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healthmeup - 03/25/2015 13:15:00

Angelina Jolie Chooses Menopause at 39 by Removing Her Fallopian Tubes and Ovaries

Angelina Jolie Chooses Menopause at 39 by Removing Her Fallopian Tubes and Ovaries In a recent admission from Angelina Jolie, the actress revealed that she has had her fallopian tubes and ovaries removed. In a op-ed piece she wrote for the New York Times, Jolie said that she had been planning to have this procedure for quite some time, but fastracked it when her blood reports... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 09/14/2014 07:00:00

Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

Health Benefits of Coconut Oil With the whole world reporting health benefits from Olive oil, one other healthy oil is often neglected – Coconut oil. And while oil in foods is shunned in most modern kitchens, fats by themselves are an important source of energy and are intrinsic to healthy living. Cutting them out is a bad... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 09/07/2014 07:00:00

Exciting Ways to Make Water Interesting

Exciting Ways to Make Water Interesting Water's health benefits are reported every second day. However, we still don't drink as much water as we should. Apart from aiding weight loss, general energy levels, and skin and hair health, water also helps keeps our organs and digestive system in good health. But the thing is...drinking plain... 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 - 05/29/2014 12:30:00

Postpartum Depression: Identifying the Signs

Postpartum Depression: Identifying the Signs Pregnancy does not only bring about physical changes to a woman, it also takes a toll on her hormones and mental well being. Many new mums have been reported to have felt some sort of an emotional low post delivery. All these new changes begin to affect the new mother, causing her mood to dip. This... 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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