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Do your eyes water constantly?

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Do your friends keep asking you why you are crying all the time? When in fact you are perfectly fine, but your eyes just water constantly? Epiphora or tearing is a condition during which tears overflow onto the face without any explanation. Learn about several causes that can lead to tearing eyes. When does epiphora (watery-eyes) …

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Keep your mind clear with Vitamin B12

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We are all busy chasing after our dreams. We try to maintain a healthy diet. However, sometimes in spite of the best efforts, we cannot fulfil our body’s requirements. There are some deficiencies the body develops, one of them is the deficiency of vitamin B12. Why do we need vitamin B 12? B12, like other …

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Ten super foods to eat when you have a cold

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All of us get coughs and colds frequently. Some lucky people don’t have to face this too often, however for some of us, catching a cold is something that happens every few weeks. There aren’t any medicines that work on this viral disease. So, it is important to eat healthy to boost the immune system, which …

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5 Home Remedies for those Pesky Pimples

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Pimples are painful and inconvenient, when they pop up on days you need to look best. So, the natural response is to panic and scramble around to find something to help get rid of that nasty bump on your face. We have some easy home remedies to save you from that panic and harsh chemicals …

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When does Blood Pressure suddenly fall?

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Everyone knows about high blood pressure (BP). However, did you know that low BP can be quite harmful? What is hypotension? Low blood pressure or hypotension comes to be when the blood pressure drops well below the normal 120/80 mm Hg.  If the blood pressure drops to below 90/60mm Hg, then it’s called hypotension. Having …

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New discovery that can help cure HIV

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CRISPR/Cas9, a revolutionary gene editing technology, has shown promise in helping find a cure for HIV. Researchers at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have built a high-throughput cell-editing platform, by altering the CRISPR/Cas9 technology, which can identify genetic mutations that make human immune cells resistant to HIV. In simple terms, the technology acts as a …

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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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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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Detecting and Overcoming Childhood Obesity

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In a country where 270 million people still live below the poverty line, obesity seems a rather far-off issue. However, with the rise of a sedentary lifestyle and junk food, India is now home to the third largest number of obese people in the world, according to a study published in the premium medical journal – The …

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