• Managing Filariasis with diet

    Managing Filariasis with diet

    Filariasis is an infectious parasitic disease caused by the roundworms of Filarioidea Family. In a study, it was found that around 1 billion people in over 54 countries are at a risk of developing this disease. This is a global health issue which needs an urgent attention. Along with medications, diet modifications can be beneficial

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  • Get ready to beat Malaria.

    Get ready to beat Malaria.

    World Malaria Day is observed every year on April 25. The theme for the year 2018 is “Ready to beat Malaria”. This day is celebrated every year to spread awareness and to control the spreading of malaria. This day emphasizes the goal to make world malaria free. This disease is taking several of lives annually.

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  • Things to know about Filariasis

    Things to know about Filariasis

    Known as lymphatic filariasis, filariasis is caused due to parasitic nematode worms, which are thread-like worms that are quite common in tropical countries. The filarial worms are usually transmitted via mosquitoes. Filariasis affects more than around 120 million people across the world. Though filariasis is not fatal it is quite painful and it causes the

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  • Health Benefits of Antioxidants

    Health Benefits of Antioxidants

    Antioxidants are the substances or molecules which counteract the damaging effects of oxidation (chemical reaction producing free radicals). Basically, these inhibit the oxidation of other molecules. Oxidation leads to chain reactions inside the body which may damage the cells. The antioxidants terminate these chain reactions and prevent the risk of diseases such as cancer, atherosclerosis

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