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Heart scan can predict premature death r...

Heart scan can predict premature death risk

A scan of calcium deposits inside the arteries can identify those at risk of dying over the next 15 years, a new study has found. A coronary artery calcification (CAC) scan is an X-ray test that looks for specks of calcium in the walls of the coronary arteries. These specks of calcium are called... read more »

Physical exercise along with a proper di...

Physical exercise along with a proper diet can help maintain a healthy weig...

A recent study has revealed that India has the third-highest number of obese and overweight people after US and China. Around 20% of the adult Indian population is overweight or obese and studies predict that India will be the global diabetes capital by 2050 if the abdominal and lower limb obesity... read more »

Being a vegan helps lose weight

Being a vegan helps lose weight

If you are looking for a size zero figure, then following a vegan diet that includes no animal products could offer better results than other weight-loss plans, says a study. “Vegetarian diets are more effective than non-vegetarian diets for weight loss,” said researcher Ru-Yi Huang of... read more »

Recipe: Fruit Salad

Recipe: Fruit Salad

 Ingredients: We need one or two red apples One sliced peach 2 stalks celery 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1 pack of  lemon yogurt Method: Put the red apples, sliced peach, celery, dried cranberries, and chopped walnuts together in a bowl. Add the lemon yogurt to it. Keep it... read more »

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Here’s how to identify types of headaches

If there were an underdog in the directory of medical symptoms, it would be the headache. “Headaches are often ignored by patients who prefer to self-medicate. They’d rather... read more »

Massive breakthrough: Scientists create first new antibiotic in n...

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