Health and Fitness Articles

Physical Activity in Children: Ensures a Healthy Future

What is the Definition of Physical Activity?  “Physical activity is defined as any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that requires energy expenditure”.(American College of Sports Medicine, 2006, p.3). Physical inactivity (lack of physical activity) has been identified as the fourth leading risk factor for global mortality (6% of deaths globally). According to WHO,  physical inactivity […]

How can I Avoid Heart Attack or a Stroke?

Premature heart attacks and strokes constitute a significant amount of burden in worldwide healthcare. The good news, however, is that 80% of premature heart attacks and strokes are preventable. Combating risk factors like unhealthy diet, lack of physical activity, smoking, using tobacco products, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high blood sugar or diabetes can certainly […]

Passive Smoking: Harmful Health Effects

  “Smoking is injurious to health”, though written on any tobacco product, but still people ignore and smoke. On an average 5.5 minute life is lost with each cigarette smoked making smokers ten times of increased risk of acquiring lung cancer, two times risk of myocardial infarction and six times risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease […]

Deworming in Children and it’s Importance

National Deworming Day is celebrated all over in India on 10th of February, every year. Deworming day is a day dedicated to deworm all the school going children (1 to 19 years) of the country to give them a healthy digestive system. Indian go vernment (Ministry of Health and Family Welfare) launched the National Deworming Day […]

8 Dental Effects of Eating Disorders and Maintenance

Eating disorders as mentioned in earlier post on various symptoms and types of eating disorders, are deteriorating to overall well-being and pose a serious concern about the oral health of patient too. In fact, 89% of people with bulimia have signs that show up in the mouth (National Eating Disorder Association, 2002). Eating Disorders: Types, […]

Sports News round the World

Indian Under-19 Team Win in World Cup 2018 against Australia

Indian under-19 cricket team bagged the world cup 2018 by defeating Australia. The captain Prithvi Shaw and his team won the title by defeating Australia with 8 wickets. The Indian team created history by winning it for the fourth time. At one point of time the match was halted due to rain, and during this […]

Viswanathan Anand Defeated Champion Magnus Carlsen

Congratulations to Viswanathan Anand , Indian Chess Master for defeating reigning chess champion Magnus Carlsen in Riyadh World Rapids. Anand made the win in 34 moves. Anand defeated the current champion in the ninth round of World Rapid Championship (WRC) on 27 December, 2017. The championship is being played in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. In October, […]

Technology

List of Public Cord Banks in India

Umbilical cord blood banking is a recent concept aimed to cure various diseases. Once thought of as a waste product of birth process is now proven potential source of stem cells, the undifferentiated cells which are capable of dividing and converting into different cells. Umbilical cord banks can be mainly owned and run by private […]

Authorized Licensed Firms for Umbilical Cord Banking in India

In our earlier article on Private Umbilical Cord Banking – Is it worth?, we had told you about the pros and cons of this technology. After reading that article, people asked us about the various licensed firms in India which are engaged in  Umbilical Cord Banking. So, here we have come up with a list […]

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