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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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World Hospice and Palliative Care Day: Universal Health Coverage and Palliative Care

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day: Universal Health Coverage and Palliative Care

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day is the global day of action to raise awareness of palliative care as a crucial part of Universal Health Coverage.

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World Obesity Day: Investment in Obesity

World Obesity Day: Investment in Obesity

World Obesity Day encourages governments and organizations to invest in treatment services, early intervention, and prevention of obesity.

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World Mental Health Day: Mental Health in the Workplace

World Mental Health Day: Mental Health in the Workplace

World Mental Health Day focuses on improving mental health at the workplace. The day urges employers to design initiatives that improve well-being of employees

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Dietary Potassium Helps Prevent Calcification of Arteries

Dietary Potassium Helps Prevent Calcification of Arteries

Dietary potassium plays an important role in preventing heart diseases by reducing the risk of vascular calcification and arterial stiffness.

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Gene Therapy Method Reverses Immune Response in Multiple Sclerosis

Gene Therapy Method Reverses Immune Response in Multiple Sclerosis

A unique gene therapy using the vector adeno-associated virus (AAV) immunotherapy has been successful in reversing immune responses in multiple sclerosis.

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