Important medical tests for youngsters

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You cannot avoid meeting your physician as it is quite necessary when you are unwell. But have you ever thought that regular health screenings are mandatory too, and it is not a thing that you can postpone? Many people mix up these two facts and end up with acquiring diseases and disorders. Find here why a complete body test should be on your yearly plans. Also, if you are a youngster and believe that you do not need one, then think twice about it as every age group is prone to diseases and an early diagnosis can help in saving both health and money.

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Precautions you must take to prevent dengue

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Aedes aegypti mosquitoes have become popular again with the rains pouring down this season. These mosquitoes are responsible for spreading dengue, which is a severe fever causing a lot of muscle and bone pain. In India each year, 25000 people suffer from this vector-borne disease, and many people die because of dengue. Dengue fever is more dangerous when it is also hemorrhagic, where the blood platelets become very low causing bleeding in the internal organs resulting in circulatory collapse.

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Dengue Free India: Fight Against Dengue

Across the world, 390 million people over the year are affected by Dengue, says the the World Health Organization. With a huge share of victims, India has been a country burdened with both medical and enconomic repercussions of the disease. First epidemic of clinical dengue like illness in India was recorded in Chennai in 1780, The first evidence of occurrence of first virologically proven dengue fever in the country was reported in 1956 from Vellore district in Tamil Nadu, while first epidemic of dengue fever was reported in Kolkata and Eastern coast of India in 1963.

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This Blood Test Can Detect Cancer When You Are apparently Healthy

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Cancer is a grave threat to human life and shakes the confidence of the most courageous of people. It is quite devastating in itself, but often what makes the life of people stricken with cancer more distressing is the treatment part. Side effects and length of treatment of cancer affect quality of life. Now, if cancer is detected early, there is a significantly higher chance of it being cured or at least the life of the patient prolonged. Recent advances in molecular genetic testing are opening up new opportunities to detect cancer early.

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6 Important Diabetes Tests, Diagnosis, Results, Labs

6 Important Diabetes Tests

 

Type 2 diabetes is incredibly common these days and it has the ability to affect every part of your body, right from your eyes to your feet. One of the best ways to prevent diabetes to mess with your body anymore than it already has is to go for routine tests and health checkups. These tests will identify potential problems at their very onset that is necessary to prevent complications and provide effective treatment.

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Importance of Full Body Health Check-ups

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We see our doctor from time to time for a variety of reasons. Some visit when they experience a new problem or when they are faced with inexplicable health concerns. Some visit as per the requirement of follow up care for a chronic illness. There are others who see their doctors regularly as a routine follow-up to keep their health in top order, but they are relatively few.  The argument is: the only time one should visit a doctor is when one is unwell or cannot fix one’s problem through over-the-counter medications.

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Diabetes and High Blood Pressure

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People suffering from type 2 diabetes are also usually affected with high blood pressure. Actually 2 in 3 diabetics will have hypertension too. The scientific reason behind this association between the two is yet to be established. However, it is widely believed that someone who has high body fat content, is obese, eats high-sodium diet or follows a sedentary lifestyle are vulnerable to both these conditions.

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