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Addiction

According to the World Health Organisation, substance abuse refers to the consumption of psychoactive substances including alcohol and illicit drugs, leading to its addiction. This abuse also gives rise to certain cravings or strong desires to repeat the consumption and makes it easier for the person to persist in its use despite harmful consequences.   Institute of Urban Health Research of Northeastern University developed a new substance...

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Health is wealth is an old maxim. We eat to live and not live to eat. We are studying since childhood that one should take a balanced diet. A diet that contains all the nutrients like carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, et cetera in a proper ratio is called a balanced diet. It is useful for proper growth and metabolism. So, considering all this everyone...

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coronavirus

Coronavirus seems to be one of the deadly outbreaks which have caused multiple numbers of deaths across the world. Attempts have been made to cancel all transportations to China, Wuhan in order to prevent the spread of this virus.  According to the team of scientists at Northeastern University, closing the borders will not stop the spread but cancelling concerts will do.   The travel ban which was...

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When I was a child, my visits to the family general physician were way different from what I experience today. The first stark difference from my present experience is that my doctor was not someone valued solely for the degrees on his wall; rather he was considered an extension of the family. Everyone from my immediate to my extended family considered his word the gospel...

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Supplemental oxygen therapy

In the past, the common focus in clinical research has been on the variables: patient and practice, and not on the more significant variable, technology products. However, with time technology has found its importance in healthcare. The introduction of Healthcare and Technology Synergy (HATS) framework has not only found its usefulness in comparative effectiveness research on health-care-associated infections as well as in nursing practice, education,...

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As the number of cases of Coronavirus rises to 42,638 in China and more than 190 in 28 countries, people have started comparing it to the epidemic which would leave humanity helpless and in despair, as mentioned in most mythological texts. The world is waiting with bated breath to see if our knowledge in the medical field is advanced enough to contain this potential recrudescence....

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The earth presently is home to around 7.5 billion human beings and about 20% of them are mute. Some of these people lost their ability to speak due to some psychological problems, some physical, and some were born without the ability, that is, they never knew what their voice sounded like. Without the ability to talk, life just becomes hard and in this world, especially...

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Although environmental degradation has been a hot topic for a while, there still remains to this day a vast amount of misconception and unawareness exists about how exactly the pollutants enter the environment. Often people are apprehensive of digging really deep into the crux of the subject as it often seems overly scientific. In the United States, this ignorant attitude has led to the introduction of...

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Every individual carries two copies of the same chromosome, one which he inherits from his mother and one from his father. Each chromosome carries an allele that influences the way your cells work. What follows behind are the traits, such as skin tone, eye colour, and blood type. However, how much of your health is affected by your parent’s genes? Does it affect at all?   Albert-László...

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alcohol

Alcohol is the most commonly abused drug around the world. The addiction to the intake of alcoholic liquor referred to as alcoholism is a mental illness and compulsive behaviour resulting from alcohol dependency. Victims of alcoholism will often place drinking above all other obligations, including work and family. It is a condition that not only affects the individual concerned but also the family and community.   Alcohol...

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