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="Health Health risks of Obesity
Mon, Aug 8, 2011
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Obesity is a known risk factor for chronic diseases mainly - heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke, certain cancers.
="World World Breastfeeding Week 2011
Fri, Aug 5, 2011
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World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August in more than 170 countries to encourage breastfeeding.
="Arthritis Arthritis and exercises
Wed, Jul 20, 2011
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Arthritis is a general term used to refer many diseases related to pain, stiffness, and swelling in joints and connective tissue. It can affect supporting structures such as muscles, tendons, ligaments and other parts of the body.
="Uterine Uterine fibroids – managing a common problem
Tue, Jul 19, 2011
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Women who have a hyper oestrogen state or “more feminine” are more prone to fibroids.
="World World Blood Donor Day 2011
Tue, Jun 14, 2011
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The theme for World Blood Donor Day 2011 is, "More blood. More life." This theme reinforces the urgent need for more people all over the world to become life-savers by volunteering to donate blood regularly.
="World World No Tobacco Day 2011
Tue, May 31, 2011
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The WHO selects "The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control" as the theme of the World No Tobacco Day this year, which will take place on 31 May 2011.
="World World MS Day 2011
Wed, May 25, 2011
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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic and one of the most common disabling neurological conditions amongst young adults in the northern hemisphere.
="World World Malaria Day 2011 – achieving progress and impact
Mon, Apr 25, 2011
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The day is commemorated every year on April 25 to create awareness about an ancient disease.
="World World Health Day 2011
Thu, Apr 7, 2011
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World Health Day is celebrated on 7 April to mark the founding of World Health Organization (WHO). Each year, WHO selects a key global health issue and organises international, regional and local events on the Day and throughout the year to highlight the selected area.
="World World Tuberculosis Day 2011
Thu, Mar 24, 2011
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Each year, over nine million people around the world get infected with TB and almost two million TB related deaths are recorded worldwide. The actual figures must be far larger than this.
="The The King’s Speech: Overcoming stammering
Sat, Mar 12, 2011
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Over the last 3 centuries, researchers have tried to understand why stammering occurs and what can be done to 'cure' it. Up until the 19th century, the causes were attributed to everything from the devil upwards.
="Beating Beating examination stress
Wed, Mar 9, 2011
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To increase productivity and take the exams well, it is necessary - besides studying hard – to kill the stress by focusing on eating habits, sleep patterns, mental and physical fitness.
="World World Kidney Day 2011
Wed, Mar 9, 2011
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World Kidney Day, celebrated on March 10 every year, aims to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide.
="Celebrating Celebrating Women’s Day - Fighting Breast Cancer
Mon, Mar 7, 2011
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This women's day the focus is to raise awareness about breast cancer, one the most common cancer in Indian women and women around the globe.
="Do Do we need to educate ourselves about EPILEPSY?
Tue, Nov 16, 2010
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Epilepsy effects one percent or more of the population. It is one of the commonest neurological disorder, but is eminently treatable.
="World World Diabetes Day 2010
Mon, Nov 15, 2010
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This year marks the second year of the five-year focus on 'Diabetes education and prevention", the theme selected by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization for World Diabetes Day 2009-2013.
="World World Mental Health Day 2010
Mon, Oct 11, 2010
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World Mental Health Day on 10 October raises public awareness about mental health issues. The Day promotes more open discussion of mental disorders, and investments in prevention and treatment services.
="Superbug Superbug – is it really from India?
Fri, Aug 13, 2010
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In a study on a group of bacteria called Enterobacteriaceae (commonly found in the gut), researchers claim that resistance to carbapenems conferred by NDM-1 is a potential major global health problem.
="Breastfeeding Breastfeeding week: Are we baby friendly?
Sat, Jul 31, 2010
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Every year, the first week of August is celebrated as World breastfeeding week. The theme for this year (2010) is "Breastfeeding – just 10 steps! – the baby friendly way".
="World World Population Day 2010
Sat, Jul 10, 2010
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Every country counts its people. The numbers tell decision-makers about current and future needs. "Everyone counts" is the theme for this year's World Population Day, observed on 11 July every year.
 
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