Alternative treatments for arthritic conditions
September 30, 2013 – 4:31 am | No Comment
Alternative therapies for arthritic conditions are inclusive of treatments like acupuncture or magnets, chondrotin or glucosamine. People having arthritis usually suffer with conditions like stress, stiffness, pain, and depression. So it is imperative that there are alternative treatments for arthritis, which will help patients cope with this in a better way and in a healthier manner. If you do not  [...]

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Finger Length – What It can Reveal About Your Health Risks
March 4, 2011 – 2:22 am | No Comment
Finger Length – What It can Reveal About Your Health Risks
For all those people keen on knowing their likelihood of developing allergic rhinitis or if they would suffer from achy joints when they grow old – the answers lies in simply studying their finger length – particularly forefinger & ring finger, some researchers have stated. Based on which one of the fingers is of greater length than the other, it can be pointing to a person’s risk of far grave health issues like cancers & cardiovascular conditions. Though it may be sounding like flimflam, however the hypothesis that finger length comparison may assist in defining the person’s risk for some health problems is garnering momentum among researchers. In Nov-2010, for instance, a large-scaled trial appearing in the ’British Journal of Cancer’ came to the conclusion that forefinger length more than ring finger length lowered the chances of getting prostate cancer by 1/3rd. One might wonder why this must be. Finger length determination occurs while one is in the uterus based  [...]


When Does Pregnancy Actually Take Place?
February 10, 2011 – 12:53 am | No Comment
When Does Pregnancy Actually Take Place?
People must simply disregard what they have heard regarding when conception takes place. As per NIEHS scientists, merely around thirty per cent of females in fact are having their fertile time amid tenth and seventeenth day of their menses cycle. This would be adding legitimacy to what several inadvertently pregnant females have since long been suspecting. Scientists noted that the likelihood for fertility is present on nearly all days of a female’s menstrual cycle. Majority of the females in the trial were in the age band of mid-twenties & mid-thirties – primetime childbearing years when there’s menstrual cycle regularity. Window of fertility was observed to be more capricious in teens & females who approached menopausal phase. Information on tests conducted with over two hundred female entrants during nearly seven hundred menstrual cycles came to the conclusion that females having menstrual cycle regularity too must be notified that their window of fertility could be considerably  [...]


HIV AIDS Prevention among Gays with Daily Truvada Pill
November 24, 2010 – 12:05 am | No Comment
HIV AIDS Prevention among Gays with Daily Truvada Pill
Researchers have made an enthralling progress in HIV AIDS prevention. A pill which is being employed till now for treating HIV infection appears to be a potent tool in shielding gay males from contracting the viral form, a worldwide trial has noted. Recommended dosage of Truvada on an everyday basis curbs the risk of catching HIV infection by forty-four percent when taken alongside the use of condom, counselling plus other preventative measures. Male pill takers who did not skip any doses had greater shielding from HIV infection by close to seventy-three percent. Scientists were apprehensive that Truvada may proffer a fake feeling of safety & making males lesser prone to using a condom or limiting their sexual mates, however, the contrary occurred, risky sexual encounters plummeted. According to the AIDS prevention chief, Doctor K. Fenton from the United States CDC & Prevention, these findings are a noteworthy advancement which could assist in curbing the HIV infection outbreak  [...]


Respirators for perfect health
September 8, 2010 – 10:49 pm | One Comment
Respirators for perfect health
The growing importance of health issues has primarily increased the health awareness quotient amongst the general public; the respirator is device that protects a person from inhaling fumes, gases, dust particles, vapors and other harmful particles. The respirators are available in wide varieties of types and size that are used in private industrial units, military and for the general use of the public. The types of respirators include and start from single use respirators, to cheap use, reusable that comes with replaceable cartridges and disposable masks. The main categories of respirators are the air-purifying respirators and air supplied respirators, both of these respirators make use of different functions and techniques. Respirators are used for major purposes in industrial units where they emit harmful particulate matter; the paint respirators are especially useful for the people who are continuously exposed to paint mists. Majority of the paints that we use today have harmful  [...]


New Look at Psychedelic Drugs Plus Psychotherapy as a Depression Therapy
August 19, 2010 – 1:15 am | No Comment
New Look at Psychedelic Drugs Plus Psychotherapy as a Depression Therapy
Researchers from Switzerland indicated recently that mind-muddling drug types like ketamine, LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide), hallucinogenic mushrooms could be merged alongside psychotherapy for treating those ailing from depression, incessant pains and compulsive or anxiety disorders. Studies probing the effects of mind-altering drugs employed earlier in psychological medicine have been limited in the past due to the off-putting nuances of drugs, however, the researchers state that further research into their scientific potential were currently warranted. The scientists stated that current brain imaging studies reveal that psychedelic drugs like ketamine, LSD or psilocybe mushrooms (psilocybin being the psycho-active constituent in club drugs called magic mushrooms) – have been found to effect the brain by lowering signs & symptoms of varied mental disorders. These drugs could be employed as a form of catalytic agent, the researchers state, which would help patient in altering  [...]


Teenage Sex not Detrimental to School Grades
August 18, 2010 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Teenage Sex not Detrimental to School Grades
Parents worrying that their teenager’s sex lives is having a negative impact on their grades could now breathe a sigh of relief. A provoking novel research has noted that teenagers who were in serious commitment-driven relationships fared no better or shoddier as compared to teens abstaining from sex. The analogous is untrue in case of teenagers hooking up or having flings. Study investigators noted that those teens who hooked up got lesser grades and had supplementary school-associated issues in comparison to teens who did not have sex. These study outcomes put forth during the recent conference held in Atlanta of the American Sociological Association challenges to some degree that teenagers who are sexually active have a tendency of faring poorly in school. Study investigators pointed out that in regards to educational success the kind of sexual relationship the teens were involved in was a key determining factor as compared to whether they were having sex. Teenagers in commitment-driven  [...]


Checklists Make Loeys-Dietz, Marfan Syndrome Detection Easier
August 10, 2010 – 4:18 am | No Comment
Checklists Make Loeys-Dietz, Marfan Syndrome Detection Easier
Doctors could now diagnose patients having genetic disorders like Loeys-Dietz or Marfan syndrome by simply following a basic signs & symptoms checklist. These heritable conditions in case, not treated could prove fatal. Duo diverse researches that appear in the August edition of the ‘Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery’ by study groups helmed by Doctors of the Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore indicate the list could assist a patient in receiving the supervisions and therapy needed for preventing such genetic conditions from turning life-menacing. Mutations in particular genes cause these duo syndromes and cause noticeable bone irregularities along with apparent yet far grave heart conditions like aneurysms. Loeys-Dietz syndrome causes acute complications particularly among young adults due to which apt diagnosis is vital so that they could be monitored and preventative therapy employing medications for lowering blood pressure and also surgery could be conducted timely. Doctor  [...]


Plausible Link Between Milk Intake and Prostate Cancer
July 20, 2010 – 11:31 pm | One Comment
Plausible Link Between Milk Intake and Prostate Cancer
Kids have always been advised to drink milk for growing stronger and big, however new-fangled studies have suggested milk be causal to prostate cancer. Milk is mostly depicted as an innate nutritious food loaded with minerals and vitamins and totally free of any preservative, additive or synthetic colouring. It offers an exceptional combo of proteins, magnesium, B vitamins, potassium and calcium necessary for bone development. However is milk truly the nostrum of life we deem it to be? Several specialists consider that, in several cases, increased intake may not shield from ailment, however could contribute to it. Duo novel researches, one study conducted in Italy and a previous one carried out in Canada have indicated links between milk intake and considerably greater risk of developing prostate cancer. The Canada-based study printed in The Prostate medical journal uncovered that males who consumed 4 two hundred ml milk glasses had two-fold the risk of developing prostate  [...]