DASH it for Hypertension

Know About the DASH Plan “DASH” or the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) is an eating plan which can reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure, and also manage existing hypertension. The first DASH diet research showed that it could lower blood pressure as efficiently as the first line anti-hypertensive medications, even with…

Medical Writer in Advisory Board Meetings

Role of a Medical Writer in Advisory Board Meetings

Medical writing is a multidimensional profession which requires creating numerous scientific/non-scientific documents for various phases of a drug life-cycle. Different types of documents prepared by a medical writer are later utilized by the pharmaceutical companies in procuring approval from the regulatory bodies and for knowledge sharing with the healthcare stakeholders. These documents may include (but…

Health Hazards of Being a Medical Writer

Being a medical writer has a lot of allure, particularly if you are having a flexible work schedule, competitive salary package, and assured growth as a professional. However, having these advantages doesn’t insulate you from some of the hazards that you may face as a medical writer. Medical writing, being a sedentary job, requires sitting…

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Hepatitis Awareness Month

“For Hepatitis, Prevention is the Best Intervention” The month of May is titled as “Hepatitis Awareness Month”, as a proactive step to bring together various federal, non-federal, social groups, and public health care groups across the world for spreading awareness about hepatitis infection. As described by the World Health Organization (WHO), hepatitis is an inflammation…

World Glaucoma Week

World Glaucoma Week (March 6-12, 2016) : Be Informed, Be Safe Each year the World Glaucoma Association (WGA) and the World Glaucoma Patient Association (WGPA) come together to raise awareness about Glaucoma across the world. This joint initiative of WGA and WGPA is marked as “World Glaucoma Week” which is observed from March 6-12 each…