Fatty tissue that can help burn calories

  Did you ever think that fat could itself help burn extra calories. Fat in excess of the body’s need is used to produce heat by what is called as the brown adipose tissue. This can be one of the most promising natural ways to avoid excess fat deposition. But unfortunately this brown adipose tissue…

Blue light from gadgets increases altertness during the day

Light plays a very vital role in human health as it influences hormone secretion, heart rate, alertness, sleep propensity, body temperature, and gene expression. The perception of light includes glare and brightness which are functions of wavelength. The short wavelength of blue light makes it the most energy efficient light for humans as it is…

Antibodies produced by cows could provide potential cure for HIV in humans

Cows have a very well evolved immune system that produces rare antibodies which have the potential to neutralize human immunodeficiency virus. Scientists at the International Aids Vaccine Initiative and the Scripps Research Institute have discovered that although cows do not contract HIV infection, when injected with HIV proteins their immune system produce  the broadly neutralizing…

Rare Disease that can turn Human body into stone!

Ever heard of a human turning into stone? A rare genetic disorder called fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) causes hardening of certain joints in the body as muscle tissue and tendons are replaced by bone resulting in complete loss of mobility of that joint.

Machine learning models to screen employees for relevant health checks

As part of employee benefits, organisations right now intuitively zero in on a single health check package which they think fits all their employees and offer this for free to all their employees. This approach of One package fits all’ not only fails to be relevant to most employees but also increases the corporate’s wellness…

Heat maps for Employee Health Insights

An organisation spends approximately 1500 Rs/annum per employee for covering their medical check up costs. In top corporates, these costs contribute to 65-70% of their total annual employee benefits expense. But, the organisation’s prime concern to implement intervention programs is still unmet given their inability to identify health risks concerning their employees.

eKincare featured in the Global Digital Health 100 Award List

eKincare has been featured in the Global Digital Health 100 Award List for 2015 by The Journal of mHealth. The list comprises of 100 companies globally which demonstrate true innovation and the opportunity to disrupt the delivery of healthcare at scale. eKincare is the only Indian company to feature on this list for the year…

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Have you ever been in a situation where you are unsure of your diagnosis, not confident about the prescribed treatment or wished you can securely share your medical history with a person you trust to get a fresh perspective?