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Eat Healthy, Add fruit to your diet

July 10, 2011

Eat Healthy, Add fruit to your diet

Fruit is the most health and natural food in existence. There are different types of fruits available to eat. Fruit contains a large number of naturally occurring vitamins, minerals, and plant phytochemicals that help benefits. It has also been shown that eating the whole fruit or juice is best to gain the benefits rather than taking supplements to provide each more...

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Your Dreams Say more About your Health

July 8, 2011

Your Dreams Say more About your Health

A research conducted shows that more dreams could tell what is actually going on in your body. Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, used dream therapy and encouraged his patients to have healing dreams. Likewise, Aristotle suggested a doctor could diagnose patients’ illnesses by listening to them talk about their dreams. And even today some scientists see more...

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More Pregnant African Women Lose their Babies in The Hague

July 2, 2011

More Pregnant African Women Lose their Babies in The Hague

A recent survey conducted within The Hague, Netherlands show a high percent of infant mortality particularly among the African community. It is reported that one out of every 43 pregnant mothers within the African community in The Hague lose their baby either right after delivery or during child birth. Besides the African community the Hindu women have greater risk of more...

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Global increase of diabetes

June 27, 2011

Global increase of diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic condition which affects all kinds of individuals all over the world. Globally, the statistics are staggering. From an economic perspective, the total annual cost of diabetes in 1997 was estimated to be 98 billion dollars in the United States. The per capita cost resulting from diabetes in 1997 amounted to $10,071.00; while healthcare costs for people more...

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Some myths and facts about smoking cigarette

June 20, 2011

Some myths and facts about smoking cigarette

Most people smoke cigarette based on personal choice. A survey conducted the United States indicates that about 24.8 million men and 21.1 million women are smokers. The use of cigarettes differs among the various racial groups within the community. For instance in US among the white community, 23.5 percent men and 20.6 percent women smoke whiles for the black community, more...

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Hospitals Also Suffer Under Cost-Cutting Measures

June 17, 2011

Hospitals Also Suffer Under Cost-Cutting Measures

Hospitals in the Netherlands need an additional savings to cope with the 300 million Euros reductions that the government wants to impose next year. According to accountancy and consultancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers each hospital will, on average, be issued 4 million Euros less than they would normally receive. This is based on an analysis of the 2010 more...

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Smoking Women Have Obese Children

June 15, 2011

Smoking Women Have Obese Children

Women who smoke during pregnancy have a greater risk of having obese children. This has been the conclusion of research from the Erasmus MC in Rotterdam after a study of 5000 children. Research showed that of the mothers who smoked while they were pregnant, half the children were more likely to be overweight later in life. However if the mother quits smoking in early more...

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England into Safe Sex

June 15, 2011

England into Safe Sex

According to reports from the BBC, there has been a drop in the number of new sexually transmitted diseases in England. Tests show that: Chlamydia stabilised at 189,612 in 2010 Genital warts down 3% to 75,615 in 2010 Syphilis down 8% to 2,624 in 2010 Gonorrhoea up 3% to 16,531 in 2010 Genital herpes up 8% to 29,703 in 2010 Though the percentage (1% more...

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Smoking Helps Control Obesity

June 10, 2011

Smoking Helps Control Obesity

Scientists have identified a group of neurons in the brain responsible for smokers' lack of appetite. In an article in the journal Science, Yale University researchers describe experiments on mice which found nicotine activates neurons to send signals the body has had enough to eat. However they are not the same neurons which trigger a craving for tobacco. As a more...

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Strain of EHEC Found on Dutch Beets

June 9, 2011

Strain of EHEC Found on Dutch Beets

Dutch health authorities said they found EHEC bacteria in sugar-beets exported to Germany and Belgium, but it was a different variety to the deadly strain that has killed 25 people. "This variety was picked up in the shoots of cultivated sugar-beets by a Dutch producer," food and consumer safety authority spokeswoman Marian Bestelink told AFP. "What we are sure of more...

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