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Liver diseases
Updated on Nov 23, 2015

Liver diseases have high prevalence in India. Excessive alcoholism is the most important cause of induced liver disease cirrhosis. Fatty Liver disease caused by obesity, diabetes and bad lifestyle, and Viral hepatitis also has high incidence among non-alcoholics. {post_img} About 2,00,000 lakh people ...

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Road Traffic Accidents
Updated on Nov 23, 2015

India registers maximum road traffic accidents, injury and deaths in the world. Most accidents involve trucks and motorcycles, and most accidents occur in peak hours suggesting lack of good roads and space as the leading cause of accidents. {post_img} Over 1 million people are injured and more than ...

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Suicide
Updated on Nov 23, 2015

Suicide is common in every culture which encourages and respects only the winners. Losers who fear the future and negligence by peer groups resort to suicide perceiving it as the only option to escapism and avoid embarrassment and humiliation. {post_img} Lifestyle in India has seen dramatic change ...

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Low birth Weight
Updated on Nov 23, 2015

If birth weight is less than 2500 grams and born after 37 weeks (Unlike pre-term babies), then the baby is considered a Low Birth weight baby. {post_img} In India, the prevalence is high owing to the malnutrition of mothers, smoking, asthma, syndromes viz. HIV, previous miscarriage and certain infections ...

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Tuberculosis
Updated on Nov 23, 2015

Tuberculosis is caused by mycobacteria and it is airborne. TB is spread when a patient sneezes or coughs and injects a large density of the bacteria in air which can pass to people in the surrounding area. In India, the situation is aggravated as most of urban India is crowded. Syndromes viz. AIDS can ...

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Influenza & Pneumonia
Updated on Nov 23, 2015

Flu is a very common disease which affects the masses, but when it is persistent especially with patients whose immune systems are weak, it could be fatal, if not treated on time. {post_img} Pneumonia is a condition when the flu becomes severe and often treated with antibiotics which are found to be ...

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Stroke
Updated on Nov 23, 2015

Stroke is caused by temporary and brief loss of brain function caused by irregular supply of blood to brain. When parts of brain which control voluntary movements of certain parts of the body lacks blood supply, the brain loses control over these parts. {post_img} Stroke rehabilitation can bring back ...

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Lung diseases
Updated on Nov 23, 2015

Smoking is the leading cause of lung diseases while respiratory diseases like asthma are caused by genetics and lack of essential nutrients, environment and lifestyle. {post_img} Lung diseases which aren't caused by genetics can be prevented and controlled to an extent by quitting smoking, breathing ...

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Diarrhea
Updated on Nov 23, 2015

Diarrhea is mostly water borne. It is pathetic when blood is found in stool and the condition is then called as dysentry. With over 30-40% of Indian population lacking access to clean drinking water, the disease is prevalent in the sub-continent. {post_img} Rota Virus alone claims over 1, 00,000 ...

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