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Adopting a healthy lifestyle reduces risk of dementia
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Adopting a healthy lifestyle reduces risk of dementia

KARACHI: According to new set of guidelines issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) Geneva, people can reduce their risk of developing dementia by regularly exercising, avoiding harmful habits such as smoking and alcohol use, maintaining a healthy diet, controlling their weight, maintaining a healthy blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar levels. “In the next…

Warm weather affects mood and memory
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Warm weather affects mood and memory

KARACHI: Extreme heat makes one feel hot and sweaty, which may cause dehydration and result in a heat stroke severe enough to require hospitalization. Groups at risk include young children, people over 65 years, and those with pre-existing medical conditions like diabetes and heart disease. Between 2030 and 2050, weather extremes are expected to cause…

Prevent these lethal diseases with VACCINE
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Prevent these lethal diseases with VACCINE

Protected Together: Vaccines Work! Immunization saves millions of lives every year and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions. Yet, there are still nearly 20 million unvaccinated and under-vaccinated children in the world today, a major reason, besides unavailability, being the reluctance shown by many parents in getting…

Go Nature-Friendly, starting this Earth Day
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Go Nature-Friendly, starting this Earth Day

What does nature-friendly/eco-friendly/environment-friendly mean?  Considering how the term has been in the limelight for it being need of the hour, it seems imperative that we educate ourselves on the matter. Being environmentally friendly means to carry yourself or your personal or collective dealings with an intent of not causing harm to the environment; to preserving…

Our planet, our home needs us
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Our planet, our home needs us

The world has evolved into a global village where problems like diseases, disasters and pollution have enveloped the entire planet. These detrimental occurrences are now a global concern, and in this type of chaos, it has become increasingly crucial to preserve the Earth and protect its inhabitants- from human beings to plants and animals, from…

World Water Day: ‘Leaving no one behind’
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World Water Day: ‘Leaving no one behind’

World Water Day is annually observed by the United Nations on March 22nd, with the objective of directing the spotlight on the importance of clean freshwater. ‘Leaving no one behind;’ the theme for 2019 clearly intends to highlight the need for easy availability, accessibility and affordability of safe and clean water for everyone alike, to…

Harvard Professor to Give a Lesson in Global Oral Health
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Harvard Professor to Give a Lesson in Global Oral Health

By Amy Tsurumi The importance of oral health is well captured by a phrase now considered a classic in the world of dentistry and public health: “The mouth is the gateway to the body”. The Beacon Hill Women’s Forum (BHWF) will be welcoming Dr Brittany Seymour, an assistant professor at the Harvard School of Dental…

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