201701.25
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Cancer – Basics

CANCER-BASICS –  Dr. J. Mathew, M.D., Dr. Suparna Banavar M.D. World Cancer Day is marked on February 4 to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide and the total number of cases globally is increasing. Tobacco-related cancers account for almost one-third of…

201701.24
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Health – AIDS Awareness

What causes AIDS? AIDS is caused by a virus (HIV) that gradually attacks immune system cells. As HIV progressively damages these cells, the body becomes more vulnerable to infections. . It can be years before HIV has damaged the immune system enough for AIDS to develop. There are two types of HIV virus, i.e. HIV-1…

201701.24
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Personal Hygiene

Contributed by: Dr. J. Mathew, M.D., Dr. Suparna Banavar M.D Personal Hygiene goes a long way in keeping healthy and preventing disease. Here are a few simple but easy measures that one can adopt and practice on a daily basis. Preventing the spread of disease 1. Bathe daily. 2. Wash hands frequently. 3. Cut fingernails…

201701.24
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6 Ways to Refuel Your Energy Everyday

Are you working longer hours, attending more meetings, taking shorter vacations, answering more emails and eating lunch at your desk, if you eat lunch at all? Does demand in your life just keep getting higher, so you’re struggling more and more just to keep up? Are you utterly sick of hearing the phrase “do more…

201701.24
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How much Water do you need a day?

How much Water do you need a day? Water is an important structural component of skin cartilage, tissues and organs. For human beings, every part of the body is dependent on water. Our body comprises about 75% water: the brain has 85%, blood is 90%, muscles are 75%, kidney is 82% and bones are 22%…

201701.24
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MONSOON ALERT

MONSOON ALERT – SEABIRD HEALTH FOUNDATION: Proudly… Caring for you With the advent of the monsoons, Mumbai city resembles a sick bay. Monsoon related ailments like diarrhea, jaundice, malaria, leptospirosis etc are rampant in this season. A few simple precautions against these ailments will take us a long way in keeping ourselves healthy in the…