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Know how noise pollution affects your health everyday

Know how noise pollution affects your health everyday. From starting the day with the sound of the alarm, until finally hitting the bed at night, we are constantly surrounded by noise. It’s everywhere, from people talking in the office to the never-ending traffic jams, to road constructions. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one

Common BP drug may prevent onset of Type 1 diabetes

Common BP drug may prevent onset of Type 1 diabetes

Common BP drug may prevent Type 1 diabetes: A drug commonly used drug to control high blood pressure may be also effective in preventing the onset of Type 1 diabetes in up to 60 per cent of those at risk, researchers say.The drug, methyldopa, has been used for over 50 years to treat high blood pressure

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Dhanbad: A disease left children without smiles

Sixty-eight-year-old Himanshu Chakrabarty of Brahman Tola village in Ghadbad panchayat of Dhanbad has suffered for more than 15 years from weak and deformed bones with almost no flesh on his body, limping around like a living skeleton. Now he has only one desire that is death.  A patient of a crippling disease called fluorosis, which

Swine flu challenge for Punjab government

Swine flu challenge for Punjab government

Swine flu challenge for Punjab government Noorpurbedi – In view of the swine flu in Punjab, despite the efforts made by the state government to prevent it, the spread of this disease has been on a large scale. Ludhiana has been a major victim as comparison to other districts of Punjab. The disease, which is

Nigeria vigilant after DR Congo Ebola deaths: ministry

Nigeria vigilant after DR Congo Ebola deaths: ministry. Lagos, May 15 (AFP) Nigeria today said it had stepped up health surveillance and vigilance at its entry ports after an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo killed at least three people.“The minister has directed the director of health services at the ports to ensure

Junk Food effects on health in many ways

Junk Food effects on health in many ways . Recently, it stated that urgent steps are needed “to tackle the rising problem of overweight and obesity due to increasing urbanization, sedentary lifestyles and unhealthy diets. The strategies to reduce the burden of risk factors that fuel the chronic disease epidemic. The risk factor is unhealthy