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Does your diet include vegetables

From stress and muscle cramps, to getting bruised easily, the signs are all there Vegetables are healthy, but don’t have many takers. For many — children and adults alike m...

improving heart health to skin

Used in a variety of dishes to up the flavour game, cranberry is mostly consumed in the form of juices, jams and sauces Many vegetables and fruits are loaded with antioxidants and shoul...

Have you tried using Epsom salt yet

The salt derives its name from the town of Epsom in Surrey, England, where it is believed to have been discovered first. If Epsom salts have caught your attention lately, this article i...

diabetes can be harmful and misleading

Diabetes is one of the most common chronic health conditions adversely affecting one’s health. India is dubiously also called the diabetes capital of the world as millions of people in the co...

Can you differentiate between chest pain and angina trouble

tabbing, pricking or other sharp and well-localised and transient chest pains are usually not related to angina. These could be due to indigestion or a muscle spasm. Dr Peeyush Jain, Head...

Mystery disease that has no name and no cure

an unnamed disease recently made headlines in the UK after a five-year-old girl was diagnosed with it. The disease is nothing short of riddle for the doctors and scientists, and symptoms are so ove...

Cervical cancer may get completely eliminated by 2079

ervical cancer could be eliminated as a public health problem in India within the next 60 years by making existing prevention programmes such as the...

The Bone Identity

ultrasound scans are now proving handy to assess bone mineral density and determine if you are at risk for osteoporosis. Globally, the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) estimates that the...

Ernakulam district declared Nipah virus free, says Kerala health minister

man, who had tested positive for the deadly virus, was discharged from hospital after nearly two months. The man, hailing from a village near North Paravur, was undergoing treatment at a ...

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What is good health? The word "health" refers to a state of complete emotional and physical well-being. Healthcare exists to help people maintain this optimal state of health....