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Are Fruit Seeds Harmful? Know The Answer Here.

Are Fruit Seeds Harmful? Know The Answer Here.

Fruits are the one of the most healthiest foods on this planet, rich in nutrients helping the body to cope up with a variety of deficiencies and reducing the risk of chronic diseases. According to nutritionists, half of the portion of your plate should be filled with fruits and vegetables, to provide enough strength to stay healthy [...]

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Winter Greens: Juice or Blend, Is It Safe to Have Leafy Veggies Raw?

Winter Greens: Juice or Blend, Is It Safe to Have Leafy Veggies Raw?

The colder months of the year come studded with a variety of veggies, from ruby red beets to a range of cruciferous veggies, radiant carrots and bright leafy greens. While most take the traditional route of cooking with these seasonal delights, others like to raise the bar a notch higher and get into the mode of experimentation. [...]

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Benefits of Potatoes: 14 Incredible Benefits of this Super Vegetable That You May Not Have Known

Benefits of Potatoes: 14 Incredible Benefits of this Super Vegetable That You May Not Have Known

You see them in your curries, you see them in your stews, street-side chaat, homemade pulavs and biryani, you see them everywhere. Potatoes are an indispensable part of Indian cooking and we aren’t complaining! It’s ability to blend into any preparation and shine as one the star ingredients is what makes it a favourite in kitchens both home [...]

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Delhi air pollution: 100% spike in patients with respiratory problems; 6 ways to keep your lungs healthy

Delhi air pollution: 100% spike in patients with respiratory problems; 6 ways to keep your lungs healthy

New Delhi: As Delhi air pollution reached alarming levels and leaving everyone gasping for breath, hospitals in the national capital witnessed a 100 percent spike in the number of patients with respiratory problems. On Thursday, all the 10 pollution monitoring stations of the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (Safar) recorded ‘beyond severe’ [...]

November 10, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Delhi air pollution: 100% spike in patients with respiratory problems; 6 ways to keep your lungs healthy

11 Little Mental Health Tips That Therapists Actually Give Their Patients

11 Little Mental Health Tips That Therapists Actually Give Their Patients

The goal of therapy is to give you the tools and strategies for navigating whatever is going on in your life—from stress or relationship issues to managing a mental health diagnosis. But a therapist isn’t going to just hand over some life-changing advice and call it a day. “Most of the work of therapy happens [...]

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The state that is leading the way on health care

The state that is leading the way on health care

Could a state in one of the farthest corners of our country finally help us turn a corner on health care? It looked like that on Tuesday when the people of Maine voted decisively to expand Medicaid over the wishes of their governor, Paul LePage, bringing health care coverage to 70,000 people in the state, many for [...]

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All you’ve ever wanted to know about a prostate exam, explains a Urological Surgeon

All you’ve ever wanted to know about a prostate exam, explains a Urological Surgeon

Too embarrassed to get your prostate checked? Gareth Brown, Consultant Urological Surgeon at Nuffield Health, explains why it’s well worth a few awkward moments. When I meet a man to check his prostate, the first thing I do is shake his hand. That’s the point when many of them realise I have big hands – and big [...]

November 7, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on All you’ve ever wanted to know about a prostate exam, explains a Urological Surgeon

A ‘bracing’ daily walk could add years to your life, study shows

A ‘bracing’ daily walk could add years to your life, study shows

We love walking here at NetDoctor. Whether it be a stroll round the park with friends or a weekend hike with family, it’s becoming clearer that this particular pastime is one of the best things you can do for your health. Indeed, one new study has suggested that – in addition to increasing fitness levels and [...]

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Sleep deprivation makes our brain feel like we’ve drank too much, suggests research

Sleep deprivation makes our brain feel like we’ve drank too much, suggests research

Ever feel sluggish after a rubbish night’s sleep? This could be the tip of the iceberg for our brain function, reveals a new study from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Tel Aviv University, Israel. Researchers found that a lack of good sleep has severe consequences on our brain function and stops brain [...]

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Beating performance anxiety

Beating performance anxiety

Sexual performance anxiety, though not much talked-about openly, is actually one of the most common sexual issues that Indian men have to deal with. Mumbai-based doctors say that the city has youngsters in their thirties visiting sexologists and counsellors for issues pertaining to performance anxiety and erectile dysfunction. “90 per cent of men, with perfectly [...]

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Migraine – Causes, Signs, Symptoms & Prevention

Migraine – Causes, Signs, Symptoms & Prevention

Migraine is a headache which is a result of specific changes within the brain. Migraine can cause severe head pain that is often accompanied by sensitivity by light, noise or any kind of smell. However, not all kinds of headaches can be described as Migraine headaches. Migraine headaches are often accompanied with nausea and light sensitivity. [...]

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Breast Cancer – Causes, Signs, Symptoms & Prevention

Breast Cancer – Causes, Signs, Symptoms & Prevention

Breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancer, which affect women majorly. Still a rarity amongst men, breast cancer is a disease in which cancer cells form in the tissues of the breast. Beginning in the cells of the breast, breast cancer can destroy the nearby tissues and spread to other parts [...]

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