Health

Everything you wanted to know about bariatric surgery, but didn’t know whom to ask

August 19, 2018

It’s commonly referred to as weight loss surgery and bariatric surgery is often sold as a one-time solution to everything health issue-related to obesity. The first ever bariatric surgery happened accidentally in 1952 in the USA, but only made its way to India between 1999 and 2000. Dr Sanjay Borude, consultant Bariatric surgeon at SL […]

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Pumpkin Seeds For Men’s Health: A Man’s Best Friend?

August 17, 2018

When it comes to health care, we men should take it seriously. The sooner we do it, the better. One must not wait until he is 50 to see a doctor. We must take care of our health above the waistline as well as below.  Although visiting doctors, going to the gym and having regular […]

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Is It Safe To Give Honey To Infants To Relieve Cough? Here’s The Answer

August 14, 2018

Cold and cough are the most common health conditions an infant suffers from, considering the little ones are still developing a healthy immunity system. The factors causing cold and cough along with other allergies can be many. From change of weather to ingesting something cold, anything can be a reason for infants under one year […]

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Pumpkin Seeds For Men’s Health: A Man’s Best Friend?

August 14, 2018

When it comes to health care, we men should take it seriously. The sooner we do it, the better. One must not wait until he is 50 to see a doctor. We must take care of our health above the waistline as well as below.  Although visiting doctors, going to the gym and having regular […]

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Fertility problems, uterine defects can affect chances of pregnancy

August 10, 2018

Turns out, uterine defects or the problems related to uterus affects the chances of a woman to conceive or carry the fetus to term. Mullerian Anomalies referred to as the defects associated with abnormal development of the uterus or the fallopian tube accounts to infertility in around 10% of the female trying to conceive. IVF […]

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Viruses with slower impact can change our body’s response to vaccines

August 10, 2018

Turns out, viruses with slower impact tend to alter the human body’s response to vaccines and pathogens alike. A research conducted at the University of California has shown that low levels of cytomegalovirus (CMV) have a significant impact on microbe and immune cell populations and how the immune system responds to the influenza vaccine. “Subclinical […]

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Make way for electronic skin tattoos which can monitor blood pressure

August 9, 2018

Chinese scientists have developed skin-like electronic tattoos, that could be used to monitor health parameters such as blood pressure and body temperature in real time. The graphene-based electronic tattoo developed by scientists from Tsinghua University in China can be easily transferred onto various surfaces such as the human skin, leaves and silk. Graphene, a super […]

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Weight loss after delivering a baby, 6 simple tips to reduce belly fat quickly

August 7, 2018

Most women gain between 5-18 kgs during pregnancy. And then, when the baby comes, are left trying to figure out how to juggle motherhood and the pressure of returning to their pre-baby weight. Whether you need to drop 5kg or 20kg, here are the most effective ways of losing weight and getting back in shape post-childbirth. Keep […]

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Anaphylaxis Symptoms Less Severe In Infants Than Toddlers, Says Study

August 6, 2018

Symptoms of food-induced anaphylaxis in infants are less severe than in toddlers and older children, a new study suggests. Anaphylaxis is defined as a reaction that involves multiple systems in the body or a presentation with significant cardiac or respiratory symptoms. The latest guidelines from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, released in […]

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‘Heading the ball’ riskier by 5 times for female players in football

August 5, 2018

Brain damage from heading a football may be five times more extensive in women than men, said a US study Tuesday based on nearly 100 amateur players. The report in the journal Radiology suggested that sex-specific guidelines may be needed to guard against head injuries in football, or soccer as it is widely called in […]

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