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  • Global Child Deaths down by almost half since 1990: UN
    Updated: 3 years ago  |  Rating:   |  2587 times read
    In 2012, approximately 6.6 million children worldwide 18 000 children per day died before reaching their fifth birthday....

  • Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) may be dangerous to your health
    Updated: 5 years ago  |  Rating:   |  4184 times read
    Food rich in Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) have been linked to deleterious effects on health including atherosclerosis, cancer. PUFAs are found in all natural foods in varying amounts, but fatty foods contain the most. It is mostly used in the form of vegetable such as sunflower oil, safflower oil, corn oil, flax oil, sesame seed oil, pumpkin seed oil and canola (or rapeseed) oil....

  • Electro Homeopathy nothing but quackery: HC
    Updated: 5 years ago  |  Rating:   |  21736 times read
    The Allahabad High Court has rejected a plea for issuing directions to Uttar Pradesh government for recognizing Electro Homeopathy, describing it as an "unrecognised system of medicine which is nothing but quackery". The order was passed by a division bench comprising Justice Sunil Ambwani and Justice Manoj Misra on February 21 when it dismissed a petition filed by New Delhi-based Indian Electro Homeopathy Medical Council. ...

  • Study finds statistical link between sleeping tablets and risk of death
    Updated: 5 years ago  |  Rating:   |  4618 times read
    Sleeping pills have been found to be linked to a more than fourfold risk of premature death, according to an American study. The study ranged over 2.5 years, and looked at widely-prescribed sleeping pills, including benzodiazepines, non-benzodiazepines, barbiturates and sedatives. ...

  • Deep fried food can cause Cancer
    Updated: 5 years ago  |  Rating:   |  4275 times read
    Deep fried food though lures everyone but research has found it to be related to Cancer and reduced brain health...

  • More gaming associated with Attention deficit and impulsivity in children
    Updated: 5 years ago  |  Rating:   |  2895 times read
    Impulsive children with attention problems tend to play more video games, while kids in general who spend lots of time video gaming may also develop impulsivity and attention difficulties, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association. ...

  • Celebrating World Yoga Day
    Updated: 5 years ago  |  Rating:   |  2695 times read
    Sunday the 26th of February 2012 marks the World Yoga Day. Celebrating this day is a way to bring the highly personal practice into a more global sphere....

  • WHO Strategies for Low-Cost Solutions To Curb Noncommunicable Diseases
    Updated: 5 years ago  |  Rating:   |  2729 times read
    Strategies to prevent and treat cancer, heart disease, diabetes and lung disease for just US$ 1.20 per person per year...

  • Lung Cancer Linked to Risk of Stroke
    Updated: 5 years ago  |  Rating:   |  3779 times read
    People recently diagnosed with lung cancer are at higher risk of having a stroke than those without lung tumors, suggests a large new study from Taiwan....

  • Responses to specific homeopathic medicines can be measured
    Updated: 5 years ago  |  Rating:   |  4857 times read
    A new piece of exploratory research from India published in JACM appears to show that responses of human subjects to the taking of potentised medicines can be measured and differentiated....

  • Breast, cervix cancer growing threats to poor: study
    Updated: 5 years ago  |  Rating:   |  54408 times read
    The number of cases and deaths from breast and cervical cancer is rising in most countries across the world, especially in poorer nations where more women are dying at younger ages, according to a global study of the diseases....

  • Diabetes killing One person every Seven seconds
    Updated: 5 years ago  |  Rating:   |  3084 times read
    The number of people living with diabetes has soared to 366 million, and the disease kills one person every seven seconds, posing a "massive challenge" to healthcare systems worldwide...

  • Physical inactivity Risk factor for Global Mortality.
    Updated: 5 years ago  |  Rating:   |  2335 times read
    Six percent of all deaths are attributed to physical inactivity making it the fourth largest risk factor for global mortality. Increasing physical activity brings health benefits across age groups and reduces mortality from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) like heart disease and stroke, diabetes, cancer and chronic lung disease....

  • Alternative therapy services offered in Hospitals
    Updated: 5 years ago  |  Rating:   |  2401 times read
    Forty-two percent of hospitals offer one or more alternative therapies, including meditation, relaxation training, homeopathy and chiropractic care mostly in response to patient requests....

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