New Insurance Guidelines: Insuring Wellness

New Insurance Guidelines: Insuring Wellness

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri
22nd November 2019
Reproduced from: https://www.indialegallive.com/cover-story-articles/focus/new-insurance-guidelines-insuring-wellness-75487, published November 17, 2019
Above: IRDA’s new proposal will offer discounts to insurers following a healthy lifestyle which includes doing yoga regularly/Photo: UNI... Read more »

News From All Specialities

1 in 5 men will not reach the age of 50 in the Americas, due to issues relating to toxic masculinity

22nd November 2019Business and Medicine,Public Health, Psychiatry
Life expectancy for men in the Region of the Americas is 5.8 years below that of women, partly because societal expectations contribute to risk-seeking behaviors, says a new report from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)... Read more »
World Medical Association

World Medical Association Deplores Breakdown in Hong Kong Medical Care

22nd November 2019Medical Students
The reported breakdown of medical care and humanitarian assistance for protesters in Hong Kong have been deplored by the World Medical Association... Read more »
New drug to fight migraine shows promise

New drug to fight migraine shows promise

22nd November 2019Neurology
A new drug to treat migraines has shown promise in a large-scale clinical trial, offering hope to people unable to use current treatment options.... Read more »
New drug to fight migraine shows promise

COACT at 1 Year: Later Angiography Okay in Non-STEMI Cardiac Arrest

22nd November 2019Cardiology Medicine
Patients who survived an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and did not have signs of ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) had similar 1-year survival whether they had immediate or delayed coronary angiography,... Read more »

Start Treatment Early in RA, Even in Seronegatives

22nd November 2019Orthopedics Internal Medicine
Starting therapy early more than doubled the likelihood that patients with seronegative rheumatoid arthritis (RA) would respond to treatment with a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD), analysis of data from a French cohort found... Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Are life-saving machines, devices and equipments like CPAP machine covered under insurance policy?

22nd November 2019
Life-saving machines and devices such as pacemaker, CPAP, BiPAP, orthopedic implants, intracardiac valve replacements, vascular stents, relevant laboratory...Read more »

eMedi Humor

Tell him I can't see him

22nd November 2019
While the doctor was talking to me, his nurse came in and said, "Doctor, there is a man here who thinks he's invisible."... Read more »

eMedi Quiz

The initial nursing goal for a client with myasthenia gravis during the diagnostic phase of her hospitalization would be to:

22nd November 2019
A. Develop a teaching plan
B. Facilitate psychologic adjustment... Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Passive smoking can cause dementia

22nd November 2019
People exposed to secondhand smoke may face as much as a 44 percent increased risk of developing dementia. Smoking is already known to increase the.. Read more »

eSpiritual: Mindfulness meditation

22nd November 2019
Sit on a straight–backed chair or cross–legged on the floor... Read more »

Inspirational Story: Live and Work

22nd November 2019
Father was a hardworking man who delivered bread as a living to support his wife and three children... Read more »

Medical Voice

FDA clears first duodenoscope with disposable elevator piece, reducing the number of parts needing disinfection

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared for marketing in the U.S. the first duodenoscope with a sterile, disposable elevator component that will reduce the number of parts that need to be cleaned and disinfected... Read more »


From Other Newsletter


Management of closed skeletal injuries – Ayurvedic principles

Management of skeletal injuries needs a holistic approach and is not restricted only to fixing or uniting the fractures... Read more »


Effect of yoga on respiratory functions, symptom control and quality of life of asthma patients.

The purpose of a new study published in Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice was to ascertain the effect of yoga on respiratory functions,...Read more »


Diverse Diet in Pregnancy May Protect Baby From Eczema

Children born to women who ate a diverse, healthy diet while pregnant had a lower risk for eczema and food allergy... Read more »

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