Healthcare

Healthcare refers to the act of maintaining and improving mental and physical health through medical services. These services are either provided by the government as service in countries like UK, France and other European nations or by private entities in countries like the US. In India, it’s a mix of private and public products and services but the resources are mostly owned by the private sector.

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Union Budget 2014-15: Healthcare sector expectations by Dr Arun Singh, Senior economist
- Dr Arun Singh
July 09, 2014 at 04:29pm
Dr Arun Singh, Senior Economist, Dun & Bradstreet, India tells us what he expects from the Union Budget 2014-15.  There are a significant …

National Doctors’ Day 2014: How doctors are helping their patients have a better medical experience
- Dr Aniruddha Malpani
July 01, 2014 at 08:42am
This National Doctors' Day we bring you a list of things doctors do to help their patients have a better medical care experience.

How you can be an informed patient
- Dr Aniruddha Malpani
June 30, 2014 at 05:09pm
Here are some tips from our expert on how you can gain maximum out of the medical treatment you receive.

Health App of the day – MediSafe The medicine reminder app
- Adil Dolani
June 25, 2014 at 03:15pm
MediSafe will make sure you never forget a single pill from your medications!

Child marriage: When will our girls’ lives be more important than religious sentiments?
- Nirmalya Dutta
June 18, 2014 at 06:02pm
India still accounts for 40% of all the child brides in the world, condemning millions to lead a wretched life.

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President Pranab Mukherjee’s agenda for a healthier India
- Nirmalya Dutta
June 09, 2014 at 07:07pm
The President recently revealed the government's plans to improve the healthcare scenario in India.

Is genetic testing for cancer overhyped?
- Dr Aniruddha Malpani
June 03, 2014 at 03:23pm
Is there any basis,

8 tips to deal with medical emergencies
- Editorial Team
May 15, 2014 at 11:38am
You never know when a medical emergency is going to strike. That’s why it’s vital to have constant vigilance and always be prepared.

How to deal with common medical emergencies like cuts, wounds, burns, fractures and more
- Editorial Team
May 15, 2014 at 11:33am
Here are some tips to deal with the most common medical emergencies like cuts, wounds, sudden fainting, etc.

Now an ICU in your home — at a much cheaper cost!
- Agencies
April 23, 2014 at 06:35pm
Imagine a fully functional ICU in the comfort of your home and at a fraction of the cost - Rs.7,000 to Rs.10,000 per day against Rs.25,000 to …

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