How to treat anxiety attacks

How to relieve anxiety?

Have you ever been nervous while in some interview or when it’s first ever presentation, more like a stage fright? Being a little bit confused is normal. But the problem is that these feelings of nervousness and confusion sometimes get too much to handle, prolonged and influence badly on a person’s performance and emotional stability. …

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This is what makes you a night owl person

This is what makes you a night owl

Ever find it difficult to go to bed early and waking up tired for not having enough of sleep? And that you are more productive in night hours and feel like a zombie the whole day. Many of us have habit of staying up late at night and getting up late in morning. If so, …

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Block Fallopian Tube - The main Reason of Female Infertility.

Blocked fallopian tube

Fallopian tubes are part of female reproductive system lined by hair-like structures. These aid in transferring the eggs from ovaries to womb or uterus for conception. Moreover, these hair-like structures also aid in transfer of sperms to egg for conception. Thus, fallopian tubes have significant role when it comes to conceiving pregnancy. Sometimes, due to …

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The birth order impact and science of sibling's

Science of siblings

I read it somewhere ‘siblings are, our by default best friends’. And it’s true in fact. Having siblings is no doubt a blessing. Sharing a stronger family bond is much more important and significant in developing our personality. We don’t just share blood with our siblings but also the most precious moments of our childhood …

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Botulism and its causes

Botulism

Botulism is severe infectious disease caused by neurotoxin botulinum. An infectious bacterial species Clostridium botulinum release this toxin. Botulisms food poisoning is one common illness which may lead to severe and fatal results. Moreover, botulism often leads to paralysis if remain untreated and undiagnosed. Botulinum is a neurotoxin, which disrupts brain cells and their functioning. …

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Parkinson's disease-signs and symptoms

Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease is nervous disorder. It affects the nervous coordination which eventually affects the body and muscle movement. The initial signs are tremors in hand and later it leads to stiffness and slowing of muscle and body movements. This is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder in which the symptoms gradually get worse. According to reports by …

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Heat stroke symptoms and prevention

Heat stroke

Heat stroke is a condition when the body temperature rises more than what it can endure. Overheating usually happens when you have prolonged exposure to sun or doing a strenuous physical activity. To be exact, body temperature more than 104 F which is 40 degree Celsius causes heatstroke. The hypothalamus in our brain can feel …

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Global statistics of HIV/AIDS

Top ten countries with HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS is a deadly contagious disease in humans.  HIV refers to Human Immune Deficiency Virus. This HIV virus causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome AIDS in humans which is in fact the last stage of viral infection. The patients’ immune system gets weak and unable to fight the infections and pathogens. Consequently, the person dies due …

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Medical malpractice

Every profession comes with certain degree of sincerity and responsibility. But the medical profession is something which demands even more care, responsibility and sincerity. Medical malpractice is becoming a global threat and menace. It happens due to negligence and irresponsible behavior of health care providers. Their negligence can bring someone a lifetime of misery and …

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Ebola virus symptoms and treatment

Ebola virus

Zaire Ebolavirus or commonly known Ebola virus belongs to genus ebolavirus. It causes severe and fatal Ebola virus disease or Ebola hemorrhagic fever in humans. Primarily, animals spread this virus to humans and later human to human interaction spreads it to others. The average mortality rate is 50%. However, this percentage rose up to 90% …

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foods for weight loss

10 most effective fat-burning foods

Setting summer body goals is quite easy but achieving these is never so.  In our busy routine life, soem of us may not be able to join a gym or do regular exercise. And foodies like me usually find it difficult to avoid food and to go on proper diet plan. So what other option …

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How to prevent ovarian cancer?

Ovarian cancer is linked with genetic mutations and their inheritance in family. This makes some of us are at more risks of developing ovarian cancer than some others. Studies suggest that BRCA gene mutation is linked to ovarian cancer in young females.(brca-gene)  BRCA 1 & BRCA 2 genes are tumor suppressor genes. Mutation in these …

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Cherries a must have of balanced diet

8 Health benefits of cherries

Cherry fruit comes from plants of genus prunus and a fleshy drupe (stone fruit). These are of various types such as bright red sour, dark Hudson, rainier  and yellow cherries. As raw fruit, these provide little nutrient content per 100 g serving (nutrient table). Overall, cherries are enriched with dietary fibers and vitamins.  Compared to …

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Significance of autophagy

Autophagy

Autophagy is the controlled digestion and degradation of damaged and old cell and its components. Form the Greek origin, “auto” mean “self” and “phagein” refers to “eat”. In the process, the cell can digest its own components by enclosing them in a membrane forming sac-like vesicles. These are later transported to lysosome. Lysosome  is the …

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BRCA gene mutation and links to breast cancer

BRCA gene

Gene is a particular sequence of nucleotide which codes for a protein product. BRCA gene is abbreviation for BReast CAncer gene. BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 genes have association with developments of breast cancer in humans. Both of BRCA gene prevent cancer development in normal functional state. These are not only tumor suppressor gene but …

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