October 21, 2018 11:50 pm   
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Foods that help to get rid of inflammation

In general, inflammation happens when your body reacts to something abnormal. Acute inflammation, which happens after an injury or infection, is an orderly, healthy process. Your immune system mobilizes to destroy foreign invaders and clean up damaged tissue, then quiets back down. Chronic, or systemic, inflammation is an unhealthy, chaotic process that happens when your immune system is persistently on …

Scientists identify genetic risk factors for asthma

More than 100 genetic risk factors for asthma, hay fever and eczema have been identified in a new study that helps shed light on why these conditions often occur together. The Australian-led study, published today in Nature Genetics, is the first of its kind to pinpoint genetic risk factors common to all three allergic conditions. It has long been known …

High salt intake might double risk of heart failure

Doctors say that table salt or sodium chloride is one of the biggest sources of sodium in our diets. It is made up of 40 per cent sodium and 60 per cent chloride. Dr Tilak Suvarna, senior interventional cardiologist says, “Sodium is a mineral that is essential for life. It helps to control our body’s fluid balance, assists in sending …

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