• Stomach Ulcers

    Stomach Ulcers

    23 July 2021

    Stomach ulcers occur when a protective thick layer of mucus is reduced due to stress, gastric juices, bacterial infection, long term use of medicines such as Aspirin and ibuprofen. According to American Gastroenterological Association about a third of all ulcers are caused by aspirin and other paink...

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  • High Cholesterol – What to know

    High Cholesterol – What to know

    17 July 2021

    High cholesterol occurs when you have too much of fatty substance in your blood. High cholesterol has no prominent symptoms and can only be detected after a blood test. High cholesterol levels usually block your blood vessels and may lead to a heart attack or stroke. ...

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  • Dengue Fever

    Dengue Fever

    08 July 2021

    Dengue fever is mosquito-borne tropical disease typically transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito. The virus responsible for causing dengue, is called dengue virus (DENV). ...

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  • Sarcoma Awareness Month 2021

    Sarcoma Awareness Month 2021

    01 July 2021

    Each year, July is observed as Sarcoma Awareness Month to educate individuals and to raise awareness of this “forgotten cancer”. Sarcoma is a rare type of cancer in adults and is commonly called the “forgotten cancer”. ...

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  • World Vitiligo Day 2021

    World Vitiligo Day 2021

    25 June 2021

    The 25th of June is marked as World Vitiligo Day to raise awareness and support the Vitiligo community. For years, individuals with Vitiligo have suffered challenges, bullying and social anxiety. ...

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  • Nutrition and Hydration

    Nutrition and Hydration Week

    14 June 2021

    Good nutrition and hydration are vital in all stages of life. What we eat and drink can have a significant impact on our general health, quality of life and how well we perform our daily life activities....

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  • Heatstroke - Recognizing the signs and symptoms can help save a life

    Heatstroke - Recognising the signs and symptoms can help save a life

    05 June 2021

    As summer approaches people living in hot regions experience heatstroke. Heatstroke is a condition caused by excessive body heating due to prolonged exposure or physical exertion in high temperatures. ...

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  • World Hypoparathyroidism Day

    Hypoparathyroidism - A Rare Health Condition

    02 June 2021

    World Hypoparathyroidism Day is celebrated internationally on 1st June every year to raise awareness about the disease so that better study, research and diagnostic procedures can be introduced for timely treatment. ...

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  • World No Tobacco Day

    Commit To Quit - World No Tobacco Day

    31 May 2021

    World No Tobacco Day focuses on highlighting and creating awareness regarding the devastating effects of tobacco use on overall human health. WHO is the key driving force behind the initiative and actively engages in awareness programmes. ...

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    Donate blood to save lives - International Thalassemia Day

    09 May 2021

    Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder that causes an abnormal or inadequate amount of haemoglobin. In most countries where thalassemia exists, patients with Beta-thalassemia major do not reach or surpass the age of 20 years. As they require regular blood infusions in order survive. ...

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