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Measles cases triple globally in 2019, says UN

The UN body said provisional data indicated a “a clear trend”, with all regions of the world seeing outbreaks. Africa had witnessed the most dramatic rise – up 700%. The agency said actual numbers may be far greater, since only ...

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7 symptoms of Schizophrenia

As with most mental illnesses, recognizing the signs of schizophrenia isn’t always easy. But one thing is clear: Schizophrenia does not mean having split or multiple personalities, despite commonly held stereotypes. Instead, schizophrenia symptoms often reflect difficulty sorting out reality from fantasy. Schizophrenia symptoms ...

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Green Peas good for regulating blood sugar

Type-2 diabetes is a condition which affects the way the body processes blood sugar. In this condition, the body of the patient either doesn’t produce the hormone insulin or it resists the effects of insulin, making it incapable of regulating ...

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Web therapy ‘calmed irritable bowels’

Bespoke web or phone-based psychological therapy should be offered to people with severe irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), researchers say. Their work, published in the journal Gut, shows cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) could reduce symptoms – even when not delivered face-to-face. ...

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Salt—A slow poison

Did you know that salt consumption in India is around 10 to 15 grams, which is two to three times the recommended amount (5 gm) by WHO?   The maximum consumption of salt is through items such as pickles, chutneys, ...

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Autistic kids’ parents need special training

Autistic kids, their parents and other caregivers need proper training in combating the neuro-developmental disorder among children, experts said.   “Continuous high-quality training, both for the autistic children and parents is an integral part of the treatment. It aids the ...

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Australia ramps up measles warnings as cases jump

Australia on Monday launched a major education campaign to encourage its residents, particularly those travelling overseas, to get vaccinated against measles as a sudden spike in cases amid a global resurgence causes alarm. Measles — an airborne infection causing fever, ...

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Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer says new study

Many people start their day with a cup of tea. But those who drink it piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study.   Researchers found that tea drinkers who liked their beverage ...

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How to fight anxiety by eating right

Anxiety is a very common emotion experienced by many of us in response to being confronted with an unpleasant and potentially harmful trigger, typically characterised by feelings of fear, anger, sadness, and panic. Anxiety is, in fact, a protective mechanism ...

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Do you need to treat borderline underactive thyroid?

 Your thyroid gland governs much of the metabolic activity in your body, and when it’s underactive (meaning it’s not producing enough thyroid hormone), that can cause all sorts of symptoms, including weight gain, feeling cold, and fatigue. However, sometimes hypothyroidism is so minor ...

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