" Life is what we live, feel and think and all become alive when we have good and sound Health "
i.e what we live from inside. "
In the Present day world, our life is full of stress, works. We don't have even time for our self . Because of this and of no reason that health follows a way of upside and downside, we want to live a healthy and stress free live.
Now, on the Earth , humans are the friends of human beings. so, in the medical science , we study innovate and create methods, Practice, Technologies to help ourselves to enjoy life, i.e. we must have that much capable Healthcare devices and methods which could touch our lives meaning thereby to help those who are in need.
Talking about Present day Lifestyle related health problems, it is sometimes called disease of longevity or disease of civilization . They can include asthma , Alzheimer's disease , some kinds of cancer , chronic liver disease , Type 2 diabetes, heart disease , stroke, depression and obesity . Diet and life style are major factors thought to influence susceptibility to many disease . Drug abuse, tobacco smoking and alcohol drinking , as well as a lack of exercise may also increase the risk of developing certain diseases, especially later in life.
Now, If there are problems the there are solution too. i.e. in modern era lots of steps taken to enhance the health. Modern Science through improved Sanitation , Vaccination, and antibiotics, and medical attention has eliminated the threat of death from most infectious disease.
The world Health organisation (WHO) has identified India as one of the nations that is going to have most of the lifestyle disorders becoming more common , but they are also affecting younger population. Hence, the population at risk shifts from 40+ to may be 30+ or even younger.
Already, considered the diabetes capital of the world , India won appears headed towards gaining another dubious distinction of becoming the life style related disease capital as well. A study conducted jointly by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Apollo Hospital shows the incidence of hypertension, obesity and heart disease is increasing at an alarming rate, especially in the young, urban population.
According to doctor say, a sedentary lifestyle combined with an increase in the consumption of fatty food and alcohol is to blame cases of obesity , diabetes, hypertension etc.
As far as modern health gadgets are concerned , they are used to check , Blood sugar, Blood Pressure, Health beat counts. A Gluco - monitoring system gives patients a way to measure their blood glucose levels on the road. A Pulse oximeter used to measure oxygen levels in the blood. Armed with built in Sensors, the device can keep track of step taken, stairs climbed, distance, calories burned, heart rate and sleep quality.
A rugged hearing aid that allows those requiring hearing assistance. Ecotones duet sound and sleep machine allows a good night sleep.
As far as discoveries and findings are concerned , it comes as no surprise that a significant no of medical advances have been made.
1. Research led by Jonathan Angel (Infectious diseases) could spare many people from HIV from having to take unnecessary antibiotics associated with major side effects. He showed that when viral levels are suppressed, it is safe to stop taking antibiotics to prevent pneumonia.
2. John Bell and team published results of a ground breaking clinical trail of a cancer fighting virus. It is also the first to show tumor- selective expression of a foreign gave after intravenous delivery.
3. Now Transnational research led by Kevin Burns (Nephrology) at the Kidney Research Center has uncovered the importance of an enzyme called ACE2 as a potential protector against the development of diabetic kidney disease.
4. Research by Dar Dowlatshahi, showed that a CT Scan could help doctors predict which patients are at risk of continued bleeding in the brain after a stroke . This vital information paves the way for clinical trials that will investigate clotting medications that may be able to halt this bleeding and prevent some of the damage caused by these strokes.
Talking about Medical tourism , It refers to the patient movement from highly developed nations to other areas of the world for medical case, usually to find treatment at a lower cost. Over 50 countries have identified medical tourism as a national industry . Spa towns and Sanitariums may be considered an early form of Medical tourism.
All the Modern Healthcare aims on the improvement of living life. So, there who are in need get helped by every dimension of modern technologies.
I Want to point out the fact that , Apollo Hospitals are also helping the needy by bringing latest innovations in key medical specialities on par with the west. The most popular treatments sought in India by medical tourists are alternative medicine, bone marrow transplants, cardiac bypass, eye surgery and hip replacement, particularly for heart surgery and areas of advance medicine.
Apollo Hospitals has consistently led game-changing developments in healthcare by bringing to the people, the latest innovations in key medical specialities and super specialities on par with the West. We highlight in this section some of the latest new procedures, services and therapies that Apollo hospitals provides, in keeping with the tradition of providing outstanding healthcare of international standards. see how the lives are being touched by the cutting edge features of Modern Health Care. Here is the Link.
All those preventive health checkups and advanced surgeries are helping us to believe and live a stress - free life without having to worry about health. Thus, we must move in a modern era but with having few concepts and quotes, which I am mentioning.
"The way you think , the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years"
"I made a commitment to completely cutout drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together . and the floods gets of goodness have opened upon me spiritually and financially."
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