to construct the adequate amount of bones or if it loses more bones than necessary. Osteoporotic bones have less density and an anomalous tissue framework,making them prone to breaking easily under minimal pressure from a minor fall, or even sneezing. The disease doesn’t showcase any symptoms at an early...

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World Arthritis Day 2019: All you need to know about disease affecting millions around the world

According to Arthritis-India, around 15% of the population (approx. 180 million people) suffer from arthritis in the country. Arthritis in medical terminology, means joint pains and/or joint disorders. The disease affects people of all ages with symptoms lasting either for a short period of time or ending up being chronic in nature. It a widespread disease in India with a higher prevalence rate than AIDS, cancer, and diabetes. There are different forms of arthritis....

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World Heart Day 2019: A promise made for healthy hearts!

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are one of the major reasons for deaths in India as well as around the world. According to a report by World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 18 million people die every year due to CVD which accounts for around 31% of deaths in the world. Tobacco consumption, physical inactivity, and alcohol use are the primary reasons for most of the CVD cases. World Heart Day, started on 29th September 1999, aims...

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World First Aid Day: History and relevance in today’s world

First-aid is defined as the medical assistance given to an afflicted person till the time they receivefull medical treatment. Usually it is the initialmedical action taken by a person, either a trained personnel or a non-medical civilian, to prevent the patients’ condition from worsening and give them a better chance of recovery. World First Aid Day is commemorated every year on 14 September, to spread awareness about the importance of being first-aid prepared in...

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How hospitals can prevent their establishment from Norovirus?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), norovirus is an extremely infectious virus which directly affects the stomach and intestines. Some of the primary reasons for someone getting affected by norovirus are as follows: Coming in direct connection with an afflicted person. Having contaminated food and water. Touching infected surfaces and using the unwashed hands for consumption. Symptoms of norovirus start showing 12 to 48 hours after a person has been...

5 tips you should know before buying dental supplies online 0

5 tips you should know before buying dental supplies online

Online purchases are not restricted to general consumer goods such as vacuum machines and external hard drives. Specialty medical supplies for categories such as dental are now available online in websites such as Medikabazaar, where clinics and dentists can choose from a variety of quality supplies, compare the specifications and prices, order and receive them at their doorstep. In the case of dentists, as they are dealing with a medical problem per say, they...

Essential tips for a successful dental practice 0

Essential tips for a successful dental practice

It takes quite a significant amount of time, and patience to become a dentist. However, to establish a successful practice, there needs to be a right balance between core technicalities and human elements, which will result in a positive patient outcome and experience. Here are some of the essential tips – tried and tested by successful dentists like Douglas Carlsen, Dr. Bill Dorfman, the founder of the prominent dental establishment “Discus Dental” – which...