Health is a measure of quality of life that is difficult to define and measure.
In the 1940s, the World Health Organization (WHO) defined health as a “state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”
At the first International Conference on Health Promotion in Ottawa, Canada (1986), the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion built on the WHO’s concept and further defined health as “a resource for everyday life … a positive concept emphasizing social and personal resources, as well as physical capabilities.”
Good health enables one to function independently within a changing environment.
Dental materials are specially fabricated materials, designed for use as dental restorations (fillings), which are used to restore tooth structure loss, usually resulting from but not limited to dental caries (dental cavities). There are many challenges for the physical properties of the ideal dental restorative material. Dr. Pankaj Datta, a renowned Prosthodontics in New Delhi, [...]
Daylight Saving Time (United States) began Sunday, March 11, 2012, 2:00am, and ended Sunday, November 4, 2012, 2:00am. Daylight saving time (DST) — also summer time in several countries in British English, and European official terminology — is the practice of advancing clocks so that evenings have more daylight and mornings have less. Typically clocks [...]
A study has found that a country’s consumption of chocolate is directly correlated to the number of Nobel laureates it has produced. Leading the world in both chocoholism and Nobels: the Swiss, followed by the Swedes and the Danes. The U.S. is somewhere in the middle and the nation would have to up its cocoa [...]
Is there a chance that you may be HIV positive? And are you unlikely to visit a doctor’s office, clinic, hospital or other healthcare setting to be tested? You can now test yourself and get a preliminary (or screening) result in 20-40 minutes—in the privacy of your own home.
Aamir Khan has impressed many with his popular TV show Satyamev Jayate that concentrates on tackling sensitive social issues like child abuse, dowry and domestic violence. Among those who admire him are the Members of Parliament.
Sharpen your customer service skills and build confidence in your ability to turn an angry complainer into a satisfied – and loyal – customer. This dynamic workshop is designed to help solve customer problems and build goodwill on 28 June 2012 at The Claridges, DELHI.
Gangrene is localized soft-tissue death (necrosis) from prolonged blood-supply blockage. It can occur in atherosclerosis, diabetes mellitus, or decubitus ulcer, and after severe burns or frostbite. New research studies are finding different new ways to treat gangrene to save body parts. Gangrene is a dreadful disease in which the profession has failed to offer much [...]
In 2008, roughly 14.3 million Americans were taking antipsychotics—typically prescribed for bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or a number of other behavioral disorders—making them among the most prescribed drugs in the U.S. Almost all of these medications are known to cause the metabolic side effects of obesity and diabetes, leaving patients with a difficult choice between improving [...]
If you are a people-pleaser who strives to keep your social relationships smooth and comfortable, you might find yourself overeating in certain social situations like Super Bowl watch parties. A new study from Case Western Reserve University found that, hungry or not, some people eat in an attempt to keep others comfortable.
When you sit down to read a restaurant menu, do you read it like a book? Or do your eyes flit from place to place to find the most enticing dish? A new study by SF State researcher Sybil Yang, assistant professor of hospitality and tourism management, suggests that on average diners read menus sequentially [...]