Health Questions & Answers

Health Questions & Answers

What is World Heart Federation (WHF)?

What is World Heart Federation (WHF)?

World Heart Federation (WHF), a nongovernmental organization, is based in the Geneva, Switzerland. An International Society of Cardiology was founded in 1946 and International Cardiology Federation in 1970. Both organizations were merged to form the International Society and Federation of Cardiology (ISFC) in 1978. Later the name of International Society and Federation of Cardiology was changed to the World Heart …

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What is an elephant pearl?

What is an elephant pearl?

Elephant pearls are not really pearls, however, they are categorized as one of the nine pearls. These are produced in the heads and the sockets of the tusks of some elephants. It was believed that when worn by kings, they proved highly sanctifying and bestowed children, victory and sound health. Even now, they are considered to bring good luck. Elisabeth …

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Are men more prone to heart attacks than women?

Are men more prone to heart attacks than women?

Worldwide statistics show that men are twice as likely to die from heart attacks than pre-menopasual women. Oestrogen, either produced by the body or in the farm of Hormone. Replacement Therapy, appears to play a protective role in women. However, this protection decreases markedly with age and mortality rates for both sexes become comparable by the age of 70-80. Funny …

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Who is a lawnmower parent?

Who is a lawnmower parent?

Lawnmower parents will constantly solve their children’s problems. The term means the parents “mow” a problem before giving the child a chance to sort out the issue for himself or herself. Lawnmower parents are always hovering over their children, fussing over them, and do not give them the space they need to grow up into responsible and independent adults.

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What are the Fear and Myths about Organ Donation?

What are the Fear and Myths about Organ Donation?

There are various fear and myths exists in the people’s mind about the organ donation because of the low level awareness. Most of the people do not have proper awareness about the organ donation, which organs can be donated, when they can donate, how to get registered for the organ donation, etc. Some people do not interested in the organ …

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How and where to donate human organs?

How and where to donate human organs?

Following are the top NGO’s and organizations of the country involved in organ donation: Mohan Foundation – http://www.mohanfoundation.org Gift Your Organ Foundation – http://www.giftyourorgan.org Shatayu – http://shathayu.com Gift A Life – http://giftalife.org Dadhichi Mission from Central India (having centers in Delhi, Modinagar, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bhopal, and Bangalore) Online organ registry There is a facility of online organ registry for the people all over India …

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Which human organs can be donated?

Which human organs can be donated?

Kidney Lungs Heart Eye Liver Pancreas Cornea Small Intestine Skin tissues Bone tissues Heart valves Veins There are many initiators of the organ donations in the society; one of them is The Times Of India who is distributing the message of organ donation all over the world through the effective and real news on the daily basis including statistics about …

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How Does Homeopathy Work?

How Does Homeopathy Work?

How Does Homeopathy Work?: It is a system of treatment which was developed by Samuel Hahnemann in 1796. Hahnemann borrowed some points of the system from Hippocrates and Paracelsus. It is based on the principle ‘like cures like’. The basic tenet of homeopathy is that the cure of a disease is effected by drugs that are capable of producing, in …

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Why do we feel seasick?

Why do we feel seasick?

Seasickness, like any other motion sickness, is caused by unusual movement. The tossing of a ship on rough seas upsets the relation between what the eyes see and what the balance mechanism of the inner ear (vestibular system) feels. The eyes adjust to the movement, while the inner ear does not. These conflicting signals result in uneasiness, belching, headache and …

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