Climate Change Ups Asthma Deaths, to Rise by 20% if Steps Are Not Taken

Climate Change Ups Asthma Deaths, to Rise by 20% if Steps Are Not Taken

In the recent years, much has been spoken about climate change and its devastating effect on the planet. On a day-to-day basis we may not notice the consequences of climate change, but various phenomenons are occurring in the natural environment in more ways than we can imagine. And these changes are also impacting our health, respiratory diseases being seen most commonly than ever before. India will see a 20 per cent rise in asthma-related deaths in the next 10 years if urgent steps to curb climate change and prepare for…

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20 things we don’t do anymore because of technology

20 things we don’t do anymore because of technology

File photo: Performers dressed as Marilyn Monroe and Louis Armstrong check their smartphones before a “Stars in Concert” show at the Estrel hotel in Berlin, Germany, December 7, 2016. (REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke) See if these sound familiar: You’re not sure where your U.S. road atlas is, or if you even own one. It’s been so long since you licked a stamp, you’ve forgotten what it tastes like. You’ve seen more scrumptious two-minute videos in the past week than you’ve consulted a cookbook in the past year. We all know technology is…

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Excess Weight at Age 20 Triples the Risk of Stomach Cancer

Excess Weight at Age 20 Triples the Risk of Stomach Cancer

Physical fitness and health awareness are growing rapidly everywhere in the world. People are relatively more conscious about their body and health. According to World Health Organization, still most of the world’s population lives in countries where overweight and obesity kill more people than underweight. 39 percent of population, aged 18 or more were over weight as per a survey by WHO in 2014. Obesity is the root cause of most of the diseases due to its adverse effects on our respiratory system, metabolism, circulatory system, etc. Keeping a regular…

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Hostile Cervical Mucus behind 20% of women infertility: Experts

Hostile Cervical Mucus behind 20% of women infertility: Experts

Hostile Cervical Mucus,, a condition in which the male sperms are unable to survive due to the hostile cervical conditions of the female during intercourse, accounts for 20 per cent of female infertility, according to IVF experts. According to them, the reason behind the cervical mucus may also be triggered due to lack of balanced nutrition rich diets and lack of water intake. “Hostile Cervical Mucus may also occur if women eat a lot of dairy products and find that the cervical mucus becomes very thick. Another reason can be…

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How to Lose 20 Pounds in 2 Weeks Safely

How to Lose 20 Pounds in 2 Weeks Safely

It’s possible to lose weight in two weeks — cutting bloat, fat and water weight — without using a juice fast or starvation diet. The key to this weight-loss regimen is to stick to a small group of foods — all lean proteins, healthy fats and whole grains. If you want maximum weight-loss, you have to be able to commit to eating a rather boring and routine diet. The trick is to stay strict to avoid cheating and temptation. The low-sodium diet helps banish water weight and bloat. The lean…

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How to Lose 20 Pounds of Fat in One Month Without Exercise

How to Lose 20 Pounds of Fat in One Month Without Exercise

Often we vow to lose 20 pounds before a special occasion, only to find the date crept up on us and the pounds are still there. As a last-minute resort, it is possible to lose 20 pounds in one month without exercising. While one does need to err on the side of caution when employing any kind of crash diet in order to not immediately regain the weight, by following these steps it is quite possible to rapidly lose those pesky 20 pounds. (Pixland/Pixland/Getty Images) Things You’ll Need Food diary…

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WHO: Nearly 20 to 40% of the Adult Population in India are Affected by Obesity

WHO: Nearly 20 to 40% of the Adult Population in India are Affected by Obesity

  According to the World Health Organization (WHO), nearly 20 to 40% of the adult population and 10 to 20% of children in India are affected by obesity and as far Bariatric surgeries are concerned, only around 13000 are performed every year. This is just Medical records reveal that around 20% drop outs in Bariatric surgery cases happen because of financial problems. This simply means the EMI option for Bariatric surgery at interest-free rate will be a big help for those patients who are suffering from obesity and having issues…

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Herbal remedies: 20 health benefits of neem

Herbal remedies: 20 health benefits of neem

Herbal remedies: 20 health benefits of neem (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Neem tree has been described in Ayurveda’s prime text, the Charaka Samhita, as sarva roga nivarini (that which keeps all diseases at bay) or arishtha (reliever of disease). Its extracts have been used in the Ayurvedic tradition for thousands of years for maintaining health and overall well-being. The roots, bark, gum, leaves, fruit, seed kernels and seed oil are all used in therapeutic preparations for both internal and topical use. 1. Neem, a tree native to India, is a vital…

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‘Less than 20% succeed in managing diabetes despite availability of drugs’

‘Less than 20% succeed in managing diabetes despite availability of drugs’

Less than 20% of diabetes patients in India are able to maintain a desired blood sugar profile, cholesterol and blood pressure, despite availability of medicines for all three disorders, findings of a comprehensive scientific study evaluating diabetes management shows. Highlighting the need for improvement in care delivery at clinical level, the study pegs India’s diabetes population at 70 million the second highest worldwide after China. Globally, 415 million people are suffering from diabetes, of which 75% are living in low and middle income countries. The trials, led by researchers from…

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Diabetes control poor in 20% of patients: Survey

Diabetes control poor in 20% of patients: Survey

Less than 20% of diabetes patients in India are able to maintain a desired blood sugar profile, cholesterol and blood pressure, despite availability of medicines for all three disorders, findings of a comprehensive scientific study evaluating diabetes management shows. Highlighting the need for improvement in care delivery at clinical level, the study pegs India’s diabetes population at 70 million -the second highest worldwide after China. Globally, 415 million people are suffering from diabetes, of which 75% are living in low and middle income countries The trials, led by researchers from…

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