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M.Sc, M.Phil (Food Service Management & Dietetics)

Shirley Johanna

Shirley is passionate about teaching and writing. She conducts nutrition education program for children in an NGO. Her hobbies are cooking, gardening and photography.

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Monogenic Diabetes is on the Rise Among Young Adults and Children in India

Monogenic Diabetes is on the Rise Among Young Adults and Children in India

Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY), a form of monogenic diabetes often mistaken for type 1 diabetes is on the rise among young adults and children.

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Low-cost Bio-degradable Sanitary Pads to Reach Rural Women in India: Exclusive Interview With Aakar Foundation

Low-cost Bio-degradable Sanitary Pads to Reach Rural Women in India: Exclusive Interview With Aakar Foundation

Low-cost, bio-degradable sanitary napkins developed by The Better India and Aakar Foundation to reach women and girls in the rural parts of India.

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Eating Slowly may Help You Shed Extra Kilos

Eating Slowly may Help You Shed Extra Kilos

Eating slowly could help prevent obesity, reduce waist circumference and lower body mass index (BMI) when compared to eating fast or at a normal pace.

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Childhood Heart Defects may Increase the Risk of Premature Dementia

Childhood Heart Defects may Increase the Risk of Premature Dementia

Survivors of childhood heart defects are at a higher risk of developing premature dementia before the age of 65 years, says a new study.

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Preeclampsia Associated With Increased Risk of Hypertension After pregnancy

Preeclampsia Associated With Increased Risk of Hypertension After pregnancy

Women diagnosed with severe preeclampsia during pregnancy remain at risk of developing hypertension after pregnancy

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