Diabetes: Sri Lanka’s Sweet Epidemic

Diabetes: Sri Lanka’s Sweet Epidemic

Do you know someone with diabetes? Most probably the answer is ‘yes’ and that’s because this non-communicable disease is slowly reaching epidemic proportions in Sri Lanka, especially in urban areas such as Colombo. Did You Know? The prevalence of diabetes in Colombo...
Early Symptoms of Depression

Early Symptoms of Depression

It’s quite normal to feel a bit blue from time to time, especially if you’ve recently experienced a traumatic event. But if these feelings persist for more than two weeks, you could be suffering from depression; a common and serious medical illness that negatively...
Gear Up Before You Jog

Gear Up Before You Jog

Jogging is a great form of medium to high intensity steady-state cardiovascular exercise. The benefits of exercise on the body are many and include elevated mood, reduced risk of chronic disease and overall better health and fitness, not to mention improved physical...