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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.

Health Please | LIMS | Lab Solution System & Software

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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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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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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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 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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Know About Sickle Cells Disease

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Posted on 10:09AM Jun 16, 2018 in General


Sickle Cells Disease

What is Sickle-cell disease?

Sickle-cell disease (SCD) is a group of blood disorders typically inherited from a person's parents. The most common type is known as sickle-cell anaemia (SCA). It results in an abnormality in the oxygen-carrying protein haemoglobin (haemoglobin S) found in red blood cells. This leads to a rigid, sickle-like shape under certain circumstances. Problems in sickle cell disease typically begin around 5 to 6 months of age.

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Health Awareness - Cancer

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Posted on 10:09AM Jun 16, 2018 in General


Cancer Survivors Day

What is Cancer?

Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells anywhere in a body. These abnormal cells are termed cancer cells, malignant cells, or tumor cells. These cells can infiltrate normal body tissues. Many cancers and the abnormal cells that compose the cancer tissue are further identified by the name of the tissue that the abnormal cells originated from (for example, breast cancer, lung cancer, colon cancer). Cancer is not confined to humans; animals and other living organisms can get cancer. Below is a schematic that shows normal cell division and how when a cell is damaged or altered without repair to its system, the cell usually dies.

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome – Diet

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Posted on 10:08AM Jun 16, 2018 in General


Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome – Diet

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, PCOS – also known as PCOD, is a common problem today affecting almost 18% of women in India. PCOS is one of the major causes of infertility, affecting the menstrual cycle by interfering with the hormonal balance of the body and causing excessive production of the male hormone androgen.

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Importance of Preventive Health Check-up

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Posted on 11:39AM Jun 07, 2018 in General


IMPORTANCE OF PREVENTIVE HEALTH CHECK-UP

When was the last time you went for a check-up without a doctor’s discretion? Probably never.

That’s the sorry state of our busy, stress-filled lives today. We are left with no self-care given the nature of our hectic lives. And only when a situation worsens do we take it to the doctors.

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Health Awareness - Say No To Tobacco

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Posted on 04:24PM May 30, 2018 in General


World No Tobacco Day

What is Tobacco?

Tobacco is a product prepared from the leaves of the tobacco plant by curing them. The plant is part of the genus Nicotiana and of the Solanaceae (nightshade) family. While more than 70 species of tobacco are known, the chief commercial crop is N. tabacum. The more potent variant N. rustica is also used around the world.

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Health Awareness - Hypertension

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Posted on 09:32AM May 17, 2018 in General


Health Awareness - Hypertension



What is hypertension?

Hypertension (HTN or HT), also known as high blood pressure (HBP), is a long-term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated. High blood pressure usually does not cause symptoms. Long-term high blood pressure, however, is a major risk factor for coronary artery disease, stroke, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, peripheral vascular disease, vision loss, chronic kidney disease, and dementia.

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