“Our findings could be helpful in deciding how to allocate resources to prevent cardiovascular disease to those most in need,” study author Dr Pascal Geldsetzer, of the Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, said.
According to state health officials, in 2017, Maharashtra had recorded 40,204 cases of lymphoedema and 24,951 cases of hydrocele among LF-infected patients, who suffer from chronic disability associated with the disease.
A study reported that when hungry individuals experienced anger which may be due to a complicated emotional response which is an interplay personality, biology, and environmental cues. Hungry individuals display more unpleasant emotions.
According to the UT health department, till April 2018, approximately 53,986 people were screened in the city and number of people diagnosed with hypertension was 12,782 (23.6 per cent) and diabetes was 8,909 (16.5 per cent).
Creating a perfect office set-up and turning it into an ideal workplace environment usually involves astronomical costs. From paying office rent to office furnishings, the cost is mostly high.
Foetus in foetu involves a malformed foetus inside the body of its twin and is a rare condition with only 200 recorded cases so far. The diagnosis period is variable and can range from a few months to 30 years.
Five residents of Kannamvar Nagar, Kanjurmarg, which houses 1,200 families, filed a petition in the high court last year saying the dumping ground, located 100 metres from their society, poses serious health hazards.
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.