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Low socio-economic status – way to Heart Attack

According to new research low socio-economic status can increase the chances of getting a second heart attack or stroke. In the study, published in the journal European Society of Cardiology, the risk of a second attack is 36% higher with the people having low income quintile. And 14% more in the divorced

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Heart attack – Timing is Everything

When a clot in the heart’s artery blocks the flow of blood to the heart, the Heart muscle begins to die. This is called the Heart Attack or Myocardial Infarction (death of heart muscle). The dead part of the heart can’t be grown back or repaired. The more time passes

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e-cigarette

Glamorized e-cigarette Misconceptions

Sold as “A healthy substitute to cigarettes” and are promoted as an alternative to control or even stop smoking, considered safer than the other nicotine replacement products such as patches. It is a highly addicting and potentially lethal product, widely promoted through social media, email marketing etc. with discount offers. Electronic

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SAY NO TO MULTIVITAMINS

Three studies published on Monday bear the following hand-to-open-mouth news: 1. Multivitamins do nothing to stave off cognitive decline associated with aging. Multivitamins offer no benefit in preventing heart disease, cancer or early death. 3. High doses of multivitamins did not help prevent a second heart attack. Harvard researchers examined a subset of nearly 6,000 male

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Banana

BANANAS ARE JUST FOR MONKEYS, THINK AGAIN!

Bananas aren't just for monkeys, think again. Banana trees are actually giant herb plants (15 to 30 feet). And reading off the vitamins in these things is like relearning the ABC's: Bananas are a good source of vitamins A, B6, and C, just to name a few. Bananas are nature's versatile, fibre-packed

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Worst Sleep

THE WORST SLEEPERS!

Not enough people are reaching the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep a night, according to the survey from Britain's Sleep Council.  The survey also examined how particular occupations affect sleep habits as                    people in the legal profession -  slept fairly

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stomach pain

Want to ditch stomach problems?

Many of us are sick of acid reflux and heartburn. Taking too much acid producing food in our diet might be the reason. Nutritionists believe that an alkaline diet is a key to keeping the body healthy. The acid forming foods( fish, meat, some grains) lead to stomach problems, weaker bones, and

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