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Happy news….Five healthy habits could add a decade to our life……!!!!

Following five healthy habits- Exercise regularly Eat a healthy diet maintain a normal weight Do not smoke & Drink only in moderation……..during adulthood can reduce risk of dying from cardiovascular diseases and cancer by 82% and 66% respectively…. The Harvard … Continue reading

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Artificial sweeteners linked to Diabetes and Obesity!

People switch to zero-calorie artificial sweeteners such as aspartame and acesulfame potassium to limit their sugar intake. These are among the most common food additives world wide and is found in diet and zero-calorie sodas and other products. But, a … Continue reading

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Rapid, portable malaria diagnostic tool developed.

Researchers have developed a new portable diagnostic instrument that can screen for all malaria strains within minutes. The portable optical diagnostic system (PODS) prototype detects a byproduct generated by all species of the malaria parasite. With PODS we can do … Continue reading

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Yogurt may help chronic inflammation.

Eating yogurt may help reduce chronic inflammation,a factor in bowel disease,Arthritis, and Asthma according to a latest study. The research explored the hypothesis,that yogurt may help reduce inflammation by improving the integrity of the intestinal lining! This could help prevent … Continue reading

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Antibiotics may raise risk of kidney stones..

The prevalence of kidney stones has increased by 70% and a new report suggests that the use of oral antibiotics may be part of the reason. The study used health records and tracked exposure three to twelve months before the … Continue reading

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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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