India Ranked Number One In The World For Pollution-Related Deaths

23-10-2017

HIGHLIGHTS Highest number of pollution-related deaths take place in India 2.51 million deaths due to pollution took place in 2015 itself India accounts for 28% of premature deaths due to pollution in the world An international commission reported highest number of pollution-related deaths in India. The stats reveal a staggering 2.51 million deaths due to pollution in 2015 itself. Not only had this, of the 9 million estimated number of premature pollution-related deaths around the world, Indian accounts for 28% of the total number. The leading cause of it all, air pollution killed over 6.5 million people around the world. India and Bangladesh witnessed the

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New Study Links Father’s Diet to Baby’s Health
October 14, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS A father's diet & nutrition may be associated with the baby's health. Study was published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Study suggests that men should have a low carb and high protein diet. A new study, published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, has found that a father's diet and

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Women in 40’s At Greater Risk of Developing Arthritis than Men: 5 Foods You Could Eat to Get Relief
October 14, 2017

Arthritis refers to a group of conditions that causes inflammation of one or more joints, causing pain stiffness and in worst cases even deformity of joints. The condition can worsen with age. And if you happen to be a woman in 40’s, you could be at a greater risk of developing arthritis than men (of the same age group), says a recent

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How To Wash Your Greens: 5 Expert Tips To Clean Your Leafy Vegetables
October 14, 2017

It's that time of the year again! Winters are setting in and soon markets will have a fresh green hue to them, what with all the greens like palak, methi, sarson and saag ready to be enjoyed in the form of many seasonal delicacies around the country. Green leafy and salad vegetables are a storehouse of dietary fibre like pectin, iron, folate,

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Have You Been Overeating Lately? Here are 6 Simple Yet Effective Ways to Stop!
October 14, 2017

How many times have you continued to gorge on your favourite things even after feeling full? Or how often do you eat fried or sugar-laden foods only to overcome mental stress? We are all guilty of doing this some time or the other. In fact, it is a general tendency amongst many to overeat without feeling the need to stop. Overeating is one of the

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Medical insurance: Is family floater plan better than individual health plan? Here’s what you should know
June 12, 2017

Individual health insurance is relatively expensive as compared to the family floater plans. Another benefit provided by family floater is the comprehensive coverage provided by it.A family floater plan is a more cost effective option which offers an additional floater amount and can be utilised by anyone in the family. My wife, daughter and I

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World Asthma Day: Here’s how you can prevent and manage asthma
May 2, 2017

Sleep well, make yoga a part of your daily routine, get some sun and a pet. Recent research from around the world shows how to stave off asthma attacks. Although there is no cure, asthma can be managed to improve sufferer’s quality of life.(Shutterstock) Asthma is a chronic disease affecting some 235 million people around the

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