Pregnancy and obesity: Know the risks

Obesity is defined as possessing an excessive amount of body fat. A measurement that is based on height and weight — known as the body mass index (BMI) — is used to determine if an individual is obese.

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Why Osteoporosis is More Common in Women

Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones, increasing the risk of unforeseen fractures. Literally indicating ‘porous bone’, osteoporosis results in an increased loss of both bone mass and strength.

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Thyroid Gland: Facts, Diseases, and Treatment

The thyroid gland is shaped like a butterfly, and is located low on the front side of the neck. It is below Adam’s apple, along the front of the windpipe.

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করোনাভাইরাস: আমরা কী জানি আর কী কী জানি না

২০১৯ সালের শেষ থেকে হঠাৎই শিরোনামে উঠে এসেছে করোনাভাইরাস। যার নাম দেওয়া হয়েছে ২০১৯ নভেল করোনাভাইরাস (2019-nCoV)। চিনের উহান থেকেই এই মারণ ভাইরাসের উৎপত্তি

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Living with a Congenital Heart Defect

“Your baby has a heart defect” Words no new parent expects to hear. Yet those were the words of Priya’s doctor soon after she was born. And those words changed everything.

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Coronavirus: What We Do and Don’t Know

A rapidly evolving health news broke in late December 2019 with a novel illness originating in Wuhan, China. Reports of the number of infected people rose swiftly, and isolated cases of the new coronavirus — referred to as 2019-nCoV

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Nutrition: What Is It and Why Is It Important

Malnutrition is a complex problem to solve but, as levels of undernutrition and obesity rise, something must be done. – Dr. Francesco Branca, leading food health expert, WHO.

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Your Liver needs the right care

The liver is an important organ and it produces clotting proteins that are necessary for the blood to clot, and for removing toxic substances that can be harmful to the body, such as drugs.

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Stomach Pain? Could be Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis is a chronic disease that causes inflammation/irritation and sores called ulcers on the inner lining of the large intestine or the colon.

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Rectal bleeding needs immediate attention

Rectal bleeding happens when one passes blood through the anus. Passage of blood during bowel movement usually means there is bleeding somewhere in the digestive tract.

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