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24
Aug

Lifestyle diseases- Cancer, Hypertension largest cause of deaths

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Lifestyle-related diseases are now proving more fatal and killing more Indians as compared to the infectious ones. India's disease pattern has undergone a major shift over the past decade, said the World Health Organization (WHO). The recent WHO data unveils a worrying scenario. At present, out of...Read More

19
Aug

Garlic, Turmeric may negatively affect Chemotherapy

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A new report has suggested that acai berry, cumin, herbal tea, turmeric and long-term use of garlic, all the herbal supplements which are normally believed to have great benefits for your health may actually negatively impact chemotherapy treatment.  Researchers from Northwestern Memorial hospital...Read More

17
Aug

Lead Poisoning in Developing World- A signal to grave diseases

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Children who live near battery manufacturing units in the developing world have 13 times increased lead traces in their blood as compared to the US children, reported a new study in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene.   This study comes along with the reports of mass lead poisoning...Read More

03
Aug

Adults prefer to drink rather than spending time with their children after a stressful day

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Adults who are stressed opt to relax with a bottle of wine, rather than spending time with their children or partner, revealed a recent study. Six in every ten adults said drinking was their preferred choice after a stressful day, while 28 per cent stated that spending time with their children helped...Read More

26
Jul

More than one Million people become victim of Hepatitis every year

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One in 12 people all across the world is suffering from either chronic hepatitis B or C, and a majority of those infected are not aware that they are suffering from the liver disease. July 28, 2011, marks the first official World Health Organization-supported World Hepatitis Day. Hepatitis kills more...Read More

25
Jul

Teenage Girls Increase the risk of Strokes and Cancer by Shunning Healthy Food

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Teenage girls are endangering their health for a lifetime by eating less than three servings of fruit and vegetables everyday. The teenagers are also avoiding meat, thereby depriving themselves of important nutrients like iron, and consume far too much of saturated fat. The health experts warn that...Read More

21
Jul

Indian Health Ministry issues alert against TB Blood Tests

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The Indian Health Ministry has issued a new warning against the usage of blood tests for the detection of antibodies to tuberculosis widely used in the private health care sector, despite ample evidence that they are not reliable and can cause danger to patients’ lives. The health ministry plans...Read More

21
Jul

Love your Body to Loose Weight!

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People who desire to lose weight will be more successful if they work on enhancing their body image simultaneously, claimed scientists. ‘Body image’ refers to how confident a person feels in his/her own skin. This is formed by a blend of personality, life experience and social pressures. Researchers...Read More

19
Jul

Painkillers may reduce agitation in Dementia patients

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Many victims of dementia who has been prescribed "chemical cosh" antipsychotic drugs could be treated in a better manner with simple painkillers, new research claimed. The British and Norwegian study, published on the BMJ website, discovered that painkillers significantly cut agitation in...Read More

14
Jul

Teenagers having dinner with family less likely to suffer from Eating Disorders

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Teenagers who do not watch TV during meals and eat along with their family have less chances of suffering from eating disorders.  A study has given credit to eating together with fewer incidences of anorexia and bulimia. Meals will also be rarely skipped and adolescents who eat with their family...Read More

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