Health

  • Have A Headache? It Could Be Migraine
    Migraine is one of the most common medical conditions that causes disability in the world. Many people suffer for years and years from frequent headaches and do not realize that they might be suffering from a migraine.
  • Tips To Prevent Sinusitis
    Sinusitis is an inflammation or swelling of the tissue lining the sinuses. Healthy sinuses are filled with air. But when they become blocked and filled with fluid, germs can grow and cause an infection. It is a common condition affecting 10-20 % of the population. Many steps can be taken to prevent a bout of sinusitis.
  • Pollution: Delhi's Air Quality Plunged Sharply In 2016, Shows Data
    2016 was particularly bad for the national capital in terms of air quality with the volume of ultrafine particulates PM 2.5 and PM 10 violating the annual safe standards by over five times in certain areas.
  • Manual Work, Night Shifts May Harm Cause Infertility Among Women: Study
    Women who work nights and do heavy lifting on the job may have fewer and inferior eggs than nine-to-fivers, said a study on Wednesday into a potential cause of infertility.
  • Nearly 3.5 Lakh People Died Of Diabetes In 2015 In India
    As many as 3.46 lakh people died of diabetes in 2015, up from 2.24 lakh in 2005, with the deadly disease climbing to the seventh position on the list of causes of deaths in the country, government said today.
  • 'You're Just Fat' He Was Told. It Was Actually 130-Pound Abdominal Tumour
    There was 130 pounds of it, as heavy as a newborn giraffe. What they said was fat descended from his stomach. While Roger Logan sat in an armchair, as he spent too much of the last decade, the mass rested on the floor.
  • Children And Television Viewing
    Television viewing plays a major role and influence in our children's lives. While television can entertain, inform, and keep our children company, it may also influence them in undesirable ways. Time spent watching television takes away from important activities such as reading, school work, playing, exercise, family interaction, and social development. Children also learn information from television that may be inappropriate or incorrect.
  • Want To Get In Shape For The Summers? The Time Is Now
    As the summer months approach and as we start shedding the many layers of clothing, lets start working on our fitness goals and get into shape. Health and fitness can be a difficult battle because you have to keep up with a routine and make it a part of your lifestyle to see the major benefits. These recommendations may help you get closer to whatever health and fitness goal you have set for yourself.
  • But I Thought It Was Indigestion? Steps To Identify Cardiac Chest Pain
    Heart disease, especially coronary artery disease is rampant in India. According to studies, Indians have heart disease almost 10 years earlier as compared to their western counterparts. In coronary artery disease, there is a build-up of plaque, or cholesterol deposits in the artery of the heart causing them to narrow down. These arteries, called the coronary arteries supply the heart with the vital oxygen and nutrition that is needed for survival of the heart muscles.
  • Cancer- A Growing Health Concern
    On World Cancer Day 2017, Dr Ramesh Sarin, a senior Oncologist at the Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals discusses cancer as an emerging major health problem in developing countries. Its incidence in developing countries now for the first time in history, matches that in the industrialized countries and the incidence of cancer in general is growing worldwide. Its is predicted by the WHO that by the year 2020 this number will increase to 15 million of which 10 million will be in the developing world.
  • Breast Cancer - What Every Woman Should Know
    Breast cancer forms in tissues of the breast. About 1 in 5 new breast cancer cases are ductal carcinoma in situ. This type of breast cancer begins in the milk ducts, the tubes that carry breast milk from the lobules to the nipple. Nearly all women treated at this early stage can expect to be cancer-free. Invasive ductal carcinoma is the most common type of breast cancer. It may spread to other parts of the body through the blood and lymph systems. Invasive, or infiltrating, ductal carcinoma begins in a milk duct and grows into the fatty tissue of the breast.
  • Debunking Top 10 Pregnancy Myths
    Pregnancy is one of the most important events in a woman's life. It is also the time when she gets all the extra care and attention from her near and dear ones. There are a lot of dos and don'ts imposed on her by well-wishers during this time. While some have scientific basis, some are mere myths. So it is always better to follow the doctors advice at each step of the pregnancy to have a healthy baby. There are a lot of myths concerning pregnancy prevalent in every country, most of which pass on from generation to generation unless someone busts them.
  • No Women's Zika Vaccine Likely Before 2020: World Health Organization
    About forty potential vaccines for the Zika virus are being tested, but none are likely to be available for women of childbearing age before 2020, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
  • Popping Balloons Can Cause Hearing Loss: Research
    If you thought bursting balloons at a birthday party is plain fun, think again! Researchers have found that popping balloons can be louder than shotgun blasts -- and can lead to permanent hearing loss.
  • Gun Violence In US Schools Linked To Unemployment: Study
    When people come out of schools and find no jobs, the disappointment and despondecy that develops among them leads to gun violence in the schools, a new study based on a quarter-century of data has found.

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