World Malaria Day: The disease is caused by the Plasmodium parasites, which is spread to people through the bite of an infected female Anopheles mosquito, also known as malaria vectors. The theme for this year's Malaria Day is 'Ready to beat Malaria'.
If the pain continues, it is important to consult a spine specialist and not try any self-medication. Specialists can prescribe pain medication and inject medicine into the facet joint or trigger point for relief from painful text neck.
According to WHO, this year's theme — 'Protected Together, #VaccinesWork' helps encourage people to put in more efforts to increase immunisation coverage for the greater good. Some of the diseases eradicated by vaccines are smallpox, polio and malaria.
The researchers believe that it is important to understand that pain and fever during pregnancy can have a detrimental effect on the developing foetus, but acetaminophen is still considered a safe drug for use during pregnancy.
The isotope is embedded into tiny beads that are delivered through a catheter into a blood vessel in the liver. They then travel to the site of the tumour, where they come to rest and deliver their radioactive effect while sparing much of the surrounding healthy tissue.
People who lose weight often restrict their calorie consumption. For proper functioning of human body, it is important that our body receives the necessary nutrients for ideal operations.
Continuing to uncover the mechanism of action for the majority of the 170 chemicals will be a key focus of future research. Follow-up work will also include testing the chemicals on other types of cancer.
It is known that saliva contains the same immune proteins as blood. Moreover, it is much easier and cheaper in comparison with blood analysis.
Researchers took fragments of proteins from bacteria and flatworms, which when fused together were effective at binding to the gold nanoparticle surface and able to form stable bonds to any other protein.
Middle-age and older adults often display a blunted thirst perception, which places them at risk for dehydration and subsequently may reduce the cognitive health-related benefits of exercise.
Falls are a leading cause of injury and death in older adults. However, evidence for a link between opioid use and falls is inconsistent. The findings showed that patients with opioid intake were 2.4 times more likely to have a fall causing injury.
After 30 minutes of waiting, it was my turn. I was all set to be examined, get a sonography done and be packed off saying this is benign. The gynaecologist felt the lump, and asked me to come to her chamber. A small alarm rang in my head. She had never done that before.
Make a commitment to getting healthier and staying fit by including these health-boosting herbs in your daily diet. Regular usage of these herbs will lead to a healthier, happier you.
Keeping hydrated on a regular basis is the most important preventative measure, and individuals should be encouraged to drink fluids even when not thirsty as thirst may not be triggered until already dehydrated.
During a body scan, the participant is asked to focus intensely on one part of the body at a time, beginning with the toes. By focusing on individual parts of the body, a person can train his or her mind to pivot from detailed attention to a wider awareness from one moment to the next.
Walking is the most popular type of exercise in adults. It is free, does not require special training, and can be done almost anywhere. Even short, but regular, walks have substantial health benefits.
The number of people living with dementia around the world is 50 million and in Australia is currently 425,000. Also, dementia is currently the second leading cause of death in Australia.
This study tested the hypothesis that people with normal weight and central obesity would have more heart problems than people with normal weight and normal fat distribution. From 1997 to 2000, the study enrolled nearly 1,700 people aged 45 years or older in the US.
Muscular strength, measured by hand grip, is an indication of how healthy our brains are, said the study published in the journal Schizophrenia Bulletin. Previous research by the group has already found that aerobic exercise can improve brain health.
After exercise, some cells in the bloodstream decrease substantially - sometimes falling to levels lower than before exercise started, and this can last for several hours. Many scientists previously interpreted this fall in immune cells after exercise to be immune-suppression, says a study.
On the occasion of Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day, we bring to you a bunch of yummy and easy-to-make sandwich recipes that are perfect for any meal during the day. Top it off with fries or coleslaw and enjoy the goodness of gooey cheese