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New Research Says Diabetes Is NOT Caused By Eating Sugar

New Research Says Diabetes Is NOT Caused By Eating Sugar

People with a sweet tooth must have surely been advised by many, “Itna meetha mat khao warna diabetes ho jaega” (Eating too much sugar will cause diabetes). But does that really happen? While it’s true that you are advised to avoid sugar if you are suffering from diabetes, already, can eating too much actually lead […]

June 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

5 Things You Can Do To Cure Your Smartphone Addiction

5 Things You Can Do To Cure Your Smartphone Addiction

If you find yourself checking Instagram during a meal out with friends or scrolling through your Facebook feed in bed until you look up and realize it’s 2am, you may have an unhealthy relationship with your smartphone. Use these tips to outsmart the smartphone. NEW YORK – Smartphones have taken over our lives. Why are […]

June 16th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Targeted Cancer Treatment Could Replace Chemo And Radiation In Future

Targeted Cancer Treatment Could Replace Chemo And Radiation In Future

Looking beyond existing treatments for cancer, such as chemotherapy and radiation, researchers are focusing on treatments that target a tumour’s individual genetic traits for better results. Cancer treatments that attack tumors based on their individual genetic traits, and not just their location in the body, could extend survival for twice as many patients, says a […]

June 9th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Have You Checked Your Blood Pressure Lately?

Have You Checked Your Blood Pressure Lately?

A new global effort called May Measurement Month is urging people to get tested, monitor their BP, to avoid the silent killer that is hypertension. Doctors have declared this May Measurement Month worldwide, in a bid to get people to pay closer attention to their BP and avoid the silent killer, hypertension. It’s called the […]

June 2nd, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Don’t Use The Microwave Too Much As It Can Cause Diabetes, Obesity, Infertility

Don’t Use The Microwave Too Much As It Can Cause Diabetes, Obesity, Infertility

Diabetes, obesity, cancer and infertility could have a surprising trigger: Heating food in plastic container in a microwave. According to a study, it releases 95% of all chemicals, which could prove harmful for you. Do you heat your food in a microwave often? Stop, because it can severely effect your fertility. Food microwaved in plastic containers […]

May 26th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

High Blood Pressure Ails One In Every Eight Indians Over 30, Reveals Study

High Blood Pressure Ails One In Every Eight Indians Over 30, Reveals Study

One in every eight Indian suffers from high blood pressure, according to the National Family Health Survey, which screened 22.5 million adults across 100 districts in Indian in 2017. The survey, conducted by the Union health ministry, also concluded that 8.6% of India’s population (10.4% men, 6.7% women) has hypertension. NEW DELHI – Around one […]

May 19th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

10 Basic Life Changes That Can Make a Big Difference to Your Health!

10 Basic Life Changes That Can Make a Big Difference to Your Health!

Despite knowing all the requisites of a healthy lifestyle, we still fail to achieve a disease-free life . An analysis of the data collected by SRL Diagnostics also showed a worrisome trend. Dr B.R Das, Advisor and Mentor – R&D, SRL Diagnostics shared, “We have noticed an alarming level of Vitamin D inadequacy in the […]

May 12th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

50% Hike In Cigarette Prices Would Add 450 Million Years Of Life Across 13 Countries

50% Hike In Cigarette Prices Would Add 450 Million Years Of Life Across 13 Countries

For the study, researchers developed a simple compartmental model to assess health gains, financial protection, and tax gains for governments from a large increase in the market prices of cigarettes. NEW DELHI – A 50% hike in cigarette prices would lead to about 450 million years of life gained across thirteen middle-income countries, including India, […]

May 5th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Indian Children, Obese And Slim, Are Being Hit By Fatty Liver Disease

Indian Children, Obese And Slim, Are Being Hit By Fatty Liver Disease

They’re eating too much junk and getting too little exercise, doctors say. NEW DELHI – A recent survey of high school students in Delhi has found that over a fifth have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) because they’re eating too much junk food and getting too little exercise. NAFLD is the inflammation of the liver […]

April 28th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

PERIOD SILVER LINING: Menopausal Hormone Therapy May Boost Memory

PERIOD SILVER LINING: Menopausal Hormone Therapy May Boost Memory

Researchers found that one form of menopausal hormone therapy taken soon after menopause may preserve brain structure in the portion of the brain responsible for memory and thinking skills. Hormone therapy taken to relieve menopausal symptoms including hot flashes, fatigue, insomnia may also play a beneficial role in improving memory and thinking skills, a study […]

April 7th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »