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Amla Juice – Know Benefits Of It!

By Dt. Pallavi Jassal, Dietitian/Nutritionist Amla or Indian gooseberry has been used in Indian households for a long time for making pickles, chutneys, jams and murabbas. Amla is rich in Vitamin C and other important nutrients that contribute to its health and beauty benefits, making it an essential part of any diet.…

8 Common Diseases In Monsoon

By Dr Rachna Kashyap , General Physician Seasonal diseases are always a cause for concern, but they spike especially during the monsoons; which more often than not, claim lives simply because we underestimate their effects. Here are 8 diseases which are always a threat during monsoons: 1. Malaria Malaria is the most…

Causes and complications of open wounds

By Dr Aman Sharma , Dermatology An open wound is one which involves a breakage in the body tissue which affects the skin. There may be various kinds of open wounds, such as: 1.Abrasion 2.Incision 3.Laceration 4.Puncture 5.Avulsion Causes of open wounds 1.Rubbing or scraping of the skin. This is one of…

Fatty Fish Consumption Delays Early Puberty in Girls

Fatty fish consumption is linked to delayed precocious puberty in girls and consumption of red meat is linked to the early start of periods, a recent research finding says. The researchers at Michigan University assessed six years data of 456 girls aged 5 and 12 years who participated in the…