CGHS cashless facility: Private hospitals to mull leaving CGHS panel, or stop treatment without cash

Several private hospitals empanelled under the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) are reportedly considering a move to stop providing cashless services to beneficiaries.

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Post-Diwali, add dietary fibre to tackle health issues and weight loss, enjoy benefits galore!

As we continue on our journey of learning to manage our dietary and lifestyle habits, we have certainly become more aware and taken cognizance of the food we eat.

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How to read a nutrition facts label correctly

Commonly referred to as the nutrition facts label or the nutrition information panel, this table describes the nutrient content of a food and is intended to guide the consumer in food selection

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Shocking! Only 15% of Indian students with overseas medical degrees become eligible to practise in India

Indian students also pursue MBBS course from countries like Saudi Arabia, Guyana, Libya, Cayman Islands and even Pakistan!

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The Game Changers on Netflix: Everything about the film praised by Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma

Netflix The Game Changers: Many argue how can someone become fit like an ox without taking animal protein? For those inspired by vegetarianism, the answer is simple - eating like an ox!

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Trommelling machine to segregate waste inaugurated at Delhi’s Bhalswa landfill site

The machine can segregate 3,000 metric tonnes of waste daily.

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Planning to burn fat? Here is why you should exercising before breakfast

The researchers conducted a six-week study involving thirty male participants classified either as obese or overweight, and compared the results from two groups -- those who ate breakfast before exerc

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Global Tuberculosis Report 2019: India shows significant progress but 27% patients still in the country

Another rising challenge pertains to drug-resistant TB, which poses a direct threat to global TB care & prevention. Clearly, it remains a major public health concern in many countries.

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Disturbing! 69% children below 5 years die due to malnutrition: UNICEF Report

Timely complementary feeding is initiated for only 53 per cent of infants aged 6-8 months.

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World Spine Day: How bad mattress can cause back pain and neck pain

World Spine Day: Arthritis, poor posture, obesity, and psychological stress can also cause or complicate back pain, neck pain and other spinal problems.

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Parents, beware! Instant noodle diet harms kids, UNICEF report says

In those three nations, an average of 40 percent of children aged five and below are malnourished, higher than the global average of one-in-three, according to a report out Tuesday from UNICEF, the UN

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Ayushman Bharat: 50 lakh treatments, 9 admissions per minute; PM Modi shares ‘important milestone’

Fifty lakh beneficiaries have availed treatments provided under Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) in just over a year.

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Ayushman Bharat: Over 50 lakh citizens benefited from free treatment in one year, says PM Modi

"It would make every Indian proud that in a year, over 50 lakh citizens have benefited from free of cost treatment thanks to Ayushman Bharat," he tweeted.

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Delhi: 185 dengue cases in October, total mounts to 467

The AAP government has started an anti-dengue campaign '10Hafte, 10Baje, 10Minute' urging people to inspect their house for any standing water.

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Hawaii’s health alert: Increase of STDs show highest numbers in decades due to online dating

The increase is "not desirable, but it's also not unexpected." The three infections do not cause distinct or troubling early symptoms so those who are infected have "absolutely no idea of it," Hasty s

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Don’t obsess over local stents, here’s why

At the heart of the choice of stents is robustness of data behind efficacy claims, not the place of manufacture

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Lactose intolerance: Thinking beyond mainstream milk options

As we approach adulthood, we might be more willing to consume it for the nutrients, only to find out that milk doesn’t like us anymore!

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WHO paper praises Modi government! Ayushman Bharat a shining example, says Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Launching the strategy document on World Health Organisation’s Country Cooperation Strategy for India for 2019-23, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan highlighted the health care challenges that

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Breast cancer symptoms: 7 signs to detect early

Understanding and reading the signs of Breast Cancer early on can be done if you know the right symptoms.

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World Arthritis Day 2019: How dietary changes, fitness and stress free lifestyle are key pointers

Arthritis is marked by the swelling and tenderness of joints and though there are over 100 types of arthritis.

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Global PIO body to honour 3 Indian-Americans for contribution in health sector

H R Shah, Chairman and CEO of TV Asia, will be honoured for promoting health awareness among the Indian diaspora.

The GOPIO will also honour US-based firm Sabinsa Corporation, founded in 1988 by Indian-origin Muhammed Majeed, for its achievement and contributions in the health supplements sector. (Website image) News

World Mental Health Day 2019: Survey indicates Indians want a shift in perception of mental illness

64 per cent Indians believe that is equally important to have both, physical and mental health.

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World Mental Health Day 2019: Theme, Significance and Impact

The objective is to raise awareness about mental health around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health globally.

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Dine alone! People eat more when dining with friends, study shows

Recall your own food choices and experiences, step back and analyse when you found yourself eating more food than usual.

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Heart Health Tips: How can you improve your heart health?

The most common forms of heart disease take place due to conditions and functions that cause the heart to become less effective.

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How chronic pain affects your stress levels

September was Pain Awareness Month globally and now increasingly the connection between chronic pain and mental health is being studied.

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Brain-controlled exoskeleton helps paralysed man walk again!

A man paralysed from the shoulders down has been able to walk using a pioneering four-limb robotic system, or exoskeleton, that is commanded and controlled by signals from his brain.

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