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Consumption Of Diet Drinks May Increase Risk Of Stroke

According to research, the daily consumption of one or more diet drinks is associated with an increased risk of stroke as a result of a blocked artery. This observational study was conducted among a large group of post-menopausal women.[1] Although the study identified an association between artificially sweetened beverages and stroke, it doesn’t prove cause… Read More »

Injection of opioids linked to significant increase in bacterial heart infections

People who inject drugs are at a high risk for a number of health issues. In a new study from ICES, Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University, researchers discovered a significant rise in the risk of infective endocarditis, a serious heart infection, among Ontarians who inject drugs. When examining opioid prescriptions in the province, the research team discovered… Read More »

“Berok Zindagi” Media Campaign Launched To Increase Awareness On Asthma

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Due to the lack of awareness about Asthma and people’s adoption of the wrong treatment – i.e., abandonment, “Berok Zindagi” media campaign has been launched. This multi-media awareness campaign has been launched with the aim to dispel myths and fears regarding asthma. Medindia Health News