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Friday, September 21, 2018

SUGAR ADDICTION

Sugar addiction is a fairly common phenomenon these days. Anybody with a sweet tooth knows only too well how addictive sweets can be. Eat...

Different types of eye infections

By Abhay Burande Although there are a myriad of eye diseases, there are three that are widespread throughout the globe. These are: 1.              conjunctivitis 2.              blepharitis 3.              keratitis Conjunctivitis Conjunctivitis,...

INITIAL SYMPTOMS OF BIPOLAR DISORDER

The seriousness of bipolar cases is indisputable. In fact, many patients who have symptoms of a manic-depression state can be misdiagnosed. Another important fact...

DENTAL CORNER – What are dental implants? Types of Dental...

Implants rely on titanium fixtures inserted into the jawbone. Most implants are made of titanium, which is very effective at fusing with living bone...

Drugs replaces Chemotherapy

The research looked at previous studies. Some women with breast cancer may be able to avoid chemotherapy by taking an extra drug, research suggests. LHRH...

WOMEN’S HEALTH: THE IMPORTANCE OF SELFISH TIME

Women tend to have a difficult time caring for themselves because they care so much for others. Not all selfishness is bad. Between household chores,...

Dental Corner – Dental Abscess

WHAT IS AN ABSCESS? An abscess is the collection of pus following any infection, occurring within the body. When pus accumulates in relation to a...

EXERCISE HELPS BOOST YOUR MOOD

Can exercise really help in boosting your mood if you suffer from depression? Well, according to some studies, it does. Find out more about...

Dysentery

Dysentery What is Dysentery? Dysentery is an infection of the intestines which results in inflammation and diarrhea. There are two types of dysentery: Bacillary Dysentery, caused by...

BEHAVIOUR OF ADDICTED PEOPLE SHOWING THEIR NEED FOR TREATMENT

No one will deny that drug and alcohol addiction are serious problems, actually they gain a very real degree of urgency when they are...

What you should know about hip fractures and recovery

What is a hip fracture? A hip fracture is a break in the bones of your hip (near the top of your leg). How do I...

Monitoring blood pressure at home

Why should I monitor my blood pressure at home? Monitoring your blood pressure at home helps you and your doctor choose how to treat your...

Folic acid supplements found to lower stroke risks

Problems resulting from stroke may include: *          Weakness on one side of the body (hemiparesis) *          Loss of speech (Aphasia) *          Cognitive deficits *          Difficulty swallowing *          Inability to...

AEROBIC EXERCISE

Aerobic exercise is one such form of exercise that can be a fun activity as well. Read on to know more about aerobic exercise...

THAT ANNOYING RINGING IN YOUR EAR

A ringing noise in ears is known in medical terms as tinnitus & there is no apparent outside source for this loud noise. The...

MEN’S FITNESS: KEEPING UP WITH YOUR GRANDCHILDREN

Many men do not even realize just how important the other parts of men's fitness are until they have grandchildren. Want to keep up...

GET UP AND GET GOING

If you like the idea of exercise but lack the motivation to do it, there are plenty of tricks to fire up your enthusiasm. You...

Periodontal Disease

Periodontitis is an infection of the periodontium, or one of the four tissues that support the teeth in the mouth: l The gingiva, or gum...

What you should know about basic first aid

It is very important to have knowledge about the basic first aid steps because emergencies can happen anywhere and at anytime. Here are a few...

NCD action plan being developed to combat serious health risks

Basseterre, St. Kitts – A new non-communicable disease (NCD) action plan to help combat the prevalence of these maladies in the Federation is being...

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