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Hormones Maintaining a Vital Balance

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The endocrine system has eight major endocrine glands, which secrete different hormones that are very potent, with even small amounts having profound effects on metabolic processes. The major glands are: pineal gland, pituitary gland, pancreas, gonads (ovaries and testes), thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, hypothalamus, and adrenal glands. About 50 different hormones …

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My Pledge Sushil Thapa

This metropolis is sick, I will heal it and return to you a rejuvenated and energetic Kathmandu. I am not a cadre of any political party, only a simple citizen working in quality management, who respects the nation’s flag and its citizenship, I am not indebted to anyone, and I …

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The Diverse Aspects of Sexual Health

Sometimes, depending on age and maybe mood, it does seem like sex is an overrated subject. However, according to the experts, sex is the driving factor of human lives. Great sexual health is a positive force that enhances other dimensions of one’s life, it being fundamental to the overall health …

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Women Surgeons Inspiring Future Generations

The presence of an encouraging number of women in the medical field has resulted in a diverse surgical workforce. A career in surgery has significant lifestyle implications: the profession is associated with a high degree of patient acuity, significant on-call responsibility, and irregular work hours, all requiring a substantial commitment …

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From Chaos to Discipline

“I smoked my first joint at the age of 15 with my school friends out of curiosity. I did that because my friends were doing it. It was at college where I was introduced to other drugs, and I started taking pills and cough syrup on a regular basis. These …

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90-70-90 Target Eliminating Cervical Cancer Initiative

Cancer is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Global Cancer Statistic (GLOBOCAN) 2020 reports 19.3 million new cases of cancer and around 10 million cancer deaths across the globe. One-half of these cancer incidences and mortality is reported to happen in Asia alone. Female breast cancer is now …

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Climate Change and the Rise of Communicable Disease

2020 will always be remembered as the year that COVID-19 pandemic spread across the world. The SARS-CoV-2 virus was transmitted from bats to humans and started a pandemic that is still ongoing almost two years later, and is sure to be remembered in the history books. Transmissible diseases have long …

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Breast Cancer A Curable Disease

The word cancer evokes a rather fearful response in most of us. Breast cancer is a leading cause of death in women worldwide and is the most common form of cancer in women. For a long time, women have had the message drilled into them through various mediums that they …

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Leading Health Issues for Men

“The world’s biggest killer is ischemic heart disease, responsible for 16% of the world’s total deaths. Since 2000, the largest increase in deaths has been for this disease, rising by more than 2 million to 8.9 million deaths in 2019. Stroke and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are the 2nd …

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Breathing in Death

Every year, 42,100 Nepalese die due to the effects of air pollution. Globally, the number of deaths caused by reaches 6.67 million. These numbers might be startling to many who are unfamiliar with the devastating effects of air pollution, but the death count stands as a reminder that every day …

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