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Environmental Pollution (Part 2)

Noise PollutionNoise pollution is any loud sounds that are either harmful or annoying to humans and animals. Examples  of noise pollution are:Airplanes, helicopters and motor vehicles. Construction  or demolishment noise. Human activities such as sporting events or concerts.EffectsNoise  pollution can be disruptive to human stress levels, may be harmful to ...
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Environmental Pollution (Part 1)

We know that a living organism cannot live by itself. Organisms interact among themselves. Hence, all organisms, such as plants, animals and human beings,  as well as the physical surroundings with whom we interact, form a part of our environment.All these constituents of the environment are dependent upon each other ...
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Anxiety and its cure (Part 2)

Anxiety diagnosisSee your doctor if anxiety is affecting your daily life or causing you  distress.Anxiety can be difficult to diagnose. In some cases, it can also be difficult to distinguish from other mental health disorders, such as depression. Talk to your doctor about AnxietyYour doctor may ask you questions about your worries, ...
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Anxiety and its cure (Part 1)

IntroductionAnxiety is an uncomfortable feeling of fear or imminent disaster and is a normal response to danger. It can be a part of your personality, or it can be genetic and biochemical make-up.Anxiety is a normal human emotion that everyone experiences  at times. Many people feel anxious, or nervous when ...
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Poliomyelitis (Part 2)

Opportunity And Risks: An Emergency ApproachThe strategies for Polio eradication will work when they are fully implemented. This is clearly demonstrated by India's success in stopping Polio in January 2011, in arguably the most technically challenging place, and Polio-free certification of the entire South-East Asia Region of the World Health ...
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Poliomyelitis (Part 1)

Polio and its SymptomsPolio is highly infectious disease caused by a virus. It invades the nervous system, and can cause total paralysis in a matter of hours. The virus is transmitted by person to person and spread  mainly through the faecal or oral route or, less frequently, by a common vehicle ...
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Adolescence Health Issues And Preventive Care (Part 1)

IntroductionRisk behaviours are voluntary actions that threaten  to harm an individual's mental or physical health, or increase the likelihood of illness, injury or premature death. The CDC has identified six categories of risk behaviour in today's adolescents. These are:Behaviour resulting from intentional and unintentional injuries. Tobacco use. Alcohol and ...
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Importance Of A Healthy Diet

Malnutrition can be caused by an insufficient intake of food or of certain nutrients, by an inability of the body to absorb and use nutrients or by over consumption of certain foods. Examples include obesity caused by excess energy intake, anaemia caused by insufficient intake of iron, and impaired sight ...
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All About Depression (Part 2)

Contributing factors and preventionDepression results from a complex interaction of social, psychological and biological factors. People who have gone through adverse life events (unemployment, bereavement, psychological trauma) are more likely to develop depression. Depression can, in turn, lead to more stress and dysfunction and worsen the affected person's life situation ...
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All About Depression (Part 1)

Depression is a common illness worldwide, with an estimated 350 million people affected. Depression is different  from usual mood fluctuations and short-lived emotional responses to challenges in everyday life. Especially when long-lasting and with moderate or severe intensity, depression may become a serious health condition. It can cause the affected ...
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