An Assessment of Healthiness Among Sri Lankan Army Soldiers

Research Paper Title Assessment of healthiness among long term inhabiting army soldiers in dry zone of Sri Lanka. Background Military personnel, because of the unique nature of their duties, are reluctant to face stressors. Living in hot and humid conditions they frequently suffer dehydration. Methods Army soldiers living in dry zone of Sri Lanka, were… Read More

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Research: Kids and Metabolic Syndrome

Research Paper Title Adiponectin in Eutrophic and Obese Children as a Biomarker to Predict Metabolic Syndrome and Each of Its Components. Background Obesity is associated with the rise of non-communicable diseases worldwide. The pathophysiology behind this disease involves the increase of adipose tissue (i.e. fat), being inversely related to adiponectin, but directly related to insulin… Read More

News: The WHO, Sodium and Potassium

WHO Issues New Guidance on Dietary Salt and Potassium Adults should consume less than 2,000 mg (2 grams) of sodium, or 5 grams of salt, and at least 3,510 mg (3.5 grams) of potassium per day, according to new guidelines issued by the WHO. A person with either elevated sodium levels and low potassium levels… Read More