Can Pneumococcal Vaccines Keep You Safe During Winters?

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Pneumococcal disease, a bacterial infection of the mucosal lining of lungs, is caused by Streptococcus pneumonia. The same bacteria are responsible for causing severe infections of blood (bacteremia), and the lining of the brain and spinal cord (meningitis), to name a few. These diseases are more likely to spread during the cold weather, owing to the drop in the immune levels and an increased likelihood of infections.

7 Tips To Ease Restless Legs Syndrome

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Do you know that 1 in every 10 individuals is affected by Restless Leg Syndrome? Restless Leg Syndrome commonly known as RLS is characterized by uncomfortable and unpleasant sensations in the legs. The sensations typically occur in the calf area but may be felt anywhere from the thigh to the ankle. It begins when the body is in a relaxed mode like reading, studying or trying to sleep. This has the potential to seriously sabotage the sleep, thereby affecting the quality of life.