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Sheela Philomena

A postgraduate in Bio-informatics with long teaching experience, works for news section, writes and edits articles for Medindia.

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Physical Activity and Sedentary Lifestyle Linked to Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Risk

Physical Activity and Sedentary Lifestyle Linked to Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Risk

Reduced physical activity and increased sedentary lifestyle independently contribute to the development of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), revealed a new study.

Health In Focus
Breastfeeding Linked to Lower Blood Pressure in Early Childhood

Breastfeeding Linked to Lower Blood Pressure in Early Childhood

Breastfeeding can reduce the levels of blood pressure and promote heart health in early childhood. This can protect the babies from cardiovascular disease in the future.

Health In Focus
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors

Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors

Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors the commonly prescribed antihypertensive (high blood pressure) medication is also used for treating various heart conditions. The drug section details the side effects of ACE inhibitors.

Drug Related Articles
Kidney Stones

Kidney Stones

A kidney stone is a solid mass made up of tiny crystals and may appear in any area of the urinary system.

Disease & Condition
Group Therapy

Group Therapy

Group therapy is a type of psychotherapy that aims at helping people in managing mental health conditions or even coping with negative experiences and behaviors.