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Diabetes: Early Symptoms, Causes, Risk factors and Complications

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Diabetes: Early Symptoms, Causes, Risk factors and Complications

With over 77 million diabetics, India stands second on the podium when it comes to diabetes. Surveys have found that one person in every six diabetics across the world is from India. Considering such grave figures, it is crucial that we recognise the early symptoms or the first signs of diabetes, which people often refer to as 'high sugar'.

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Genetics and fitness-LongiFIT

Genetics and fitness-LongiFIT

If you have been burning out all your calories, and have been sweating hard while exercising, but are still at the null stage on the fitness graph, there are a whole lot of reasons which may be acting as a hurdle between you and your fitness goals. You may have even noticed your gym friends becoming fitter than you despite them having performed lesser workout, at a much lower frequency and intensity as you did. Yes, even moderate exercising and light workouts effortlessly impact the fitness level, athletic ability, and muscle power of several individuals.

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Decoding the Microbiome

Decoding the Microbiome

The human gut has been given great importance ever since ancient times. Approximately 2500 years ago, Hippocrates of Kon, the renowned Greek physician who earned the title of the Father of Modern Medicine, said, "All disease begins in the gut." According to him, all diseases and infections exist because of toxin retention from the food we consume.

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Diabetes: Early Symptoms, Causes, Risk factors and Complications

Diabetes: Early Symptoms, Causes, Risk factors and Complications

With over 77 million diabetics, India stands second on the podium when it comes to diabetes. Surveys have found that one person in every six diabetics across the world is from India. Considering such grave figures, it is crucial that we recognise the early symptoms or the first signs of diabetes, which people often refer to as 'high sugar'.

Read More
Genetics and fitness-LongiFIT

Genetics and fitness-LongiFIT

If you have been burning out all your calories, and have been sweating hard while exercising, but are still at the null stage on the fitness graph, there are a whole lot of reasons which may be acting as a hurdle between you and your fitness goals. You may have even noticed your gym friends becoming fitter than you despite them having performed lesser workout, at a much lower frequency and intensity as you did. Yes, even moderate exercising and light workouts effortlessly impact the fitness level, athletic ability, and muscle power of several individuals.

Read More
Decoding the Microbiome

Decoding the Microbiome

The human gut has been given great importance ever since ancient times. Approximately 2500 years ago, Hippocrates of Kon, the renowned Greek physician who earned the title of the Father of Modern Medicine, said, "All disease begins in the gut." According to him, all diseases and infections exist because of toxin retention from the food we consume.

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Know your Immunity against COVID-19

Know your Immunity against COVID-19

Coronavirus has quivered the whole world. It is spreading like wildfire. Every day the number of individuals catching the virus is increasing. We all are looking for ways to protect ourselves and our loved ones.

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D2C Genetic Testing Enigma to Healthy Lifestyle

D2C Genetic Testing Enigma to Healthy Lifestyle

People usually relate genetic testing either with cancer risk or some other serious genetic disorder. However, genetic testing plays a bigger role in life. It gives you a larger picture about your overall health.

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Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing is a new revolution in the field of genetics, where people can order genetic tests from the comfort of their home.

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What are Genome and Genomics

What are Genome and Genomics

You must have heard about genes, but what exactly are they? A gene is a segment of DNA that contains the instructions for the production of biological molecules usually proteins. Humans have around 20,000 to 25,000 genes, all containing the information needed to build one or more proteins.

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Genes, DNA and Genetic Testing

Genes, DNA and Genetic Testing

Have you ever thought about why your skin colour, eyes or nose is just like one of your parents? It is all because of the genes we get from them. Genes carry the entire information on how an individual will grow and develop right from the stage of an embryo to an adult. Let us start from a human cell

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