Headaches: A common Burden of Life

Headache is one of the most common medical complaints. Almost everyone experiences a headache from time to time. In the large majority of cases, it is a completely mild condition which is a nuisance and does not represent any significant or long-term medical problems. Headaches can be more complicated than most people realize. Different kinds can have their own set of symptoms, happen for unique reasons, and need different kinds of treatment. Once you know the type of headache you have, you and ...
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World Autism Awareness Day: Caring for a child with ASD

Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects the normal brain’s function. The condition makes a person hard to communicate with and relate to other people. The disease is part of the autism spectrum and therefore is sometimes referred to as an autism spectrum disorder, or an ASD. It is believed that symptoms occur in the first two years of an individual’s life and the condition remains with the person for his/her whole life. The disease affects children of all races, both boys and girl...
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World Cancer Day: Foods That Prevent Cancer

World Cancer Day’ is celebrated annually on 4th of February to deepen our understanding of this killer disease. There has been enough research to validate that food acts as the most promising ammunition to fight the battle against cancer. What are the foods that up the risk of developing cancer? Some cancers like that of the stomach have a more direct relationship with food. Foods which should be consumed in moderation to avoid the incidence of cancer are - Processed meats such as bacon, sausag...
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Harvard Yoga Scientists Find Proof of Meditation Benefit

Scientists are getting close to proving that yoga and meditation can ward off stress and disease London: Scientists are getting close to proving what yogis have held to be true for centuries—yoga and meditation can ward off stress and disease. John Denninger, a psychiatrist at Harvard Medical School, is leading a five-year study on how the ancient practices affect genes and brain activity in the chronically stressed. His latest work follows a study he and others published earlier this year sh...
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Cancer In A Can: The Shocking True Story Of How Pringles Are Made

To understand the nature of Pringles and other stackable chips, forget the notion that they come from actual potatoes in any recognizable way. The Pringles Company (in an effort to avoid taxes levied against “luxury foods” like chips in the UK) once even argued that the potato content of their chips was so low that they are technically not even potato chips. So if they’re not made of potatoes, what are they exactly? The process begins with a slurry of rice, wheat, corn, and potato flakes th...
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Too much tea causes unusual bone disease

A 47-year-old Michigan woman developed a bone disease rarely seen in the U.S. after she drank a pitcher of tea made from at least 100 tea bags daily, for 17 years, researchers report. The Detroit woman visited the doctor after experiencing pain in her lower back, arms, legs and hips for five years. X-rays revealed areas of very dense bone on the spinal vertebrae and calcifications of ligaments in her arm, said study researcher Dr. Sudhaker D. Rao, a physician at Henry Ford Hospital who speci...
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Is it possible to survive without these organs?

Kidney: People can live with no kidneys, but require dialysis. In general, people with one kidney have few or no health problems, and have a normal life expectancy, according to the National Kidney Foundation. Spleen: The spleen filters blood and helps the body fight infections, but it's not essential for survival. The spleen can be removed if, for instance, it's damaged. However, people without a spleen are more prone to infections. Stomach: People can survive without a stomach which is ...
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TREAT THE BURN WITH WARM WATER

Running cold water over accidental burns and scalds is mostly accepted because the best way to cool the skin and prevents blistering. But a study within the Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery suggests the reverse—that victimisation heat rather than cold water, whereas unreasonable, could also be a simpler methodology of limiting tissue injury and restoring blood flow to burned areas. Swiss researchers used a heated metal example to induce same-size burns on anaestheti...
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Girl born with her heart outside the body though now she is doing fine after surgery

Girl born with her heart outside the body though now she is doing fine after surgery A female offspring born along with her heart outside her body has been discharged from the TX hospital that saved her life. Audrina Cardenas was born Oct. 15, 2012, with a condition referred to as posture cordis, within which a part of the center grows outside the chest. The congenital defect is typically fatal, however Audrina survived a six-hour operation at TX Children's Hospital in Houston to tuck her he...
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