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#WorldLiverDay: Understand your liver and prevent it from diseases

#WorldLiverDay: Understand your liver and prevent it from diseases

According to WHO, liver disease is the 10th most common cause of death in India.

World Liver Day, commemorated on April 19 every year, is a chance to build awareness and understand how important the liver is for our body and how liver diseases can be effectively managed.

Liver is the second largest organ in the body and is a key player in our body's digestive system. Everything we consume, including medicine, passes through the liver.

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This Summer, keep sunburn at bay

This Summer, keep sunburn at bay

Summers are here and with the season, comes the vacay mode as guest.

But most of us don't like to welcome that guest and the reason is the nightmare of getting 'sunburn.'

Hence, Dr Alia Rizvi, dermatologist at Me Clinic- Masters Of Esthetics is here with some tips to keep these concerns at bay-

Tips to prevent sunburn:

1.Watch the clock. The sun's rays are strongest between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you can't stay indoors during that block of time, at least stick to shady spots.

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Protect yourself from early onset of dengue

Protect yourself from early onset of dengue

Dengue, now a seasonal menace every year in India, has arrived rather early this time.

Cases are already being reported from different parts of Delhi-NCR in March and April itself, months before the monsoons.

The primary reason for this, according to experts, is construction work in different parts of the city and poor upkeep of overhead and curing tanks in residential areas.

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What is Aplastic Anaemia?

What is Aplastic Anaemia?

Ever wonder what would happen, if vital blood components like white blood cells (WBCs), red blood cells (RBCs) andplatelets are deficient in your body?

Not only would you would be prone to severe infections due to the low WBC (the infection fighting cells in the body), severe bleeding due to a low platelet count (type of cells that help blood clot and protects from bleeding), you could also be prone to chronic fatigue and complications related to progressive anemia (low RBC count / hemoglobin). Any of the three could be fatal!

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Amp up the vogue and experience finest culinary with 'Cafe Yell'

Amp up the vogue and experience finest culinary with 'Cafe Yell'

Are you a visitor who just can't keep his or her eyes off the catching interiors? Does a place with bright colors and out-of-the-box interiors a perfect one to set your mood right?

If yes, then 'Cafe Yell' located in the very posh defence colony market is just the place for you and your friends to relax, and gorge on some excellent Continental and Italian cuisine.

With sitting of up to 20 to 25 patrons altogether, this L shaped compact sized place defines authenticity in terms of amazing food and splendid innovation on the ambiance.

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World Health Day: Tips to stay healthy

World Health Day: Tips to stay healthy

Leading a stress-free and healthy life is what everyone wants. But a stressful life is what everyone gets.

Stress is inevitable- from a homeless man on the street to Bill Gates, no one can escape stress and being unable to overcome stress can have some serious consequences such as strokes, headaches, panic attacks and in some extreme cases, death.

According to Dr GowriKulkarni, head of Medical Operations at DocsApp, little changes will make a big difference in staying healthy, both physically and mentally.

Here's where we can start:

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World Health Day: Homeopathy vs Ayurveda, Allopathy!

World Health Day: Homeopathy vs Ayurveda, Allopathy!

We have always been in dilemma, what to opt for- Ayurvedic, Allopathy or Homeopathy treatment!

Dr Pankaj Aggarwal, senior homeopathy physician, says, "Homeopathy is way considered best when it comes to safe and sound treatment as it is devoid of any kind side effects or after as in allopath and indulges in to the recovery of the disease or ailment as in Ayurveda where you need many sessions to cure the disease. Though they all do the same job to eliminating the root cause of the disease but Homeopathy heals with ease and eliminates other root causes to make to fit and healthy."

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World Health Day: India needs to prioritize prevention & wellness to check NCDs

World Health Day: India needs to prioritize prevention & wellness to check NCDs

Mental illnesses, along with diabetes and heart diseases are estimated to cost USD 6 trillion loss to our economy by 2030.

On the eve of the World Health Day, NATHEALTH, a healthcare industry body, has made a clarion call to prioritize prevention and wellness to check growing burden of non-communicable disease (NCD) in the country.

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World Health Day: Here's how depression can affect your skin

World Health Day: Here's how depression can affect your skin

According to the estimates by CDC, depression will be the second-leading disability worldwide by the year 2020.

Nearly five percent of India's population suffers from common mental disorders, such as depression and anxiety (National Commission on Macroeconomics and Health, 2005).

With more people struggling with mental diseases, it's not just their mental health which is at risk but also the skin and body which is affected drastically!

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World Health Day: Broken heart syndrome? Depression increases risk of heart attack

World Health Day: Broken heart syndrome? Depression increases risk of heart attack

While a lot has been spoken and written about depression and its impact on mental health, the repercussions of chronic depression on the human body and physical health are often overlooked.

Do you know that longstanding depression can also predispose you to greater risk of cardiovascular disease?

Chronic depression doesn't just have mental implications; it can also cause serious physical health complications. And one of the possible risk people with depression face is that of heart disease.

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