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Cancer

Cancer refers to any one of a large number of diseases characterized by the development of abnormal cells that divide uncontrollably and have the ability to infiltrate and destroy normal body tissue. Cancer often has the ability to spread throughout your body. Cancer is the second-leading cause of death in the world. But survival rates […]

Common Cold

The common cold is an illness affecting your nose and throat. Most often, it’s harmless, but it might not feel that way. Germs called viruses cause a common cold. Often, adults may have two or three colds each year. Infants and young children may have colds more often. Most people recover from a common cold […]

What is WART?

Common warts are small, grainy skin growths that occur most often on your fingers or hands. Rough to the touch, common warts also often feature a pattern of tiny black dots, which are small, clotted blood vessels. Common warts are caused by a virus and are transmitted by touch. It can take a wart as […]

16 Ways to stay Healthy

Keys to Good Health You hear lots of advice from many sources about what it takes to live well and keep your body in good working order. Sorting out what that means for you could seem like an overwhelming task. Let’s break it down into a few simple, easy-to-remember ways for adults to stay on […]

Why exercise is key to living a long and healthy life

Research shows there are a few lifestyle interventions that can effectively prolong our life and health span. One of these is exercise, but what kind, and in what combinations, and why does it help add years to our lives? Find out in our latest podcast episode. Seemingly since times immemorial, humankind has been, metaphorically speaking, […]

Artificial sweeteners: ‘Sweet taste in itself’ may affect metabolism

“Sweetness should be consumed in moderation, regardless of the calories,”  caution researchers, as a new study reveals the impact of consuming artificial sweeteners on metabolism and glucose control. New research suggests that artificial sweeteners also have metabolic effects. Lately, we have been hearing a lot in the media about the dangers of sugar consumption. Added […]

How does diabetes affect children and teenagers?

Diabetes comes with various challenges, especially for young people. But, with early detection, children and teens can learn to manage diabetes and stay as healthy as possible. Early signs in children can include increased thirst and urination. The National Diabetes Statistics Report 2020 states that around 210,000 children and teenagers under the age of 20 […]

Why exercise is key to living a long and healthy life

What should we do in order to live healthier lives for longer? Research shows there are a few lifestyle interventions that can effectively prolong our life and health span. One of these is exercise, but what kind, and in what combinations, and why does it help add years to our lives?  Seemingly since times immemorial, […]

Swapping meat for plant-based foods may lower diabetes and heart disease ris

  Can going plant-based help slash metabolic and cardiovascular risk? Analyzing over 30 studies, German researchers found that swapping meats for plant-based alternatives may drastically reduce risks of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and all-cause mortality. Evidence showed that replacing 50 grams (1.8 ounces) of processed meat with plant-based foods on a daily basis lowered […]

What is depression and what can I do about it?

Depression is a mental health condition that causes a chronic feeling of emptiness, sadness, or inability to feel pleasure that may appear to happen for no clear reason. Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). It can undermine a person’s relationships, make working and maintaining good health […]