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04 Dec 2020

Aging Types, Causes, and Prevention

Aging: it’s something we all do but understand very little about. Sure, it’s easy to make a list of all the changes that come with age — memory loss, wrinkles, muscle loss — but no one really understands what aging is, why it happens and how to stop it. What is aging? Think of aging

04 Dec 2020

10 tips for healthy eating with diabetes

There are different types of diabetes, and no two people with diabetes are the same. So there isn’t a one-size-fits-all ‘diabetes diet’ for everyone with diabetes. But we’ve come up with tips that you can use to help you make healthier food choices. These healthy eating tips are general and can help you manage your

02 Dec 2020

How to take oral medications properly

The most common way people take medications is orally (by mouth). Depending on what your doctor prescribed, your oral medication can be swallowed, chewed, or placed under your tongue to dissolve. Medications that you swallow travel from your stomach or intestine into your bloodstream and then are carried to all parts of your body. This

30 Nov 2020

Guide to protect kidney health

Kidneys are vital to your overall health, so it’s important to look after them. Kidney disease is a major public health concern. Kidney disease often goes undetected until it is very advanced. Unfortunately, this is when someone would need dialysis or a transplant. The key is to find kidney disease before the trouble starts. Regular

28 Nov 2020

How to use eye drops properly

Many eye problems are treated with eye drops. And it could be a challenge to put on eye drops, especially if you are a first time user. However, with practice you’ll get more comfortable and confident with the process without missing, spilling or using too much eye drops. Follow these steps to use eye drops

27 Nov 2020

Tips to keep joints healthy

Stay in motion It’s the golden rule of joint health: The more you move, the less stiffness you’ll have. Whether you’re reading, working, or watching TV, change positions often. Take breaks from your desk or your chair and get active. Safety first Padding is your pal. So suit up when you do things like in-line

26 Nov 2020

Easy, affordable and healthy eating tips during COVID-19

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak is upending life for families around the world. As schools and childcare centres close, many parents are finding themselves stuck at home for most of the day juggling childcare, full-time work and other competing responsibilities. Figuring out “What’s for dinner?” can be yet another daily challenge. To make things even

24 Nov 2020

Top 10 healthy heart tips

A healthy lifestyle will make your heart healthier. Here are 10 things you can do to look after your heart. 1. Give up smoking If you’re a smoker, quit. It’s the single best thing you can do for your heart health. Smoking is one of the main causes of coronary heart disease. A year after

23 Nov 2020

10 signs and symptoms of iron deficiency

Iron deficiency occurs when your body doesn’t have enough of the mineral iron. Your body needs iron to make hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that enables them to carry oxygen around the body. If your body doesn’t have enough hemoglobin, your tissues and muscles won’t get enough oxygen to be able to work

20 Nov 2020

Medical myths: All about Dementia

Today, an estimated 5.8 million people aged 65 years or older in the United States have dementia. Due to the fact that the average lifespan of people in the U.S. has increased over recent decades, some experts project that by 2050, the number of older adults with dementia could reach 13.8 million. Figures of this

16 Nov 2020

What to know about cancer

Cancer causes cells to divide uncontrollably. This can result in tumors, damage to the immune system, and other impairment that can be fatal. In the United States, an estimated 15.5 million people with a history of cancer were living as of January 1, 2016, according to a 2018 report from the American Cancer Society. What

14 Nov 2020

Dementia in older adults

Dementia is an umbrella term for a range of conditions that affect the brain. Symptoms often include difficulties with memory, problem-solving, language, and judgment. While dementia mainly affects older adults, it is not a regular, expected part of aging. The World Health Organization (WHO) report that 5–8% of people aged 60 or older have dementia.

13 Nov 2020

What are the early signs of type 2 diabetes?

Type 2 diabetes causes a person’s blood sugar levels to become too high. Recognizing the early signs and symptoms of this chronic condition can result in a person getting treatment sooner, which reduces the risk of severe complications. Type 2 diabetes is a common condition. A 2017 report from the Centers for Disease Control and

12 Nov 2020

Green tea and coffee found to reduce risk of death among type 2 diabetes

Drinking four cups of green tea and coffee on a daily basis could help people with type 2 diabetes live longer, researchers have said. Those who develop the condition are more prone to other health issues, such as dementia, cancer, and bone fractures. But now a team from Japan say they have found evidence to

11 Nov 2020

Sleeping with artificial light at night associated with weight gain in women

Sleeping with a television or light on in the room may be a risk factor for gaining weight or developing obesity, according to scientists at the National Institutes of Health. The research, which was published online June 10 in JAMA Internal Medicine, is the first to find an association between any exposure to artificial light

10 Nov 2020

Everything You Need to Know About High Cholesterol (Part 2)

Complications of high cholesterol If left untreated, high cholesterol can cause plaque to build up in your arteries. Over time, this plaque can narrow your arteries. This condition is known as atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is a serious condition. It can limit the flow of blood through your arteries. It also raises your risk of developing dangerous

09 Nov 2020

Everything You Need to Know About High Cholesterol (Part 1)

What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a type of lipid. It’s a waxy, fat-like substance that your liver produces naturally. It’s vital for the formation of cell membranes, certain hormones, and vitamin D. Cholesterol doesn’t dissolve in water, so it can’t travel through your blood on its own. To help transport cholesterol, your liver produces lipoproteins.

05 Nov 2020

Quitting can help undo smoking’s consequences on bone health

Bone homeostasis is disturbed in smokers, though cessation seems to have a rescuing effect, a recent study has found. Researchers conducted two human studies. The first included 471 pre- and post-menopausal women, of whom 54 were current smokers and 417 were nonsmokers. The second included 139 current smokers who were determined to quit. Osteocalcin and

04 Nov 2020

Eating more plant-based foods ‘reduces type 2 diabetes risk’

“Eating more fruit and vegetables can reduce the risk of developing diabetes by almost a quarter,” reports The Independent. The headline is prompted by a new review that pooled the results of 9 studies looking at the link between how “plant-based” over 300,000 people’s diets were, and their risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The

02 Nov 2020

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the term for a range of conditions caused by a build-up of fat in the liver. It’s usually seen in people who are overweight or obese. A healthy liver should contain little or no fat. It’s estimated up to 1 in every 3 people in the UK has early

31 Oct 2020

How Much Water Should You Drink Per Day?

The body is about 60% water, give or take. You are constantly losing water from your body, primarily via urine and sweat. To prevent dehydration, you need to drink adequate amounts of water. There are many different opinions on how much water you should be drinking every day. Health authorities commonly recommend eight 8-ounce glasses,

30 Oct 2020

15 Foods You Need to Consume to Get Rid of Joint Pain

Joint pain might be caused by a recent sports injury or most commonly might be related to arthritis. If you suffer from bone or joint pain you know from personal experience that it can be devastating and annoying in daily life. Even though no exact diet has been proven to cure it, studies have shown that certain foods and spices do help patients — working like natural remedies. Here is the

29 Oct 2020

Diet and Heart Health Basics

Heart health and your diet Your doctor may have recently told you that you’re at risk for heart disease due to your lifestyle or your family history. Perhaps you’ve recently experienced a major cardiovascular event, such as a heart attack. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more Americans die of heart disease than any other condition.

28 Oct 2020

What Is Sudden Death Syndrome, and Is Prevention Possible?

What is sudden death syndrome? Sudden death syndrome (SDS) is a loosely defined umbrella term for a series of cardiac syndromes that cause sudden cardiac arrest and possibly death. Some of these syndromes are the result of structural problems in the heart. Others may be the result of irregularities within the electrical channels. All may cause unexpected

27 Oct 2020

Study hints that early morning exercise may reduce cancer risk

A new study has suggested that people who exercise in the morning between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. may be less likely to develop cancers than those who exercise later in the day. The research, appearing in the International Journal of Cancer, may help inform future research into the timing of exercise as a potential way

26 Oct 2020

Eating spicy food can alter pain perception

Spicy stimulation appears to trigger an analgesic effect that lasts beyond the taste stimulus, a recent study has found. In contrast, keeping a long-term spicy diet may instead lower the threshold for basal pain sensitivity. Sixty healthy undergraduate volunteers (aged 20–35 years; 50 percent female) were enrolled in this study. Pressure pain (PPT) and cold

26 Oct 2020

Study finds association between sugary drinks and infertility

Fair warning to couples looking to get pregnant: Limit or do away with sugary drinks. A Boston University study has found a link between consuming high sugar beverages and infertility. Fertility expert Dr Guia Pastorfide explained that when a couple is unable to conceive for a year even with unprotected sex, they are diagnosed as

21 Oct 2020

12 foods to avoid like fire if you want to unclog your arteries

When it comes to heart health, you might already know that eating healthy and avoiding junk food is a good place to start, but it can be more complicated than you think. Plenty of foods that you enjoy every day, even foods that are otherwise healthy for you, might actually be doing a lot of damage to your heart. Because of this, it is always important to be aware of both what you

21 Oct 2020

Medical myths: Vitamins and supplements

Vitamins and supplements are more popular today than they have ever been. People, understandably, want to be healthy and free from disease. If popping a relatively inexpensive pill every day ups their chances of a healthy, long life, it is no surprise that supplements are popular. It is important to note that supplements are important

19 Oct 2020

Too much white rice a bane to endocrine health in South Asia

Eating higher amounts of white rice raises the risk of diabetes, and this association is especially pronounced in South Asia, a study has found. Meanwhile, in other regions of the world, the risk is modest or inconsequential. “Overall, our findings are consistent with results from some of the previous studies conducted in Asia and Europe

15 Oct 2020

Study Reveals That WiFi Devices Affect Male Fertility

If you have been trying to have kids for a while and haven’t had much success, the answer could be right in your pocket. Literally. Kumiko Nakata, a researcher from Japan, found that the electromagnetic waves from WiFi devices, like mobile phones and home routers, can do significant damage to sperm. 30% of fertility problems come from men According to the World Health Organization, about 15% of couples in the world

14 Oct 2020

7 Dangerous signs of blocked Arteries we often ignore

What increases the risk of clogged arteries?

14 Oct 2020

10 early signs your body is running out of Vitamin C

Vitamin C is super important in keeping your body healthy and functioning properly.

12 Oct 2020

Excessive sleepiness at daytime may signal heart disease, cancer, diabetes

Older adults who are excessively sleepy at daytime are twice as likely as their non-sleepy counterparts to develop either heart disease, cancer, or diabetes

10 Oct 2020

Study investigating the effect of tadalafil 5mg daily treatment on the ejaculatory times with erectile dysfunction

A daily dose of 5mg tadalafil can be safely used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction and LUTS, that prolongs the ejaculatory latency time.

20 Oct 2018

Let stand 1-5 minutes after every hour of work

Stand 1-5 minutes after an hour of work would benefit to your body health