September 2018 – Boisar Marathi News

Month: September 2018

1 in 4 Seniors Who Take Xanax, Valium Use Them Long Term

1 in 4 Seniors Who Take Xanax, Valium Use Them Long Term

Health
MONDAY, Sept. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- When older people use drugs like Valium or Xanax to calm anxiety or help them sleep, they run a high risk of becoming drug-dependent, new research suggests. In the study of almost 600 adults averaging 78 years of age, about one in four who were prescribed these types of benzodiazepine sedatives ended up using them for at least a year. That's despite warnings against long-term use of the drugs, especially among older people. Benzodiazepines -- a class that also includes Ativan, Halcion and Klonopin -- can raise the risk of car crashes, falls, broken hips and other harmful side effects, experts warn. So the new study "shows that we need to help providers start with the end in mind when prescribing a benzodiazepine, by beginning with a short-durati...
These dietary and workout supplements are toxic for your heart health

These dietary and workout supplements are toxic for your heart health

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In case you are a frequent user of weight loss, dietary and workout supplements you must definitely watch out what you are taking in as a new research has highlighted that several of these supplements are made of doses of substance that are considerably harmful for your body and not safe. Higenamine, one of the primary components in several drugs and supplements has been found poisonous for your heart’s health. This is why even the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has banned all athletes from consuming it. However, there are several dietary and workout supplements that contain higenamine as their primary ingredient. Higenamine is naturally found in certain plants like aconite. The study has been published in the journal, Clinical Toxicology. The researchers have...
MR vaccines safe, essential for children: Meghalaya govt

MR vaccines safe, essential for children: Meghalaya govt

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SHILLONG: Meghalaya Government has asserted that Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccines are completely safe and essential to save children from the two deadly diseases The statement came from the Secretary of the Health and Family Welfare Department, Pravin Bakshi after media reports that 25 students reportedly fell ill after being administered  Measles Rubella (MR) vaccination at Sahabad ME Madrassa under Katlicherra revenue circle in Assam. As per Bakshi, contact was established with Deputy Commissioner of Hailakandi and it was informed that 25 students who reportedly fell ill after administration of Measles Rubella (MR) vaccination at Sahabad ME Madrassa under Katlicherra revenue circle were not due to adverse events following immunization (AEFI). District Immunization Officer, Dr....
Health benefits of probiotics, according to science

Health benefits of probiotics, according to science

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Probiotics are the live bacteria and yeasts that have several health benefits. Bacteria are both good and bad, probiotics are the good ones that balance the bad ones that keep your body functions in control. While a new study has come which has diminished the value of probiotics, there have been many previous studies which have linked the microorganisms to weight loss, digestion, immunity and much more. So, here are the benefits that you are getting from having all the Greek yogurts… Prevents diarrhoea: Probiotics are widely known for their ability to prevent diarrhoea and also reduce its severity. Several studies have been done to prove that use of probiotic is associated with a reduced risk of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea. In a study, researchers found tha...
Health Matters: Prostate Cancer Myths

Health Matters: Prostate Cancer Myths

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Each year more than 160,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer. But when it comes to the understanding the disease, doctors say there are a lot of misconceptions. “One myth related to prostate cancer is that it’s an old man’s disease and it’s not,” said Dr. Constantine Mantz, a radiation oncologist on the medical staff of Lee Health.
Dengue patient dies in Odisha; death toll rises to 4

Dengue patient dies in Odisha; death toll rises to 4

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Cuttack: A dengue patient undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack died today taking the toll in dengue-related deaths to four in Odisha.  The deceased has been identified as Rabindra Nayak, an under-trial prisoner in connection with a murder case in Rayagada district. “He was admitted to the Rayagada district headquarters hospital due to fever earlier and was later transferred to dengue-positive ward in Berhampur. After his condition worsened, doctors referred him to SCB where he died today at 3 AM while undergoing treatment,” said the brother of the deceased. The dead body will be handed over to the family members after autopsy, informed sources.

More women unfit in Kenya than men, new study shows

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By ELVIS ONDIEKIMore by this Author Health experts are scratching their heads on what can be done to get humanity do more exercises after a global survey showed that there are more “lazy” people in the world today than there were in 2001. A comparative study by experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that more than a quarter of the world’s population is leading a sedentary lifestyle, which raises the risk of heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, breast and colon cancer among other disorders. Interestingly, the trend of little physical activity is more prevalent among women than men. Only in two regions in Asia were there more men than women found to be leading sedentary lifestyles. Kenya was one of the 168 countries covered by the analysis that probed...
Alia Bhatt-Ranbir Kapoor are too cute to handle!

Alia Bhatt-Ranbir Kapoor are too cute to handle!

Entertainment
Seems like Bollywood actor Alia Bhatt just can't take eyes off Ranbir Kapoor, atleast her latest Instagram picture says so. Taking to Instagram, the 'Raazi' star shared a snap in which she can be seen holding balloons and chilling with Ranbir and her 'Brahmastra' director Ayan Mukerji. She captioned the photo with a song from Disney's The Lion King, "It means no worries, for the rest of your dayssss...hakuna matata." The actors are currently shooting together for Ayan’s upcoming film 'Brahmastra' in Bulgaria, which is scheduled to release on August 15, 2019. The cast list also includes Amitabh Bachchan, Mouni Roy and Tollywood star Nagarjuna. Read MoreRead Less
Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri forced to delete abusive tweet against actress Swara Bhasker

Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri forced to delete abusive tweet against actress Swara Bhasker

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Image Source : INSTAGRAM Vivek Agnihotri forced to delete abusive tweet against actress Swara Bhasker Bollywood filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri was forced to take down an abusive tweet against actor Swara Bhasker on Monday after microblogging site Twitter locked the filmmaker’s account for violating its rules. The actress had slammed Kerala MLA PC George for making objectionable remarks against the nun demanding the arrest of a bishop who allegedly raped her.  “Absolutely shameful and disgusting!!!! Scum present across political spectrums and religious divides in India. Literally nauseating!” the actor tweeted with respect to George’s statement.  Agnihotri replied, in a reference to the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment and sexual assault, “Where is the pla...