Monthly Archive: July 2019

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...

Hypoxaemia: Causes, signs, and how it is treated? 0

Hypoxaemia: Causes, signs, and how it is treated?

A report by the World Health Organization (WHO), titled, “Oxygen therapy for children,” revealed certain concerning statistics. The report said, 5.9 million children die every year with 95% of the occurrences taking place in developing nations. Pneumonia was responsible for the majority of the deaths. Additionally, the report also said that hypoxaemia – meaning, a lack of oxygen in the blood – was one of the major factors which resulted in pneumonia in the...

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Capping the problem of diabetes with the innovative Vivi Cap-1 insulin pen cap

Before you begin to wonder about the product named in the heading, let us give you some context. Diabetes occurs when the body doesn’t produce the appropriate level of insulin and even if it does, the body cannot use it effectively. This results in what is known as hyperglycaemia, which is an overload of glucose in the body. This condition leads to two types of diabetes. Type 1 Diabetes: It was earlier known as...

A clean and sterilized medical facility Why is it important and how to do it 0

A clean and sterilized medical facility: Why is it important and how to do it?

A medical clinic is a very sensitive facility. People visit this facility with their various ailments and diseases to get diagnosed and treated. Therefore, in order to not make things worse, it is imperative that medical establishments are clean and sterilized. The appropriate disposables, sterilization kits should be kept in place along with hardline protocols for discarding used medical consumables. Apart from this, an overall purity and cleanliness of the facility is essential to...