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These following issues of our Staff Health Insurance are important to us, retired staff members. The forthcoming election to SHI governing bodies is a good opportunity to discuss these issues between us and then inform our representative who will be elected.  Read more …

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13 Facts About Fibres

A short film on Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Day
Each year, 21 September is observed as Alzheimer’s Day to make people aware about this disease which mostly affects the elderly people read more …
UN Day Celebrations, New Delhi 2014
More than 44 million people are currently suffering worldwide from this disease, with nearly 4 million in India alone, which will go beyond 10 million by 2050 read more …

Consumption of spicy foods and total and cause specific mortality: population based cohort study
In this large prospective study, the habitual consumption of spicy foods was inversely associated with total and certain cause specific mortality, independent of other risk factors of death

‘Stepwise’ Pharmacotherapy May Lower Cardiorenal Symptoms in Patients with Acute HF
A “urine-output–guided diuretic adjustment” protocol may decrease persistent venous congestion in patients with acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) who have developed cardiorenal syndrome, suggests a new analysis read more…

Exclude tobacco (nicotine) from free trade agreements
WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) is undermined by the tobacco industry by suing governments for protecting the health of their people. Governments wanted to follow FCTC, which is in line also with recommendations read more…

Stroke Prevention Tips From The American Heart Association – Health News – redOrbit
Eating Mediterranean or DASH-style diets, regularly engaging in physical activity and keeping blood pressure under control can lower the risk of a first-time stroke, read more…