If you want to prevent getting colds this season, then regular, moderate exercise may be just what the doctor ordered. Findings show that exercise helps your immune system fight simple infections such as colds and flu. A common cold is an inflammation of the upper respiratory tract caused by a viral infection. The common cold [...]
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that it has received 153 reports of novel H3N2 infections (H3N2v) since illnesses started surfacing in the middle of July in USA, nearly all of them in people who had contact with pigs or were around pigs at fairs.
Menopausal hormone therapy use is associated with higher odds of high blood pressure, according to research. Longer hormone use was associated with further increased odds of high blood pressure, although this association decreased with subjects’ ages.
The US Health Department has reminded residents that the “deer tick” (black-legged tick) which causes Lyme disease is already active. Even immature ticks as small as a pinhead can transmit the disease. More ticks expected from mild winter, and the direct or indirect effects of global warming might intensify the prevalence of Lyme disease. With [...]
It’s important to have great health insurance but even the best plans available like Esurance in US can do very little against the common cold. What is the common cold? This question dates back to the beginnings of civilization itself. The ancient Egyptians had hieroglyphs for the common cold, the 5th-century Greek physician Hippocrates noted [...]
Proper health tips must be followed to stay away from diseases. Health must be the primary and main concern of every individual. As with good physical condition only you can feel vigorous and lively all the time. Healthy mind and body enhance your confidence to work more competently. Following these vital health tips, you can [...]
At some point in your life, someone probably told you: “Enjoy every moment. Life is short.” Maybe you’ve smiled and rolled your eyes at this well-intentioned relative or co-worker. But the fact is, there’s something to it. Trying to enjoy each moment may actually be good for your health. This is one of my mission [...]
Pregnant women should avoid certain addiction to have safe pregnancy and delivery, and for better health of the baby. I have observed rise of these addictions in girls and women of child-bearing age. As health consultant and homeopathic physician, I receive many queries about what are bad-effects of smoking and drinking during pregnancy. Following research [...]
World Diabetes Day raises global awareness of diabetes – its escalating rates around the world and how to prevent the illness in most cases. Started by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and WHO, the Day is celebrated on 14 November to mark the birthday of Frederick Banting who, along with Charles Best, was instrumental in [...]
Autism Sunday – also known as the International Day of Prayer for Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome, takes place on Sunday 13th February 2011. Autism Sunday was launched in 2002 with a historic service at St.Paul’s Cathedral in London by British parents and carers, Ivan and Charika Corea.