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5 low-calorie sweets to make your Diwali healthy

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The festival of lights has a sense of euphoria associated with it. It is that time of the year again, where our sweet tooth takes over our diet plans, packing an extra few calories along the way. One can never go wrong with sweets when it comes to festivals. However, we have got you a way …

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Is Alzheimer’s Disease Inheritable?

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Alzheimer’s is a pretty difficult disease to manage. It can affect the entire thinking process, cause dementia and eventually lead to death. The patients need constant attention. It is understandable that anyone with a family history of Alzheimer’s would be worried about inheriting it, or passing it to their children. So here is the big …

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Broadband as a Utility – ET Now Interview

Our CEO, Mr. Jeyandran Venugopal was featured in ET Now’s Broadband as Utility Episode. It discusses how technology combined with mobile-penetration can advance primary healthcare services, among our country. We aim to re-imagine healthcare through telemedicine.

Watch the interview here from 15:30 minutes.

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Pregnancy and Diabetes – what you need to know

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During pregnancy, especially around the 24th week, many women tend to develop Diabetes. Termed Gestational Diabetes, it is a disorder of blood sugar levels particular during the period of pregnancy. Why does it arise, and what long-term effects does Gestational Diabetes have? How does it affect the growing fetus? The reason behind diabetes in pREGNANCY Gestational …

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Early Onset Alzheimer’s — Fact to counter Fiction

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Alzheimer’s has been in all the news lately, last month being Alzheimer’s month. It seems that older people are more prone to Alzheimer’s, however, early onset Alzheimer’s proves that incorrect. Early onset Alzheimer’s? Early onset Alzheimer’s affects a younger population. Usually Alzheimer’s is found among the 40 to 60  age group. It is less prevalent than the Alzheimer’s in the …

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Effects of Smoking and Drinking on Women

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World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that there is an increasing population of women who smoke and drink excessively can create major diseases. Cancers, heart attack, liver failure, are just the tip of the iceberg.  According to studies by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), people who smoke are much more likely …

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An apple a day, keeps osteoporosis away

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Its World Osteoporosis Day. This year, it’s all about awareness towards the condition. Osteoporosis affects the bones, they become weak and fragile, making them snap easily. According to International Osteoporosis Foundation, women are more susceptible to this problem. One in three women and one in five men aged above fifty have greater changes of getting …

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How to Beat Breast Cancer?

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Cancer is an ugly word. It has been in the forefront of the news often. Moreover, it is rather frightening to think that everyone is at risk. Women are at risk for the most common cancer in India, breast cancer. According to Breast Cancer India, younger women between 25 and 40 years are at risk for breast cancer, when you …

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Thyroid Levels Risk Sudden Cardiac Death

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The butterfly-shaped thyroid gland located around your windpipe in the neck may seem small, but has widely varying and far-reaching functions. Its chief hormone, thyroxine, regulates various metabolic processes in your body. It regulates them throughout our life. When thyroid levels are deranged, they can have different adverse effects. Both high and low levels of …

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