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Classical Swine Fever in pig and its preventive measures

Veterinary Hospital Kohima Swine fever is a highly contagious disease affecting pigs of all ages .It is a very common viral disease of pig. Pig get infected either by direct contact with infected pigs or by contaminated feed, garbage and water.   The symptoms of swine fever include high temperatures, off-feed lethargy, eyelids are closed…

Novel eye drop may treat age-related vision loss: Study

Scientists are developing an eye drop that could revolutionise the treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness in the developed world. It is estimated that, by 2020, there will be about 200 million people worldwide with the condition, according to researchers at the University of Birmingham in the UK. AMD is…

Non-alcoholic liver disease emerges as a big worry; 1 in 5...

MUMBAI: While alcohol led to a 65% increase in deaths due to liver damage in the US in the past 17 years, Indian doctors say non-alcoholic liver disease is emerging as a greater worry in India. The American study published in BMJ, formerly British Medical Journal, on Thursday also said that the 25-34 age group…

Get your hands on a sunscreen

Using sunscreen regularly can reduce the risk of a potentially deadly form of skin cancer by 40%, according to a world-first study released on Thursday. Researchers from the University of Sydney in Australia conducted a study of around 1,700 people aged between 18 and 40 years. They found that regular use of sunscreen reduced the…

Celebrate positives to improve behaviour and mental health in classroom

If teachers are trained to give more attention to the positives and avert from correcting each minor mistake, it will help improve child behaviour and mental health in their classrooms, according to a new study led by the University of Exeter Medical School. The study was published recently in the journal Psychological Medicine and evaluated…

Eating fruit and vegetables could slash asthma risk by up to...

People who eat a lot of fruit and vegetables could be less likely to get asthma and suffer less if they already have it. Symptoms of the lung condition are up to 30 per cent less likely to appear in adults who eat a healthy diet, a study has found. Experts say the antioxidants and…

Skipping Your Run Because Of The Pollution Outside? Here’s Why Shouldn’t...

To run or not to run? Which is the greater evil for your health? This is the perennial question that has been plagued runners and fitness enthusiast that reside in polluted cities for decades now.  While common sense would suggest not to run outdoors, especially on bad air days or if you suffer from asthmatic…

India sees increased deaths due to cardiovascular diseases

Washington DC: According to a recent study, deaths from cardiovascular disease are rising in India. Led by Dr. Prabhat Jha, the research found that rates of dying from ischaemic heart disease - cardiac issues caused by a narrowing of the heart's arteries - in populations aged 30 to 69 increased rapidly in rural areas of…

Can you eat your way to better control of asthma?

SUNDAY, July 15, 2018 -- Need another reason to eat healthy? New evidence bolsters the notion that nutritionally rich foods might help prevent or minimize asthma. While the study couldn't prove cause and effect, one asthma specialist said there's certainly no downside to eating better. "The health benefits of a diet rich in plant foods…

What in the world is keto cycling — and should you...

IT’S another day, which means there’s another variation of the keto diet. Allow us to present to you: keto cycling. No, this doesn’t mean keto fans should ditch their regular workout for a spin class. Keto cycling, aka Cyclical Ketogenic Diet, or CKD for short, is actually a less-restrictive form of keto (yes, more carbs),…

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