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World Hypertension Day 2017: Study Suggests High Incidence of Increased Blood Pressure Among Doctors

World Hypertension Day 2017: Study Suggests High Incidence of Increased Blood Pressure Among Doctors

Hypertension continues to affect millions across the world and leads to close to 7 million premature death every year globally. The World Health Organisation describes blood pressure as “the force of blood against the artery walls as it circulates through the body. High blood pressure or hypertension is the constant pumping of blood through blood [...]

May 18, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on World Hypertension Day 2017: Study Suggests High Incidence of Increased Blood Pressure Among Doctors

Property Doctors: how to design your kitchen for entertaining

Property Doctors: how to design your kitchen for entertaining

QWe have a busy house and enjoy hosting our kids’ friends and our own guests. What advice do you have for redesigning a kitchen for entertaining? What island, seating and table solutions do you suggest, and what surfaces are best for kitchens that are supposed to be lived in, not just cooked in? NY, by [...]

November 9, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Property Doctors: how to design your kitchen for entertaining

The Rogue Doctors Spreading Right-Wing Rumors About Hillary’s Health

The Rogue Doctors Spreading Right-Wing Rumors About Hillary’s Health

WHEN HILLARY CLINTON seemed to collapse while getting helped into the back of a black van earlier this month, Jane Orient, a physician in Tucson, Arizona, says it felt like a vindication. In early August, she’d published an op-ed on the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons’ website questioning whether Clinton has a traumatic brain [...]

September 23, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on The Rogue Doctors Spreading Right-Wing Rumors About Hillary’s Health

Kidney racket: doctors meet health minister

Kidney racket: doctors meet health minister

Apprehensive of an adverse impact on organ transplant programmes in the country following the arrests of doctors in the kidney racket at the L.H. Hiranandani Hospital, a delegation of medical experts met State Health Minister Deepak Sawant on Saturday. The delegation comprised representatives from the Mumbai Urology Society, Mumbai Nephrology group, Association of Medical Consultants [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Kidney racket: doctors meet health minister

Anesthesia safe for kids, doctors’ group says

Anesthesia safe for kids, doctors’ group says

Anesthesia eases the pain of millions of children who must have surgery every year, but parents who are worried about the safety of these medications should talk to their anesthesiologist about their fears, experts advise. “Particularly in infants and toddlers, surgery is only recommended when necessary for the child’s health, so parents should not avoid [...]

July 29, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Anesthesia safe for kids, doctors’ group says

Study: Many male doctors may overlook female heart risks

Study: Many male doctors may overlook female heart risks

Many male primary care doctors regard heart disease as a man’s issue and don’t assess risk in female patients, a new French study finds. Many of these physicians “will be surprised by our findings, and I hope this will help them ensure they assess [heart] risk equally in their male and female patients,” said lead [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Study: Many male doctors may overlook female heart risks

Clinicians not more wasteful than doctors, study finds

Clinicians not more wasteful than doctors, study finds

Despite concerns aired by doctors that advanced practice clinicians are redundant and prescribe unnecessary tests and treatment, researchers suggest they could become a key part of healthcare as more and more people gain access to services. Researchers at the University of California Los Angeles found that, for a range of conditions and treatments, clinicians are [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Clinicians not more wasteful than doctors, study finds

Doctors name for unmarried-payer healthcare to enhance on Obamacare

Doctors name for unmarried-payer healthcare to enhance on Obamacare

extra than 2,000 docs are calling for the establishment of a single-payer medical health insurancegadget, signing directly to a plan they are saying would take healthcare non-profit and allow care to beavailable for all people who needs it. The Physicians for a countrywide health application on Thursday launched their plan to move to a Medicare-fashion [...]

May 8, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Doctors name for unmarried-payer healthcare to enhance on Obamacare

U.ok.,doctors,advocate,vaping,as,a,manner,to,give,up,smoking

U.ok.,doctors,advocate,vaping,as,a,manner,to,give,up,smoking

A medical doctors organization in the U.k. is now recommending e-cigarettes be a few of the gear used toassist human beings cease smoking cigarettes, pointing to “vaping” as less of a risk to fitness thanbreathing in the burning fumes of tobacco. The Royal college of Physicians issued the advice with acknowledgement that the entire risks [...]

April 29, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on U.ok.,doctors,advocate,vaping,as,a,manner,to,give,up,smoking

Doctors often overestimate promise of newly approved drugs

Doctors often overestimate promise of newly approved drugs

TUESDAY, April 12, 2016 — Use of the word “breakthrough” in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s expedited approval process could mislead doctors about the new drugs’ actual benefits, researchers warn. The U.S. Congress in 2012 gave FDA the power to designate a drug as a “breakthrough therapy” if preliminary clinical evidence suggests an advantage [...]

April 13, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Doctors often overestimate promise of newly approved drugs

Doctors group: Benefits, risks of telemedicine must be balanced by physicians

Doctors group: Benefits, risks of telemedicine must be balanced by physicians

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 8  — Using telemedicine — a variety of technologies to work with patients who do not come into the office — has grown in recent years, leading the American College of Physicians to release recommendations on the benefits and risks of the practice. The group said that several steps can be taken, including [...]

April 13, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Doctors group: Benefits, risks of telemedicine must be balanced by physicians

Teachers consider taking industrial action with junior doctors over Government academy plan

Teachers consider taking industrial action with junior doctors over Government academy plan

Teachers may take joint action with the junior doctors as part of their campaign against the Government, National Union of Teachers general secretary Christine Blower has said. In her farewell speech to the NUT conference Ms Blower said she had received a letter of support from Yannis Gourtsoyannis of the British Medical Association’s junior doctors’ [...]

March 31, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Teachers consider taking industrial action with junior doctors over Government academy plan