Head and neck cancers are tumours that occur in the head and neck region. Such cancers are said to occur in areas that include the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, thyroid, and salivary glands. The cancer of the head and neck is the fifth most common cancer in the world. It is particularly prevalent in regions where there is high tobacco and alcohol consumption. Continue Reading »
Hair loss in men is a very common problem. Iron deficiency, internal medical problems and certain infections can cause hair loss. However, the most common cause of hair loss in men is Androgenetic Alopecia (male pattern baldness). Almost 1 in 7 men suffer from various degrees of male pattern baldness. In India, this would run into millions of men. People, however, vary in their response to the problem. Some are not bothered by it and take it as a part of life. Many however go through various degrees of psychological trauma associated with hair loss. So, here are a few non-surgical treatment options suitable for younger men suffering from androgenetic alopecia. Continue Reading »
Oxygen is important for every cell in the body, without it the cells cannot function. Anaemia is a condition where the number of red blood cells or their oxygen carrying capacity is insufficient to meet the basic physiologic need of the body. So, improve your red blood cell count by including these foods in your daily diet. View Slideshow »
We spend 90 per cent of our time indoors. So, it's a good idea to know the quality of air we are breathing every day. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has ranked indoor air pollution among the top five environmental risks to public health. According to the latest reports by the World Health Organization, 4.3 million deaths occur in a year globally from exposure to indoor air pollution only. The statistics suggest that 12 per cent of deaths occur as a result of childhood pneumonia and 34 per cent of deaths occur due to stroke, mostly among women, because of inhaling microscopic dust particles present in our homes. Continue Reading »
Sprouts are one of the most nutritious and inexpensive locally-grown food. Sprouts are foods that are at the transitional stage between a seed and a plant. On sprouting, legumes, seeds and grains become superfoods. They become an extremely rich source of protein, fibre and vitamin B. Here are a few health benefits of eating sprouts. Continue Reading »
Joint pain can make us immobile and put us in a lot of pain. Today, we focus on knee joint pain. In order to enjoy joint-free pain, follow these simple rules suggested by Dr. Ashutosh Chaudhari, Orthopedic at Global Hospitals in Mumbai. Continue Reading »
The soul sinking weather of extreme heat is all set to begin; increasing the risk of heat exhaustion at a perilous level for pregnant women. The temperature of the body naturally elevates during pregnancy leading women to suffer heat exhaustion more rapidly, which can harm the foetus. View Slideshow »
Lemon is not just a kitchen ingredient; you can also use it as part of your beauty routine. This naturally acidic fruit has a number of beauty benefits. Here are some of the beauty benefits of lemon. Continue Reading »
Stress, unhealthy eating habits and adverse change in lifestyle can increase one's risk of developing cancer. But certain precautions can negate the risk of production of cancerous cells. We list out our top 15 practical cancer prevention tips, which you can easily incorporate into your lifestyle. View Slideshow »
Dental health is certainly not limited to brushing and flossing. The food you eat also contributes considerably to your oral health. While sugary foods are the worst kind of foods for your teeth, there are a number of foods that can actually keep your teeth healthy and strong. Try these superfoods for healthy and strong teeth. Continue Reading »
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