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Health & Views June 2nd issue 2021 – By Dr Harold Gunatillake Download the PDF file . Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is for general information purposes only, and whilst the author will endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, eLanka makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the eLanka website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained in this article for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. In otherwords, eLanka In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website / ...

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Chronic Kidney Disease a major health issue in Sri Lanka.-by Harold Gunatillake Transcript: “It is the toil, sweat and tears of the humble paddy farmer in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka that puts the rice on our plates daily. It is this very same farmer, mainly in the North Central Province (NCP), who has been caught in the vice-like grip of a deadly, mysterious kidney disease”-Kumudini Hettiarachchi. It is observed that there is a high prevalence of chronic kidney disease of unknown origin, leading to failure in kidney function, in the Northern Central province in Sri Lanka, among the farming community. It has become the silent killer among the farming community and a major health problem in the island. It is a toxic nephropathy and labelled as chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology. There is various hypothesis, but the closest one is environment exposure to heavy metals. These heavy ...

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Organic Fertilizers -Agricultural Revolution in Sri Lanka-by Dr Harold Gunatillake Implementation to use organic fertilizer – move by the President of Sri Lanka The “Vistas of Prosperity and Splendour” National Policy Framework affirms that in order. to produce a healthy and productive citizenry, the government must ensure the right of the people to access a non-toxic and balanced diet. Let us not get into the politics of organic fertilizer implementation for the usage in Sri Lanka, a current hot topic, and to understand from our point of view what this revolution means, from a scientific, health and eco-friendly, point of view. ...

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Variants of concern and vaccine effectiveness-By Dr Harold Gunatillake Please peruse my website;www.Doctorharold.com Transcript: Viruses are constantly changing, and this includes SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. These genetic variations occur over time and can lead to the emergence of new variants that may have different characteristics. Today, let us discuss the deadly variants that are spreading globally from the SARS virus, and the effectiveness of the response from the COVID-19 vaccines and your body immune system. ...

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Magnesium- “the Master Mineral” you should know-by Dr Harold Gunatillake “Gold, silver and platinum get the most attention as precious metals, but people do not give recognition for metals that are essential for our health, without we cannot survive.” Let us talk about the importance of magnesium in our body, that is involved in hundreds of chemical reactions in the body and helps maintain good health, and the daily intake is 400mg. ...

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Know your COVID-19 vaccines before the jab-by Harold Gunatillake Transcript: “In the race to build the world’s first round. of coronavirus vaccines, the spike protein— the thorny knobs that adorn each of the pathogen’s particles—was our most valuable.  player. Spike is a key ingredient in virtually. every one of our current pandemic-fighting shots: it has been repeatedly billed as essential for tickling out any immune response.  worth its salt. “People put all their eggs in the spike basket,” Juliet Morrison, a virologist at UC Riverside told me. And it undoubtedly paid off. Vaccine makers are looking beyond the spike protein”. As you are aware, Covid-19 is a respiratory disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 virus. Rhinovirus, adenovirus, and human coronavirus infections usually affect your upper respiratory tract, while both SARS and COVID-19 infections affect the lower respiratory tract. So, these latter viruses can cause more symptoms and worse outcomes. ...

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Why should you maintain a normal range blood sugar level?-by Dr harold Gunatillake   Transcript: Why should we maintain a normal range blood sugar level, and that is our topic of talk, today? A non-diabetic individual maintains a normal range blood sugar, due to the normal hormonal and metabolic activities of the pancreas and the liver. This is done by storing glucose as glycogen in the liver to make the blood sugar level remain steady between meals and during sleep. When blood glucose falls, cells in the pancreas secrete glucagon from the alpha cells of the Islet cells, and glucagon instructs the liver to convert the stored glycogen to glucose, making glucose more available and sustained in your blood stream. The pancreas further secretes insulin in the Islet beta cells, which enables the blood sugar to courier to specific cells in the body, such as the fat cells called lipocytes, ...

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Alcohol does have health benefits-by Dr harold Gunatillake Latest study claims in an article published in Australia, coming from CNN- headlines, “No safe level” for alcohol consumption. On the same breath it says, ‘if continued with increased consumption of alcohol is associated with poorer brain health’. Does this imply that the headlines discourage people from drinking alcohol, or that the normal safe limit cannot be assessed in general, and is something tailormade for each one? South Africa’s president has re-imposed a ban on alcohol sales and ordered the closure of all bars as part of new restrictions to battle a resurgence of coronavirus. There was an immediate public health benefit that had nothing to do with COVID-19. On the contrary, Prime Minister in Australia announced restriction to closedown Pubs, clubs, gyms cinemas and places of worship during the height of the endemic when total lockdown was enforced, till the spread ...

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Health & Views May 3rd issue 2021 – By Dr Harold Gunatillake Download the PDF file . Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is for general information purposes only, and whilst the author will endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, eLanka makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the eLanka website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained in this article for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. In otherwords, eLanka In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website / ...

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