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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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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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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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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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Importance of Preventive Health Check-up

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


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 - Thalassemia

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Posted on 12:03PM May 08, 2018 in General

World Thalassemia Day

What is thalassemia?

Thalassemias are genetic blood disorders inherited from a person’s parents and are characterized by less hemoglobin and a fewer red blood cells in your body than normal. Symptoms depend on the type and can vary from none to severe.

There are two main types, alpha thalassemia and beta thalassemia. The severity of alpha and beta thalassemia depends on how many of the four genes for alpha globin or two genes for beta globin are missing.

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Health Awareness - Asthma

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Posted on 11:21AM May 08, 2018 in General

World Asthma Day

What is Asthma?

It is respiratory condition marked by attacks of spasm in the bronchi of the lungs, causing difficulty in breathing. It is usually connected to allergic reaction or other forms of hypersensitivity.

Causes of Asthma?

Exposure to allergens or irritants such as cigarette smoke, chemicals, mold, dust, or other substances commonly found in the person's environment (e.g. home or work place) might trigger the first asthma symptoms in an adult. Different illnesses, viruses, or infections can be a factor in adult onset asthma.

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Know Your Blood Group with Blood Type Chart

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Posted on 06:49PM Apr 23, 2018 in General

Know Your Blood Group with Blood Type Chart


The most important purpose to know your blood group is for the times of medical adversity. At the time of an emergency like lack of basic health components in the body like hemoglobin or at an event of an accident where in an external supply of the blood (transfusion) is essential, the knowledge of your blood group becomes vital. Hence it is essential and extremely crucial to get a blood test done.

What are Blood Group or Blood Types

A blood type (also called a blood group) is a classification of blood based on the presence and absence of antibodies and based on the presence or absence of inherited antigenic substances on the surface of red blood cells (RBCs). These antigens may be proteins, carbohydrates, glycoproteins, or glycolipids, depending on the blood group system. Some of these antigens are also present on the surface of other types of cells of various tissues. Several of these red blood cell surface antigens can stem from one allele (or an alternative version of a gene) and collectively form a blood group system.

ABO types -

ABO types were the first of the discoveries.

  • Group A – Antigen A with antibody B
  • Group B – Antigen B with antibody A
  • Group AB – Antigen AB has no antibodies
  • Group O – Antigen nil (group O) with antibody A and B.

Rh types -

There are 5 main Rhesus (Rh) antigens on red cells – C, c, D, E, e.

The most important of these is the Rh D group. The positive (+) or the negative (-) after the letter A, B, AB or O is given by the D antigen on the red cell. In general practice, Rh negative blood is given to Rh-negative patients, and Rh-positive blood or Rh-negative blood may be given to Rh positive patients.

The universal red cell donor has Type O negative blood type.

The universal plasma donor has Type AB blood type.

Blood Matches

It is essential to know the blood matches as that decides the availability of blood and the readiness of transfusion from one body to the other.

  • Group O can donate red cells to anybody. It’s the universal donor O
  • Group A can donate red cells to A’s and B’s
  • Group B can donate red blood cells to B’s and AB’s
  • Group AB can give blood only to other AB’s but can receive from all others
Donor Recipient

Blood Type Determination

It is inherited. Like eye color, blood type is passed genetically from your parents. Whether your blood group is type A, B, AB or O is based on the blood types of your mother and father.

This chart shows the possible blood types you may inherit.

Parent1 AB AB AB AB B A A O O O
Parent2 AB B A O B B A B A O
Possible Blood Type of Child

Health Please is a leading provider of online pathology lab service providing services like blood home sample collection services and other prominent health tests. For any questions of further knowledge on blood testing and booking an appointment for home sample collection call 7620012092 Or write to us at

Best Diagnostic Services and Pathology at Home – Health Please

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Posted on 06:06PM Apr 23, 2018 in General

Best Diagnostic Services and Pathology at Home – Health Please

If you have ever been to a laboratory or a hospital, chances are that you have ended up spending numerous hours for the tests and the reports associated with it. The long waiting period and the waiting hours for the reports to be in your hands end up in great inconvenience to the patients and their relatives. Often there are situations where in you are in a discomfort of collecting the reports and then running places to show it the concerned docs.

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Essential Features in Lab Information Management Software (LIMS) for your laboratory

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Posted on 06:06PM Apr 23, 2018 in General

Essential Features in Lab Information Management Software (LIMS) for your laboratory

The journey from the clinical sample collection to analysis and reporting is critical. It involves a complex process of collection of samples, storage until test and cumulating the observations/analysis to a report before forwarding it to the concerned person.

Lab Software

For a laboratory, there are hundreds and at times thousands of tests carried out day in and day out. To track all the samples and its values precisely and manage it all involves a high risk of potential human error.

To cater to this issue and to make the complete process error free and less of human intervention Health Please has come up with an online laboratory information management software (LIMS) which empowers labs to make the most of the resources they have by saving time and providing accurate results

Features of the Health Please LIMS

Online Presence

Health Please’s Web and Mobile app enables the laboratory to get an added advantage of acquiring additional appointments as they can showcase the services in a tidy and detailed manner to the Health Please users.

Track Appointments

Tracking appointments would not need an individual as it all gets recorded in the software where in the user can make use of the simple and easy user interface to book, track and manage the In Centre as well as the Home visits appointments. With features like making any appointment slot active or inactive as per availability of lab technician etc. the feasibility in lab operations enhances further to a great value.

Test Values

One of the most popular features of the LIMS is that it can connect your Lab machines to the software and achieve test parameters automatically. With that said, there are also provisions to input test values directly into software and customise remarks and comments. Moreover, the test parameters are also customisable.

Test Reports and Invoices

Most of the chaotic works like generating invoices and the reports management is taken care by the following features:

  • Lab specific invoices is generated.
  • Ready to send test reports with inbuilt header and footer for labs.
  • Provision to email reports directly to patients in just one click.

Statistics and Financials

A comparative study of trends of the laboratory which will help you in decision making also has been provisioned in the software. The top features in this segment are as below.

Graphics to indicate daily, monthly and yearly trends.

Charts to study comparison between

  • Pending and completed tests.
  • Packages vs Individual test vs Radiology test
  • Online payments vs Cash payments

User Database

Knowing the historic data of a patient can and does prove to be lifesaving. To facilitate this vital data, we have all time access to historic patient details and reports facility available in built to the software.


Track and manage your inventory so that you never run out of essentials. Get reminders when stock is low and other important associated features are part of the software.

Live technician tracking

Track your on-field technician out for Home Sample Collection in real time to ensure time saving and optimum use of the resources.

App interface

To eliminate the need of being present in front of a desktop or a computer and to easily access and manage your labs on the go all the features of the software has been made available through the user-friendly android and iOS apps.

Offline version

Eliminating the need of internet connectivity and ensuring the work does not halt in critical times the software has been empowered with offline capability. The access to all the features has been provided in the software in the offline version, which will get updated when internet connectivity is reinstated.

With these top features, the lab gets equipped with higher sample analysis and reporting capacity and the resources and the manpower required to cater to the demand reduces significantly. This in turn enhances the productivity and efficiency for a laboratory.

To know in detail and to get a demo of the LIMS software at your lab visit our website or call at 7620012092 or write to us at