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Overweight? Lose kilos, not hope with proper BMI screening

When 49-year-old Veena Gandhi came to Dr Tarun Mittal, a laparoscopic and obesity surgeon at Sir Gangaram Hospital in the capital, she had difficulty walking with shortness of breath and acute pain in her joints. The culprit: obesity.


Vinay Kumar Singh
General Manager-Technical,
Mikasa Cosmetics Limited,
Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Gone are the days when most men considered shaving to be something of a burden as it was time consuming process, caused skin irritation and was generally not pleasant exercise but now the scenario has changed as Men have become extremely conscious about the way they look. Shaving Creams are perhaps the most important part of a man’s personal care kit. Gone are days of long grown beards, today men prefer a clean shaven face.

India aims for at least 1500 biotech start-ups

India aims to scale up start-ups in the biotechnology sector to at least 1,500 in the next two to three years to boost technological interventions in the health and agriculture sectors, a senior biotechnology department official said.

Diabetic? Potassium-rich diets may protect kidney, heart

If you are a diabetic, having diets rich in potassium may help you protect the heart and kidney health, says a new study. Individuals with Type-2 diabetes are at increased risk of developing kidney failure and heart disease.

Why hangovers get worse as we grow older

The next time a hangover hits you hard the morning after a late-night party, look in the mirror to see if your hair is turning white or your hairline is receding.


Vinay Kumar Singh
General Manager-Technical,
Mikasa Cosmetics Limited,
Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Before trying to understand advancement in Hair Care, Let us try to know basics about Hair.

For mammals, fur provides an insulating coat for the conservation of body heat.  The ape “RAMAPITHECUS” as they left the forest and moved to the Savannah, started a march towards nudity, the hair on the body became sparser and shorter due to adaptability.  The hair was not lost from all over the body. The eyebrows and the eyelashes remained. The hair on the scalp remained as a protection from midday sun, for an animal who can stand and walk on its own two feet. The beard remained as a badge of maleness and in both sexes, the genital and axillary hair remained as it was probably associated with glandular scent producing units.

Natural does not mean Safe : FDA

Some Imported Dietary Supplements and Nonprescription Drug Products May Harm You.

Just because a product claims to be natural doesn’t necessarily mean it’s safe, says Gary Coody, R. Ph., FDA’s national health fraud coordinator. Likewise, just because a product claims to be natural does not mean that it’s free of hidden drug ingredients.

Dispelling myths: Can frequent sex flush out kidney stones?

A recent Turkish study claiming that having sex at least three to four times a week can help ease the spontaneous passage of small kidney stones has taken the Indian urologists by surprise.


Tarun Singh
India’s Leading Drugs Consultant
SSJ Hospital

Advancement in health and medicine has enhanced the life expectancy of human beings. For last hundred years' medicinal processes and medical equipment are proved to be the boon to human health for diagnosing properly and for applying proper medicines to the patient.

Medicine is considered as one of the most important necessity to all of us. It is derived from the Latin words arsmedicina meaning "the art of healing". Medicine and Drugs are the synonyms.  Drugs is concerned with maintaining or restoring human health through the study, diagnosis, treatment and possible prevention of disease, injury and other damage to a body or mind. It ignites the human mind to initiate more research to find other sophisticated technology for adding value to medical science. Due to consistent effort of doctors and scientists now we have latest medical equipmentfor diagnosis, High quality medicine packaging machines, Computerised blood testing machines, digital & robotic testing machines.

Don't pass the buck on healthcare

Healthcare, education and law & order are thought to be the main concerns of nation-states across the world. The Indian state has traditionally been unable to meet any of these but the healthcare challenge seems particularly acute.