Posts Tagged Health

Prevention of Haemolytic Uremic Syndrome Of E. Coli Infection

Alexion, Soliris® (eculizumab) useful in treating paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), sometimes referred to as Marchiafava-Micheli syndrome; a haemolytic anaemia is now being used to prevent Haemolytic Uraemia Syndrome (HUS) associated with the deadly E. Coli infection of the strain O104. http://amplify.com/u/a14q1v Related articles German E. coli outbreak leads to drug trial (nature.com) Advertisements

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Audit of Online Health Information

Online health information needs scrutiny. There are unlimited data available online. Some may actually mislead patients. There is a voluntary organization “Health on Net Foundation”, that gives quality certificate to medical web sites. Different Governments should support them for the cause and may launch some more watchdog mechanisms. Amplify’d from http://www.reuters.com Online health services “need […]

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Consumer Rights in Health Insurance in America: Affordable Care Act

Below is the gist of health insurance reforms and consumer rights declared in America. It seems to be more consumer friendly and eases the treatment. Perhaps, India should look in this line. Amplify’d from http://www.healthcare.gov A New Day for American Consumers September 23, 2010 represents a new day for American consumers in our health care […]

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Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertensiom (DASH)

DASH, acronym for dietary approach to stop hypertension is being supported by many. Amplify’d from http://www.hhs.gov HHS HealthBeat (September 15, 2010) DASH to lower heart risk Listen to Tip Interested?Take the Next Step From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. Changing the way you eat may lower […]

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Repeated Hand Washing for Preventing Flu

Repeated hand washing and sanitizing with alcohol based solution is a good practice to prevent flu especially in College/University hostels. Amplify’d from http://www.nlm.nih.gov College Students Reminded to Wash Their Hands Making good hygiene a habit can help stop spread of flu at school, expert says Kathryn Hutchinson, executive director of health and wellness at St. […]

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