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Japanese Encephalitis

incepJapanese encephalitis is a viral infection caused by mosquitoes. Humans as well as animals can get affected by this viral disease. Affected people can suffer from membrane inflammation around their brain. Because of this viral disease the complete nervous system can get affected.

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How to Get Your Full Family Health History

There are many benefits of knowing the health history of your family. Many diseases and disorders can be passed down from generation to generation, which means you can inherit them from your parents or grandparents. In addition, there are many conditions which people can be susceptible to – such as heart disease – if it is already present in your family tree. Getting a full family health history is therefore a sensible way to keep yourself healthy by understanding any potential future illnesses.

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First Aid Kits For Sport

A look at using Sports First Aid Kits from Bound Tree Medical Europe, a worldwide distributor of medical supplies to first aiders, medical personnel, emergency services and peace officers

If you’re responsible for a small local sports team, or a small group in individual sports such as tennis or boxing, you may not have the luxury of a dedicated first aider in your group. School, pub and other social teams are just as likely to see minor injuries as the professionals though (some might argue more so!) so if you have your players best interests at heart you’ll want to ensure appropriate first aid is on hand during training and play. In short, you need a Sports First Aid Kit.

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New Study Finds Sunlight Boosts Nitric Oxide Production

As per latest research, exposure of the skin to sunlight causes it to release a compound that lowers blood pressure. This miracle compound Nitric Oxide is released by the blood vessels.

As the benefits of lower blood pressure easily outnumber the chances of developing skin cancer, sunlight is indeed beneficial to one’s health. Statistics state that high blood pressure, which leads to stroke and heart disease, causes 80 times more deaths than what skin cancer does. A recent study carried out by the University of Edinburgh suggests so.

The production of Nitric Oxide is quite different from that of Vitamin D. The latter is produced after exposure to the sun’s rays. Until now, it was considered to be the sole benefit of sunlight to the body. With this research, the benefits have been found to extend far beyond the manufacture of Vitamin D.

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Affordable Digital Hearing Aids – Technology and Affordability to the Rescue

Hearing is a disability that can come with ageing or as a result of some accident or benign tumors. On the other hand, many are born with a hearing disability. Whatever be the case, one shouldn’t live under the impression that he has lost all the joys of sounds, music and communication through the disability. Science and technology in the medical field have made such advances that hearing aids are available now to fix any hearing impairment to make it almost perfect. It is not just that, the more incredible fact is that this technology is now available at affordable prices too!

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