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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...

Dental Crowns: Its important aspects as Medikabazaar starts manufacturing quality crowns in a brand new dental laboratory 0

Dental Crowns: Its important aspects as Medikabazaar starts manufacturing quality crowns in a brand new dental laboratory

Dental crowns are one of the most vital components for teeth restoration procedures. If a tooth or multiple teeth have to be eroded due to cavities or other dental problems, the crown is used to duplicate the top part of the tooth so that the patient can use them for its intended purpose. Another significant function is that it protects the entire teeth structure starting from the gum line. Dental crowns are especially pivotal...

The Indian scenario of neurological disorders and why are theystill stigmatized? 0

The Indian scenario of neurological disorders and why are theystill stigmatized?

Neurological disorders are defined as diseases which affect the brain, spine, and the nerves connecting both of them. Such disorders strike at the body’s central and peripheral nervous system leading to symptoms such as epilepsy, dementia, Alzheimer disease, and cerebrovascular diseases such as stroke, migraine, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson’s disease to name a few. Neurological disorders can occur as a result of certain infections. They are as follows: Bacterial infections such as Mycobacterial tuberculosis,...

World ORS Day 2019: All you need to know about the importance of Oral Rehydration Salts/Solution 0

World ORS Day 2019: All you need to know about the importance of Oral Rehydration Salts/Solution

Oral Rehydration Salts or also known as Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS) is a glucose-electrolyte solution which is consumed to treat diarrhea induced dehydration. On 29th July every year, World ORS Day is recognized to stress on the importance of ORS as a cost-effective and efficient method to counter dehydration. According to reports, diseases caused by acute diarrhea is one of the foremost reasons for mortality in infants below 5 years of age, especially in...

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World Hepatitis Day 2019: What you need to know about hepatitis and diagnose it

World Hepatitis Day is recognized on 28th July every year to emphasize on the importance of taking the appropriate steps against a disease which affects approximately 300 million people around the world without them being aware of their affliction. The occasion not only urges individuals to take the relevant action, but also tries to encourage the governments to prioritize hepatitis and formulate action plans to counter the same. 28th July was chosen as it...

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Refurbished Medical Products: Why is this important for a country like India?

Healthcare in India is still a difficult proposition for many. Medical care, especially for complex diseases such as cancer are massively expensive. The most effective treatments are available in super-specialty and multi-specialty medical establishments in select cities. Indian news reports say that a significant 70% of all medical expenses are being paid by the patient’s pocket, which is known as an out-of-pocket expenditure (OOP). Consequently, high such expenditures on healthcare are pushing people below...

Medikabazaar and CBC Japan establish India’s first dental lab with Zoo Labo 0

Medikabazaar and CBC Japan establish India’s first dental lab with Zoo Labo

Medikabazaar and CBC Corporation India Pvt Ltd (an ancillary organization under CBC Co.,ltd, Japan) on 12th July 2019, established India’s first state-of-the-art dental laboratory with prominent Japanese dental laboratory, Zoo Labo. Zoo Labo comes with a significant 40-year experience in manufacturing high-quality crowns, bridges, and other dental supplies. Established in 1974, in Kanagawa, Japan, Zoo Labo is one of the pioneers in introducing the CAD-CAM technology in country. They will be providing their expertise...