Archives for July, 2014

New Health Insurance Guidelines in India

July 31st, 2014
New Health Insurance Guidelines in India

In the UK, senior citizens are fully covered for illness via the NHS. However, this is not the case in many other parts of the world where a comprehensive national health care system is not the norm. In fact, once someone is deemed elderly, the likelihood of even getting private insurance to cover the inevitable […]

Gross Negligence Allegations Due to ‘Accidental Abortion’

July 28th, 2014
Gross Negligence Allegations Due to ‘Accidental Abortion’

An Indian doctor along with a paramedic was arrested after a woman lost her baby. It is alleged that the woman, who was 8 months pregnant at the time, was accidentally given abortion medication meant for someone else. The doctor and the health worker have been arrested following the allegations. Speaking with reporters, the patient’s […]

Herpes Medication Can Cause Hair Loss

July 24th, 2014
Herpes Medication Can Cause Hair Loss

Leading scientists believe that patients who are being treated for herpes should be warned about a potential side effect – loss of hair. The herpes virus (of which there are many forms) is relatively common. For instance, cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus. While the cold sore can be treated easily, the […]

Strictly Star Leads the Way with the Rainbow Diet

July 21st, 2014
Strictly Star Leads the Way with the Rainbow Diet

Well known celebrity dancer from the popular BBC programme Strictly Come Dancing appears to have found the secret of losing weight. Erin Boag, partner of Anton du Beke, recently gave birth to a baby boy after undergoing an emergency Caesarian operation. However, Erin had put on 4 stone in weight during her pregnancy. While increases […]

How To Protect Your Eyes From The Sun

July 17th, 2014
How To Protect Your Eyes From The Sun

The holiday season is now upon us, with many people travelling abroad to catch the summer sun. Along with this, many medical doctors and scientists will reinforce the need to protect ourselves from the heat and the effects of the sun – heat stroke, potential skin cancer and so on. However, it is rare for […]

Is Enough Being Done To Prevent Dental Infection In The US?

July 14th, 2014
Is Enough Being Done To Prevent Dental Infection In The US?

It is generally accepted that when you undergo a medical operation that the doctors know what they are doing. But one area not always considered by patients, which is perhaps just as important as the procedure itself, is infection control. In general, all medical procedures take infection control seriously. But what about dental infection control? […]

Is Two Better Than One In The Fight For Fitness?

July 10th, 2014
Is Two Better Than One In The Fight For Fitness?

Losing weight can often be something of a lonely adventure. However, a father and daughter from the Wirral found that working as a team has helped them both to lose weight together. The daughter, Liz McGuiness, while an expert in weight loss – she works as a consultant for Slimming World – realised that helping […]

Taking Care of Your Health Insurance Abroad

July 7th, 2014
Taking Care of Your Health Insurance Abroad

As the school holidays approach, many people in Britain will be making their final preparations before going on holiday. Whatever the destination, it is paramount that you are getting the appropriate health insurance cover for your trip. But what does this actually mean? In Britain, we are used to not having to worry too much […]

A New Development in Male Infertility Treatment

July 3rd, 2014
A New Development in Male Infertility Treatment

Many people believe infertility to be something that affects women predominantly. In reality, both genders equally can suffer from infertility problems when trying to conceive. Many cancer survivors who are trying to conceive find that treatment has caused them to become infertile. However, recent developments may now be able to help some men restore their […]

Prenatal Testing: Screening Tests & Diagnostic Tests

July 2nd, 2014
Prenatal Testing: Screening Tests & Diagnostic Tests

Pregnant women should commence prenatal care as soon as they learn they are pregnant. Adequate prenatal care is statistically proven to increase the chances of delivering a healthy baby, reduce the chances of preterm labor and help towards fewer gestational complications. Prenatal care maximizes well-being through consistent fetal monitoring, invaluable expert advice and guidance. Prenatal […]

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