Category: Health

Reports of HIV ‘breakthrough’ and ‘cure’ are premature

“HIV breakthrough could lead to a cure,” the Mail Online says, reporting on a study which looked at the phenomenon known as post-treatment control – where people with HIV remain in remission, even after treatment with antiretroviral...

Could anti-inflammatory drugs prevent schizophrenia?

“It may be possible to prevent schizophrenia by calming the brain’s immune system,” BBC News reports after researchers found raised levels of immune activity in people thought to be at high risk of developing...

13 Best (and Worst) Ways to Measure Body Fat

Keeping track by Jessica Migala Sure, a bathroom scale tells you how much you weigh, but that number doesn’t always tell the whole story. A thin person can still have an unhealthy amount of...

12 Facts You Should Know About Ovarian Cysts

Ovarian cyst facts Unless you’re hoping to have a child (or just saw a picture of an adorable baby), you probably don’t give your ovaries much thought. So it might be a little unsettling...

Video: How to Make an Immune Booster Juice?

This vitamin-packed juice contains oranges, grapefruit, and kiwis. It has almost twice your recommended daily intake of vitamin C so it will help keep your immune system in tip-top shape. Ingredients 14 ounce grapefruit,...

20 Genius Products to Allergy-Proof Your Life

Anti-allergy products If you suffer from allergies, the outside world is filled with sneeze-inducing triggers everywhere you turn, from tree pollen to ragweed to your co-worker’s dog-hair-covered sweater. So the last thing you want...

Five myths about weight loss and dieting

Obesity has been on the rise worldwide for decades, putting people at risk for developing diabetes, heart disease and several forms of cancer. Today, a third of adults and and in 10 children in...

6 Risks Of Wearing Heels During Pregnancy

To wear or not to wear heels is the big question while you are expecting. Is it safe to wear heels during pregnancy? If you are used to wearing high heels on a regular...

Breast Cancer: Olive Oil May Help Prevent

Women who eat a Mediterranean diet with a little extra virgin olive oil have a lower risk of breast cancer, researchers reported in yet another study showing the health benefits of the approach. Women...

Why morning people are more happier?

Morning people seem to have an edge on the rest of us (see related post: How to change your life before breakfast). The early hours are a great time for getting things done. Even...

8 Causes of Night Sweats

Doctors often hear their patients complain of night sweats. Night sweats refer to excess sweating during the night. But if your bedroom is unusually hot or you are wearing too many bedclothes, you may...

Ibuprofen Side Effects

Not all side effects for ibuprofen may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice.   For the Consumer   Applies to ibuprofen: oral capsule, oral capsule liquid...

10 Reasons to Drink More Water

Has it occurred to you today that you are thirsty? Guess what – by the time you experience the sensation of the thirst, you are already dehydrated. That thirst is your body calling for...

11 reasons small boobs are better than big boobs

Boobs! Big ones! We’re all obsessed with them. Men are obsessed, women are obsessed. Infant children are – understandably – obsessed.   But, if you’re like me and not lugging around a gargantuan pair...

Using Lemon On The Skin

The Benefits Of Using Lemon On The Skin

There is nothing else like lemon, when it comes to skin renewal. It helps in keeping the PH balance of the skin. You can do a skin mask by mixing equal quantities of lemon...

Antiperspirants/Deodorants and Breast Cancer

Can antiperspirants or deodorants cause breast cancer?   Articles in the press and on the Internet have warned that underarm antiperspirants (a preparation that reduces underarm sweat) or deodorants (a preparation that destroys or...

Health: 34 Things Your Breasts Say About Your

Your breasts can communicate a lot about what’s going on inside your body. Use these signs to learn what your breasts are telling you — and see your medical care provider if you suspect something is up....

Supplements for Weight Loss

Looking for supplements and herbal remedies for weight loss? There isn’t a lot of science backing up the claims, and some have health risks. So, talk with your doctor if you’re thinking about trying any...

15 Cancer Symptoms Women Shouldn’t Ignore

Women’s bodies are always changing. Sometimes changes that seem normal can be signs of cancer, though.   The key is to pay attention to your body so you can notice when something’s different, says...

Selecting a Weight-Loss Program

Some people lose weight on their own; others like the support of a structured program. Overweight people who are successful at losing weight, and keeping it off, can reduce their risk factors for heart...