More than a year after new regulations on how the “Eye glass rule” and “Contact Lens Rule”, the FTC started to enforce these laws with very specific guidelines to consumers. As a consequence, the US saw a proliferation in the number of people who started buying their prescription glasses online, as a big part of the population is price-sensitive.
Ads by Google
Parkinson’s disease does not seem as important as curing cancer or studying stem cells uses. However, as prevalence grows, perhaps, the money to research will follow. A very large sampling is projecting double the cases of Parkinson's Disease by 2030. It will be interesting to see if projections are accurate considering very little is known about the cause, and much less how to treat successfully.
Adult hormone replacement therapy is a controversial and hot bed topic for a variety of reasons, and it’s not possible to address all of them here in detail. However, one issue with adult hormone replacement therapy is a lack of understanding of what each type of therapy can and cannot offer men and women, including the pros and cons of each type of therapy. In fact, in some cases the term “therapy” may be misleading, as use of HRT in certain situations is not medically advisable and so is not therapeutic at all.
Many people think that since fasting for a day or three days is a great challenge to overcome they will lose a considerable amount of weight. This is not true. You will lose water and your body will quickly recover that water. The true benefit of fasting is self-control, not a permanent weight loss.
When I was growing up it was very uncommon to see adults going back to school. In fact, I had never heard of the phrase "continuing education." But these days statistics show that many adults go back to school and get a new college degree to improve their marketability. Some people go back to school because they are simply motivated to learn new things. They do so even when they are retired.
Over the past few years, there has been a growing interest in human growth hormone (HGH) and its role in the aging process. Given the rising number of older adults in the United States, the fact that people are living longer, and the desire to make those later years as vital and productive as possible, more and more people are interested in the benefits of human growth hormone and how fast they can expect to experience results.
How all of you control your sexual temptations related to hypersexuality? People do not realize how strong of a force it can be against a human being, but Christianity has a proven answer that works.
The Autism population is rising. 1 in 68 is diagnosed on the autism spectrum. Chances are, you will know someone with a child on the spectrum. Whether your friend's child is newly diagnosed or not they will need supportive and understanding friends.
Losing weight and becoming healthier doesn't have to be a drastic change from the standard American diet (SAD) of burgers, fries and pizza to salads for every meal. In fact, it should not be anything like that.
Seems to me it used to be a common to say to someone with a medical diagnosis to "get a second opinion". It seems to me that this is really wise advice, especially with the startling findings from the Mayo Clinic, as well as other studies.
Researchers have found in a new study that the inability to smell peppermint and other familiar smells may be a link to the disease. The World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated that the rate of dementia is set to triple by 2050 from 50 million to 152 million. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. Can our nose give our brain away?
As Christmas draws near we tend to focus on what feels warm and fuzzy. As the holiday song says: “Let your heart be light. From now on our troubles will be far away.” However, this Albuquerque police officer chose to embrace the harsher side of reality and gave the gift of hope to this opioid-addicted baby. Maybe what this broken world needs a little bit more of this Christmas is a heart opened by love itself.
I am always amazed at the many unusual foods available from the various places around the world, and of course, how they benefit humans. From Thailand and Southeast Asia, comes the Butterfly Pea Flower, that has been used in medicine, cooking and teas for thousands of years.
Emma Oldfield was a 22 year old student who was clearly out of control. Using her student loan to buy food, she would spend a whopping $175 a day on food, mostly junk food like cakes and sweets, and then eat until the point where she was actually in pain.
I realized something when I was a smoker. I had smoking friends who would joke about getting lung cancer. Seriously. It isn't just non-smokers that call cigarettes 'cancer sticks'. Smokers also do it. As well, when I recall a bunch of us outside smoking right after warning labels started appearing on labels. With a french accent, a friend read aloud the french side of the pack. "Le cigarette causent le cancer"! Everyone, except myself laughed.
How Big Pharma Works - Why Americans are Angry and Why We Should All be Fighting for Healthcare Reform
If you live in the United States you must understand our current medical system and I do not mean the Affordable Care Act, but simply how Big Pharma works and why Americans are angry and why we should all be fighting for healthcare reform.
Lead poisoning can lead to many health problems in children. An awareness of this problem can lead to aggressive efforts to prevent lead poisoning in kids.
Investigations into the HIV epidemic show that the problem is serious and prevention is a must if you want to avoid this deadly infection.
UN blasts excessive medicalizing and torture by psychiatrists: Natural alternatives are the best option for mental health care!
In a significant move highlighting how tragically criminal in nature psychiatry is UN Rapporteurs have hit psychiatry for
the excessive medicalization of mental health issues and for torture which is inherent in psychiatric practices. Clearly non-psychiatric natural mental health care approaches are the only humane and effective interventions for mental health issues.
Researchers say that there may be an increased risk of cholera in endemic countries from drinking iced tea.
The Indian herb Ashwagandha is a powerful herb which is said to have many restorative benefits by practitioners of Ayurvedic medicine. Ayurvedic medicine is an ancient holistic healing system which was developed thousands of years ago in India.
Researchers say that being exposed to pets may decrease allergies and obesity in children.
Researchers say that weight gain which has been considered healthy increases the risk of diabetes during pregnancy.
Researchers say that larger doses of vitamin C may be associated with a greater decrease in the duration of the common cold.
A new study has suggested that there is a decreased risk of cancer with more vitamin D.
There has been a lot of concerns over the years that spending too much time playing digital games can be unhealthy. However researchers are now saying that a type of digital gaming called exergaming which combines gaming with execise can decrease sedentary time and enhance social well-being.