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World Obesity Day: Is your child's obesity giving you nightmare?

World Obesity Day: Is your child's obesity giving you nightmare?

After the United States of America, the epidemic of childhood obesity is gripping India. According to an international journal, by 2025, India will have over 17 million obese children and stand as second highest country in the world with obese children as per Pediatric Obesity.

The rising prevalence of obesity in children is also bringing with it countless other adverse health effects, which make this condition a serious public health concern.

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Beam Suntory India launches Peated Malts of Distinction portfolio

Beam Suntory India launches Peated Malts of Distinction portfolio

Beam Suntory today announced the launch of Two New Single Malts "Ardmore" and "Bowmore 12 year old" under the Peated Malts of Distinction portfolio in addition to the number one Islay malt, Laphraoig 10 year Old.

The launch of these peated malts signifies Beam Suntory's continued commitment to the Indian market and indicates the huge opportunity that Beam Suntory sees for malts in India, where its flagship brand Teacher's is amongst the leading scotch brand in India.

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RAW Pressery launches another delicious flavor with cold pressed 'Valencia Orange'

RAW Pressery launches another delicious flavor with cold pressed 'Valencia Orange'

RAW Pressery, India's first and largest clean label F&B company is fast changing conversations as to how the Indian consumer has come to accept as fresh juice. Replacing packaged, pasteurized and preserved with natural, fresh and sugar-free RAW Pressery has made it place to breakfast tables across homes, hotels, airports and hospitals alike.

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Hemophilia Federation India brings its reason, consequences to light

Hemophilia Federation India brings its reason, consequences to light

Hemophilia Federation India (HFI) organised an event to commemorate its Founder's Day on November 24 to spread awareness about the disease and its consequences and also measures that have been taken into consideration to extend a helping hand to the patients suffering from this dreadful disease.

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Age is no bar to keep your heart healthy!

Age is no bar to keep your heart healthy!

Winning a medal for a run in a half marathon event is no mean feat especially when it is achieved at the age of 64 years.

Dr Tarlochan Singh Kler, Executive Director, Cardiac Sciences at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute has proved his mettle for that.

In the Airtel Half Marathon held on November 20, 2016, Dr T S Kler took part to run a distance of 21.097 kilometers in a record time of 2.50 hours. He also won a medal for having completed it within a stipulated time span.

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Stop India from turning diabetes capital!

Stop India from turning diabetes capital!

It is indeed disheartening, but India is the diabetes capital of the world.

It is home around 50 million people suffering from type-2 diabetes. India has a challenge to face. Nonetheless, medical experts sense that well-timed detection and accurate supervision can go a long way in aiding patients lead an ordinary life. About 17 percent of India has diabetes and about 77 million are considered to be pre-diabetic, which refers to those individuals who have higher than normal blood glucose levels, but not high enough to categorize them as diabetic.

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Your child's favourite video game might be putting him at increased risk of early diabetes

Your child's favourite video game might be putting him at increased risk of early diabetes

Is your child always glued to his play-station or is always found playing video games on the smart-phone?

Has he taken to staying indoors all day foregoing his daily evening outdoor playing session with friends? If yes, you must be more concerned than you are!

Doctors at Columbia Asia Hospital, Ahmedabad say that the increasing prevalence of the video game culture among children is putting them at increased risk of early type 2 diabetes.

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Surgeons devise non-invasive, cost effective treatment for epilepsy

Surgeons devise non-invasive, cost effective treatment for epilepsy

Neurosurgeons at a Kochi hospital has devised a non-invasive and cheap treatment for epilepsy, considered to be the first time in India. The treatment, which involves eliminating epileptic focus through radiofrequency has found to be completely successful in a patient, who had severe epileptic seizures.

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