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    61% of people in the West Midlands lack confidence to perform CPR

    Shortage of CPR skills and awareness in the West Midlands putting lives at risk, BHF warns Just 36% of people in the West Midlands would be confident of performing immediate CPR if someone collapsed in front...
    2015-10-15 697 0
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    Plan your meals to enjoy treats at Diwali, advises Diabetes UK

    Hindus, Sikhs and Jains with diabetes who are planning on celebrating Diwali can still enjoy sweet treats but in moderation, according to Diabetes UK. Diwali is held on Wednesday 11 November this year, and with traditional...
    2015-10-15 825 0
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    SOUTH ASIANS MUST TAKE CONTROL OF THEIR HEALTH

    South Asians must change their diet and take control of their health in order to prevent heart disease and diabetes according to Dr Viswanathan Mohan, a leading health expert based in Chennai, South India. Speaking ahead...
    2015-10-08 583 0
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    Are you exercising right?

    By Reema Sarin COLUMNIST Are you exercising regularly, yet not seeing the results you want? Or getting sidelined by pulled muscles and other injuries? Feeling tempted to drop out because you’re so bored? Don’t give up...
    2015-08-12 745 0
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    RAY OF HOPE

    Applying sunscreen to South Asian children under the age of two could increase their risk of skin cancer later in life, one of the world’s leading experts warned. A ‘self-tanning’ mechanism that protects the skin against...
    2015-07-09 749 0
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    Health benefits of Henna

    Henna or most commonly known as Mehndi, is a herb which has various medicinal benefits which range from headaches to liver disorder and other skin disorders. Henna is most commonly used at occasions so with Eid...
    2015-07-09 894 0
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    Beef or no beef?

    By Mahuya Santra Beef, or no beef? After 67 years of independence, India as a multi religious, multi lingual and multiracial country which set an example of communal harmony to the world is facing this brief...
    2015-06-10 860 0
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    Diabetes- a 21st Century Challenge

    Diabetes mellitus is often a misunderstood disease in the Asian community, with many people associating it simply with sugar consumption. Being Asian means that we have a far higher rate of diabetes, mainly Type2 diabetes, which...
    2015-04-09 2379 0
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    Your guide to Aloe Vera

    For centuries, the Aloe Vera plant has been used for its cosmetic and health benefits. Aloe is often referred to as nature’s best gift due to the proven health benefits derived from the gel. Recent studies...
    2015-03-11 2859 0
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    New allergy rules for Asian takeaways

      Renowned Indian chef, Cyrus Todiwala, has urged Asian takeaway businesses and other ethnic eateries to follow the new EU legislation which became law last December. The EU Food Information for Consumers Regulations (EU FIC) requires...
    2015-02-02 797 0
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