#WorldHeartDay

“A heart for life” World Heart Day (sponsored by World Heart Federation) was founded in 2000, a biggest intervention against cardiovascular disease (CVD) which takes place on 29 September every year. Around the globe, heart disease and stroke constitutes 17.3 million deaths every year. The main focus of this is on creating healthy heart environments.…

#ProstateCancerAwarenessMonth

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month Globally, prostate cancer is the second most frequently diagnosed cancer in men and the fifth most common cancer. It accounts for 13.6% of the total cancer incidences in men worldwide, following lung cancer. In contrast to the prostate cancer trends in western countries, incidence and mortality rates are increasing…

#WorldEnviornmentalHealthDay, 26 Sep 2015

Understanding environmental health The International Federation of Environmental Health, better known by its acronym IFEH, works to impart knowledge regarding environmental health and promote co-operation between countries where environmental health issues are a major concern. The federation chose 26th of September as World Environmental Health Day. How we live the world? Environmental health aims at…

Celiac Disease Awareness Day

Fast Facts 2 A genetic disease, resulting from environmental (gluten) and genetic (HLA and non-HLA genes) factors. Estimated 1 % Americans (1 in 133) has celiac disease. 5-22% of celiac patients have an immediate family member involved. Infertility, reduced bone density, neurological disorders, some cancers, and other autoimmune diseases are other disorders associated with celiac…