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healthmeup - 05/12/2015 11:00:00

#IQuitSmoking: This Drug Addict Turned to Yoga for De-Addiction

#IQuitSmoking: This Drug Addict Turned to Yoga for De-Addiction For most people, the years they've spent in college are perhaps their most cherished, with fests and friendships shaping a large part of their college experience. However, the strong desire to belong to a group often causes one to participate in ill-considered acts. Ujval Shankar, is one such... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 04/24/2015 08:30:00

Why Women Are More Susceptible To Side Effects of Drugs

Why Women Are More Susceptible To Side Effects of Drugs Research now reveals why women react differently than men to the side effects of different drugs. A new study shows that the reason why women are typically more sensitive to drug side effects may be because medication affects females and males at a cellular level. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 04/24/2015 07:00:00

India: Help Defeat Malaria Drug Resistance

India: Help Defeat Malaria Drug Resistance The global malaria story is inextricably linked to India. It was the Indian-born British medical doctor Sir Ronald Ross who, in 1898 in Calcutta (now Kolkata), first discovered that the malaria parasite is transmitted by the bite of a mosquito. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 04/08/2015 10:00:00

More Than Two Third of People Are on Antidepressants They Don't Need

More Than Two Third of People Are on Antidepressants They Don't Need A study suggests that a majority of people taking antidepressant drugs may not actually have depression. The study analysed people taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 04/02/2015 09:00:00

An Apple a Day May Keep the Pharmacist Away

An Apple a Day May Keep the Pharmacist Away Eating an apple every day will not prevent visits to the doctor, but it does significantly cut the requirement for prescription medication. A study finds that apple eaters are 27 percent less likely to need to go to the pharmacist for drugs. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 01/07/2015 16:00:00

Is Aspirin Safe?

Is Aspirin Safe? Considered to be the 'miracle drug', aspirin has the potential to alleviate daily body aches and pains such as headaches, swelling, tooth aches and muscle pain, while also speeding up recovery after a heart attack. Over the years, new research has revealed that aspirin can also fight strokes and... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 10/29/2014 08:00:00

Food Addiction – A Real and Serious Problem

Food Addiction – A Real and Serious Problem Food addiction is a relatively new term, but there is now scientific evidence that shows that a person can be truly addicted to food, and that some foods have similar effects on neurochemicals in the brain as addictive drugs. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 10/29/2014 07:00:00

The Dangers of Self-Medication

Dangers of Self-Medication The habit of self-medication is far too common, and most people aren't aware of how well-meaning drugs can have side-effects and damage their system if taken without professional advice. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 10/28/2014 11:00:00

Popular Medications That Could Be Damaging Your Health

Popular Medications That Could Be Damaging Your Health Some of the most common medications that we take deplete the essential nutrients in our bodies, resulting in other symptoms that often lead to more health conditions and medication. Continue Reading »

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