7th April is World Health Day, and this year the World Health Organization has chosen the theme of “Universal Health Coverage for All”. It is a known fact that mankind has come a long way in the world of health care and medicine through research, science and growing technology. However, the real struggle lies in providing quality health care to every person on our planet, and not just to those who can afford it comfortably. According to World Health Department’s latest reports, globally, … [Read more...] about Health Myths Busted!
Cancer, the word is enough to slow down your usual thought process. Imagine having the dreaded disease? Not only does it exhaust one physically and emotionally, but also drains one financially. It has been reported as a leading cause of death worldwide and even in India, there is an alarming rise of cancer cases. In 2016, The ICMR stated that India is projected to have approximately 8.8 lakh deaths due to the disease by 2020 and 17.3 lakhs new cases registered because of different cancers. In … [Read more...] about Should You Invest in Cancer Insurance?
Insure your loved one's financial future after you with a term insurance plan Know more about how India's conservative culture is making it even more difficult to raise awareness on this issue - Qz.com … [Read more...] about Why is breast cancer a rising concern in India?
When I’m happy it swells with pride, when I’m sad it dwindles due to pain, and when I’m afraid it skips a beat or two—my heart experiences every bit of my existence. If that was not a concern enough, it is only as strong as my security-cover. Every time I am careless with my decisions, it suffers. Financial savings, emotional support, house, car and a secure job, the package sounds like security. However, it is a bewildering life with as many shocks as surprises, perhaps more. This is where … [Read more...] about 10 Things That Will Make Your Heart Skip a Beat
28-year-old Alisha is a diligent investor. She saves a portion of her money every month without fail. Here’s how her money bag looks like: Bank account balance Rs 35,000 Emergency Fund Rs 50,000 Public Provident Fund Rs 3 lakh Fixed deposit Rs 1 lakh Recurring deposit Rs 2,000/month Recently, she started a monthly investment of Rs 3,000 in Mutual Funds. Her financial advisor informed her that with a return of 12%, her money could grow to Rs 1.15 crore in … [Read more...] about In case of a medical emergency, would you have Rs 5 lakh tomorrow?
‘From next week onwards’, then ‘next month’, and this one’s our favourite ‘from coming Monday, for sure’—yes, we all recognize this cycle of procrastination, where the beginning of a healthy lifestyle almost never arrives. And even if it is one of those Monday’s where you rush to the gym and get yourself enrolled, the motivation doesn’t last for long. Reason being—we are too busy, too tired, waiting to buy the right shoes, and the list goes on. If you haven’t been to the gym in the last five … [Read more...] about Five Smart Ways to Start a Healthy Lifestyle
(Biotherapy, Cryotherapy, Hyperthermia) We are living in the era of precision medicine. The future of cancer treatment lies in amalgamation of two or several targeted therapies for patients—as has been practiced for years for several other deadly diseases, such as HIV. Researchers are becoming increasingly inclined towards the benefits of targeting different genetic pathways with different types of drugs. Combination treatments are more effective according to a number of scientists. While … [Read more...] about Latest Modern Treatments to Remedy Cancer
Fighting cancer can be taxing—physically, emotionally as well as financially. Fortunately, there are cancer care centres in India that provide free treatment to patients with the help of donations and government schemes, and here is a list of such institutes: Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai: Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai tops the list of best and most advanced cancer treatment centres in India. It takes pride in providing free care to around 70% of its cancer patients. Being at the … [Read more...] about Top 5 Institutes For Free Cancer Treatments