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World Hypertension Day 2017: How to Control Blood Pressure and Avoid Side Effects?

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World Health Organisation has been vocal about the massive life-threatening risk among the humanity called hypertension or blood pressure in common parlance. Raised or High Blood Pressure occurs when the blood vessels persistently raise pressure on heart as it has to pump blood back to all parts of the body. Figures show that 8 million people die of it every ...

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Not Coffe Alone, All Hot Beverages including Hot Water, Cause Cancer

Setting aside the popular belief that coffee is mainly carcinogenic, a WHO panel has concluded that all hot beverages including hot water are carcinogenic and cause cancer but interestingly drinking them as cold beverages was not found to be carcinogenic. The panel, a global Working Group of 23 scientists convened by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the ...

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