SMOKING AFFECTS SPERM QUALITY

News & Events on 1 Jan , 1990
Smoking can adversely affect sperm development and function. A review of 20 studies including 5,865 participants, published in the journal of European Urology, has found thay smokers have considerably reduced sperm count, poor sperm movement and more irregularly shaped sperm. Moderate and heavy smokers were more likely to have decreased semen quality. Smokoing can also cause erectile dysfunction a...
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Nail Complaints

News & Events on 1 Jan , 1990
NAIL COMPLAINTS Biting nails (Onchophagia) Some people used to bite their nails. Usually it is a response to anxiety or stress situation. The hebit may start as a habit from childhood. Biting nails could also be a psychological condition like obscessive –compulsive disorder.[In homoeopathy it is treated by giving internal medicines] Yellow Finger Nails Most common reason is fungal infection. A...
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Impotency

News & Events on 1 Jan , 1990
Men who regularly consume food high in flavanoids found in blueberries, cherries, blackberries, radishes, citrus fruits, red wine are 10 percent less likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction. Men who combined a flavonoid rich diet with regular exercise have 21 percent reduced risk of erectile dysfunction- American Jouranl of Clinical Nutrition.
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Old people and sleep

News & Events on 1 Jan , 1990
Older peoples who sleep poorly and wake up several times during night have greater risk of Stroke, Dementia, Cognitive and motor impairment.  The reason for this is due to hardened arteries and oxygen deprivation. This study is published by Canadian researchers in the journal stroke.
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Glaucoma

News & Events on 1 Jan , 1990
Greater intake of dietary nitrate found in green leafy vegetables such as spinach, lettuce, cabbage and Kale as well as carrots and beets is associated with 20 to 30 % lower risk of glaucoma [JAMA Ophthalmology-The Week]
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Antifungal drugs & Pregnancy

News & Events on 1 Jan , 1990
Pregnant women who take antifungal drug fluconazole for vaginal yeast infection have nearly 50 % increased risk for miscarriages. The Journal of the American Medical Association[The Week]  
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Placenta traditions

News & Events on 1 Jan , 1990
Cultures all over the world honour the plcanta and consider it to be of significance to the child’s life experience. The Navajo Indians bury it within the scared four corners of the tribe’s reservation to bind the child to its ancestral land and people. The Maories of Newzealand bury the placenta in their native soil for same reason. Ancient Hawaiians bury it at the base of great volcano,...
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Alzheimer’s disease

News & Events on 1 Jan , 1990
Dr Alois Alzheimer first described this condition a century ago. Alzheimer's is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks. By 2050 an estimated 160 million people worldwide will be diagnosed with Alzheimers. What happens in Alzheimer’s is sticky plaques...
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Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC)

News & Events on 1 Jan , 1990
Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) Preterm and low birth weight babies who get Kangaroo mother care (KMC) or continuous skin-to-skin contact with their mothers during the first few days have better survival odds, according to Harvard study published in the journal of Pediatrics. Nearly four million babies worldwide die each year during their first month of life. Infants born premature or at a low birth w...
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Inattentional deafness

News & Events on 1 Jan , 1990
Inattentional deafness If your child does not respond to you when focused on his video game or smart phone, don’t shout at him. He may be temporarily deaf ! A London study published in the journal of Neuroscience, people can become temporarily deafs to normal sounds when they are concentrating on a visual task like video game. As the brain is completely focusing , our brain does not respond ...
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