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Obesity Amongst Couples may Delay Pregnancy

After 4 years of marriage, Mr. Raman, 34 and his wife Sangeetha, 30 (names changed) were planning to start a family. Six months of trying did not help, and the couple began to wonder why they were not able to conceive. Sangeetha’s close friends recommended her to consult a fertility specialist. Raman’s lipid …

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Sepalika.com Launches Three New Health Tools

MUMBAI: Sepalika.com is excited to announce the launch of three tools on its site. The tools are a Drug Side Effect Helper, a Health Supplement Identifier and a simple Prediabetes Test Tool. With the use of these tools, Sepalika.com hopes its readers get all the information they may need to treat …

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Diabetes drug may improve autism associated disorder

An oral drug extensively used to treat high blood sugar levels may enhance symptoms for people suffering with a common inherited form of autism. The study revealed that the drug — metformin — enhanced sociability and lessens symptomatic behaviors in adult mice with a form of Fragile X syndrome — a genetic …

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Hypertension can put you at higher risk of stroke

According to a recent study of Hypertension, about one-third of India’s urban population and one-fourth of the rural population are hypertensive. Tapan Ghose, Director, Cardiology, Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi has also conveyed that, high blood pressure can cause blood clots to form in the arteries leading to your brain, …

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Respiratory infection leads to higher risk of heart attack

According to recent study, the risk of having a heart attack is 17 times superior in the seven days following a respiratory infection. The study reports a connection between respiratory infections such as pneumonia, influenza and bronchitis and augmented risk of heart attack in patients confirmed by coronary angiography (a special X-Ray …

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