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Sun exposure, excessive heat can damage hair

Sun exposure, excessive heat can damage hair

The scorching sun, excessive perspiration, dust and dirt make our hair vulnerable in summers.

The heat of the sun, the UV radiation can damage the hair. It can also cause discoloration, which will be clearly evident in colored or bleached hair. The dry and hot winds take away all the moisture from our skin, scalp and hair and make them look lifeless and burnt.

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This summer, no more discomfort for preggers

This summer, no more discomfort for preggers

Body temperature of a pregger always remains a bit higher than normal, so added external heat obviously makes her feel uncomfortable.

The heat within, due to bump, and heat without, spells a double whammy on the mother to be.

According to Dr Archana Dhawan Bajaj, gynaecologist and obstetrician, Nurture IVF Centre, "It is really challenging for them to beat the pregnancy heat for bundles of joy. Pregnant body temperature is already a bit higher than normal, so extra heat from outside is bound to make the pregnant ladies' life more miserable".

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Affordable lab tests now at your doorstep

Affordable lab tests now at your doorstep

Before going for any medical test, now compare the rates of different path-labs with just a click.

Thanks to KlinicApp!

KlinicApp, founded in Nov 2015, has become one of the fastest growing and trend setting e-diagnostic company, bringing affordable lab tests with standardized services at doorstep of patients.

It is solving the customers' problem of discovering pathological services through its in-company developed technology platform (App and website) and standardization of home services by well-trained phlebotomists from its certified lab network PAN India.

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Deal with depression in natural way

Deal with depression in natural way

Depression is world's leading illness and is one of the major reasons for suicides globally, says the World Health Organization (WHO). The story in India is no different.

Everyone gets depressed at some point or other in life. On this note, there is a difference between feeling low for a short period and clinical depression. The good news is, clinical depression can be treated.

Hence, according to Smita Sundararaman, the founder and managing director of NatureHealz, it's time to talk it out, instead of brushing it under the carpet.

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#WorldMalariaDay: Effective steps to prevent Malaria

#WorldMalariaDay: Effective steps to prevent Malaria

The theme for World Malaria Day this year is "End Malaria for Good".

Malaria is caused due to the Plasmodium parasites which are carried by the Female - Anopheles mosquito. Out of five, two species of the parasite, P. falciparum and P. vivax, pose the greatest threat to human beings. Once the mosquito bites the person, the parasite enters the liver infecting the red blood cells.

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Early detection of oral cancer can increase survival chances

Early detection of oral cancer can increase survival chances

In today's era of booming medical advancements, the chances of survival from cancer can be increased, if it is detected at an early stage.

Identifying possible warning signs of cancer can help in early diagnosis of the disease. The two major components of early detection of cancer are to educate and promote early diagnosis and spread awareness on the various screening processes.

Early detection of the disease can help decrease the mortality rate as well as improve prognosis.

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This Summer, say no to body odour

This Summer, say no to body odour

Summer is here and with this is sweat and rashes. Sweat leads to odour, which most of the time, is depressing and literally nightmarish!

So if you are also struggling with the issue of body odour, here are some expert tips that might help you keep it at bay.

- Shower twice a day: Taking bath twice a day, is a perfect solution for those who are likely to have excessive sweat. It not only cools you during the summer months but perfectly targets your body odor.

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Milk sans fortification is nothing but wasted

Milk sans fortification is nothing but wasted

Much of the milk that we drink is in fact wasted!

This may sound odd as it has long been flaunted as rich source of calcium and beverage for good health. But actually it is not the case due to the lack of Vitamin D.

Vitamin D is the carrier necessary for depositing calcium on to the bone. So, milk sans Vitamin D worth nothing.

There are two reasons of Vitamin D deficiency in India:

First, we have stopped soaking in the sun rays in the morning for this.

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Active or passive smoking leads to cancer in 'voice box'

Active or passive smoking leads to cancer in 'voice box'

Tobacco is considered to be one of the most important avoidable lifestyle related cause of cancer in the world.

It causes variety of cancers- of the lung, esophagus, larynx, mouth, throat, kidney, bladder, liver, pancreas and stomach.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) tobacco use nearly kills six million people worldwide each year. It is also estimated that there were 100 million premature deaths due to tobacco in the 20th century, globally. If the trends in tobacco consumption continue, the number is expected to rise to one billion in the 21st century.

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