• World TB Day: Unite to End TB
The world TB day, 24th March was marked in the year 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch discovered the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which causes TB. Since 1882, world TB day on 24th March is celebrated to raise public awareness about the devastating consequences of tuberculosis. WHO and the Stop TB Partnership come together and start a campaign for World TB Day 2018, “Wanted: Leaders for a TB Free World. Make History. End TB.”
  • List of High Fiber Foods to Lose Weight
Fiber is one of the important ingredients for our body. A high fiber diet can reduce the risk of stroke, hypertension and heart disease. High fiber diet can reduce your weight. Daily dose of fiber is required to stop constipation. If you eat too little fiber then it is hard to control blood sugar and appetite because fiber regulates the speed of digestion and makes you feel full. There are two types of fibers.
  • Cervical Cancer Screening: Find out how it is diagnosed
Day after tomorrow is International Women's Day. The whole world will celebrate this day to respect women, but we will celebrate to aware all to take care of women. All women take care of all dutifully but often neglect their own health. We should meet up to inspire and join companions, partners and entire groups to care all ladies. On this occasion we will talk about bone health. Bones play important roles in our body.
  • Bone Health: What Women Need to Know?
Day after tomorrow is International Women's Day. The whole world will celebrate this day to respect women, but we will celebrate to aware all to take care of women. All women take care of all dutifully but often neglect their own health. We should meet up to inspire and join companions, partners and entire groups to care all ladies. On this occasion we will talk about bone health. Bones play important roles in our body.
  • Breast Cancer Screening: Early Detection can make all the difference
8th March, International Women's Day is approaching. The day marks a historic chapter in history as far as gender equality goes. Women often neglect their health to take care of others. We should come together to motivate and unite friends, colleagues and whole communities to take care of all women. On this occasion we will talk about breast cancer. There is a huge rise in the death rate of women due to breast cancer in both urban and rural areas.
  • Thyroid Function Test and Regulation of Thyroid Hormone
Thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in front of the neck present in our body. Through the hormones it produces, thyroid gland mainly regulates all metabolic processes in our body. There are different types of thyroid disorders which actually affect the size of the gland and its function. The thyroid uses iodine to produce vital hormones.
  • Uric Acid Foods: What to Eat and What to Avoid
Uric acid is created in your body as a byproduct of the breakdown of purines, compounds that occur naturally in a variety of plant- and animal-based foods. Your kidneys remove uric acid from the blood and eliminate it in your urine. If your diet contains too many foods with a high or moderately high purine concentration, your uric acid level may rise enough to cause kidney stones or gout, a type of inflammatory arthritis that develops when uric acid crystals collect in joints. To keep your uric acid low, you may need to follow a diet that restricts or eliminates these high-purine foods.
  • Alzheimer Prevention Diet: Brain Healthy Foods
Researchers found that change in food habits can prevent the Alzheimer disease. Doctors always use to say that what you eat can affect your heart as well as brain. A new study at Rush university Medical Center in Chicago shows that the diet plan for brain health can reduce the risk of Alzheimer disease by 53%. Genetics and other factors like smoking, exercise and education play a role to get the Alzheimer disease. But if a person takes care of the diet which may help slow the rate of cognitive decline and protect against Alzheimer regardless of other risk factors.
  • Health Benefits and Risks of High Protein Low Carb Diet
Carb means carbohydrates. Low carb diet means diet which is low in carbohydrates. Any sugary foods, bakery products like bread, pasta are high in carbohydrates. Low carb diet is high in protein, fat and more vegetables.
  • How to Get Rid of Constipation? Natural Remedies and Exercises
Constipation is the most inconvenient problem for any person as it occurs when you have irregular or hard to pass bowel movements. It has been observed that adult women suffer from constipation more than men. Due to constant problems of constipation, a person can suffer from many other symptoms like, bloating, gas, lower back pain, anxiety or fatigue. Millions of patients spend millions of money on different medications to help treat constipation. But the result is not fruitful.
  • Meditation and Exercise may ease Depression
Depression is a mental health disorder which comes with the symptoms like feeling of sadness constantly, loss of interest in any activities, behavioral and physical changes. A depressed person may have less sleep, poor appetite, low energy level, lack of concentration or confidence. A depressed person can think of suicide also.
  • What do Squats do to your Body and Brain?
Squat is one exercise which can boost your overall fitness. Squats can give good results very fast. You can include squat exercise in your workout routine as it is very simple to perform and requires no equipment and moreover it can be performed anywhere. Squat exercise helps in body building as well as strength building. This one exercise can help you to fight depression and also improve your brain health.
  • Stomach Ulcer Diet: List of Good and Bad Foods
Stomach ulcer is also known as peptic ulcer. It is a painful sore occurs in the lining of the stomach, esophagus or small intestine. It happens when stomach acid damages the lining of the digestive tract. It is caused mainly due to the bacteria Helicobacter Pylori and anti-inflammatory pain relievers like aspirin. The bacteria H. Pylori is already present in our body. Some ulcers happen due to these crucial reasons, including stress, bad diet, smoking, alcohol use, diabetes, and history of chronic pain, heredity and age.
  • Health Benefits of Drinking Warm Lemon Water in the Morning
Do you start your day with warm lemon water? If no, then make it a big yes. There are many reasons and health benefits of drinking warm lemon water in the morning.
  • Iron-rich Foods with its Health Benefits
Iron as a nutrient is very essential for our body. It is found in red blood cells as one of the components of hemoglobin. It is also found in muscles and tissues as the component of myoglobin.
  • Exercises for Older Adults to Improve Strength and Balance
Physical activities are always good for everyone from youngsters to older people. Here we will talk about senior citizens as they are always prone to fall, which cause injury or death. Every year it has been noticed that 33% older adults experience fall related injuries like hip fracture, knee fracture, etc. These fractures take away the independent life of older people and they have to depend on someone for every aspect of life.
  • Spondyloarthritis: Symptoms, Treatment Guidelines, Exercises and Diet Tips
Spondyloarthritis is a term used for inflammatory diseases which cause different types of joint pains or arthritis. Spondyloarthritis can be classified as either axial or peripheral. The axial form affects mostly the pelvic joints and spine.
  • Foods that help clean your Liver
Everyone wants hassle free healthy body and healthy mind. Today’s substance is liver. We need not to count on our calories to take care of our liver, but we need to eat good, quality foods.
  • Food Sources of Vitamins A, B & C
Vitamins are very important for our body to function normally. Vitamins are essential as they help the cell functions. There are mainly two types of vitamins, one is water soluble vitamins and another is fat soluble vitamins. There are 13 vitamins in total. Out of 13, four vitamins A, D, E and K are fat soluble and remaining nine vitamins include vitamins C and B group which are water soluble. Fat soluble vitamins are especially stored in fatty tissues, whereas water soluble vitamins except B12 can be flushed out of the body.
  • Diabetic Diet: What to Eat & Avoid with Diabetes
A diabetic diet is simply a habit of eating healthy which can control your blood sugar. Here we will discuss regarding how to control diabetes, how to reverse diabetes, how to prevent diabetes that too by following a diabetic diet plan.
  • Natural Remedies for Arthritis
Arthritis is an informal way of referring to joint pain or joint diseases. Arthritis is Inflammation of one or more joints, causing pain and stiffness that can worsen with age. Arthritis Treatment consists of self care and therapy. Here we are discussing some natural remedies to get rid of arthritis pain.
  • Express Clinics associates with Jehangir Oracare Dental Centre
Demonstrating the ability and broadening the arm of magnificence, Express Clinics has held hands with Jehangir OraCare Dental Center Group to run their dental units in their pan India clinics in Pune, Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi.
  • sugar and health
Added sugar is considered as one of the harmful ingredient of our daily diet. It can cause chronic diseases. According to different studies, many researches show that there is a direct relationship between added sugars consumption and chronic disease risk factors. Those chronic diseases include obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) as well as cognitive decline and even some cancers.
  • Is coffee good for health?
A cup of coffee may be good or bad for you in many ways. From many centuries, coffee has been praised as well as taunted for its benefits and side effects respectively. It has been blamed to cause impotence and madness, other times a cure for laziness or “gift from heaven”. But what are the actual facts? Let’s find out.
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Eating for a healthy heart means filling your plate with heart-healthy foods like fruits and vegetables, paying attention to fiber, eating fish a couple times a week, eating healthy fats and limiting unhealthy fats like trans fats, as well as salt. And although no single food is a cure-all, certain foods have been shown to improve your heart health. Find out how these 15 foods may help lower your risk of heart disease.
  • Health Benefits of Probiotics
Probiotics comes from two Greek words, one is “Pro” means promoting and “biotic” means life. Probiotics are often called as good bacteria which can benefit your health, especially your digestive system. Good bacteria are naturally found in your body. You can find probiotics in some foods and supplements.
  • COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic inflammatory lung disease which is caused due to progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory (non-reversible) asthma, and some forms of bronchiectasis. It blocks the airflow mainly and increases the shortness of breath. WHO estimated 3 million deaths in 2015 due to COPD. Smoking is the primary cause of COPD. Next to smoking, air pollution has also become prime cause for COPD. COPD is likely to increase in coming years due to higher smoking prevalence and aging populations in many countries. COPD is not contagious. More than 90% of COPD deaths occur in low­ and middle-income countries, where effective strategies for prevention and control are not always implemented or accessible.
  • World Pneumonia Day
Pneumonia is an infection that inflames air sacs in one or both lungs, which may fill with fluid. The infection can be life-threatening to anyone, but particularly to infants, children and people over 65. Many germs, such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi, can cause pneumonia. Understanding the cause of pneumonia is important because pneumonia treatment depends on its cause.
  • Diabetes
Diabetes is also known as diabetes mellitus, depicts a gathering of metabolic diseases in which the individual has high blood sugar, either because insulin creation is deficient, or because the body's cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both.
  • Lung Cancer Awareness
Lung cancer is a disease mostly found in elderly; almost 70% of people diagnosed with lung cancer are over 65 years of age, while less than 3% of lung cancers occur in people under 45 years of age. The median age at diagnosis is 70 years.
  • World Heart Day
Heart disease is the term used for several cardiovascular diseases. Cardiovascular diseases have now turned into the main source of mortality in India.
  • High alert on dengue all through India
Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease caused by any one of four closely related dengue viruses (DENV 1, DENV 2, DENV 3, or DENV 4).
  • Raise Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness in the Community
Alzheimer's is a kind of dementia that causes memory loss, behavioral changes and problem in thought skills. Side effects for the most part grow gradually and deteriorate after some time, happen to obstruct day to day life.
  • Sleep Soundly Nurture Life
Sleep makes you feel better, but its importance goes way beyond just boosting your mood or banishing under-eye circles. Adequate sleep is a key part of a healthy lifestyle, and can benefit your heart, weight, mind, and more.
  • Be In The Know About Cervical Cancer
Cervical cancer is the commonest cancer cause of death among women in developing countries. Mortality due to cervical cancer is also an indicator of health inequities, as 86% of all deaths due to cervical cancer are in developing, low- and middle-income countries.
  • Weight Gain in urban working Women
While malnutrition remains an important public health concern in poor countries, particularly among the rural and urban poor, overweight and obesity are emerging as important public health concerns for urban individuals. Globalization of the fast food industry and shifts in physical activity patterns in urban areas can result in different risks for overweight and obesity by socioeconomic status and sex for urban and rural residents.
1. Genetically Modified Foods (GMOs): The rapidly growing industry of genetically modified crops are infiltrating our food supply at an alarming rate. More than 90% of our corn and soy are now genetically modified. This fairly new practice is the source of many debates.
With healthcare progressing so fast these days and increasing cases of violence against medical workers, a crucial area that is often overlooked is the rights and responsibilities of a patient. A patient’s right to know about his or her health and illness and the right to participate in decisions that affect their well-being is absolute. The intention behind such rights and responsibilities is to deliver patient and family centered care.
Its early in the morning, your alarm goes off and it’s time for a new fresh day! But it’s not a new day for you as you drag yourself out of your bed to face that same stressful routine again. Your brain is saying no, so does your body but life is moving so fast mechanically that you find no way to stop it.
They say laughter is the best medicine! Curious to know why?
Let’s get a laugh by going over this little example, You are all mellow today.
The Pink ribbon is the international symbol of breast cancer awareness! But, how many of us are actually aware about breast cancer?
Why does everyone cringe when it comes to talking openly about breast cancer?
Cardiovascular health is a term hidden under a big pile of the modern lifestyle where health of the heart is taken for granted. The importance of cardiovascular health is neglected since sedentary lifestyles and easy availability of junk food have become normal. For understanding the importance of cardiovascular fitness, it is important to know the role of the cardiovascular system in the human body. This system keeps the human body working by carrying oxygen and nutrients to the cells along with playing an important part in shielding the body from parasites.
Obesity… Ouch! This is the word that stings through the soul. Your doctor says lose weight, your friends and family sing the same song and its gets very frustrating in the end! At moments like these, it is important to calm down and remember that to prevent or control obesity, it is important to face this preventable enemy and crush its ego for real!