Sleep apnea is one of the most prevalent sleep disorders. It is most often caused by an obstruction in the respiratory tract, preventing air from entering the lungs. People with untreated sleep apnea choke during their sleep and even wake up due to this, which disrupts the sleeping pattern. The disruption in the supply of […]
Located in the northern portion of the country, Delhi can easily be described as the heart of the Indian subcontinent. But, much to the dismay of its residents, this city is putting up a fight for life, presently, in order to survive the apocalyptic smog and pollution that made headlines last week. Being enveloped with […]
India continues to deal with a unique mix of communicable and non-communicable diseases. As we continue to grapple with communicable diseases in the form of Dengue and Malaria; lifestyle led noncommunicable diseases like Diabetes are also spreading across the country.
More than 659,000 newborn babies die every year in India. It is the highest number of newborn deaths in the world. The country also accounts for twenty percent of all maternal deaths worldwide, with more than 150 women dying in India each day due to preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. Concerns about maternal […]
45-year-old Diwakar(name changed)had trouble sleeping since his 40th birthday. He had gotten used to waking up in the middle of the night with a dry mouth and sore throat. But in the last couple of days, he was waking up with shortness of breath. His wife also constantly complained of his loud snoring, which he […]
Healthcare records are a subject for an engaging discussion across the world. In India, we are just seeing the beginning of this debate. On one hand, many corporate hospitals have taken concrete measures to collect, maintain and drive insights from patient health records. While on the other hand valuable data is either not stored properly or […]
We have made tremendous progress in our understanding of healthcare patterns in India. This understanding has been employed in improving certain key parameters. A good example is life expectancy at birth for the Indians.
Finding motivation the time and energy is hard, but it is a lot easier with a fitness tracker. Whereas radical changes in lifestyle and diets never work as sometimes they are too drastic. Fitness trackers on the other hand support fitness and weight reduction by assisting you to attain small victories. Fitness trackers translate all […]
Diabetes is the clear and present danger for Indian patients. According to reports, almost 50 Million people in India have Diabetes today and the number is actually much higher, it’s just that most people are not aware that they are Diabetic as yet. Some time ago we had carried a detailed interview with Dr. V […]
Healthcare startups continue to develop in the Indian ecosystem, looking to build solutions can would improve care outcomes in the country. Many of these startups are incubated by larger organizations who are looking to support innovation and creativity in the healthcare space. Philips HealthWorks is holding its first Bangalore cohort as part of their […]