Health Benefits of Fish and Fish Food Products

Mar 10, 2009 by

Fish is highly lauded by many experts as a food with significant health benefits. This applies quite specifically to wild-caught fish,...

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Osteoporosis Hip Fractures – How To Prevent and Reduce Their Occurrence

Mar 10, 2009 by

Osteoporosis, thanks to degenerate dietary and lifestyle habits, is a growing problem in developed nations. It also follows that...

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Vitamin K1 may Protect Postmenopausal Women with Osteopenia Against Fractures an...

Mar 10, 2009 by

When it comes to bone health, the nutrient which immediately comes to mind is calcium; not many people know much about the role of...

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Vitamin D Helps Prevent Parkinson’s Disease

Mar 10, 2009 by

The health benefits of vitamin D are literally uncountable. And it is not just about its positive effects on physical health, but...

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“Elderspeak” Bad For Health of Elderly Folks

Mar 10, 2009 by

Do you have the habit of speaking to older folks, especially those who may be ill, in a simplistic and child-like manner, in much the...

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Health Benefit of Exercise for Heart Disease Patients – Longer Life

Mar 4, 2009 by

The health benefits of exercise are numerous and undeniable. But some doubt has always existed on whether persons with heart disease...

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Health Dangers of Fluoride in Drinking Water on Fetuses and Infants

Mar 4, 2009 by

We have been told for years that having fluoride in our drinking water is good for us, in particular our teeth. Without fluoride, we...

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Heart Health Adversely Affected by Air Pollution

Mar 3, 2009 by

Heart or cardiovascular health is actually strongly affected by the presence of pollutants in the air. Indeed, dirty air can affect...

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Happiness and Health – Being Happier Means Being Healthier, Too

Mar 3, 2009 by

Happiness and health are closely tied. This is something which traditional wisdom has always told us. Now, we have scientific evidence...

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Running and Health of Elderly Persons – Positive Link Shown

Mar 3, 2009 by

An American study has shown a positive link between running and health of elderly persons. This study dispels myths about how running...

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Increase Life Expectancy Through Golf

Mar 3, 2009 by

Want to increase your life expectancy? Exercise certainly helps a great deal. And a Swedish study has found that golf is one specific...

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Particles Produced By Laser Printers Harmful to Human Health

Feb 19, 2009 by

The number of potential indoor health hazards in our homes and offices just seems to get more and more. A recent study carried out at...

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Negative Effects of Smoking Affect All Social Classes

Feb 19, 2009 by

We all know that smoking increases one’s likelihood of getting a host of serious diseases, and that it shortens lives. What a...

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Health Benefits of Living Near Greenery

Feb 12, 2009 by

Don’t you just love the feeling of being in amongst nature, enjoying the serenity and fresh air? I most certainly do, and,...

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Many Diagnosed Asthmatics May Not Have Asthma At All

Feb 12, 2009 by

Have you been diagnosed with asthma? Modern medicine is a lot about diagnoses and intervention, mainly in the form of drug...

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Obese or Overweight Children More Likely To Be Injured in Car Accidents

Feb 4, 2009 by

Numerous studies have linked obesity or extra weight with a list of various diseases. Now, a recent study has found that, during a car...

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How Safe Exactly are Artificial or Synthetic Playing Turfs?

Feb 4, 2009 by

Artificial or synthetic playing turfs are increasingly being installed and used in place of grass fields. But how safe exactly are...

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Brand Name Heart Drugs Found To Be No Better Than Generic Counterparts

Feb 4, 2009 by

A study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association has found that brand-name drugs which treat heart disease are not...

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Religion Linked to Longer Life

Feb 4, 2009 by

Religion – there is possibly no other topic which can evoke as much discussion and debate as it. And a recent study, termed the...

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Sufficient Sleep Greatly Reduces Likelihood of Getting a Cold

Jan 14, 2009 by

Getting sufficient sleep is important for optimal immune function and good health in general. Having at least 7 to 8 hours of sleep...

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Moisturizers Found to Contain Oestrogens; Would Raise Breast Cancer Risk

Jan 13, 2009 by

Breast cancer patients who use moisturizers, please take note – you may be putting oestrogen into your bodies without even realizing...

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Psychological Counseling May Improve Survival of Breast Cancer Sufferers

Jan 13, 2009 by

A recent study has suggested that psychological counseling may boost breast cancer patients’ likelihood of survival. By undergoing...

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Medical Journal Suggests Psychotropic Drugs Should Be Prescribed to Healthy Peop...

Jan 12, 2009 by

In Dec 2008, an issue of the medical journal Nature published an article which gathered 7 scientists (two of them were on the payroll...

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Public Smoking Bans Could Reduce Overall Heart Attack Rates; Dangers of Second-H...

Jan 7, 2009 by

On 1 July 2003, Pueblo, Colo banned cigarette smoking in work venues as well as other indoor public places. Three years after the...

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Third-Hand Smoke Poses Health Dangers Too, Especially for Children

Jan 7, 2009 by

We have all heard of first-hand smoke and second-hand smoke. But have you heard of third-hand smoke? Quite honestly, I hadn’t, until...

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Obesity Linked to Increased Ovarian Cancer Risk

Jan 7, 2009 by

According to a recent study, post-menopausal women who are obese and who have never before used hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may...

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Plants Improve Recovery of Patients

Jan 7, 2009 by

When a friend is ill, we sometimes bring plants or flowers while visiting. People also report feeling better after going for a walk in...

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Study Finds High Blood Insulin Levels Raise Breast Cancer Risk

Jan 7, 2009 by

A study conducted by researchers from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City has found that women who have high...

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Some Tips for Better Health in 2009

Jan 7, 2009 by

I recently came across this article by a medical doctor (MD) on some tips for better health for the year 2009. I have to say I...

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The Health Benefits and Nutritional Value of Beans

Jan 7, 2009 by

Welcome to the world of magic beans! Beans are a great source of nutrients and a wonderful addition to a healthy diet. Studies have...

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