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Dealing with Dementia: A disease that affects memory, thinking and judgement
India has the second highest number of individuals suffering from dementia, at an estimated 4.1million. The figure is expected to double by 2035, as per the ‘Dementia India’ report published by the Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Society of India.
Lyme disease: Symptoms, causes, treatment of the condition that Justin Bieber has contracted
India has not seen many cases of lyme disease.
'India needs to make mental health services a part of its healthcare system'
Budget wishlist: Mental health expert Dr Prakriti Poddar wants t...
Artificial intelligence for the win: New AI tool can predict gestational diabetes risk before pregnancy
Gestational diabetes is characterised by high blood sugar levels which occur during pregnancy in women
FM may announce second round of capital infusion for non-life insurers in Budget
The government infused Rs 2,500 crore in the three insurers -- National Insurance, Oriental Insurance and United India Insurance -- through first supplementary demands for grants for 2019-20 last month. However, these companies would require additional Rs 10,000-12,000 crore capital dose to meet the prescribed solvency margin, sources said.
Low levels of lymphocyte blood cells may be an early warning for illness, associated with high risk of death
Lymphopenia - a condition where levels of lymphocyte blood cells are low - is often detected during routine blood tests.
Some researchers seek to validate yoga’s health benefits
From the scientific benefits of chanting ‘Om’ to the improved levels of oxytocin among schizophrenia patients who practised yoga, the group of Indian neuroscientists presented clinical evidence trying to support claims that practicing yoga helps treat several ailments.
Vaping may lead to nicotine addiction, and increase risk of chronic lung disease
COPD was six times more likely in people who used vape and smoke tobacco, regularly.
Revised NLEM to classify antibiotics by usage
New advice differentiating common antibiotics from those to be used for most serious medical conditions is likely in the revised National List of Essential Medicines.
How health insurance has changed during the year 2019
There has been a consistent effort to standardise health insurance definitions through various regulatory amendments. The industry is experimenting with innovative ways to offer insurance in the form of small, affordable, bite-size policies.
10 things to know about the standard health insurance policy an insurer has to offer
According to IRDAI, the policy will be named as Arogya Sanjeevani Policy, succeeded by the name of the insurance company. The regulator said, no other name is allowed in any of the documents.
Offer standard health policies with maximum sum insured Rs 5 lakh: Irdai to insurers
Irdai has issued guidelines on standard individual health insurance, asking insurers to cover basic health needs.
Top cancer drugs may come under price control
Taking cue from the WHO’s revised list of essential medicines, popular biosimilars for cancer cure may get incorporated in India’s revised National List of Essential Medicines.
IRDAI makes it easier for you to port your health insurance policy to a different insurer
"Portability" means, the right accorded to individual health insurance policyholders to transfer the credit gained for pre-existing conditions and time-bound exclusions, from one insurer to another insurer, as per the circular.
Mental disorder cases doubled in less than 3 decades, anxiety and depression most common condition
An estimated one in seven Indians suffered from mental disorders of varying severity in 2017.
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