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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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Nootropics: Smart Drugs

Nootropics is a class of substances that can boost brain performance, and so are sometimes called cognition/memory enhancers. Prescription nootropics have stimulant effects and can offset symptoms of medical conditions like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Alzheimer’s, or narcolepsy. Nonprescription substances like caffeine and creatine, which can enhance brain performance …

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Hairfall Myths and Facts

The trend of getting male pattern baldness in the 20s seems to be increasing alarmingly. Hairfall is a part of the natural phenomena of the human body. There is a lifecycle of each strand of hair, and it grows approximately 1.3 cm per month. To know about how hairfall takes …

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Why Sunscreen is Necessary

Do you love enjoying your time outside in the sunshine? But, do you take care of your skin in the meanwhile? If not, you must immediately start practicing proper protection from overexposure to the sun. Although the manufacture of vitamin D, a crucial component for building and maintaining healthy bones, …

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My B12 Deficiency Experience

This happened one Saturday morning. I woke up as usual and went to the washroom, and on my way back, I found myself in excruciating pain that suddenly started from my lower back and traveled down to the back of my right thigh, and to my calf muscles, and heels. …

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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 most important thing to consider is timely marriage and conception”

  Dr. Nutan Sharma, Senior IVF Consultant and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Norvic Hospital, tells us about infertility and IVF treatment—what it is, how it’s done, new technologies in the sector, and more.     What is infertility? When a married couple has unprotected sex for around a year without using any …

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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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Transgender Affirmation

LGBT rights as fundamental rights was recognized by Nepal’s constitution and legalized in 2007 with the introduction of several new laws. With the introduction of the supportive laws, and formation of the LGBT society, citizens who once feared to express their gender freely have now come upfront to reveal their …

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The Curse of Obesity

When I was in Florida, U.S.A., some years ago, I was appalled to see hordes of really fat people, which prompted me to write an article on the subject, some lines of which go like this: “After a months’ stay here, I have come to the conclusion that in proportion …

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