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Shiitake Mushrooms Can Prevent Dental Caries

Mahak Arya* * Internee, Yamuna Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Yamuna Nagar, Haryana – India ---------------------------------- Dental caries is a multifactorial microbial infectious disease characterized by softening
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Over Use Of Social Media May Cause Brain Imbalance

Do you have the habit of constantly checking Facebook or other social media sites while driving, in a work meeting, or at other times? A...
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Statins May Halt Vein Blood Clots By 25 Percent

The atherosclerosis is a lifestyle condition leading the heart attacks and killing the human beings. It is associated with increased levels of cholesterol in the...
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Dietary Pesticide Exposure Lowers Live Birth

There is a huge use of pesticides and herbicides and these were always doubted to have deleterious effects on health. The clinical conditions include indigestion,...
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Omega-3 Can Check Air Pollution Damage

Air pollution around the world is rising at an alarming rate, according to the World Health Organization, with virtually all cities in poorer nations blighted...
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Playmates Affect Kids’ Personality

Friendships in childhood begin as concrete relationships based on pleasurable experiences. As children grow-up, friendships evolve into a more abstract concept, one based upon mutual...
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Media Stigmatizes Female Binge Drinkers

Are female drinkers still socially unacceptable? A study finds that women who binge drink are portrayed more negatively by the media than men who do...
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Tobacco: A Green Monster For Oral Cancer

Mahak Arya* * Internee, Yamuna Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Yamuna Nagar, Haryana – India ---------------------------------- Cancer is gaining a major concern in our lifestyle. The number...
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Malnutrition And Stress Damages Foetus' Muscles

Maternal malnutrition, a form of stress can damage the growth of muscles of the newborn. Several studies have found a link between foetal malnutrition, low...
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Hypovitaminosis A in Mothers May Up Alzheimer’s Risk in Babies

It is evident from various studies that vitamin A is helpful in re-epithalization of damaged tissues. In a study the researchers warned that babies whose...
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High Blood Sugar May Cause Alzheimer’s Disease

High blood sugar levels may not only cause diabetes, but also lead to Alzheimer’s disease, a study found that excess glucose damages a vital enzyme...
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Binge-Drinking Causes Binge-Eating

In a study it has been found that the brain cells in mice that stimulate the urge to eat can be activated by alcohol as...
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Yoga May Help Reduce Depression

A study claims that participation in yoga and deep breathing classes twice a week along with home practice may effectively reduce the symptoms of depression....
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Parents of Autistic Children are More Psychopathologic

Children and adults with autism are also known as autism spectrum disorder (ASD) patients. ASD is regarded as a spectrum of neurodevelopmental disorders as it...
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Sugar Can Cause Tooth Decay

Mahak Arya* * Internee, Yamuna Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Yamuna Nagar, Haryana – India ---------------------------------- There is a close relationship between sugars and oral health. Sugar...
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Smokers at Increased Risk of Tooth Loss

Mahak Arya* * Internee, Yamuna Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Yamuna Nagar, Haryana – India ---------------------------------- As all we know that smoking is injurious to health. It...
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Pesticides Can Cause Thyroid Dysfunction

Hypothyroidism is a very common condition that refers to any state in which a person's thyroid hormone production is below normal. Increased cholesterol levels, depression,...
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Help For Elderly To Sleep Better

As the age advances, the problem of disturbed sleep and loss of memory are of major concern. With physical changes in our body, our sleep...
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Exercise for Strong Bones

Exercise plays an important role in life. The studies suggest that exercise induced hormone ‘irisin’ may have a therapeutic potential in strengthening bone. The study...
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Grapes May Protect You From Alzheimer’s Disease

A study has claimed that eating grapes daily may provide protection against Alzheimer’s disease by preventing metabolic brain decline, as well as improving attention and...
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Dr. K.L. Dahiya Veterinary Surgeon, Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Haryana - India