Health Awareness

Does Vitamin B 17 Deficiency Really Cause Cancer?

Does Vitamin B 17 Deficiency Really Cause Cancer?

Health Awareness, Nutrition
So, let’s settle these rumors once and for all of this miracle vitamin that has allegedly been ‘curing’ cancer for years. To understand this article properly we must take into consideration the following things- Also known by the name Amygdalin, this vitamin was ‘discovered’ in the 50’s and given the name Laetrile by Ernst Krebs, Jr. who claimed that this miraculous substance could not only prevent the occurrence of cancer but also cure those who have the fatal disease. It is said to be extracted from kernels of apricots. It became famous in the 1970s when a physician was accused of using the substance to treat cancer with no medical evidence of previous trails or any reason to use it. Following this, the manufacturers of this drug went on to brand laetrile as a vitamin- evidently fa
World AIDS Day – 2017 | Everything You Need To Know

World AIDS Day – 2017 | Everything You Need To Know

Health Awareness
Every year on December 1st since 1988, World AIDS day is celebrated successfully to spread awareness about the global spread of AIDS and the methods by which one can prevent the transmission of this forsaken disease. People all over the world are educated on this day in a hope to prevent and eradicate this disease once and for all. The need for this day arises owing to the fact that over 40 million people worldwide have lost their lives to this disease which has no cure and thus requires to be prevented since once the infection has been transmitted, one or the other complications. Active new research has lead to the development of new medication – antiretroviral therapy has lead to decrease in death rate, however. What is AIDS?  Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is a viral inf
Sexually Transmitted diseases is always high at risk.

Sexually Transmitted diseases is always high at risk.

Health Awareness, Wellness
While tonnes of fun there are some drawbacks to sex that we just cannot turn a blind eye on, the main ones causing most troubles along these being an unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases or infections. Sexually transmitted diseases can range from diseases that can be manageable and even cured like Chlamydia to those as severe as HIV-AIDS, a diagnosis of which is fatal with decreased life span and many complications. What Causes STD? Microorganisms of different classifications can cause STDs. For example- Syphilis, Chlamydia, and Gonorrhoea is caused by bacteria. HIV, Herpes Simplex, HPV and Hepatitis B are a few viruses causing STDs. Trichomoniasis is caused by a parasite. Is STD Dangerous? Yes, they are. Why? Because most of the people suff...
World Prematurity Day 2017 : Keep attention on Premature births

World Prematurity Day 2017 : Keep attention on Premature births

Baby Care, Health Awareness
Today, November 17 is the International Day of the premature baby, a special date to pay homage to these great little fighters. In recent years the number of premature babies has increased considerably, reaching more than 32,000 births in Spain. In the world, one in ten babies is born prematurely. It seems incredible that they are born so small but with such a great capacity to fight for their life. The parents of premature babies know very well the hard way that is going through at that time. It is considered that a baby is premature when it is born before week 37 of gestation. In turn, premature babies are divided into subgroups according to the moment of their birth: late preterm (between week 33 and 36), large premature (between week 28 and 32) and extremely premature (before wee...
World Antibiotics Awareness Week 2017 | Everything We Need To Know

World Antibiotics Awareness Week 2017 | Everything We Need To Know

Health Awareness
The world antibiotics awareness shall begin from 13th of November and commence till the 19th of November 2017. United Nation and WHO Launch a campaign For better use Of Antibiotics in everyone's life. So, Read some facts and significance about why world celebrate the antibiotics awareness week and advice to use antibiotics? What are Antibiotics? Antibiotics, the name originates from a Greek word ‘antiviotika,’ are also known as antibacterial. These contain a medicinal value and are used to inhibit, avoid and treat infections arising from bacteria. They help to prevent the growth of these harmful bacterial by hindering its growth or completely killing them off. However, common viruses like the flu or the common cold hold resilience, and are hardly affected by these antibiotics.
World Diabetes Day 2017: Important Facts And Significance

World Diabetes Day 2017: Important Facts And Significance

Health Awareness
On account of the celebration of "World Diabetes Day" this November 14th, let’s try and understand this extremely widespread lifestyle disease that we are dealing with and look into how we might just escape its grasp. World Diabetes Day is celebrated in order to create awareness about the disease and give the general population an idea about the extreme prevalence of diabetes in today’s world. The attention is given to type two diabetes given that it is preventable while explaining the ways by which it can be prevented by anyone. Every year on November 14, The International Diabetes Federation along with the World Health Organisation celebrates the World Diabetes Day to propagate the above-mentioned features for public benefit. November 14th is the day chosen to celebrate this bec