For 2016 to 2018, the theme for observing World Cancer Day is ‘We Can. I can.’ Under this theme, people are expected to, individually and collectively, understand and work towards lessening the impact and harmful effects of the condition globally.
The focus in the Union Budget on tertiary healthcare at the cost of primary and secondary healthcare is flawed. A publicly-financed health insurance scheme is no substitute
Use coconut oil for dry, flaky skin caused by cold breeze and dehydration in winter months. Also, be sure to drink plenty of water each day. Rather than cold or iced (which aggravates Vata), drink your water warm, or at least at room temperature.
The method needs patients to carry many accessories during physical activity, including lancets, alcohol swabs and a relatively large glucometer.
Quitting smoking is one of the most important things that people with HIV can do to improve their health and live longer. Besides reducing the risk of lung cancer, quitting will also decrease their risk of other diseases such as heart attack, stroke and emphysema.
Positive thinking can beat away your blues even if you are not sleeping properly. According to a study, if you have a positive response to the experiences in your life, you are less likely to be depressed.
People with schizophrenia have an increased risk of dying early due to smoking addictions, alcohol consumption, poor diets and lack of exercise. This ups the chances of mortality risk in them.
The damage in teenagers occurs at blood pressure levels that are below the clinical definition of hypertension in the age group. Teenagers are at risk of heart and vessel damage as well.
E-cigarettes can contain nicotine but not many of the harmful substances produced by smoking tobacco such as tar or carbon monoxide. Although they are not as harmful as the traditional cigarettes, there is an increasing risk as E-cigs continue to become popular among adolescents.
Magnetically stimulating this brain region can improve the effectiveness of unlearning anxiety responses. This is a great way to reduce stress and anxiety which are overpowering people today.
Efforts to eradicate malaria require the development of new therapeutics, particularly an effective malaria vaccine. The discovery may help improve the only vaccine approved to protect people against Plasmodium falciparum malaria – the
most deadly form of the disease.
Japanese restaurant owner wants to provide a safe environment for the general public to interact with dementia patients who will be the servers in the restaurant to learn more about them. This is part of his campaign to increase awareness about dementia.
Alcohol is the largest consumed drug all over the world and can lead to a lot of addictions which can prove to be fatal. A new study shows that blocking a specific part of the brain’s immune system may substantially decrease the desire to drink in the evening.
One can lose weight even while including rice in their diet as long as they don’t consume rice in the form of fried rice or oily biryani. Refined sugar intake in tea, coffee or other drinks and desserts should be avoided or should be restricted to the minimum.
Coffee is a super ingredient, according to a study. It is reportedly known to lower the death risk in diabetic women as studied by the researchers. The possibility of such a protective effect is leading researchers to think that there might be other benefits too.