Saturday - Mar 23, 2019

Health & Fitness

  • How Free Radicals Combat Aging?

    How Free Radicals Combat Aging?

    We know that free radicals are harmful to our health.  Past researches have shown that free radicals are damaging molecules that contribute to aging process.  But an interesting study from Mc Gill University in Canada proved that free radicals can actually prolong the lifespan rather than shorten it. What are Free Radicals? Free radicals are

  • Why Red Wine As Antioxidants Questioned in the Study?

    Why Red Wine As Antioxidants Questioned in the Study?

    Many people in the Western world believe  the French Paradox which points out that despite the high-saturated fat and high-cholesterol diet, there is a lower coronary heart disease incidence in the population.  People believe that drinking red wine regularly can help  prevent  illness.  They attribute it to the fact that red wine contains high levels

  • FDA Supports HPV Test for Cervical Cancer Examination

    FDA Supports HPV Test for Cervical Cancer Examination

    Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced its endorsement for the use of Human Papillomavirus Test or HPV test as a primary screening tool for cervical cancer.   This development is significant in the field of health care because HPV test is the first ever DNA test that is approved by FDA.  The screening test

  • Signs of a Pending Heart Attack

    Signs of a Pending Heart Attack

    Heart attack, also known as acute myocardial infarction, is a disease that is known for being the main killer of the population of the United States.  By holding 40 percent of the annual deaths in the U.S., heart attacks have a wider spread than any other disease, including cancer in all of its forms. Taking

  • How Yawning Can Prevent Your Brain From Overheating?

    How Yawning Can Prevent Your Brain From Overheating?

    When you feel tired, bored and sleepy you tend to yawn.  It is a normal mechanism of your body to cool your brain or prevent it from overheating.  You also yawn after waking up and when you are under stress. So, do you know what stimulates yawning? What are the Theories of Yawning? Yawning is

  • Why Exercise is Crucial for Women above 30?

    Why Exercise is Crucial for Women above 30?

    When a woman reaches the age of 30, researchers suggests that she should maintain a good exercise habit to prevent the occurrence of heart disease.  In a recent study from Australian researchers, they figure out that physical inactivity is the key predictor of heart illness in women. Physical inactivity has greater impact on women’s health

  • Why Vitamin D Supplements Should Be Readily Available?

    Why Vitamin D Supplements Should Be Readily Available?

    There is a continuous movement that is supported by various health organizations that recommends Vitamin D supplements to be readily available in the market. Just recently, United Kingdom reported that there is a growing incidence of Vitamin K deficiency based from the report of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health or RCPCH. According

  • 5 Amazing Health Benefits of Onion That You Need to Know

    5 Amazing Health Benefits of Onion That You Need to Know

    There are many benefits that you can get from eating onions. If you are not fond of eating onions, you may have second thoughts after learning the different health benefits that you can get from it.  For a long time, people knew that onions offers a lot of health benefits, but little research has been

  • Are You Feeling Guilty Over a Cup of Coffee?

    Are You Feeling Guilty Over a Cup of Coffee?

    Can you live a day without drinking coffee? Many of us can't.   Starting your day with a hot cup of  your favourite coffee  seems to put a spring in your step which can last  the whole day. But there are times when the guilt pangs can override the high feeling.  This is brought on by

  • Promising Developments in the Treatment of Migraine

    Promising Developments in the Treatment of Migraine

    Are you one of the 12% of Americans that suffer from migraine headaches?  Read on you will find this information interesting. The U.S. National Institute of Health report that there are approximately 12% of the American population experiences a throbbing and debilitating headache called migraine.  Migraine is a neurological and chronic disorder which is characterized