"Since 2010, we have witnessed in India severe outbreaks of influenza. The latest was in northern India, in Delhi, Kashmir and a couple of other areas, in the beginning of the year. Almost every year over the past four years in India, we have had outbreaks of flu."
Bitter gourd or karela: It is very helpful for children suffering from juvenile diabetes as it plays a key role in reducing blood sugar levels. It is beneficial for obese children as it aids weight loss.
The report found that 30.4 per cent of all students have abnormal BMI while 19.1 per cent were found to be overweight, with a significant jump in the percentage of students in the category, that is from 16 per cent in pre-primary to 23 per cent in primary and up to 26 per cent in higher secondary.
World Health Day: This unique practice finds mention in Jataka Samskaras, one of the most well received classical texts in the science of Ayurveda, where Acharya Kashyapa who coined the term ‘Swarnaprashana’ for administration of gold, elaborates upon the procedure, indications, counter indications, ingredients and quantities.