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Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | Pioneer | in Foray

Pencil for tension-related headaches, Ipod to lower BP levels, blow dryer for foot odour, chewing gum to be alert and apples to keep teeth white — there is a home remedy for almost all simple problems people face on a daily basis. Deebashree Mohanty tells you how to be...

Take to newage vaccines

Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | DR NIRMAL KUMAR GANGULY | in Foray

Vaccines have been used to protect millions from disease since the time of Edward Jenner. While it is true that smallpox is the only disease to have been eradicated, there are many more which have been markedly reduced. For example, after the measles vaccine was introduced, measles deaths decreased worldwide...

Pregnant with sugar

Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | Pioneer | in Foray

The statistics for people affected by diabetes is always alarming, but the more astonishing part is the number of pregnant women developing gestational diabetes. Shibaji Roychoudhury reports Every year when the frightening facts and figures about diabetics in the country are released, every single person is startled. What we don’t realise...

Slimline

Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | Pioneer | in Foray

what’sNew Medtronic's CareLink: It has made it easier for clinicians to monitor patients with implantable cardiac devices, including pacemakers, cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) devices, which improve the heart's pumping efficiency or blood flow and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) for patients at risk of sudden cardiac death or deadly arrhythmias. Wonderfood Papaya: The...

Forget me not

Sunday, 14 Jul 2013 | Shalini Saksena | in Foray

35.6 million people are afflicted by dementia worldwide, says WHO. This number is expected to more than triple by 2050 and, what is worse, almost 70.5% in countries like India. Neurologists tells SHALINI SAKSENA that there are two types of memory losses — dementia and forgetfulness. The former affects the...

Dealing with an ageold problem

Sunday, 14 Jul 2013 | Tanvi Mallaya | in Foray

Dementia refers to a global decline in cognitive capacities to such an extent that daily living of the sufferer is affected. The disease includes, but is not restricted to, memory loss. Other capacities compromised are language, communication skills, perception, judgement and reasoning. Dementia can be either reversible or irreversible. Reversible...

Brush up your teeth

Sunday, 14 Jul 2013 | Manjari Singh | in Foray

A visit to a dentist is not only painful but costly as well. However, by following simple oral hygiene routine, one can avoid many problems like dental decay. MANJARI SINGH speaks with dentists to bring you a report Healthy body also includes healthy teeth. Teeth full of plaque, bleeding gums...

Slimline

Sunday, 14 Jul 2013 | . | in Foray

What’sNew DNA FIT: VLCC unveiled a revolutionary new concept in the wellness domain — DNA FIT — body shaping programme tailored to the genetic make-up of individual customers. DNA FIT marks a paradigm shift in the arena of weight management by factoring in the impact of one's unique DNA in the...

Hunger OCD

Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | Pioneer | in Foray

Do you reach for the that chocolate chip cookie after having a big meal? Do you eat more when you are upset? If, yes then beware, you are an emotional eater and it could be the reason why you are overweight. MANJARI SINGH talks to people who find solace in...

Walk at your convenience

Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | Dr Dharam Pandey | in Foray

Walking is considered as the safest form of exercise. Whatever the goal may be, a simple walk is good. With a few additions in walking, one can increase the exercise value. Here are some walking techniques. Simple walk: Start walk with slow speed for five minute and gradually increase the speed,...

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