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A spinal cord injury should not be ignored. But, what if you cannot sense it and confuse it with a backache? A spinal cord injury can be caused due to osteoporosis, arthritis, diving, sports or accidents. So, If you are wondering if your back pain is a spinal cord injury, read on to recognise the signs and symptoms of a spinal cord injury. Continue Reading »
Aerobic workouts require one to take in more oxygen because of the intensity of the physical activity. Aerobic workouts are great for weight loss and they help burn belly fat. They can be done at any age and one does not need any equipment. Find out more about the health benefits of aerobic exercises. Continue Reading »
Cold and flu are relatively common during winter, but those with normal levels of vitamin D are not prone to developing them. So if you have been taking your daily vitamin C supplements to fight off a cold, maybe it is time you include vitamin D as well. We explain the connection between vitamin D and common cold. Continue Reading »
Breast cancer is marked by pink ribbons and merchandise, so how does one create awareness about prostate cancer. Globally, there are around 7.6 million cancer related deaths and one sixth are prostate cancer deaths. According to Globocan 2008 fact sheet, in India there are over 14,000 cases of prostate cancer and 10,000 deaths. To control prostate cancer, it is important to create awareness and Australia has created an interesting way to do it. Continue Reading »
A serodiscordant couple is when one partner is living with HIV and the other is not. So how does such a couple have a baby? The answer, fertility treatments. With the help of these fertility treatments the risk of the woman getting infected with HIV is greatly reduced, thereby decreasing the risk of vertical transmission (transmission from mother to child) as well. Continue Reading »
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Ragi or Finger Millet is a weight loss food which is originally native to the Ethiopian highlands. Organic Ragi as compared to conventional ragi is a complete multi-nutritional food supplement which is rich in fibre, proteins, calcium and other minerals. People in southern parts of India consume Ragi as their staple diet. Many people consider it above wheat and rice with its high nutritional value. Due to its amazing health benefits, pediatricians recommend Ragi food for infants as well. Continue Reading »
Diabetes mellitus means a change in diet, taking regular insulin injections and exercising regularly, as these preventive measures can help fight diabetes. In spite of making these changes, some diabetics can experience insulin resistance. Dr. B.M. Makkar, Director at Diabetes & Obesity Centre and Honorary Treasurer of RSSDI-2013, explains what insulin resistance is, its causes, symptoms and how to prevent insulin resistance. Continue Reading »
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