A lifesaver and silent killer!

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Dysentery-the destroyer in disguise

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When treating lower back pain

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It’s time to clear the air!

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The dark side of ‘Body Shaming’

“That actress is too fat!”. “He’s too skinny!”. How many tim...


Curing a disease that puts your tummy on fire

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Sri Lanka has done well in being aware of cancer

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Stepping forward to a healthy life

Living a healthy life is a challenge that many people take up. In a landscape where fast ...


Allow experts to offer a healing touch

Arthritis is a general term used to describe inflammation of the joints.   Osteo...


Childhood bullying linked to teen suicide

(Reuters Health) - Adolescents who experienced severe bullying by their peers earlier in c...


Flu increases risk of heart attack

(Reuters Health) - Influenza is already known to be deadly, but a new study suggests that ...


Donate blood! and save your fellow Citizens

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Fasting ok, but not skipping meals

How many times have you heard that ‘breakfast’ is the most important meal of t...


Alcohol Can a depressant make you happy?

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Handling the Thalassemia threat

There is a plethora of diseases that frustrates the balance of healthy living in the world...


Unseen aspects of sexual disorders

“ Jeewani starts her life with Sasanka harbouring millions of hopes to spend a happy...


Prebiotics and probiotics, the dynamic duo

Turn on the television or radio at any time of the day and you will get to hear hundred an...


Beating the illusions associated with knowledge

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Body aches and Fibromyalgia

I come across numerous patients who have had body aches for years. They have made many vis...


Drawing the line between fear and phobia

Fear, is a very common feeling everyone of us experiences at some point in our lives. it i...


The story of Insulin

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Myth Buster

MYTH: Eggs are bad for your heart.   ...


Physiotherapy can reduce Urinary Incontinence

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Wonders of the Microbe World

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The battle against acne A medical memento

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Twice-weekly workouts the best medicine

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ADHD drug tied to heart defects in babies

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Are you clicking away your youth?

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