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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!