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Cancer, Cholesterol & Others: Top 10 Health-Related Concerns and Ways to Tackle Them

With most of us falling prey to the clutches of sedentary lifestyle, fitness looks a far-fetched dream. Processed food items have gradually replaced the concept of a wholesome meal in our daily lives. As the immunity weakens, the existing strains of bacteria and viruses are becoming stronger. In the wake ...

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Breastfeeding May Reduce Mother’s Risk of Diabetes: Study

Highlights Breastfeeding may reduce the long-term risk of developing type 2 diabetes It can alter the maternal metabolism to protect against diabetes. Study was done by Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen – a German recearch institute Breastfeeding has the potential to reduce the long-term risk of developing Type 2 diabetes among women ...

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New Initiative Shows Path to Better Diabetes Control

New Initiative Shows Path to Better Diabetes Control A low-cost healthcare model involving non-physician workers using computer tools can help diabetes patients double their likelihood of controlling the disease. According to a study conducted by researchers at AIIMS, Public Health Foundation of India, and the Rollins School of Public Health, ...

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Diabetes Linked To Memory Decline In Older Adults

Highlights Older adults with diabetes may struggle with episodic memory Diabetes and high blood sugar increases the chances of health problems Its possible that elevated blood sugar damages brain cells Older adults with poorly controlled diabetes may struggle with what’s known as episodic memory, the ability to recall specific events ...

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