Category Archives for "Health"

Recognizing the Dangers of Alcohol Abuse

People enjoy alcoholic beverages at various occasions. These include celebrations, parties, and dinner. Also, researchers have concluded that two to three glasses of red wine a week have been proven to improve cholesterol levels and reduce blood clots. Hence, wine consumed in moderation is healthy for the heart. If alcohol can be a source of […]

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Asperger’s Syndrome: A Developmental Disorder

What is Asperger’s Syndrome? Asperger’s Syndrome is a developmental disorder on the Autism spectrum. It affects verbal and non-verbal communication (body language) social interaction, a dislike of change, an aversion to noise, inflexibility of thought and, quite often, an obsession with overstimulated interest. Children with Asperger’s Syndrome usually have excellent memories, especially in the area […]

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Liposuction: Facts and Myths

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, liposuction is now the most popular form of cosmetic surgery in the U.S. Almost 4000,000 people undergo the procedure every year, with the percentage of men increasing considerably. How Does it Work? The doctor removes fat from under the skin using one of two available techniques. […]

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Acai- the New Super-fruit

Are you looking for more vitamins and minerals in your diet? Then drinking acai juice every day is your answer. The acai berry, a little blackberry similar to a grape grown primarily in Brazil, is used in energy drinks and protein bars and is now sold in a powder extract as a vitamin supplement. This berry […]

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Urinary Tract Infections: The Basics

Urinary tract infections affect between 8 and 10 million people worldwide. Symptoms of the disease may be mild or severe. In fact, many who suffer from a urinary tract infection do not seek medical attention. They either do not recognise that the disease exists, or they choose to treat the infection with home remedies. Although most […]

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Coloboma: A Rare Birth Defect

The term ‘Coloboma’ in the Greek means ‘unfinished.’ Essentially, Coloboma occurs when the eye stops growing before it is fully developed. If you haven’t heard of it, you’re not alone. Coloboma is a very rare congenital disability. It is a gap in the eye’s structures. Large or small, the difference can occur in various areas […]

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