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How to prevent obesity, eating disorders in teenagers

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Parents must focus on a healthy balanced lifestyle for their children instead of focussing on weight or dieting in order to prevent obesity and eating disorder among teenagers, say new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The guidelines were developed in response to growing concern about teenagers’ use of… Read more »

Yoga May Prevent Memory Loss in Elderly Women,These 9 Memory Boosting Foods May Help Too

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Adding to the long tailing benefits of practicing yoga is the new study published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, which suggests, that those who have been practicing Yoga for a long time may have an edge as far as cognitive development in old age is concerned.   According… Read more »

Consume more Vitamin C to prevent infections during monsoon: Doctors

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With the national capital witnessing humid weather making people vulnerable to infectious diseases, doctors have urged children to increase intake of Vitamin C rich food, thus helping in killing infected cells in the body. Though doctors call Vitamic C as one of the best boosters for the immune system, a… Read more »

Talking to the Doctor May Prevent Antibiotic Overuse in Kids

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“Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today,” WHO. One of the primary factors contributing to the rising trend of antibiotic resistance is the overuse of such drugs. Bacteria and viruses are growing more potent and resistant with time rendering the current… Read more »

Exposure to Light May Help Prevent Malaria Mosquitoes to Bite at Night

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Mosquito borne diseases have been a cause of concern, particularly in the recent years with malaria and dengue cases increasing alarmingly. While there are different safety measures that you can adopt to protect yourself from mosquito bites, it is a challenge because you need to be on constant alert. A… Read more »

Body Image Awareness May Prevent Unhealthy Habits

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The urge to live healthy often stems from wanting to look good and fit. During the teenage years it holds even more importance because of peer pressure or popular trend. And not being able to look good often leads to kids adopting unhealthy habits such as alcohol and tobacco use…. Read more »