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Using A Conventional LIMS? 5 Things Pulling Down Your Performance

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Posted on 09:48AM Oct 06, 2018 in Technology


Using A Conventional LIMS? 5 Things Pulling Down Your Performance

The emergence of an LIMS software in an up and running pathological lab cannot be the shunned. It is an integral part of a laboratory’s lifecycle not just with respect to the streamlining of day-to-day samplings but even with the longevity of the lab. So if you, as a lab owner, are not using a LIMS in your lab to maintain your processes you may be doing harm to your business than profit.

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If you are using an LIMS, then it is crucial that you stay in pace with the times. Using a conventional LIMS software could be lagging you and your lab processes in ways more than one. In such a case, it will be a wise decision to upgrade your LIMS software and take the maximum benefit out this operational boon. Most non-updated LIMS come with basic features like booking appointments, generating reports, user base maintenance, etc. but with the advanced features, you can expand the usability of technology to a plethora of avenues in your laboratories.

Think of holistic management. So you can sit back and focus on what you should, your business growth.

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Type 1 Diabetes Kills Cells in the Body: Are they useful ones?

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Posted on 11:34AM Sep 19, 2018 in General


Type 1 Diabetes Kills Cells in the Body: Are they useful ones?

Type 1 Diabetes is a chronic disease that destroys the body’s ability to produce insulin, a hormone used to break down and store energy from foods, in the Body in the form of glucose or sugar. In the absence of insulin, high levels of fat and glucose remain in the bloodstream. In the long run, this can severely damage the vital body organs. Type 1 Diabetes, earlier referred to as insulin-dependent or juvenile diabetes, is normally caused at any age and is most frequently diagnosed during adulthood. In India, around 97,000 children have been affected by this condition. There is no specific known cause of Type 1 diabetes. Attempts to find specific causes have left scientists often bewildered, as no amount of research has enabled them to know the exact causes. However, after extensive research and lab tests using modern lab testing software and other techniques, the scientists have started to believe that a combination of genetic and environmental factors are responsible for causing this condition, which approximately forms around 5 percent of the total population affected by diabetes in general.

Do Type 1 Diabetes kills Useful Cells In The Body?| Health PLease

The symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes include dehydration, weight loss, and diabetic ketoacidosis. The presence of extra sugar in the blood stream makes the patient visit the washroom more often and through frequent urination, the patient keeps losing a lot of water from the body, and that leads to dehydration. The glucose that goes out of the body with urine also takes with it a lot of calories, which is precisely why a lot of people with diabetes get into a phase where they lose a lot of weight. With absence of insulin due to the absence of islet cells, the body never has glucose at its disposal to break down for energy. Thus, to find itself a source of energy, the body starts breaking down fat cells, which in turn creates a chemical called ketones. The liver releases stored that goes unused, and this gets stored up in the blood along with the acidic ketones.

This combination of blood sugar and ketones is called ketoacidosis and it can be life threatening if not treated immediately. As mentioned above, the type 1 diabetes indirectly damages your body by affecting vital organs over a period of time. To be specific, high glucose levels in the blood start affecting small blood vessels in eyes, kidneys and heart, which is exactly why we hear many diabetes patients losing vision over time, while other few experience kidney failure and heart related diseases.

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How Long Infection Persists After Flu Or Cold

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Posted on 11:34AM Sep 19, 2018 in General


How Long Infection Persists After Flu Or Cold

The Monsoon season is normally scary, not just for the heavy rainfalls that keep affecting your daily routine, but for a mouthful of infections rains bring along with them. We do understand how paramount monsoon is for us, but there’s no denying the fact that it is monsoon that stokes the fire that various infections try to spread. Flu and Cold are the most common infections that affect millions of people during monsoon, and while neither of the two can become serious, let alone fatal, they do affect our daily lives by causing excruciating body aches, among other symptoms. Fever ensures you are pinned down to your bed, wrapped in a healthy load of blankets.

How Long Infection Persists after Flu or Cold,Fever, infections & etc | Health PLease

While the popular preconceived notion is that your body is just preparing to fight the infection when your symptoms are at peak, the fact is the exact opposite – you experience those excruciating muscle aches or high fever precisely because your immune system isn’t just alive and kicking, it’s already at work, which is why you feel the fever and muscle aches. It’s your immune system that’s trying to eliminate the infection from your body.

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Half Of Heart Disease Deaths Could Be Prevented

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Posted on 11:33AM Sep 19, 2018 in General


Heart Diseases and its Prevention

We are already into the eighteenth year of the Millenium, and while the World has seen unprecedented and exponential growth and advancements in almost every sector, there’s another area we have all been watching grow rapidly – stress levels. With bustling lives becoming busier and more and more competitive, the stress levels have risen gradually over the years and have reached a crescendo, as a result of which, we are witness to stress – related illnesses affecting more and more individuals. Along with many such illnesses, heart diseases have become a lot more common. What’s alarming is the rapid increase in the ratio at which heart diseases have grown among people across the 25 to 45 age group. While there isn’t much you can do about congenital heart conditions, you can certainly avoid lifestyle and stress induced heart diseases by simple changes in lifestyle. We understand how important it is to educate people about heart diseases and ways to prevent them and therefore, we have decided to dedicate an exclusive blog for the same.

Heart Diseases and its Prevention- Health Please

Let’s first discuss heart conditions that occur by birth. Such diseases or conditions are known as Congenital Heart Diseases are another reason for deaths caused by heart related ailments. Congenital conditions are conditions present by birth, and there’s not a lot you can do about it other than understanding symptoms if any, and diagnosing the problem. Congenital heart conditions like Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC), Ventrical Septal Defect or Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) occur by birth and need to be diagnosed and treated at the soonest.

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7 Must Have Pregnancy Tests

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Posted on 05:54PM Sep 17, 2018 in General


7 Must Have Pregnancy Tests

Pregnancy is an absolutely outstanding and beautiful time in a woman’s life, and something we believe needs to be celebrated. Yes, there are times when pregnant women feel like they spend a complete lifetime in the hospital, getting counselled by a Doctor or a specialist. There are those rare occasions when pregnant women feel like they have a health condition, as they have to undergo a host of changes that do take a toll. Trust us on this, though – in spite of all the ups and downs it comes with, pregnancy needs to be celebrated and enjoyed, as it literally is not just beautiful, but also miraculous – after all, you produce an entire human being out of a single cell, a cell you can watch only through an electronic microscope, that too barely! Beat this!!! And yes, pregnancy is distinctly female.

Pregnancy Tests To Have- Health Please

While we do advocate the theory that pregnancy needs to be celebrated, we also endorse the view that utmost care needs to be taken during it, and that includes a healthy diet, regular exercise and mental and physical rest. Along with this, we also recommend seven must have pregnancy tests – tests we believe every pregnant woman should undergo. Let’s delve deeper into the different must have tests at various stages of pregnancy.

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Things To Know Before Installing LIMS

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Posted on 09:57AM Aug 21, 2018 in General


Things To Know Before Installing LIMS

For a pathology lab owner, there are multiple operational responsibilities that need to be undertaken for the lab’s smooth functioning. Testing, reporting, documentation of reports, etc. are some of the few tasks that need to be executed without any glitches every single time. And as these various tasks are discrete yet dependent on each other, the overall inter-dependencies are high for a pathological laboratory.

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For such inter-dependencies and labs where operations are from medium to large scale, an is the right fit. An LIMS software will double up your efficiency, allowing you to deftly manage test samples and the data associated with them. It will automate your entire workflow and allied processes while integrating machinery and medical instruments.

Installing an LIMS software to expedite your is a smart choice and of the best decisions for your lab’s future. Here are a list of things one needs to take into consideration, before installing a LIMS software.

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7 Most Contagious Diseases During Monsoon

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Posted on 09:50AM Aug 21, 2018 in General


7 Most Contagious Diseases During Monsoon

For some, it’s a surreal experience, as they go on to explore exotic locations that are at their vivacious best; for others, it’s a struggle to reach their workplace, even as they fight rains, mostly with an umbrella, or with raincoats or jackets. It’s monsoon that makes the nature breathtakingly beautiful; and it is the same monsoon that troubles people – either by affecting their daily lives by torrential rains; or by stoking already widespread contagious diseases.

 Most  Contagious Diseases During Monsoon - Health Please( A diagnostic service provider

When a majority of people struggle to find their old stock of paracetamol tablets, the same tablets they dilapidated the previous year anticipating they would never be used, you know the monsoons are hitting hard, and a flurry of contagious diseases are knocking the door, with a few of them having already set a foot in. While monsoon is home to quite a few contagious diseases, let’s take a look at seven diseases that are the most common and likely to affect you this monsoon.

Cold and Flu

While cold and flu can affect an individual throughout the year, it is most likely to affect people during monsoon, with fluctuating climates creating an ideal environment for a host of viruses to dwell. Affected patients generally get fever and cold that may last for around 3 or 7 days and a simple dose of paracetamol can help control the fever. If the patient experiences high fever, it’s wise to consult a Doctor and start an antibiotic course. Sore throat, sneezing and running nose are an early symptom of a typical flu attack. While you cannot do a lot to avoid it, it’s wise to keep your body well hydrated to try and avoid cold and flu. Avoid unhygienic cold drinks and raw roadside food as much as possible.

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Laboratory Diagnostic Test For Dengue

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Posted on 09:49AM Aug 21, 2018 in General


It’s just another day for you at work; you handover one of the most important dossiers to your Team, signed and sealed, for execution and come back to your cabin, where a glass of cool water is kept next to one of those flamboyant paper-weights you gifted yourself recently. You sit on your comfortable high-back chair with a soft, heavily cushioned backrest, pushing it back, to relax after an eventful, busy first half. You pick up the glass of water, eyes transfixed on the gorgeous paperweight. Just as you start sipping water, you feel a light, but significant pain behind your eyes. Within moments, you also realize you have a light headache. The pain still isn’t excruciating, but it’s significant and unlike any pain you have felt so far.

 Laboratory Diagnostic Test For Dengue & other diseases- Health Please

By evening, the headache has gotten severe and the pain behind your eyes is a lot more pronounced. You can also sense you have high fever and the intermittent nausea you seemed to have developed doesn’t exactly let you enjoy your evening Tea. You drive back home, feeling fatigued. By late evening, your muscles and joints are already in writhing pain. Paracetamol made you feel better, but only for a couple of hours. You call up your physician. He asks you to eat an antibiotic, preferably Taxim-O, twice a day for three days and asks you to update. “If you don’t feel better, we will investigate” he assures. “Make sure you keep yourself hydrated. Drink lot of water and avoiding eating anything that’s oily and too spicy”, he reiterates. Three days later, it has only gotten worse. You have developed rashes as well, on your skin. The pain in muscles and joints has gotten worse, and the pain behind your eyes keeps visiting every couple of hours, growing in its intensity with each visit. You call up your physician. He asks you to get a few Tests done, one of which is for Dengue. A few hours later, your physician calls you up, “You have dengue. Please get admitted”.

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4 Tips For Laboratory Efficiency

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Posted on 10:29AM Aug 06, 2018 in General


4 Tips For Laboratory Efficiency

There are only 24 hours in a day and there’s only that much you can get out of your lab in a day. If scaling up your lab productivity is in on your mind to make the most out of your processes, then we have some suggestions to make that will help you achieve exactly the same.

Tips For Laboratory Efficiency | Health PLease

In the time of lab automations and mechanised workflows with pathology lab software, the scope to lift up your lab’s productivity and efficiency can double up exponentially. It is a symbiotic relation between automated workflows and lab managers and staff to bring about a high efficiency out of the lab. Too much output will eventually burnout both - the lab staff and its automation.

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Hormonal Imbalance In Teens

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Posted on 10:46AM Jul 18, 2018 in General


Hormonal Imbalance In Teens

Teenage is a time of difficult situations not only for teens but also for their parents. The teenage, which we also call as adolescence, is a very delicate transition phase, where the child steps into adulthood. Being a crucial phase of life, the body goes through a lot of changes, leading to changes in appearance and behavior. Hormones also play a major role in teenage life. We all know how emotions are related to hormones. It is important to note that hormonal problems have become so common in teens due to improper diet and stressful environmental conditions as well.

Hormonal Imbalance In Teens - Health Please

Hormonal imbalance occurs when hormonal secretions in your body are disrupted, leading to depression, anxiety, headaches and other problems. This can be extremely frustrating for parents of teenagers. If your child displays symptoms of hormonal imbalance, it is important to consult a doctor too.

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The Truth About Dark Circles Around Eyes

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Posted on 11:24AM Jul 16, 2018 in General


THE TRUTH ABOUT DARK CIRCLES AROUND EYES

Lack of sleep and working on screens for long hours a day are usually the causes one relates to when we suffer from dark circles under our eyes. Sometimes, iron deficiency or even vitamin deficiency is pondered over. But, the truth could be grave! It could be due to anemia, dehydration and even hepatic disease!

Do you know how dark circles appear?

Our skin has a lot of tiny webbed blood vessels just under it, called as capillaries and these capillaries are so small that the blood cells literally have to line up to pass through these. In this process, they tend to leak in the surrounding areas. This breakdown of red blood cells leaves the area black and blue, especially with the skin around the eyes being thinnest!

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) - Symptoms, Causes, Complications and Treatment

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Posted on 12:30PM Jul 03, 2018 in Technology


Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) - Symptoms, Causes, Complications and Treatment |

Signs and symptoms of IBS:

  • Abdominal pain, cramping, or bloating which is relieved by passing bowel movements.
  • Excessive gas or flatulence
  • Diarrhea or constipation or both
  • Mucus in the stool

Is it time to see a doctor?

  • Weight loss
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Iron deficiency anemia
  • Unexplained vomiting
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Persistent pain unrelieved by passing stool or gas

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Stomach Ache? Is It A Kidney Stone

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Posted on 12:30PM Jul 03, 2018 in Technology


Stomach Ache? Is It A Kidney Stone

If you have been facing stomach aches off late, it could be more than just an upset stomach. Severe an frequent aches in the abdominal or the belly area could be a symptom of something very serious.

 Stomach Ache? Kidney Stone?  - Health Please

Stomach ache typically on one-side or slightly at the back, from which there seems no relief, is a differentiator as a kidney stone consequence than for just being a regular stomach ache from indigestion or an upset belly. The pain usually starts higher up in the back and then slowly moves downward as the stone travels. And a noticeable difference in this kind of pain is that it is not triggered by some muscle/movement, and typically stays on one side of the belly.

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How Health Please Helps You To Get A Quick Health Check-up In Pune

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Posted on 10:48AM Jun 25, 2018 in General


How Health Pelase Helps You To Get A Quick Health Check-up In Pune

A holistic healthcare is in both, your physical and mental wellbeing. As the adage goes, indeed, prevention is better than cure.

Health Check-up | Pune

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How Yoga Helps You To Stay Fit and Healthy

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Posted on 10:20AM Jun 16, 2018 in General


Yoga

What is Yoga?

The term "yoga" comes from a Sanskrit word meaning "union." Yoga combines physical exercises, mental meditation, and breathing techniques to strengthen the muscles and relieve stress.

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