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April, 2013

  • 22 April

    Rarely in the Mood: Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder

    hsdd

    Hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) is a common female sexual dysfunction. It directly affects the sex drive and contributes to numerous other problems. To treat this female sexual disorder, women must better understand it. What is Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder? Hypoactive sexual desire disorder is a form of female sexual …

January, 2013

  • 2 January

    The Importance of Blood Tests and Their Benefits

    blood tests

    Many people believe blood tests are only administered in times of illness or trauma. However, doctors suggest your blood be tested regularly. This could be done during your annual physical or depending on how you live, what you eat, and how often your exercise, you may want to get your …

December, 2012

  • 28 December

    How To Avoid Holiday Health Pitfalls

    Holiday Health Pitfalls

    Despite the best of intentions the holidays can wreak havoc on your health. Between the stress of shopping and entertaining and the tendency to overindulge at holiday parties, even the most disciplined of us can fall into unhealthy habits before the New Year. Here are a few of the most …

  • 19 December

    New Study Finds People Living Longer But With More Disability

    Living Longer but WIth More Disability

    The health situation around the globe is beginning to look much like the one we are facing here in the United States. Incidents of premature death are low, incidents of disability are high and an abundance of food is causing more of a problem than lack of food. A new …

November, 2012

  • 6 November

    UK Product Could Detect HIV

    hiv liquid

    UK researchers have developed a cheap test which could detect even low levels of viruses and some cancers. The color of the liquid changes to give a negative or positive result. The designers from the Imperial college London says that the device could lead to more widespread testing for HIV …

October, 2012

  • 31 October

    Spiderweb Inspired Medical Tape

    Spiderweb Inspired Medical Tape

    While removing medical tape from an adult can be seamlessly painless because breakage occurs in the glue, but can cause quite a lot of harm when removing from the skin of newborns, says Jeffrey Karp, a researcher at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Traditional medical tape has two layers: the sticky …

August, 2012

  • 22 August

    3 Reasons to Avoid Ending Up In A TV Hospital

    tv doctors

    TV execs love making medical dramas. They’re exciting, there’s lots of room for emotional conflict and high stakes, and you can pretty much film the whole thing on one set. Yet, while we all love watching doctors to race to find a cure for some sort of eye-bleeding disease while …

July, 2012

  • 8 July

    The Creation Of Waterproof Hearing Aids

    Waterproof Hearing Aids

    Hearing Loss Affects Millions Of People With Activities Limited Millions of people suffer from hearing disabilities, in the US; this affects 34 million individuals, most of who are below the age of retirement.  Whether from growing older, born with this impairment or by accident, it is a health concern that …

  • 8 July

    Choosing a Health Insurance Policy

    health insurance

    Choosing a health insurance policy for your family is difficult. The terms are complicated, the cost is high, and it can create a financial impact. If you take the time to break the task of choosing a health insurance policy down, working through it can be a much simpler process. …

June, 2012

  • 18 June

    Why You Should Try Yoga

    Yoga

    You don’t have to run for miles or work out until you sweat to reap the benefits of a good workout. In fact, a low-impact exercise routine such as yoga provides several physical benefits. Most yoga moves require stretching. Stretching is scientifically proven to increase flexibility and joint mobility which …

May, 2012

  • 4 May

    5 Foods to Avoid for Better Teeth

    5 Foods to Avoid for Better Teeth

    Most of us know that maintaining a balanced diet and eating the right foods is good for our general well-being. Eating certain foods and avoiding others can also promote good oral hygiene and better, healthier teeth. The list below forms a guide of what foods to avoid for better teeth; …