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Chronic Headaches may recur for years and cause economic, social, psychological and physical issues. 90% of the headaches are benign.

Headache includes pain in the area above the neck including the face. Chronic headaches are common and affect about 40 to 45% of the population. Chronic headaches may be called tension headaches, migrainous or cluster headaches.

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Indian parliament in July 1994 formulated HOTA to regulate transplant activities in India. This was necessitated by acts of selling and buying organs prevalent at the time and which had brought Indian medical system into disrepute all over the world.

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Body temperature in humans is regulated by an area of the brain called hypothalamus. The thermoregulatory center here keeps the core body temperature within a closely set limit. The body temperature varies by 0.5 ◦ C during a 24 hour period being lowest at about 6 A.M. and maximum at about 4 to 6 P.M.

A temperature of > 37.2◦ C in the morning at 6 and > 37.7 ◦ C in the afternoon is considered to suggest the occurrence of fever.

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World Kidney Day 2018 ~ Keep your Kidneys Health and Fit. Visit our Kidney CARE page to know more about Kidney Diseases and their Prevention.

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More than half of organ transplants in the world are carried out on organs obtained from deceased donors. In 1959 the term brain death came into vogue to describe patients who have a permanent cessation of brainstem or brain functions which are required to integrate functioning of the organism as a whole. Some tissues may still be “live” and can continue to grow in laboratories for indefinite periods. However, the organism as a whole does not live once brain death has occurred.
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Checking Blood Sugar at Home
Blood sugar can be checked by patients at home. This is called SMBG (self-monitoring blood glucose) or in the laboratory. Small portable hand held battery operated devices are in common use. The accuracy has about 10% variability as compared to laboratory testing.

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Our Articles for general awareness of Diseases their causes, symptoms, their prevention and their treatment.
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Smoking and use of Tobacco
Use of tobacco is the leading preventable cause of death worldwide. Nearly 6 million deaths every year are related to tobacco use in some form or other.

Nicotine can be used in the form of cigarettes, bidis, cigars, cigarillos, chewing tobacco, electronic cigarettes and Hookahs.

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Asthma or Bronchial Asthma is a common disease. About 75 % cases start in childhood before 10 years of age. A large no of patients stop having symptoms at the time of puberty and some may again have the disease in the later years. It is uncommon after 50 years of age. It can be troublesome, disabling and if not treated properly may be dangerous.
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