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Chronic fatigue is not ‘All in your head!’

It is difficult to understand how people with so called ‘chronic fatigue syndrome’ navigate through life ,especially those who are erroneously told things like: Its all in your head. you should consult a psychiatrist; you need to get more exercise … Continue reading

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Non-surgical option for Osteoarthritic knee pain…

A non-surgical treatment called ‘Geniculate Artery Embolisation (GAE) could reduce knee pain and improve quality of life for patients with ‘osteoarthritis’,according to the findings of a research presented at the annual meeting of the society of interventional radiology. Much of … Continue reading

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Need for kidney care….

Foods that are believed to keep CKD(chronic kidney disease) at bay!! CKD is often a silent condition and the symptoms may not be apparent until much later. A regular blood and urine test, which shows the presence of the protein … Continue reading

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Diabetes: The disease is best avoided….

Simple tips to avoid developing diabetes and staying healthy! Diabetes when carefully managed has limited impact but if uncontrolled it causes blindness, kidney failure, heart disease and various other health problems.This is certainly one case where —-‘ prevention is better … Continue reading

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IIT develops fast, non-contact method to detect breast cancer.

A new fast, painless and non-contact way for early detection of breast cancer in women of all ages ,including pregnant or nursing women, has been developed by the Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) ,its researchers claimed! The proposed technique makes use … Continue reading

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Consume less salt to keep kidneys safe..

Cutting down on the intake of salt can go a long way in preventing kidney diseases at a young age, say health experts. Kidney failure is among the top five major causes of death ,opine the experts adding that women … Continue reading

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Single test can detect 8types of cancer..

American scientists have developed a single blood test that can help in the early diagnosis of eight common cancer types and identify the location of the disease. The test called ‘cancer SEEK’ is a unique non invasive multianalyte test that … Continue reading

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Nutritionists slam water diet as most dangerous!

‘Water fasting’ a new diet which bans everything but water,tea and coffee and has caught the fancy of young adults has been condemned by nutritionists as the most dangerous weight loss regime ever, the media reported. It can be bad … Continue reading

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New findings could save lives of more stroke patients!

Some news to cheer us! Many more stroke patients than previously thought can be saved from disability or death if doctors succeed in removing blood clots that are choking off circulation to the brain, a new study has shown. The … Continue reading

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Series of studies link gum disease bacteria to cancer….

The bacteria that causes ‘periodontitis’-a disease affecting the tissues surrounding the teeth- may increase the risk of oral or pancreatic cancer – a study found conclusively! Researchers found that the virulence factor of the bacteria-also occurs in malignant tumors in … Continue reading

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