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You want to do the best you can for your children so they can grow up healthy and strong. They depend on you to teach them the right things to do to have a wonderful life. Being sure children learn healthy habits early and continue them throughout their childhood will give them a strong ... Views: 10
Vision stands as one of the most important of the senses humans possess. Without clear vision, things become cloudy, blurry, and dark. As people lose their sense of sight, they find it virtually impossible to do many of the things they used to do. Activities like reading small print, viewing the ... Views: 14
Oral health is not simply limited to the mouth. Surprisingly, oral health can ultimately affect one’s overall health, even for children. While overall health problems may or may not show up immediately in children, it is vital for parents to practice and encourage great oral habits to limit ... Views: 5
Most everyone is familiar with the itchy, red bumps commonly associated with a mosquito bite. For those who have an allergy to them, these bites can go from a minor annoyance to something much more serious.
Most mosquito bites occur at either dusk or dawn. This is when mosquitoes are most ... Views: 15
Millions of pilgrims, sadhus & sanyasis (monks & sages), musicians, artisans and all kinds of craftsmen are gathering on the sacred banks of river Kshipra. A drop of the nectar of immortality fell here during the öght between the gods and the demons when the universe was örst created. On ... Views: 22
Cold season comes around every year, and while some people make it through the season with minimal illness others are sick constantly. The common cold is not a serious condition and does not cause health complications, but it can be mentally and physically wearing to constantly suffer from cold ... Views: 22
Welcoming a new baby to the family is something most parents joyously look forward to. But raising a newborn can be challenging, and there are several health conditions that parents should be aware of during the first weeks and months of an infant’s life.
Small babies often have a distended ... Views: 24
Living a healthy lifestyle doesn't have to mean all or nothing when it comes to your favourite foods and drinks. Whether your goal is weight loss, training for a sporting event or just becoming more health conscious, there are simple things you can do to better manage your calories. Food and ... Views: 30
Bone Marrow Transplant
Bone marrow is a soft, fatty tissue inside your bones that produces blood cells. Stem cells are immature cells in bone marrow that gives rise to different blood cells. Various diseases such as blood cancer, anemia and some genetic diseases can be treated by bone marrow ... Views: 26
While a cold and influenza, commonly called the flu, are both caused by viruses and cause respiratory illness, the flu is typically much more severe than a common cold. Both illnesses share some symptoms, so it can be difficult for a person to determine whether he or she is suffering from a cold ... Views: 44
This article is based upon my experience in South Africa compared to the UK. I know the South African authorities are overwhelmed by work and quick to respond, so it is not a criticism of the authorities but of the careless people who impose dangerous noise upon others.
I know what 140 ... Views: 52
“Good health is not something we can buy. However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account.”
By- Anne Wilson Schaef
According to WHO - Health is defined as “a state of complete physical, mental and ... Views: 63
If you are looking for a new and interesting field to get into, you should seriously consider becoming a massage therapist. It is a career move that will enable you to do something important and meaningful. Massage therapy helps many people deal with excessive stress. It can also be used for ... Views: 58
As we age it may start to seem like intimacy is a thing for the younger generation. Maybe you’ve been married for years and the spark is beginning to fade. Maybe you’re just too tired or too achy to have the get-up-and-go you once had. There are many reasons why we simply don’t feel in the mood, ... Views: 95
Just in case you need another reason to watch your waistline, researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), provide you with a compelling one; new research says midlife obesity may influence not only the chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease, but how early it will develop as ... Views: 64
Recently, there was a scientific breakthrough on the diagnosis ofrheumatoid arthritis (RA); a team of researches uncovered a protein that helps regulate the severity of tissue damage caused by RA. This discovery is going to provide a quicker and earlier diagnosis for patients who would ... Views: 55
The great musician Bob Marley once said, “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.”
While Bob is right, if you let music hit you too hard, it can lead to a lot more than pain. Doctors worry that the steady onslaught of booming music, especially through earbuds, can ... Views: 55
It’s a warm Sunday afternoon and you’ve just had a big lunch and a long walk. Now what? Recent research suggests that you should probably head over to the hammock or sofa and take a nap; it could help reduce blood pressure and prevent heart attack. Although most people don’t need a reason to ... Views: 55
For most people, when we feel sad we eat a bit of chocolate, watch a favorite movie or get together with friends and family. Unfortunately, serious depression cannot be cured by taking a vacation or having a laugh. It is something that affects your entire life and can be very difficult to ... Views: 52
Cholesterol is a fatty substance produced by the liver. It performs and assists in all sorts of bodily functions, including building cell membranes, nerve protectors and brain activity. It is also important for hormone production and the metabolizing ofvitamins like A, D, E and K. Without it we ... Views: 56
Protein is an essential part of our diet as it aids in muscle and tissue repair, provides specific immune defense and keeps us energized. Furthermore, a new study has revealed that high protein foods can also boost cardiovascular health.
The research was done by the University of East Anglia ... Views: 50
If you are seeking to escape a life drugs and alcohol, help is available. You should not feel as though you have to make this arduous journey alone. Making the decision to break free of your addiction is bold and momentous one. It is a sign of tremendous courage and shows a sincere desire to ... Views: 49
Just because you know about the Law of Attraction doesn’t mean instant healing miracles with your body. Can you turn around a health issue fast? YES! But changing your thoughts and habits takes practice. If there is something that’s not working or looking well, it’s a bit hard to escape the ... Views: 46
There is an ongoing debate when it comes to prostate cancer screening, which can cause confusion and hesitation among doctors. Some believe there is not enough evidence to support screening the general population, while others suggest it is appropriate. New guidelines have been released to ... Views: 62
A blood test could now improve cancer treatment by pairing patients with the best form of treatment based on their results. The blood test was developed by UK researchers and could not only improve treatment, but better track tumors as well.
The blood test would be utilized throughout a ... Views: 53
You might think that a larger brain equals a larger IQ, but findings from the University of Vienna suggest that brain size doesn’t matter when it comes to IQ. Early findings from the 18th century had researchers believing that a large brain meant a smart individual, but thanks to the use of ... Views: 60
The risk of stroke increases with high job stress, according to the latest findings. Additionally, women were found to be at higher risk of these effects. To achieve the findings, researchers analyzed six previous studies, which looked at nearly 140,000 individual across different countries. ... Views: 54
Researchers from McGill University have made a discovery on how the brain detects and prevent dehydration. They identified a key protein in the brain responsible for body temperature as well as hydration. The findings can assist in clinical treatments of conditions that affect the imbalance of ... Views: 57
A molecule has been identified that causes skin fibrosis – a condition that involves hardening of the skin tissue. The findings could also be relevant to other organs, such as the heart, lungs and liver.
Research lead, Dr. Shyni Varghese, said, “We’ve identified a new component that hasn’t ... Views: 47
A recent UCL study has highlighted the genes in schizophrenia and obesity to help understand DNA variants that affect the risk of developing both conditions. The researchers analyzed over one million gene variants in over 2,000 research subjects who either had schizophrenia or were obese. ... Views: 53
Lung cancer is one of the most prevalent cancer types in the world today. Current estimates from the American Cancer Society reveal that there will be about 221,200 new cases of lung cancer in 2015. More so, lung cancer cause 27% of cancer-related deaths, and it has a higher mortality rate that ... Views: 60
When I got into health care several years ago, I thought naively that I don’t want to work in mental health. By declaring this, I was of the mindset that I would not then have to treat people with depression. I did not want to feel down and hopeless like they did. Well guess what? If you ... Views: 81
Pregnancy can cause changes to your health, like morning sickness for example. If a pregnant woman has high blood pressure, new research suggests this can contribute to deteriorated health in the future. Additionally, researchers have uncovered that siblings of pregnant women with high blood ... Views: 57
Estimates reveal one in four women over the age of 65 have osteoporosis of the hip or spine. Hormones are thought to play a large role in the development and onset of osteoporosis. When women go through menopause, production of estrogen is greatly reduced thus weakening bones. Research now ... Views: 42
If you’re tossing and turning, unable to fall asleep at night, and then hitting the snooze button again and again the next morning you’re not alone. Insomnia and difficulty sleeping is a common problem that most people experience at one (or more) time in their life. According to the American ... Views: 44
If you’ve never touched a cigarette or have quit smoking, congratulations! You are steps ahead of being healthier for longer in comparison to smokers. If you’ve experienced a heart attack and were a smoker previously, research suggests quitting can improve your mental health – aside from ... Views: 46
We all experience digestive discomfort at some point in our lives. Maybe we ate too much, or consumed something that didn’t sit right; regardless of cause, we’ve all had bloating, gas, abdominal pain and constipation.
Generally, we can pinpoint the cause of our digestive discomfort, and then ... Views: 63
W’ve been told countless times that beauty is only skin deep and that inner beauty is what really counts. Although this is true, we can’t deny the influence of physical appearance in our daily lives. After all, this is what people see first and this is how first impressions are usually based on. ... Views: 61
Brassica alba (white mustard) is the mildest of the three popular mustard types – white, yellow and black consumed today. The plant is a native to the Mediterranean region and Crimea. It is an introduced species in Europe, Asia, the Americas and the Australian region where it has become ... Views: 50
The number of people suffering from obesity every year is increasing,
it is mainly about the lifestyle and how people eat.
To avoid the risks of obesity,
more and more people are looking for other options for rapid weight-loss.
About 140,000 people annually are finding gastric bypass ... Views: 42
If you have high cholesterol your doctor has probably either spoken to you about statins or prescribed them. Statins are a type of medication which works to reduce cholesterol levels. They work by blocking the action of the chemical in the liver which is necessary to produce ... Views: 58
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that roughly 70 million Americans have hypertension (high blood pressure). Only 52 percent of those with hypertension have the condition under control. Additionally, one in three Americans have pre-hypertension, meaning they are at ... Views: 55
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease occurs when fat accumulates in the liver. This can occur in individuals who don’t drink or who moderately drink alcohol. In some people non-alcoholic fatty liver disease causes no symptoms or complications. However, if it progresses it can ultimately lead to ... Views: 58
Some of us merely eat when we’re hungry while others like to stick to a schedule (8 a.m. breakfast, 12 noon lunch, 6 p.m. dinner). Well, new research has come out showing that those who plan their meal ahead – and pack it themselves – eat healthier overall.
Schedule and pack meals to eat ... Views: 62
Many changes occur as we age. Hair becomes gray, skin becomes looser, and it seems we frequent the bathroom much more often. Although a leaky, overactive bladder is commonly associated with aging, you don’t have to succumb to your aging bladder.
An overactive bladder (OAB) occurs when there ... Views: 46
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates roughly 41 million Americans use contact lenses. According to a new report presented by the CDC, nearly all contact lens wearers embark on risky behavior involving their contacts. Such behavior can increase a person’s risk of eye ... Views: 62
Schizophrenia is a condition which affects a person’s ability to think, reason, feel and distinguish what is real and what is imaginary. A person with schizophrenia may also have trouble in social settings.
Schizophrenia is often described as multiple personalities, but that is not accurate. ... Views: 58
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All people should take care of their health to ensure they live long. People should know there are different ways through which they can take care of their health. Therefore, people have to understand some health conditions and find the best ways to deal with them. People should know what ... Views: 48
Taking prescription medications routinely depletes your immune system and doesn’t allow your body to heal itself in a natural way. Prevention of illness keeps your body strong. Some simple, natural supplements keep your body strong, and in many cases help you avoid becoming ill in the first ... Views: 80