Flu related diseases including cough and soar throat, pneumonia and diarrhea are spreading everywhere due to ongoing long dry spell persists.
Flu related diseases have caught a large number of people particularly children as patients with such complications were seen in high number at the government as well as private hospitals.
Dr Syed Hasnain Ali Johar talking to APP said that the patients with flu related diseases including cough, flu and throat … full story
More than one in 10 parents use an "alternative" vaccination schedule for their young children, including refusing vaccines altogether, according to a US survey.
Based on the findings, researchers worry that more parents may be refusing vaccines in the future, raising the risk that diseases like measles and whooping cough will spread in schools and communities.
"The vaccines that we recommend have been so effective in largely eliminating the vaccine-preventable … full story
Something as simple as sitting for long periods in one posture daily is fraught with grave risks, especially for women.
Such women are two to three times more likely to develop a life-threatening blood clot in their lungs than more active women, according to a new study.
This is the first study to prove that a sedentary lifestyle increases your risk of developing a pulmonary embolism – a common cause of heart disease.
Pulmonary embolism develops … full story
Over-the-counter cough and cold remedies could make you drowsy, similar to being drunk, and unsafe on the roads, warn doctors.
Over-the-counter medication, as well as prescription drugs, can lead to drowsiness which is similar to being drunk, says a medical expert.
Warnings on packets of cough and cold medicines are often hard to find, say experts, with some calling for a traffic light scheme to alert users to potential driving hazards.
These … full story
People who are fit and active are far less likely to get coughs and sniffles. And even if sporty types get colds, they are milder and don’t last as long, says a new research.
The research found the severity of common cold symptoms fell by 41 percent in those who were the fittest and by 31 percent among those who were the most active, the British Journal of Sports Medicine says.
People who were physically active five or more days a week suffered … full story
A kegel is the name of a pelvic floor exercise, named after Dr. Kegel who discovered the exercise in 1948. I call them “the invisible exercise”, since you can do them when no one else can tell. Kegels are a series of exercises which can help tighten up the pubococcygeal muscles (PC muscles). These originate from your pubic bone, go under your genitals and attach to your tailbone. Both men and women have them.
After pelvic surgery, pregnancy, or … full story
Chest pain is the most common heart attack sign but it is important to understand that there are different kinds of chest pain. Many people with coronary artery disease suffer from angina pectoris which is chest pain or discomfort when the heart is not receiving enough blood. It normally occurs when the heart is working harder, such as during exercise or physical activity, but goes away when the activity is stopped.
The chest pain associated with … full story
Let's face it. We're all going to eat chocolate. But you don't have to feel guilty! Chocolate is actually good for you...it's all the things added to it that are the problem. Here's how you can choose delicious healthy chocolates.
The gift of chocolate to a beloved as a token of love is more than just tradition. Naturally-occurring compounds in chocolate produce that mild euphoria of being in love and contribute to enjoyable interpersonal … full story
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