Food and Nutrition Chart
May 7, 2012 – 1:36 am | No Comment
The most organic food substances are the vitamins which are found only in the living things like plants and animals and are very essential for the body to function properly. For the energy and growth and generally for the well being of the body it is important to have a general consumption of the most important ingredient the vitamins. The body cannot make its own vitamins so they should be supplied  [...]

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Anti-Ageing Fillers: A Concrete - Jabbing Horrendous Procedure
September 1, 2009 – 11:30 am | 3 Comments
Those women that have faced disfigurement will all due credit to the new generation of age-tricking products, are strongly advocating a ban on their use. The cosmetic utilization of compounds that comprise of inject-able plastics and cement that are conventionally used in restoring broken hips is being staunchly proscribed by women who in their incessant pursuit to stay youthful have become unwitting victims of facial disfigurement. Scores of unsuspecting customers are being enticed by the assurance of a swift repair to prep up drooping cheeks and fill up facial lines or wrinkles. Presently, there are nearly 140 filler products that have flooded the markets that assert their stance at being the idyllic, instantaneous solution to combating undesirable ageing effects. These are infused into the system by beauty therapists who proclaim they are highly adept at reducing the signs of aging. Though several such centres employ doctors for these injection procedures, it has not averted the  [...]

Critics Apprehensive Over Latest Fat-Burning Lip Balm
August 31, 2009 – 10:30 am | 5 Comments
Critics Apprehensive Over Latest Fat-Burning Lip Balm
The latest fat reduction means is slated to go on sale during this week in UK, dubbed as the fat-melting lip balm, has faced a lot of flak from critics who deem it to be yet another selling gambit that sadistically feeds on women’s insecurities regarding weight gain. The lip balm that was unveiled in the United States in the former part of the year as a progression in the area of fat reduction is believed to assist women in controlling their food cravings and also bolstering energy levels. The founders of this lip balm product priced at close to five pounds assert that its contents have appetite suppressing and metabolism boosting properties that are simply a lick away. Britain critics have denounced the tall claims of the lip balm stating that it would scarcely contribute in any significant way to substantial weight reduction. The detractors have claimed that there is no replacement to lesser consumption and working out more. The U.S. doctor, Allan Kurtz, involved in the  [...]

Enhanced Testing To Detect Asbestos Cancer
August 30, 2009 – 10:15 am | 5 Comments
Enhanced Testing To Detect Asbestos Cancer
A prudent team of researchers at the Oxford University have asserted that they have discovered a highly responsive test for the mesothelioma cancer that proliferates over protracted periods of time, though the affected patients normally have a shorter life span. Mesothelioma cancer is a deadly tumour that develops on the lung surface due to asbestos exposure and takes several decades to manifest itself. Though the disease has been detected in individuals with no past contact with asbestos, however inhalation of the dust expelled by asbestos during its disintegration is believed to be a crucial risk factor. The disease is predominantly found in those involved in professions like joining, plumbing and electrical fitting. Though Mesothelioma cancer is comparatively rare, it is not easy to treat due to its location and unfavourable response to chemotherapy. Experts have estimated that by the year 2013, the United Kingdom itself is expected to have a sharp increase of cited cases being  [...]

Petrol Inhalation Abuse- A Perilous Trend
August 28, 2009 – 10:40 am | One Comment
Petrol Inhalation Abuse- A Perilous Trend
Inhalant abuse referred to as intentional inhalation of several volatile chemicals and gases to experience a desired sense of intoxication, is on the rise particularly in youngsters. A form of drug abuse, presently, inhalant abuse is the highly insidious yet least recognised drug problems. In some studies undertaken, the problem was noticed mostly in adolescents and has been found to have an adverse effect on pregnant women and her offspring. Many lining up at petrol pumps for a refill, are quite often drawn to its smell. Some even go to the extent of inhaling petrol directly from the petrol tank, with eventually the inhalation episode becoming more frequent to obtain the same level of euphoria and a sense of well-being. Such petrol sniffers would go to any extent to fuel their addictive behaviour, even taking to smelling petrol soaked rags. Within 10-12hours of cessation of petrol sniffing such individuals experienced withdrawal symptoms like irritability, edginess, sleeplessness  [...]

Penile Cancer - Beware Of HPV Virus
August 27, 2009 – 9:30 am | 5 Comments
Penile Cancer – Beware Of HPV Virus
A global reassessment of research undertaken has uncovered a disturbing fact that the widely prevalent human papilloma virus or HPV is strongly related to nearly half of the all-encompassing penile cancer cases. Studies have revealed that penile cancer, a rare form of cancer may be linked to the sexually transmitted infection, HPV. In order for men to reduce their chances of contracting cancer of the penis, they must take adequate steps to avert sexually-spread HPV infections. HPV comprises of a cluster of hundred and more varying forms of virus, few of them being transmitted through sexual contact. Several forms are deemed as the higher risk bracket as they make the affected individual more prone to contracting other ailments like cancer. For instance, nearly seventy percent women with cervical cancer show the presence of the HPV-16 and HPV-18 virus in their system. Lately, scientists state that the HPV-16 virus is the foremost form of HPV infection that has been linked to penile  [...]

WHO Cautions Against Homeopathic Practices
August 25, 2009 – 11:30 am | 3 Comments
WHO Cautions Against Homeopathic Practices
The World Health Organisation has disregarded the effectuality of homeopathy and has issued a caution stating that those ailing with life ominous diseases like HIV, tuberculosis, influenza, child diarrhoea and malaria must not depend on homeopathy for effectual cure. This was a rejoinder to appeals made by scientists belonging to the Young Science Network who are apprehensive that the endorsement of homeopathy in the third world countries could place the lives of many ailing individuals in jeopardy. Dr.Robert Hagen, a bio-molecular science scientist from the University of St. Andrews and a part of Voice of Young Science Network has stated that globally, governance must identify the perils of supporting homeopathy in case of life-menacing ailments. He further added that by increasing vigilance of WHO’s stance on homeopathy, they would be helping individuals desist the use of these highly ruinous practices. Dr. Mario Raviglione, Director of the Stop TB wing, WHO, has declared that  [...]

FDA Approves Novel Drug For Schizophrenia And Bipolar Disorder
August 21, 2009 – 10:00 am | No Comment
A new-fangled drug, Saphris, manufactured by the Schering-Plough drug company, has received the approval of the FDA for treatment of adult schizophrenia and bipolar disorder I. Mental infirmity such as schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder exert tremendous toll on the lives of those inflicted and their kin as it necessitates long endearing treatments and rehabilitation. Thomas Laughren, director of the section of psychiatry produce, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, FDA stated in a news broadcast that effectual medication could assist individuals with mental debility to avail greater independence in their daily lives. The FDA has pointed out the general indicators of schizophrenia that comprise of inapt disbelief or being overly suspicious, hallucinating, irrational convictions such as thinking that people around them are constantly contriving and overpowering their thought process. Bipolar I disorder is an unremitting, vicious, intermittent psychiatric disorder that leads  [...]

Weight Lifting- A Pliable, Promising Option For Breast Cancer Survivors
August 20, 2009 – 10:15 am | 6 Comments
Weight lifting is now an acceptable option subsequent to Breast Cancer surgery and gaining significant momentum as the ideal option in those breast cancer survivors with lymphedema, a condition that causes swelling in the arms due to accumulation of fluid. Lymphedema is known to be a long-lasting side effect found in those breast cancer patients whose lymph nodes are removed at the time of surgery. A latest research disputes the credence that breast cancer cases with lymphedema in the arms must desist from lifting heavy weights to avert any aggravation. The novel study printed in the 13th August publication of ‘The New England Journal of Medicine’ states that weight lifting may, in fact assist in improving the condition of those breast cancer survivors ailing with lymphedema. The study was carried out on 141 U.S. based women that had undergone breast cancer treatment, with half of whom availed complimentary sponsorship to a neighbouring health club and received weight lifting  [...]