What is Cancer? – Cancer is a disease wherein a part of the body produces cells uncontrollably that it turns into a tumor. Cancer may also be able to affect nearby areas in the body and it also has the ability to spread all throughout the body. The main cause of cancer is still unknown but researchers believe that genetics may play as a factor in having cancer. The environment is also a factor that they are now looking into.
How Do You Prevent Cancer? – The occurrence of cancer in the body cannot be readily predicted that is why people are asked to try and prevent it as much as they can. They have now been giving out information so that the public will know what to do. [click to continue…]
We’re already over halfway through 2013 (can you believe it?), but it’s still not too late to make this your healthiest year yet. When attempting to improve your overall health, it is helpful to start by setting realistic goals for yourself; it will do little good to set unrealistic expectations only to continue to fail at them. Whether you’re beginning a workout routine or breaking a bad habit, start slow and at a steady pace. Then, gradually build onto your achievements and continually improve.
There are a number of ways in which you can improve your health throughout the rest of this year and the years beyond. With summer already upon us, our first tip is all too fitting and will play a crucial part in staying healthy during these characteristically warm days of summer. [click to continue…]
Cost, access and quality are major concerns when considering the top 15 countries with the best health care facilities.
According to researchers at Stanford University, governments must effectively handle these three issues in order to deliver the best medical services to their citizens. No location is perfect, but the World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes a few locales that stand out from the others.
Here they are, in no particular order as of June 2013. [click to continue…]
Healthy lifestyle and looking good have become extremely important nowadays. Those two ideas have been seriously promoted through all media and are impossible not to be noticed. The idea of accepting people who are obese or at least a bit overweight has become unacceptable and therefore the cult of loosing weight has arisen.
With this new trend of constant loosing weight has lead to the appearance of numerous nutrition and fitness experts giving advice on the topic. Here you can read about the best known ones. [click to continue…]
Between rigorous coursework, crazy rotations and challenging residencies, there’s no denying that med school can take a lot out of someone. If that’s a path you’ve decided to take, there’s no doubt that at some point you have question why, exactly, you are doing what you’re doing.
Many students reach their breaking point, mainly because they aren’t approaching the issue correctly. Below are 11 tips every student should follow to help prevent burnout while in med school. [click to continue…]
If you have arthritis then you are suffering from inflammation of one or more of your joints. This joint disorder can easily affect men, women, and children. There are a bunch of different kinds of arthritis out there and the type of causes depends on the type of arthritis.
Some of the typical causes include metabolic abnormalities, your genes, a bacterial or viral infection, a weak immune system, and some type of injury. Some of the symptoms you need to look out for are pain whenever you try to move your joints, joint stiffness, joint redness, joint stiffness, and a feeling a warm sensation in your joints.
When it comes to treatments for arthritis you have a number of options like anti-inflammatory mediations, pain medications, surgery, and physical therapy. All of these treatments have some positive effects but can be expensive. Moreover, some of the medications used for arthritis like immune system altering medications can bring on unwanted side effects. Check out the 7 home remedies below you can use to treat yourself naturally. [click to continue…]
For decades, imbibers of beer, wine and spirits have awoken from nights of inebriated jubilation with throbbing heads, dry mouths and nauseated stomachs. The hangover has been a drinker’s rite of passage, the next-morning sacrifice to the gods of alcohol. To combat the pain and oppression brought on by the hangover, there have been many homemade and rumored “cures,” such as black coffee, cold showers, two aspirin, greasy food and the famous “hair of the dog,” which consists of drinking more alcohol the following morning to appease the hangover demons.
But what most drinkers never learn is that there is no such thing as a hangover cure after the damage has been done. Completely curing a hangover is possible only through preventative measures and drinking maintenance. It requires five “ingredients” and careful mindfulness before, during and after alcohol consumption. Let’s break down the five best hangover cures and the proper times to use them: [click to continue…]
It is a good idea to remember that there is only so much you can do to control hair fall, no matter what miraculous results various products promise.
Your genetic makeup determines not just your hair type and color, but also is responsible for when it will gray, how much of it will fall out when. [click to continue…]
Grass fed beef is a healthy way of savoring cattle meat. Aside from its distinctive taste, it’s leaner and free from diseases. Grass fed beef is also rich in protein and vitamins. Today’s civilization is becoming more health-conscious. With all the diseases and cancers, we see over the television, who wouldn’t care much of what they’re eating? Experts say that we’re eating contributes to how healthy or sickly we are. It’s true, drug and medications don’t heal illnesses but only saves us for a temporary moment. That’s why healthy-eating is a commandment. [click to continue…]
We all know that detoxing our bodies is vitally important for optimal health and longevity, but we don’t always know what to do for detoxing or how to do it effectively and affordably. So let’s discuss ten smart ways to detox your body!
1 – Create Good Consumption Habits – Many people think of a spa or some kind of treatment when they think of detoxing, but that is only half of it. The other half is weaning out the habits of consuming foods and drinks that create toxicity. Junk food and alcohol are great examples. Don’t start a detoxing program until you are ready to give them both up. The body doesn’t get toxic by consuming raw foods. Poor habits for consumption cause toxicity. You don’t have to spend a fortune on all organic food, but do eat raw food as much as possible. [click to continue…]