Monthly Archives: August 2012

Facts about women and heart

Although the traditional risk factors for coronary artery disease such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure and obesity affect women and men, other factors may play a bigger role in the development of heart disease in women. For example: Metabolic … Continue reading

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New Guidelines: Thyroid Disease during Pregnancy

The Endocrine Society’s clinical practice guideline for the management of thyroid disease during pregnancy and after birth has been updated from its 2007 version. (August issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism) Diagnosing and treating patients with thyroid-related … Continue reading

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Jalneti Linked to Rare Brain Disease

A rare brain disease previously seen mainly in swimmers is now turning up in some people who do Jalneti. Jonathan S. Yoder, MSW, MPH, an epidemiologist from the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases at the Centers for … Continue reading

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Gur and Chana in a fasting state

New Delhi: Sunday, 26 August 2012: To prevent the current epidemic of anemia in the society, one should resume the traditional weekly eating of Gur and Chana in a fasting state, said Padma Shri & Dr. B.C. Roy National Awardee, … Continue reading

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Take care of your feet in the monsoons

Going barefoot in monsoon can be risky. People who take off their shoes and socks may suffer injuries such as cuts and puncture wounds. There may be sharp objects under the water that cause injury. In some cases, these injuries … Continue reading

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