How will the medical travel industry appear after coronavirus settles?

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The number of medical tourist arrivals has significantly dropped in India since the coronavirus outbreak. The situation is quite similar in other top medical tourism destinations such as the UAE, Turkey, Thailand, and South Korea. The major medical tourism hubs in the European subcontinent are themselves fighting a hard battle themselves against the COVID-19 pandemic. … Continue reading How will the medical travel industry appear after coronavirus settles?

Why Promoting Weight Loss During COVID19 Lockdown is Wrong at So Many Levels

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I want to stay healthy but not at the cost of daily reminders to weigh myself empty stomach. Lockdown due to COVID-19 spread is indeed making everyone drool over the thought of junk food. That’s true for me as well. However, drooling has not been listed as one of the symptoms of COVID-19, not at … Continue reading Why Promoting Weight Loss During COVID19 Lockdown is Wrong at So Many Levels

Alcohol-based Hand Sanitizers vs. Soap for Coronavirus Prevention: How Do These Work?

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Structurally, coronavirus is spherical with spike-like proteins on its surface. Although it is a version of SARS, Coronavirus has a far higher affinity to cell receptors, which explains the high risk of human-to-human transmission. Since there is no treatment available so far, all we can do is try to prevent the infection as much as … Continue reading Alcohol-based Hand Sanitizers vs. Soap for Coronavirus Prevention: How Do These Work?

Medical Travel to India — Setting the Right Expectations (Part 2: Hotel, Hotel, Where are You?)

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A decent accommodation can make you feel secure as well as warm especially when you’re traveling to a foreign land for medical reasons. And for understandable reasons, one should always be wise enough to select a nice accommodation even if they have to pay a little bit extra for the better location, services, ambiance, or … Continue reading Medical Travel to India — Setting the Right Expectations (Part 2: Hotel, Hotel, Where are You?)

Medical Travel to India - Setting the Right Expectations (Part 1: Getting There and The First Feel)

Being a part of this industry for quite some time now, I do feel the need to put forth some of my observations about what perception do patients who choose to travel to India for medical treatment have versus what actually they get to experience or observe (negatives and positives).   This is purely based … Continue reading Medical Travel to India - Setting the Right Expectations (Part 1: Getting There and The First Feel)

Best Time To Eat A Banana

People who believe that eating bananas could make them fat should know that it is one of the best fruits that can keep you full for longer, thus preventing overeating and frequent hunger pangs. It is a wonderful, wholesome meal in itself that supplements almost all essential vitamins and minerals.  Bananas improve digestion, provide instant … Continue reading Best Time To Eat A Banana