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Indian-origin doctor gets 9 years jail for health care fraud in US

Indian-origin doctor gets 9 years jail for health care fraud in US

NEW YORK: An Indian-origin doctor has been sentenced to nine years in prison by a US court for committing health care fraud and illegally distributing prescription painkillers. Pawankumar Jain, 66, a former physician, was sentenced in federal court in Las Cruces, New Mexico to nine years in prison and three years of supervised release for [...]

May 11, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Indian-origin doctor gets 9 years jail for health care fraud in US

In health care debate, price control techniques weighed

In health care debate, price control techniques weighed

BOSTON — State Rep. Jon Santiago, a Boston emergency room doctor, recalled an elderly patient named Mike who recently came to the hospital with life-threatening complications from diabetes. Conversations with the man’s family revealed he had not been keeping up with his insulin — it was too expensive. Mike pulled through, Santiago said. But the [...]

April 14, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on In health care debate, price control techniques weighed

Wish To Keep Your Brain Healthy? Take Care Of Your Heart First

Wish To Keep Your Brain Healthy? Take Care Of Your Heart First

It turns out maintaining low blood pressure does not just help prevent heart attacks — it can also keep your mind sharp. Research presented Wednesday at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Chicago found that at-risk people whose blood pressure was kept lower than the recommended level had a significant reduction in mild cognitive impairment [...]

August 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Wish To Keep Your Brain Healthy? Take Care Of Your Heart First

Dealing with dementia: Love, respect and quality home care can help

Dealing with dementia: Love, respect and quality home care can help

Dementia affects the memory, thinking, behaviour and the ability to perform everyday activities. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. While it is true that most cases of dementia cannot be treated, early diagnosis can greatly help in managing the symptoms in most cases. While raising awareness and offering support will always be [...]

May 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Dealing with dementia: Love, respect and quality home care can help

These 6 apps and websites will take care of your medical needs

These 6 apps and websites will take care of your medical needs

A rising middle-class, state-of-the-art health care facilities, expert physicians, and increased dependency on technology to facilitate health care at the prevention stage are driving the growth of the industry in India, thereby expecting the industry to grow rapidly. Indian health care market, which is worth USD 100 billion, is likely to grow at 23 percent [...]

April 9, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on These 6 apps and websites will take care of your medical needs

Antiaging Skin Care

Antiaging Skin Care

Macadamia oil can be a strong anti-oxidant. Palmittoleic acid may be your omega-7 of organic triglycerides. It is contained in macadamia oil in a superior degree of 40%. All skin types can use it however it is especially effective for dry skin and adult skin. It’s absorbed into skin readily in addition to hydrates your [...]

March 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Antiaging Skin Care

How to broach the subject of care with your parents

How to broach the subject of care with your parents

It can be difficult to acknowledge the fact that your parents may need some help with day-to-day activities in order to stay safe and well as they age. Even more difficult is the realisation that you can no longer be the one to offer the type of attention they need. Broaching the subject of care with elderly [...]

January 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on How to broach the subject of care with your parents

The health care merger arms race

The health care merger arms race

Illustration: Lazaro Gamio / Axios The health care industry has leapt into an arms race of mergers and acquisitions — but it’s not clear whether, or how much, those deals would ultimately benefit patients. Why it matters: Executives say the deals will save money and improve care. But independent research does not support those claims, and the deals raise questions about whether [...]

December 14, 2017 Loknath Das News Comments Off on The health care merger arms race

Commentary: The New Digital Pill Is Another Example of the Limits of Technology in Health Care

Commentary: The New Digital Pill Is Another Example of the Limits of Technology in Health Care

Last week, the FDA approved a first-of-its-kind medical device to track whether patients are actually taking their medications. The device is a triumph of technology—it may represent an important tool to support team-based care for complex patients—but it forces us to consider a host of new questions about the limits of technology in health care [...]

November 22, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Commentary: The New Digital Pill Is Another Example of the Limits of Technology in Health Care

The state that is leading the way on health care

The state that is leading the way on health care

Could a state in one of the farthest corners of our country finally help us turn a corner on health care? It looked like that on Tuesday when the people of Maine voted decisively to expand Medicaid over the wishes of their governor, Paul LePage, bringing health care coverage to 70,000 people in the state, many for [...]

November 10, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on The state that is leading the way on health care

Men, take note: Here’s how to take care of your skin

Men, take note: Here’s how to take care of your skin

Skin care regime nowadays is not just a woman’s prerogative. Noted beautician Shahnaz Husain has revealed the core difference between the skin of the two sexes. “Men’s skin is a little oilier and thicker than women. The difference also lies in texture, hydration and collagen density. Skincare products of men are manufactured differently as compared to women’s [...]

August 29, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Men, take note: Here’s how to take care of your skin

Senate’s budget rules invalidate key provisions in Republican health care bill

Senate’s budget rules invalidate key provisions in Republican health care bill

The Senate would likely need 60 votes to overcome Democratic opposition and pass key portions of the GOP health care bill under the chamber’s rules, a blow to both the plan’s policy and its political fortunes unless Senate Republicans are willing to break decades of precedent or the bill is substantially rewritten. The Senate’s so-called [...]

July 22, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Senate’s budget rules invalidate key provisions in Republican health care bill