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The Road to a Cigarette-free World

Smoking leads to disease and disability and harms nearly every organ of the body … Smoking causes cancer, heart disease, stroke, lung diseases, diabetes, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Smoking also increases risk for tuberculosis, certain eye diseases, and problems of the immune …

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Marie Stopes Nepal Fulfilling a Growing Need

Abortions are common all around the world, among women of different ages, races, countries, and religions. Data shows that one out of every three women will have an abortion at some point in her life. Despite this, women continue to suffer in silence due to a strong stigma in conservative …

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Excess Screen Time and Impact on Childhood Development

In these challenging times, when the pandemic has forced many across the globe to remain within specified confines, children are experiencing major changes in routine that may negatively impact their health and well-being. It is, as such, important to limit their recreational screen time. It is important to have a …

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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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Childhood Squint (Strabismus)

Squint is an eye condition where the eyes do not look in the same direction. This means that one eye may not focus on an object someone is looking at. While one eye looks forwards to focus on an object, the other eye turns either inwards, outwards, upwards, or downwards. …

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Health Home Care at your Doorstep

During the pandemic, the hospitals were seen overwhelmed with the constant flow of patients, increasing risk for the transfer of the disease. But, there are people with underlying health issues, who need health care on the regular basis. Lifeline Health Home Care can help in such situations. They are home …

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Winter Blues Inflammation

Inflammation refers to our immune system’s response to any kind of irritant or foreign body, including infections, injuries, and toxins. It is basically our body’s attempt to heal itself by fighting against foreign bodies. Various white blood cells of our body react when the body is invaded by bacteria, viruses, …

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Water Assisted Liposuction: Body-Jet

Beauty is appreciated by everyone, and it is good to feel beautiful and to look beautiful. But it is also true that, with age, aging and its signs are visible, and one cannot rewind the clock. With time, we grace the aging and its signs, and we expect to do …

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Tread with Care: The Diabetic Foot

What is diabetic foot? When a diabetic person develops an ulceration in his or her foot as a significant and devastating complication of the disease, it is known as a diabetic foot. Nearly 12 – 15% of the population with diabetes develop the foot ulcer in his/her lifetime, and is …

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It’s your Health, Get Involved

The way we manage our health is more crucial than ever before. While it’s critical to see a doctor when we’re sick, it’s equally important to see a doctor on a regular basis. Regular health examinations can detect issues before they arise. Your health is an ongoing project that requires …

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