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Skinny Women Are At a Increased Risk of Depression

Skinny Women Are At a Increased Risk of Depression

We have come across umpteen reports linking obesity to depression. Compared with normal weight adolescents, obese adolescents have a higher prevalence of mental health problems, self-esteem, anxiety, depressive disorders, due to their body image issues. According to a new study things aren’t as picture perfect in the other side of the spectrum too. A significant [...]

April 25, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Skinny Women Are At a Increased Risk of Depression

Dairy-free diets warning over risk to bone health

Dairy-free diets warning over risk to bone health

Diets which cut out dairy food could be a “ticking time bomb” for young people’s bone health, a charity is warning. A National Osteoporosis Society survey found a fifth of under-25s are cutting out or reducing dairy in their diet. It said it was concerned many young adults were putting their health at risk by [...]

April 12, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Dairy-free diets warning over risk to bone health

A New Alzheimer’s Test Can Predict Your Risk

A New Alzheimer’s Test Can Predict Your Risk

  Alzheimer’s is a chronic disease that damages your mental functions and ultimately leads to memory loss. The disease affects your brain connections that start to degrade due to the damage caused to the brain cells. This causes difficulties with thinking, problem-solving and language. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease which means that symptoms appear gradually [...]

March 22, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on A New Alzheimer’s Test Can Predict Your Risk

Inadequate Intake of Good Cholesterol Can Put You at Risk of Heart Disease

Inadequate Intake of Good Cholesterol Can Put You at Risk of Heart Disease

You think you did your part in preventing risk of heart disease by avoiding oily junk food. Think again. While you avoided the risk of increased bad cholesterol, did you do enough to counter it with good cholesterol? Recent study suggests that an adequate level of ‘good cholesterol’ is as essential as avoiding bad cholesterol [...]

March 11, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Inadequate Intake of Good Cholesterol Can Put You at Risk of Heart Disease

Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death

Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death

new report is highlighting the alarming number of children in poor countries that are dying preventable deaths from congenital heart disease. Congenital heart disease and other serious birth defects are among the top five causes of death of children worldwide. More than 1 million children are born with congenital heart disease each year. n the [...]

December 19, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death

Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death

Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death

A new report is highlighting the alarming number of children in poor countries that are dying preventable deaths from congenital heart disease. Congenital heart disease and other serious birth defects are among the top five causes of death of children worldwide. More than 1 million children are born with congenital heart disease each year. n [...]

December 19, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death

Low education may double the risk of heart attack in people

Low education may double the risk of heart attack in people

People who leave school without a school certificate are more than twice as likely to have a heart attack as those with a university degree, researchers said. ‘The lower your education, the more likely you are to have a heart attack or a stroke – that’s the disturbing but clear finding,’ said lead researcher Rosemary [...]

December 19, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Low education may double the risk of heart attack in people

Lower level of education may double heart attack risk: Study

Lower level of education may double heart attack risk: Study

People who leave school without a school certificate are more than twice as likely to have a heart attack as those with a university degree, a new study has warned. Researchers from Sax Institute in Australia investigated the links between education and cardiovascular disease events – such as a heart attack or stroke – by [...]

December 19, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Lower level of education may double heart attack risk: Study

Novartis says MS drug cut risk of disability advance in study

Novartis says MS drug cut risk of disability advance in study

Novartis’s investigational multiple sclerosis drug cut the risk of disability progression in patients with a tough-to-treat form of the disease versus a placebo, the Swiss company said on Saturday, citing a new analysis of a late-stage trial. Novartis is testing BAF312 against secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS), which includes patients whose relapsing-remitting MS moves to [...]

September 18, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Novartis says MS drug cut risk of disability advance in study

Carriers risk overseas flights over idle rights

Carriers risk overseas flights over idle rights

The Civil Aviation Ministry has revised the norms for grant of an international permit for domestic airlines. While domestic airlines will need to have at least 20 aircraft to secure international flying rights, the ones that do not utilise the allocated bilateral air traffic rights will have to return it to the Centre for fresh [...]

September 4, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Carriers risk overseas flights over idle rights

Study claims traditional Indian diet cuts Alzheimer’s risk

Study claims traditional Indian diet cuts Alzheimer’s risk

Consuming traditional diets of countries such as India, Japan and Nigeria – which have lower meat content than the Western diet – may significantly reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, a new study has found. Globally, about 42 million people now have dementia, with Alzheimer’s disease as the most common type of dementia. Rates of [...]

August 30, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Study claims traditional Indian diet cuts Alzheimer’s risk

‘HIV drugs DO prevent spread’: US health official signs groundbreaking consensus to declare infection risk is ‘negligible’ with regular medication

‘HIV drugs DO prevent spread’: US health official signs groundbreaking consensus to declare infection risk is ‘negligible’ with regular medication

People with HIV are not infectious if they consistently take antiretroviral drugs that suppress the virus, according to a groundbreaking new consensus statement. For years, doctors have insisted that medication merely minimizes the risk of transmission. And many hit out at HIV-positive Charlie Sheen as ‘reckless’ last year when he claimed he could not pass [...]

August 19, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on ‘HIV drugs DO prevent spread’: US health official signs groundbreaking consensus to declare infection risk is ‘negligible’ with regular medication