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healthmeup - 06/30/2014 14:47:36

7 Interesting Facts You Must Know About Malaria

7 Interesting Facts You Must Know About Malaria The beginning of monsoon always gives rise to the number of malaria related cases. This mosquito-borne disease is transmitted by the bite of an infected female Anopheles mosquito. Once infected malaria causes symptoms like fever and headache but one must be careful as this disease can be quite... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 06/24/2014 07:00:00

Premature Greying of Hair: Causes and Remedies

Premature Greying of Hair: Causes and Remedies Hair greying is an eventual and irreversible reality of life and is often associated with growing old. But how and why exactly does black turn white? There has been a drastic change with a growing number of younger people in their 20’s and younger reporting grey hair. This premature greying of... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 06/10/2014 10:30:00

Fruits for Diabetics: Can Jamun Reduce Blood Sugar?

Fruits for Diabetics: Can Jamun Reduce Blood Sugar? Fruits generally contain natural fructose that gradually increases blood sugar levels. Hence diabetics should keep a watch on the consumption of fruits. But there are reports that jamun is perfect for diabetic patients. Can this potent purple colour fruit that cannot be washed-off your clothes... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 05/28/2014 14:00:00

Health Care: Nurses The Health Force for Change

Health Care: Nurses The Health Force for Change The healthcare industry in India is expected to touch US$ 250 billion by 2020, according to a PWC report. Factors driving industry growth include rising population, increasing lifestyle disorders and penetration of health insurance, suitably complemented by public-private-partnership in healthcare... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 04/17/2014 06:00:00

Is Staying Indoors Hazardous to your Health?

Is Staying Indoors Hazardous to your Health? 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... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 04/06/2014 07:30:00

10 Foods That Influence Your Weight

10 Foods That Influence Your Weight A team of Harvard researchers has revealed the results of a study of 1,20,877 people showing that small changes in lifestyle behaviors such as physical activity, sleep duration, and TV-watching are strongly correlated with long-term weight gain. But the most important factor was diet—and among... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 01/08/2014 12:30:00

Cervical Cancer: Diet Tips for Preventing Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer: Diet Tips for Preventing Cervical Cancer Cervical cancer is third most common cancer in the world and it kills nearly 200,000 women a year. “Cervical cancer, a slow-growing cancer that starts in the lower portion of the uterus known as the cervix, is still a very scary and deadly disease”, points Dr.Bandita Sinha, MD Obs & Gynac,... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 11/23/2013 13:30:00

Myths: Caffeine Myths Busted

Myths: Caffeine Myths Busted Be it tea, coffee, chocolate or cola, we all need our daily dose of caffeine. In fact a cup of coffee is our go to drink during a long day at work. A recent USDA report revealed that women in their 30’s consume about 165 milligrams of coffee each day and the ones in their 50’s take in 225... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 10/08/2013 16:00:00

Malaria: All about Malaria

Malaria: All about Malaria A series of diseases caused by mosquitoes are at its peak in the city of Mumbai, especially Malaria and Dengue. According to BMC reports, so far more than 7,000 cases have been recorded this year. We try and learn more about this disease, so that we can take precautions. Continue Reading »

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