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Better health is central to human happiness and well-being. It also makes an important contribution to economic progress, as healthy populations live longer, are more productive, and save more.

Injectible polio vaccine launched in India

NEW DELHI : India’s first injectible inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) was on Monday launched by Health Minister J.P. Nadda as part of the country’s commitment to global polio eradication. The minister announced that IPV injection will be given to children below one year of age, along with the third dose of the Oral Polio Vaccine […]

The Forgotten Chronic Disease

Deadly chronic conditions garner much attention from health care providers and researchers seeking to prevent cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. However, often forgotten or overlooked are mental health disorders in young people, which can lead to serious persistent conditions in adulthood. Chronic diseases affect one in two Americans, and one in four has multiple chronic […]

5 ways to reduce high blood pressure

The University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine recently revealed a study that shows the act of treating high blood pressure throughout Canada eat up about 10 percent of the country’s health-care budget. In fact, just in 2010 alone, the federal government spent USD$13.9 billion treating the various symptoms and consequences of this condition. Unfortunately, […]

The importance of patient scheduling and 3 tips

Whether you’re a physician or you work in hospital management, you already know how important scheduling is in the medical environment. Unfortunately, a growing problem for hospitals and clinics of all kinds are missed appointments. There are a number of problems that arise when patients miss their appointments. For starters, a missed medical appointment could […]

Kerala to introduce Air Ambulance

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told the State Assembly that an Air Ambulance Service, connecting major Government and private hospitals, will be introduced by the Health Department soon.He said steps were being taken to introduce a permanent Air Ambulance Service to deal with emergency situations. The decision was taken after the state used an air […]

Swine flu claimed one more life in Kerala

One more person succumbed to Swine flu in Kerla, The deceased has been identified as Sivanpillai (55) of Sooranad in Kollam. Earlier on Monday a Keralite homemaker, Geetha (42), also died of the same disease in Pune. Sivanpillai, who was undergoing treatment at Sasthamkottai and later Ezhukon ESI Hospital for fever and other uneasiness, was […]