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Friday, 01 March 2013 13:06

Rise in infectious diseases

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An increase in infectious diseases has been noted following the recent heavy rainfall. Gastroenteritis, flu, and conjunctivitis are among the most prevalent ones.
Friday, 22 February 2013 13:33

Control and Prevent Diabetes!

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Despite the necessary care being provided in hospitals, dispensaries and community health centres, the prevalence of diabetes in Mauritius remains alarming. Year after year, the number of diabetics in the country is increasing. According to official stats, around 120,000 Mauritians suffer from this disease i.e. about 10% of the population.
Friday, 15 February 2013 12:00

Diet Soda increases the Risk of Diabetes

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Yet another study confirms what people have been saying for ages: Stop drinking diet soda. Like, right now. Drinking just one 12-ounce can of an artificially sweetened fizzy drink per week can increase your risk of Type 2 diabetes by 33 percent, French researchers found. And given that most people don't stop at a single weekly serving, your real risk for diabetes could actually be much higher.
Friday, 01 February 2013 14:15

Renal failure – A silent disease

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More than 10,000 people suffer from renal failure in Mauritius. A serious but silent disease, renal failure is often diagnosed too late.
Psychological diseases are very common in Mauritius. However, often, people suffering from psychological diseases are not aware of it. There are also those who do not come forward for any treatment.
Friday, 18 January 2013 13:12

Risk of Chikungunya and Dengue

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Last year, during the same period, cases of chikungunya and dengue, though only a few, were noted in the country. Preventive measures are thus strongly recommended to avoid a re-emergence of these diseases.
Friday, 04 January 2013 15:31

Body cleansing – after the celebrations

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The New Year is over but the celebration is still on. And one of the main side effects of partying till late in the night and boozing is inevitably waking up with a hangover the following day. Besides overcoming hangovers, it is also time to shake off the excess kilos accumulated during New Year festivities.
Friday, 28 December 2012 11:40

Asthma - A life-long disease

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Asthma is a disease of the respiratory system which affects the small airways (bronchioles) that carry air in and out of the lungs.
Friday, 21 December 2012 11:19

Food - Beware of festive periods

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Festivities mean food for most of us! 'Fast-Food,' barbecue, rich meals, among others, will top the festivities menu.
Friday, 14 December 2012 12:00

Health care of the eyes

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Eye diseases are numerous and in many cases, they can have serious consequences.  It is therefore important to detect/identify them quickly.
Friday, 07 December 2012 13:39

Watch out for dental abscess !

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A dental abscess is a collection of pus that forms in your teeth or gums as a result of a bacterial infection. More about this with Dr Krish Surnam, dental surgeon.
Monday, 12 November 2012 14:24

Autism a mysterious handicap

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Autism is a disorder of neural development characterised by impaired social interaction and communication and by restricted and reputitive behaviour. Around 60 million children suffer from this disorder worldwide. In Mauritius, a lack of adequate support for people with autism is deplored. Explik U K Santé on Radio Plus shed some light on this mysterious handicap.

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