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Rejoice! Scientists may actually slow down ageing

Rejoice! Scientists may actually slow down ageingNew Delhi [India], Feb 19. : What if we tell you that scientists can actually slow down the process of ageing. Sounds too good to be true right?

A group of Russian and Swedish scientists published a breakthrough paper, reporting results of a joint study by Lomonosov Moscow State University and Stockholm University. The article was published in the US journal Aging.


Dads-to be face greater risk of depression

Dads-to be face greater risk of depressionNew Delhi [India], Feb 19. : Expecting a baby is always a joyous experience for both the mother and the father, however a latest study has found out that fathers-to-be can be at risk of depression symptoms if they feel stressed or are in poor health.

According to a study published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, depression symptoms may even escalate after the baby is born.


Enhance your beauty this festive season with these oils

Enhance your beauty this festive season with these oilsNew Delhi [India], Jan 1 : Oils have been used since ancient times for beauty care and according to the Ayurvedic system, massaging with oils is said to have various therapeutic benefits.

Here we are referring to pressed oils, like olive oil, sesame seed (til) oil, mustard oil, coconut oil, almond oil, sunflower oil, castor oil, etc. which have been commonly used as massage oils for centuries.

-Coconut Oil


Childlessness, infertility affects urban women

Childlessness, infertility affects urban women New Delhi [India], Dec. 17 : In an endeavour to raise awareness about female infertility problems and to highlight the importance of regular health check-ups in women, Fortis Bloom IVF Centre is organizing a free check-up camp on December 16 and 17, where women with infertility problems can avail consultation free of cost.


Ask the experts! Cold weather exercise tips

Ask the experts! Cold weather exercise tips New Delhi [India], Dec. 15 : Winter gives you a chance to hibernate and bulk up, and this definitely will not help you to stay fit and burn calories.

Here are certain dos and don'ts by Dr Ashok Seth, Chairman and Dr. Peeyush Jain, Director and HOD, Non- invasive and preventive cardiology from Fortis Escorts Heart Institute that will help you burn those extra carbs even in this cold weather.

1. Drink Water before Going for a Long Walk


Ladies beware! Wearing high heels regularly may cause premature Osteoarthritis

Ladies beware! Wearing high heels regularly may cause premature Osteoarthritis New Delhi [India], Dec. 10 : Save your high heels for special occasions and start wearing flats for daily commuting!

Stanford University scientists have found that every time a woman puts on a pair of stilettos, she is putting dangerous levels of strain on her joints and for women, who are overweight the damage is even worse.


Advice to kidney patients undergoing dialysis; Conference being held in Gurgaon

Advice to kidney patients undergoing dialysis; Conference being held in Gurgaon New Delhi [India] Dec.9 : For those who have suffered kidney failure, dialysis provides a new lease of life. During dialysis, the blood from a patient's body is taken to a machine, cleaned and returned. The machine functions as an artificial kidney and the process of dialysis generally takes about four hours.


BrainGain announces competition for students to pitch in ideas for combating air pollution

BrainGain announces competition for students to pitch in ideas for combating air pollutionNew Delhi [India], Dec. 9 : BrainGain Magazine, a leading study abroad online magazine for students, parents and mid-career professionals in South Asia, in partnership with Care For Air, a self-funded independent organisation committed to clean air in India, has announced a competition for high school students from class IX- XII to develop an action plan with pragmatic ideas to reduce and curb air pollution.


Free of cost Artificial Limb distribution camp on 'World Disability Day'

Free of cost Artificial Limb distribution camp on 'World Disability Day' New Delhi [India], Dec. 3 : On the World Disability Day, Narayan Seva Sansthan- a charitable organization that runs one of the largest charitable hospitals in the country for Specially-abled people, in particular polio and by birth disabled, is organising an Free of cost Artificial Limb Donation Camp.


VPS Rockland served as life saviour for patient from Abu Dhabi

VPS Rockland served as life saviour for patient from Abu DhabiNew Delhi [India], Dec. 2 : Advancement in medical technology has proved to be a boon for almost everyone in their course of lifetime.

An Indian lady, working at Abu Dhabi, experienced the same miracle when she visited VPS Rockland Hospital at Qutab, New Delhi with major complications.


Delhi to host conference on controversies in Dialysis Access Asia-Pacific

Delhi to host conference on controversies in Dialysis Access Asia-PacificNew Delhi [India], Dec. 2 : The two-day first annual interventional conference on controversies in Dialysis Access Asia-Pacific will begin here on December 10.


Age is no bar to keep your heart healthy!

Age is no bar to keep your heart healthy! New Delhi [India], Nov. 25 : Winning a medal for a run in a half marathon event is no mean feat especially when it is achieved at the age of 64 years.

Dr Tarlochan Singh Kler, Executive Director, Cardiac Sciences at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute has proved his mettle for that.


Vit D supplements for preggers should be customised for ensuring the effects

Vit D supplements for preggers should be customised for ensuring the effects New Delhi [India], Oct. 28 : Vitamin D supplements are less effective at raising vitamin D levels in pregnant women if they deliver their babies in the winter, have low levels of vitamin D early in pregnancy or gain more weight during pregnancy, a new Southampton study has shown.

The findings showed pregnant women respond differently to vitamin D supplementation depending on their individual attributes.


Here's how new-age apps are redefining fitness norms

Here's how new-age apps are redefining fitness normsNew Delhi [India], Oct. 21 : Everybody is talking about getting fit. People are realising the need to step out, get moving and make a conscious effort at getting fit. More and more people are searching the keywords "gyms" and "fitness studios" on Google every day, trying to find convenient and economical ways get the ball rolling.


Here's how you can keep your bones healthy

Here's how you can keep your bones healthyNew Delhi [India], Oct. 12 : On the occasion of World Arthritis Day, Fortis Healthcare has issued guidelines to keep the bones healthy.

Rheumatic or musculoskeletal conditions comprise over 150 diseases and syndromes, which are usually progressive and associated with pain.

They can broadly be categorized as joint diseases, physical disability, spinal disorders, and conditions resulting from trauma.


Now, you can monitor mental state of your kids

Now, you can monitor mental state of your kidsNew Delhi [India], Oct. 10 : On the occasion of World Mental Health day, here's an insight into the symptoms, causes and treatment of depression in teenage children.

Depression in childhood and adolescence is similar to adult major depressive disorder, though young sufferers may exhibit increased irritability or aggressive and self-destructive behaviour, rather than the all-encompassing sadness associated with adult forms of depression.


People across globe observe 'World Mental Health Day'

People across globe observe 'World Mental Health Day'New Delhi [India], Oct. 10 : Today is the World Mental Health Day. The day is observed every year to raise awareness about mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health.


20 minutes of cycling can cure heart related diseases

20 minutes of cycling can cure heart related diseasesNew Delhi [India], Oct. 9 : Do you know that just 20 minutes of daily cycling can almost half your risk of dying from a heart related disease?

Amar Singal, the Senior Interventional Cardiologist at Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute, New Delhi, highlights several studies suggesting the same.

A study conducted by the Purdue University concluded that regular cycling can cut your risk of heart disease by a whopping 50 percent.


Fault in our diet

Fault in our diet New Delhi [India], Oct. 2 : You eat healthy, stay super health conscious and never eat carbs after 7 pm.

Then why does the needle on the weighing machine still refuse to move? Well, it's the fault in our diets!

In a world, which is driven by marketing, we choose the product with the best packaging, thinking it to be healthy! But is it really so?

We hardly read the nutritional information or the Asterix part written on the banner of the container.


Pin-less computer navigated total knee replacement, used by Dr Anil Arora in North India

Pin-less computer navigated total knee replacement, used by Dr Anil Arora in North IndiaNew Delhi [India], Sept. 21 : Knee replacement technology has undergone sea change with years passing by.

With time and progress in technology the surgeons and researchers are constantly working towards achieving perfection in each surgery. One such example is 'Computer Navigated Knee Replacement Surgery.'


Fortis Escorts applies expertise to save Pakistani patient's life

Fortis Escorts applies expertise to save Pakistani patient's lifeNew Delhi [India], Sept.19 : Fortis Escorts Heart Institute exhibited yet again the level of skill and expertise the doctors are equipped with in operating a patient from Pakistan in a life-saving effort. The team was led by Dr. Aparna Jaswal, Associate Director, Electrophysiology, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute.


'Time Bomb' is set to explode, claiming a life every 23 seconds in India due to air pollution

'Time Bomb' is set to explode, claiming a life every 23 seconds in India due to air pollutionNew Delhi [India], Sep 18 : Future of air we breathe is nightmarish. Present stats from WHO report states 1.4 million people in India die pre-maturely deaths due to Air Pollution, which accounts to one life is given up every 23 seconds.


BD India bags FICCI 8th Annual Healthcare Excellence Award 2016 for Preventive Care

BD India bags FICCI 8th Annual Healthcare Excellence Award 2016 for Preventive CareNew Delhi [India], Sept. 15 : BD India received the FICCI Award for Preventive Care at the 8th Annual Healthcare Excellence Awards.

The flagship program that garnered industry recognition is its Central Line Care Management Program, which focuses on saving lives from hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). It was recognised for the innovative triad approach: the three Ts of Tracking, Training, and Technology.


Woman, here's how you can achieve ideal weight goals at home

Woman, here's how you can achieve ideal weight goals at homeNew Delhi [India], Sept. 15 : Our sedentary lifestyles hardly leave us with any time to focus on perhaps the most important part of our lives, our health.

Hence, Kiran Krishnakumar, a Delhi based fitness trainer has come up with some simple exercises for women to would tone up each and every muscle of our body and strengthen the core.


Prostate cancer cases to double by 2020: Study

Prostate cancer cases to double by 2020: StudyNew Delhi [India], Sept. 15 : Prostate cancer (PCa) is the second most common cause of cancer and the sixth leading cause of cancer death among men worldwide.

The cancer projection data shows that the number of cases will become double by 2020.


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