People who take antibiotic treatment for appendicitis instead of surgery have high hospital bills and are at high risk to develop other abdominal medical complaints. This proves that surgery should be the first hand treatment.
In a study of two South American tribes, a tribe that had no influence to western diets had no increase in blood pressure compared to a tribe that were known to consume some of the processed foods and showed a higher blood pressure.
India's Nutrition Challenges Meet held on Wednesday focused on key issues such as under-nutrition, anaemia and diarrhoea in children and new strategies to be formed under Poshan Abhiyaan to tackle and eradicate them.
Cannabis might get legalized in Thailand for medical use only; the decision has come after an increasing number of countries worldwide had started to accept the legitimate medicinal benefits of cannabis.
Large for gestational age (LGA) babies born to mothers with diabetes are at a higher risk of becoming overweight or obese during childhood, compared to AGA babies. Obesity in LGA babies can be prevented by suitable preventive strategies.