World Liver Day: Take good care of your Liver to live healthy

19-04-2017

Deaths due to liver diseases in India has reached 2.44% of total deaths-WHO According to a report released by World Health Organization (WHO) in May 2014, deaths due to liver diseases in India has reached 2.44% of total deaths. NASH (Non-Alcoholic Steato-Hepatitis) being one of the most common reason behind liver diseases, has a prevalence of 5-28% in India. Since, the liver is involved in major metabolic processes in the human body, any disease related to liver can affect the overall body functions. According to Dr. Sumana Kolar Ramachandra, Chief of Liver Transplant, Columbia Asia Referral Hospital, Yeshwanthpur, about 50% of people with liver complications suffer from alcohol

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Shocking! More Than 20 Million People in UK are ‘Physically Inactive’, Says British Heart Foundation
April 4, 2017

Highlights Obesity is the biggest cause of a wide spectrum of lifestyle diseases Close to 5 million deaths are attributed to physical inactivity annually Over the years, research only show the world getting unhealthier Do you spend most of your time sitting? We're driving and sitting at our workstations, driving again and

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Does Your Child Have Autism? Here Are 5 Facts You Must Keep in Mind
April 4, 2017

Highlights Autism is a neurological disorder It is associated with the development of brain and cognitive functions In most cases autism is seen as a heritable condition Autism is a neurological disorder associated with the development of brain and its various cognitive functions. Medical researchers are still trying to tap

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Drinking tea will keep you away from diabetes, claims study
March 30, 2017

The study says that tea can significantly reduce the amount of glucose in adults. "After water, tea is the second most commonly consumed beverage in the world and this new research adds to already published studies which suggest that it is good for health and well-being benefits," said Dr Tim Bond of the Tea Advisory Panel. " In effect,

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Soon, A Simple Blood Test That Can Spot Cancer Early
March 22, 2017

Cancer is one of the most fearful and crippling health threats around the world. A group of researchers from Purdue University have identified a series of proteins in blood plasma that can help in the early detection of cancer. The new findings show that when this series of proteins are found to be elevated it may signify that the patient has

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120kg lost but Eman’s heart, fits keep doctors on toes
March 20, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Doctors are not only monitoring her weight but also her poorly functioning lungs Eman Ahmed lost 120kg in less than a month, but that was mainly the fluids After the operation, Eman Ahmed weighs 358 kg now Almost every organ seems to have suffered due to her morbidly obese frame that spanned five feet when

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15 बातें – जिन्हें जानने के बाद आप रोज खाएंगे अमरूद
March 5, 2017

1. अमरूद में मौजूद विटामिन और खनिज शरीर को कई तरह की बीमारियों से बचाने में मददगार होते हैं. साथ ही ये इम्‍यून सिस्‍टम को भी मजबूत बनाता

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