130 Mm Hg Is the New Reading for High B.P.

According to American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Guidelines the high blood pressure is now defined as readings of 130 mm Hg and higher for the systolic blood pressure measurement, or readings of 80 and higher for the diastolic measurement.

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Specific health situation of Indian states

Understanding the health and disease trends in groups of states at a similar level of development or epidemiological transition is an important intermediate step in teasing apart the heterogeneity of disease and risk factor epidemiology in India.

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Lifestyle diseases: A threat to backward states

Lifestyle diseases like chronic respiratory and heart diseases are killing more people in India than communicable ailments like Tuberculosis (TB) or Diarrhea in every states, including most backward belts.

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Genetic link to heart disease in Indian population

A team of Indian researchers have discovered that carriers of a set of genetic variants in the Chromogranin A (CHGA) gene called‘CHGA promoter haplotype2’ may be at higher risk for cardiovascular and metabolic disorders.

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Clove Dental launches dental health plan

Clove Dental, the largest dental chain in India recently launched ‘Platinum Dental Membership Plan’ which is a complete annual dental health plan for the entire family that includes a complementary oral care kit, with required toothpaste, brushes, mouthwash, floss, etc., delivered to your doorstep every few months.

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Vitamin D deficiency – A ‘Silent Epidemic’

Due to adoption of urban lifestyles, vitamin D deficiency has reached epidemic proportions; 90% of patients we see are severely vitamin D deficient.

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Breast lump? Why you shouldn’t panic

Why your breasts are lumpy | Sussing out the good lumps from the bad | Lumps and cancer risk: Is there a connection? | What to do when your breasts hurt | Results of breast cancer research also suggest you should | Reducing your risk: Self examination techniques | Monthly Breast Self-Exams

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FETAL MEDICINE TREATMENT

In India where Fetal medicine is still an upcoming discipline, the pregnant women aren’t much aware about its scope from diagnosis to therapy.

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