Certain factors contribute to the unwanted buildup of fatty deposits (atherosclerosis) that narrows arteries throughout your body. You can improve or eliminate many of these risk factors to reduce your chances of having a first or subsequent heart attack.
Diabetes is a serious disease. Following your diabetes treatment plan takes round-the-clock commitment. Careful management of diabetes can reduce your risk of serious — even life-threatening — complications.
Public health experts say poor vector control in India could lead to a possible outbreak in the region. “Since India has the mosquito [aedes aegypti] responsible for the spread of the virus.
As for Zika, there is currently no treatment and the WHO has said it would likely take more than a year to develop a vaccine. But the scale of concern is underlined by the WHO emergency session itself — such consultations are relatively rare.
The lack of any immunity to Zika and the fact that mosquitoes spreading the virus can be found most “everywhere” — explains the speed of its transmission, said Dr. Sylvain Aldighieri, an official with the WHO and Pan American Health Organization.
Not all people who have heart attacks have the same symptoms or have the same severity of symptoms. Some people have mild pain; others have more severe pain. Some people have no symptoms, while for others, the first sign may be sudden cardiac arrest.
You can have high blood pressure (hypertension) for years without any symptoms. Even without symptoms, damage to blood vessels and your heart continues and can be detected.
On 16 November, World Antibiotic Awareness week begins – lasting until 22 November. The event was established by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to raise awareness of antibiotic resistance.
If you have diabetes, no matter what type, it means you have too much glucose in your blood, although the causes may differ. Too much glucose can lead to serious health problems.
Swine flu is spreading all around us and is claiming lives. Till now, we have got only to read about it in the newspapers or watch the newsreader reporting the deaths
We are much focused towards our work nowadays thanks to Computers which relieved us from much of mundane jobs we were expected to do previously. Our Children are much informed with the aid of internet. We too started socializing with friends and getting along with youngsters if not in their pace
An international panel of experts says cellphones are possibly carcinogenic to humans after reviewing details from dozens of published studies
We need energy to do our day to day activities. What are the activities that do not require energy? Sleeping? Sitting Idle? Eating Food? It might be surprising to know that even all these activities require energy. How?
Most people understand that Green Tea, and green tea supplements are good for us – but ask anyone why it is good for us, and they probably won’t have an answer. Indeed, it has long been general knowledge that green tea provides support to the human body – and this is backed up scientifically.
Our daily food intake must comprise a balanced diet of 1500-2000k calories with fibre (above 75 gm) and low fat (below 30 gm)