Youth must make themselves the priority

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Start working out now!

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Early symptoms of cancer

Previously I have explained why early detection of cancer can significantly improve the ch...


Knowing your blood report

Many decades ago, only a handful of laboratory investigations were available to diagnose d...


Frequently asked questions about cancer

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The ultimate cure for knee pain

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Three promises to prevent heart attacks

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Learn how to treat migraine

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Pneumonia Dreaded malady of lungs

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An Existence from moment to moment

Once in a while, you tend to misplace your keys, forget about a cup of tea until it’...


Knowing your blood report

Blood tests have become such an integral part of disease diagnosis and treatment process t...


All you need to know about Appendicitis

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What you should know about a stroke

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Treating excessive vaginal bleeding

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Taking a close look at this cosmetic abnormality

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Facial scars can be removed permanently

The face is a very important organ in the human body. Maintaining a beautiful face becomes...


Preventing premature heart attacks

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Of blood groups, pregnancy and mothers

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Ayurvedic cure for premature grey hair

Having had a few grey strands of hair is a common experience for most of us, at some point...


Is your thyroid gland playing up?

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The cellulitis conundrum

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The ‘Yellowing’ that is a ‘red light’

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Taking a close look at a painful lump on your kid’s breast

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For those who’ve just got pregnant

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Preventing kidney function failures

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Treating varicose veins with laser treatment

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Fatty Liver from an Ayurvedic perspective

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History of Antibiotics How a mistake saved lives

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Breastfeeding mothers be aware! Drinking while nursing tied to cognitive problems in young kids

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Handling healthy kids with sick siblings

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