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Here’s how you can reduce muscle soreness after working out

Muscle soreness usually occurs after a workout that may have been more intense than usual. Perhaps, you are returning to exercise after a break or tried to perform a more demanding routine compared to your usual activity. Here are a few suggestions to help your body deal with post-workout aches and stiffness: Schedule a massage […]

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Malaria-related deaths reduced by 41% in India, reveals WHO report

WHO pat for India, Uganda for achieving a substantial reduction in cases, deaths. India and Uganda have received a special mention from the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, for their substantial reduction in malaria cases in 2018 over the previous year. According to the World Malaria Report 2019, the two high-burden-to-high-impact (HBHI) […]

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‘Make cancer treatment affordable,’ parliamentary committee urges union government

The parliamentary standing committee submitted its report on ‘an expanded role for the department of atomic energy in cancer treatment in India through an enlarged network of the Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) in Mumbai.’ Panel members included chairman Jairam Ramesh, the report was sent to Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on November 11. Recommendations […]

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Air pollution in India linked with higher risk of heart disease, finds study

The study, performed in a periurban area in southern India, shows that people most exposed to fine particles have a higher CIMT index, which means they are at higher risk of developing cardiovascular diseases such as stroke or heart attack. Previous studies indicate that inflammation and atherosclerosis are most likely responsible for the association between […]

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After wife’s death, father-son duo make cancer awareness their mission in life

Losing a partner to cancer is a terrible thing to go through. Their struggle, agony, and pain haunt the mind even after the person has left this world. Lakhs of people face the same ordeal, every day. But, a few, people dedicate their life for the welfare of cancer patients in the memory of their […]

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India witnesses a steep rise in non-communicable diseases, suggests National Health Profile

Globally, non-communicable diseases (NCD’s) are the leading cause of death. And the prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCD’s) in India has also witnessed a steep rise over the last few years. According to the data provided by the union health ministry, chronic non-communicable diseases (NCD’s) like hypertension, diabetes and cancer are increasing in India. Out of […]

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India witnesses decline in maternal and infant mortality rate, states union cabinet 

Key elements of the review are mentioned below: There has been an acceleration in decline of Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR), Under Five Mortality Rate (U5MR) and the Infant Mortality Rate since the launch of the NRHM/NHM. At the current rate of decline, India should able to reach its Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) target (MMR-70, U5MR-25) […]

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Dr Harsh Vardhan launches eDantseva website to provide oral health information

The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare launched the eDantseva website and mobile application, the first-ever national digital platform on oral health information and knowledge dissemination in New Delhi on October 07 This marks an important milestone as e-DantSeva will reach out to more than one billion people with one click in the form […]

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Simple and effective ways to reduce fall risk in elderly people

A guide to understand and tackle falls in an #OlderPerson

When a person grows older, mobility concerns come in to play. Falls are one of the major health problems amongst senior citizens and a common cause of injury in this age group; an event which is most of the times accidental and seen mainly in elderly individuals. Recurrent falls are a critical cause of morbidity […]

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#WorldSuicidePreventionDay: There is always a better option than suicide

The intense emotional pain that one experience when depressed/stressed can distort his thinking, so sometimes, it becomes harder to see possible solutions to problems or to connect with those who can offer support. At times, committing suicide may seem like the only way to stop the pain. Although it might seem as if your pain […]

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