Category Archive for: ‘Health & Fitness’

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Air pollution & health effects

Many of us experience some kind of air pollution-related symptoms such as watery eyes, coughing, or wheezing. Even for healthy people, polluted air can cause respiratory irritation or breathing difficulties during exercise or outdoor activities. We need to put efforts to less confront the air pollution and to include regular exercise in daily routine to avoid ill-effects of air pollution …

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Alarming rise in heart diseases in India: Cardiology experts

Though the number of heart patients is on the rise world-wide, the situation in India is even more alarming, cardiology experts said. Presidents of five major Cardiological Societies of the world who participated in the 68th annual conference of the Cardiological Society of India (CSI) at Kochi yesterday said, the Cardiology sector in India is facing several challenges with recent …

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New sensor can detect vitamin B12 deficiency in minutes

Scientists have developed a new world-first optical sensor that may quickly detect vitamin B12 defficiency, a condition linked to an increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. The device would enable the tracking of vitamin B12 levels in high-risk patients and early intervention ? to top up vitamin B12 levels when low – and help overcome the limitations of current …

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High-stress jobs may to lead to early grave: Study

People in high-stress jobs with little control over their workflow are likely to die younger than those who have more flexibility in their jobs, a new study has warned. Researchers, who studied 2,363 residents in their 60s over a seven-year period, found that for individuals in low-control jobs, high job demands are associated with a 15.4 per cent increase in …

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On World Sight Day, resolve to protect your eyes

Around 285 million people worldwide live with low vision and blindness. Visual impairment is avoidable, treatable and preventable in almost 80% cases. World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October. It’s aim is to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. Cataracts, glaucoma and age-related macular-degeneration are the main causes of …

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Healthy Foods

Adopt these scientifically proven ways to live longer life

It is a true saying that every action has its reaction. Likewise whatever choices we make in life have a huge impact on our life. Certain habits make our life heaven and certain make them even worse than a hell. Many types of research done all over the world have found that bad habits such as smoking, excessive drinking, not …

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Cancer

G-EYE: A new ray hope for the cancer patients

Every year India is flooded with the reports that bring out the information about the threatening diseases that are spreading in the air of the nation. The recent finding states that the Colorectal cancer is the next major health concern population of India has to face. But, now this disease can be cured with the early detection of it. The …

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A message a day can now keep the Diabetes away

A new study has found that a daily ping on your mobile phone about health and the methods of living a healthy lifestyle have the potential to reduce the chance of developing diabetes. This research has surely surprised many but it quotes the success of the developing countries in doing this. The paper published in Journal of Medical and Internet …

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Essential steps in preventing dental problems

Dental problems may happen to anyone, from children to adults. Most cases are due to negligence. Often kids eat gourmet food and chocolate toffee and forget to cleaning teeth properly which is the cause of dental problems. Ensuring that kids are comfortable with the dentist early in their childhood sets the foundation for a lifetime of good dental health. Children …

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Developing Diagnostics to Address the Global Problem of AMR

The Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), Department of Biotechnology, Government of India and Nesta, a United Kingdom-based Charity managing the Longitude Prize, organized an outreach event on Thursday in New Delhi to promote the Discovery Awards, which aim to create a pipeline of innovations in the Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) diagnostics. BIRAC has committed a funding of GBP 100,000 for …

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