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Unhealthy health Shortcuts!

Shortcuts. We use plenty of them on a daily basis; Shortcuts on our computers keyboards, shortcuts to reach our destinations early, shortcuts in our meals by opting for fast foods and so on... but are all the short cuts that we take healthy? The answer is No! As not all shortcuts that we take are healthy, some shortcuts such as eating . . .

Combo drugs are making treatments cost more!

Fixed combination drugs provide the same results as basic drugs do, yet cost more! How would you feel if you went shopping for socks and the salesman sold you not only socks but shoes and shirt with it? Cheated, disappointed and angry right! Imagine the same scenario happening when it comes to your basic medicines. What’s happening is that, the doctor’s these days are prescribing various fixed combination drugs (FDC) which cost considerably more than . . .

Will you please stand up!

people standing up“Go sit in that corner”, is a common line that adults use while admonishing their children. Irrespective of whether you are an adult or child reading this, you are bound to have sat in that proverbial corner atleast a few times. But research now has shown that sitting in corners, chairs, sofa’s… or just sitting for a long period of . . .

Osteoporosis is affecting the young!

Do you belong to the majority of people who think that bone diseases will affect only the old people? Don’t worry; there are a lot of others, who think the same! But you might be shocked to find that doctors are now warning against bone diseases such as Osteoporosis affecting even the young. Indian women as young as 20 years old are being affected by the disease today, primarily due to their sedentary lifestyles and unhealthy diets which lack sorely in calcium. Calcium is needed by the body to maintain healthy bones, and also to prevent bone diseases such as brittle bones and osteoporosis. A recent study conducted by Hinduja Hospital, has found that women with a low BMI (body mass index) are more prone to suffering from Osteoporosis, especially after menopause!osteoporosisDo you belong to the majority of people who think that bone diseases will affect only the old people? Don’t worry; there are a lot of others, who think the same! But you might be shocked to find that doctors are now warning against bone diseases such as Osteoporosis affecting even the young. Indian women as young as 20 years old . . .

Bored to Death? It can kill you!

Boredom How many times have you found yourself completely and utterly bored, be it at your workplace or home or any other place? Lots of times, right! It may be due to the lack of stimulating work or plain disinterest on your part, it could even be the bland work environment for some or simply the lack of enthusiasm for some…. the . . .

Who's killing our doctors?

“I have a cold, I should see a doctor”, “My left leg aches during the night, I should see a doctor”, “My left eye’s vision is blurred, I should see a doctor”….. the occasions might be different, but every time we feel we are going down with some or the other illness, it’s the Doctor we run to see! But who’s . . .

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