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Loneliness damages health as much as obesity, smoking

By Sanchita Sharma Solitary confinement has escaped prisons and torture rooms and entered our homes and workplaces, making isolation and loneliness as big a threat to health than obesity, smoking, alcohol abuse and depression.   Social apps on smartphones have replaced human interaction, reducing emotion to Facebook posts and Instagram likes that prompt most of […]

5 Ways Mobile Phones Harm Your Health

Cell Phone Hazards Smartphones are the most popular types of cell phones, and they’re also one of the few that emit a high level of radiation. Holding a smartphone, or any cell phone for that matter, in your pocket or bra is extremely risky to reproductive organs and breasts. Here are five ways cell phones […]

Shortage of staff at Kupwara Hospital forcing patients to move to Srinagar

Muzamil Shah   Over 100 gynae patients have been referred from Kupwara sub-district hospital to Srinagar this month only as the hospital faces shortage of doctors and infrastructure.     The dearth of doctors has turned it into a referral hospital, claiming numerous lives as patients have been forced to cover long distances for treatment. […]

Govt orders uniform rate in hospitals

JAMMU: Government today accorded sanction to implementation of uniform rate structure for 72 diagnostic services in all the health institutions under the administrative control of Director Health services, Jammu/Kashmir.   The decision came after the Health and Medical Education Department received numerous complaints that the different Government health institutions of the State are charging different […]

Scientific study proves fasting can improve your overall health

By: Indo Asian News Service New York: Fasting may protect you against age-related diseases and improve your overall health, researchers say.   The study, led by a team from the University of California-Irvine (UCI), found that fasting affects circadian clocks in the liver and skeletal muscle, causing them to rewire their metabolism, which can ultimately […]

Tests to Diagnose Hormone Problems in Women

There are various tests to diagnose hormone problems in women. These pertain to interactions between the five hormones in a woman’s body, namely, estrogens, progesterone, cortisol, DHEAs and testosterone. These hormones are fundamental to the health and help in maintaining hormonal balance. Hormonal imbalance may negatively impact one’s health. Thus, tests pertain to analysing the […]

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