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hospital acquired infection

NOSOCOMIAL INFECTION

What is nosocomial infection? An infection occurring in a patient in a hospital or other health care facility and in whom it was not present or incubating at the time of admission.   [su_quote style=”default” cite=”” url=”” class=””] Prevention of...

hair growth

VITAMIN B7 AND HAIR GROWTH

BIOTIN : VITAMIN B7 : THAT HELPS IN HAIR GROWTH [su_quote style=”default” cite=”” url=”” class=””] Vitamin H  is other name of Biotin . This is called  vitamin H where the ‘H’ represents  German words for “hair and skin”. This is popularly...

Ovarian Drilling

What Is Ovarian Drilling?

 What is ovarian drilling and how does it work?  In women with PCOS ovulation doesn’t occur regularly and usually they have ovaries with a thick outer layer. The ovaries make more testosterone, the male type of hormone. High testosterone levels...

kidney stones

KIDNEY STONES : What You Should Know?

[su_heading style=”default” size=”13″ align=”center” margin=”20″ class=””] KIDNEY STONES [/su_heading] What is a kidney stone? Kidney stones  are hard deposits formed by minerals and salts inside the kidneys [su_quote style=”default” cite=”” url=”” class=””] Calcium stones are the most common type of...

exercise

SQUATS : INCLUDE IN YOUR WORKOUT

SQUAT EXERCISES: How important is it?   [su_quote style=”default” cite=”” url=”” class=””]Squat is a compound, full body exercise. It trains primarily the muscles of the thighs, hips and buttocks, quadriceps femoris muscle[/su_quote] Starting a Workout program may be one of...

pregnancy

Vomiting During Pregnancy

What is the cause of Vomiting During Pregnancy? [su_note note_color=”#ff9966” text_color=”#333333″ radius=”4″ class=””]Rapid changes in hormone levels – cause changes which results in vomiting [/su_note]   1. Most likely reason for vomitting during pregnancy ? Some  reasons are forwarded to...

safe pregnancy

PREGNANCY FACTS

 What You should Know when you are Pregnant ?   [su_quote style=”default” cite=”” url=”” class=””] We can calculate the estimated date of delivery (EDD) by – Find the first day of your LMP (last menstrual period). Add 280 days or...

improve memory

MEMORY AND YOUR HABITS

[su_heading style=”default” size=”13″ align=”center” margin=”20″ class=””] COGNITIVE FUNCTION AND YOUR HABITS [/su_heading] What is cognitive function? Cognitive functions encompass reasoning, memory , attention, and language and lead directly to the attainment of information and, thus, knowledge. [su_quote style=”default” cite=”” url=”” class=””]...

Low Carb Diet ... Help you to reduce weight...

Low-carb diet: Can it help you lose weight?

READ MORE Low-carb diets Low-carb diets , lead to greater short-term weight loss than do low-fat diets.  A  review found that higher protein, low-carbohydrate diets may offer a slight advantage in terms of weight loss and loss of fat mass...

Dietary fibers and health

YOUR DIET AND DIETARY FIBERS : HOW MUCH YOU NEED?

YOUR DIET AND DIETARY FIBERS : HOW MUCH YOU NEED? 1. What is the daily recommendation of dietary fibers intake ? Current recommendations from the United States National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine, state that for Adequate Intake, adult men ages...

smoking

Oral Precancer : Leukoplakia

Leukoplakia  1.Which is the most common form of oral premalignancy ? Leukoplakia 2.Leukoplakia is more common in which group of patients? Leukoplakia occurs more frequently in smokers than in non-smokers. It is  6 times more common in smokers. 3.Is there...

Smoking

SMOKER’S PALATE

SMOKER’S PALATE What is smoker’s palate? smoker’s palate is a diffuse white patch on the hard palate, usually caused by tobacco smoking, usually pipe or cigar smoking. Is smoker’s palate painful? No, it is not painful. It is painless. What...

Urban Living

URBAN LIVING : HEALTHY LIFE

URBAN LIVING What percentage of population are living in cities or urban areas? The urban population are increasing with time. More and more people are migrating to urban area.One-fourth of world population was living in cities and towns in 1959....

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