Health For Kids

कम करें डायबिटीज का खतरा Diabetes Mellitus

Health Report: 50% rise in diabetes deaths across India over 11 years

डायबिटीज (मधुमेह / शुगर) तब होती है जब रक्त में शुगर यानी ग्लूकोज का स्तर सामान्य से अधिक हो जाता है। ऐसा तब होता है जब शरीर हार्मोन इंसुलिन नहीं बना सकता या इसके प्रति प्रतिक्रिया देना रोक देता है। टाइप-2 डायबिटीज के मरीजों की संख्या लगातार बढ़ रही है जिसका सीधा संबंध मोटापे से है। यदि इसका इलाज न …

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Health Report: 50% rise in diabetes deaths across India over 11 years

Health Report: 50% rise in diabetes deaths across India over 11 years

With a genetic predisposition brought to the fore by changing lifestyles, deaths due to diabetes increased 50 per cent in India between 2005 and 2015, and is now the seventh-most common cause of death in the country, up from 11th rank in 2005, according to data published by the Global Burden of Disease (GBD). Ischemic heart disease continues to be …

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Kids Mental Health Tips: Depression in parents, grandparents bad for kids

Kids Meantal Health Tips: Depression in parents, grandparents bad for kids

Children whose parents and grandparents are suffering from depression are at a higher risk of suffering from major depressive disorder (MDD), according to a study. The study published by the journal JAMA Psychiatry, Myrna M. Weissman, who is a researcher at the Columbia University, studied 251 grandchildren (average age 18), their biological parents and grandparents. While comparing two generations, the …

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Health Tips: Heart failure not as life-threatening as heart attack

Health Tips: Heart failure not as life-threatening as heart attack

Heart failure may be a serious health hazard but not life-threatening like a heart attack, health experts say. “Heart failure refers to the heart’s inability to circulate blood through the body. Blood flow is slower than normal, which compromises the blood flow to the vital organs of the body like kidneys, liver and brain, leading to the malfunction of these …

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World Obesity Day – 11 October: Obesity hamper sexual and social life

World Obesity Day - 11 October: Obesity hamper sexual and social life

Obesity is a major health challenge worldwide. Apart from known health hazards such as heart disease and diabetes, it can also prevent sexual intimacy and may ruin your social life, experts say. India is home to the third-highest number of obese and overweight people, according to recent reports. Obesity is categorised on the basis of BMI, which is defined as …

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Spanking ups anti-social behaviour, aggression in kids

Spanking ups anti-social behaviour, aggression in kids

The more kids are spanked, the more likely they are to defy their parents and exhibit anti-social behaviour, a new study has found from five decades of research involving over 160,000 children. According to researchers, spanking — defined as an open-handed hit on the behind or extremities — increases aggression, mental health problems and cognitive difficulties, all in the direction …

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Reduce Diabetes, BP by living amid greenery

Reduce Diabetes, BP by living amid greenery

A five-10 minute walk in your neighbourhood park can elevate your oxygen levels but if you aim for overall health, try living amid greenery as it can reduce chronic illnesses like diabetes, hypertension and lipid disorders among the elderly. The findings revealed that higher levels of greenness around homes is associated with a significantly lower risk of chronic diseases – …

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Too much of Social Media causes Depression

Too much of Social Media causes Depression

Are you the one who is always clicking new selfies to be posted on Instagram or who updates the tiniest details of life on Facebook? Chances are that you are probably depressed! According to a new study, the more time young adults spend on social media, the more likely they are to be depressed. Spending more time on social media …

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Skin and hair care before, after Holi

Skin and hair care before, after Holi

Holi, the festival of colours, is celebrated at a time when nature renews and refreshes herself. With a little care, we can do the same and also sustain our youth and beauty. The dry “Gulal” and the wet colours of today are not derived from natural sources. They contain chemicals, shiny particles of mica and even lead, which not only …

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