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403, 2019

Food As Medicine

Since 1992, Europe has been studying the effect of diet on long term health through a collaborative study called  EPIC (the European Prospective Investigation), which is the largest detailed study of the relationship between nutrition and cancer ever undertaken. It involves over 500,000 people in 10 European countries, coordinated by the World Health Organization and supported by the European Union and national funding agencies. What’s really exceptional about it is that those ten countries have very different diets and lifestyles, which makes this study a good one to demonstrate a relationship between diet and cancer, although high blood pressure, diabetes, and cardiovascular [...]

3010, 2018

Why do we sneeze?

We all sneeze with the sound Achoo!! In the medical world, ACHOO is an acronym for a sternutation disorder called (autosomal dominant compulsive helio-ophthalmic outbursts) syndrome. Everyone sneezes, even the average healthy person does, sometimes at least four times a day. But do we all know why, exactly, do we sneeze? Sneezing is also called Sternutation. It is a mechanism which your body uses to clear the nose. When any mucus from a cold or the flu, dirt, smoke, allergens like pollen, pollution, perfume, dust particles etc. enter the nostrils, the nose becomes irritated or tickled. They interact with the [...]

1310, 2018

Risks of Obesity

In most people, obesity is caused by eating excess food and moving out too less. If the consumption of energy is high from the regular diet, and if the energy is not burnt through exercise and physical activity, then the surplus energy will turn into fat. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey states that the intake of calories in the US population is increasing every year. The numbers have risen drastically in the past decade. Globally, more than one billion adults are overweight and about 300 million of them are obese. There are many health problems caused by obesity [...]

2109, 2018

Alzheimer’s Disease: What you need to know

Millions of people suffer from Alzheimer's disease. Every three seconds someone in the world develops Alzheimer’s, according to the Alzheimer Disease International (ADI). It is a progressive and irreversible brain disorder that impairs memory and other mental functions. It slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. For many people, the first sign of Alzheimer's is a change in memory. But others have changes in mood, language or thinking skills. It affects a person's mood, they often become depressed, anxious or irritable. For e.g. some people with Alzheimer's may have trouble remembering [...]

2207, 2018

Cotton swabs can cause ear infection

Many people think earwax is a sign of uncleanliness. It's not true!!! So to remove the excess wax and debris from the ear canal, people use cotton swabs (Q-Tips) every day. People think it is harmless, but they can be dangerous when they are used to clean ears especially for young children. According to Journal of Pediatrics, from 1990 to 2010 over 260,000 children under the age of 18 were treated for ear injuries which was caused due to cotton swabs and as per the Reuters health over 66% of people who were been treated in the U.S for traumatic [...]

107, 2018

National Doctors Day

We at Nulta thank all the doctors for providing effective advice to all the patients and answering their questions. With your instant medical supervision through our app, it has helped the patients with their queries. It has especially helped the patients who avoid or cannot travel far to clinics. Without your help doctors, this would not have been possible. On the doctors day, we would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude and appreciation for all the support. National Doctors Day The first doctors day was observed on 30th March 1933 in Winder, Georgia, United States. However, the [...]

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