Your Guide to Clear Skin

24 Sep
2014
By Amelia Smith

Factors making acne worse

Glowing and beautiful skin is something which every girl wishes to have. Girls spend most of their time in caring either for hair or skin and because skin is so sensitive, it requires proper attention and care. The moment you stop looking after it, it may result in development of acne or pimples. Acne is a disease of hair follicles of face, chest and back affecting all teenagers during time of puberty. They appear on the skin as:

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Why your central vision is blurred?

20 Sep
2014
By Max Jones

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss among people age 50 and older. AMD is a disease of eye in which macula of eye is deteriorated. The macula is the part of the retina that is responsible for central vision, allowing tosee fine details clearly and sharply, any disorder as is the case of AMD causes blurring of central vision. Over time, the blurred area grows larger prompting the growth of blank spots in your central vision. Objects also appear to seem less bright as they used to be before AMD.

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Peyronie’s disease: What and Why?

18 Sep
2014
By Max Jones

Peyronie’s disease

Having a curved penis is common and isn’t a cause for concern. But if it is unusually arched and you are feeling a pain then it is a concern. It is a Peyronie’s disease. The penis is building up benign or noncancerous plaques that are forcing your penis to bend, making sexual intercourse difficult and occasionally painful.In most cases, the pain decreases over time, but the bend in the penis can remain a problem. Peyronie’s disease gets resolved on its own between 5%-19% of the time. Generally, when the disease heals within a year or so, the plaque does not surpass the initial inflammatory phase. However, when the disease persists for a period longer than that, the plaque becomes tough, fibrous followed by calciferous deposits.Many men due to embarrassment may not seek help for the disease; the exact figure for prevalence and incidence is unveiled. The incidence of the congenital form has been reported variously as <1% and between 4-10%.

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Eye Injuries Affecting your Daily Life

17 Sep
2014
By Amelia Smith

Eye Injuries

Whenever an eye injury occurs make sure to visit ophthalmologist before it gets too late. Eye injuries are found to be affecting more than 2.5 million people every year and about 90% of these injuries can be prevented by using an appropriate eye wear. Eye injuries due to accidents could even cause permanent eye damage.

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Eat Green and be Healthy

16 Sep
2014
By Amelia Smith

healthy recipes

The United States is regarded as the fattest country and also the home to most of the world’s diet fanatics (obsessed totally to dieting). Researchers have marveled that once green food has got a bad reputation because it was only associated with a diet fanatic girlfriend who won’t order anything else rather than green salads. They have also found that diet and fitness are closely interdependent to each other. It means that if you eat food with no workout, no matter how healthy is food, you will get obese. Conversely you hit the gym with lots of junk then it will adversely affect you and you will not be able to get good results.

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Ebola Bioterrorism: Reality or a Science fiction?

16 Sep
2014
By Max Jones

Ebola Bioterrorism

Any outbreak or disease that involves the intentional release or dissemination of biological agents like bacteria and virus comprises bioterrorism. Ebola is one such virus that has alarmed the entire globe’s security with its virulent properties. 2014 Ebola outbreak in Africa is the largest outbreak in history having 90% of fatal rate. The frequency of human accessibility of Ebola in Africa and other suspected countries is increasing at an alarming rate; this unprecedented outbreak and virus accessibility has raised the question of the human usage of the virus for harmful purposes or more aptly for bioterrorism. Any intentional or planned acquisition of this virus by terrorist groups will dismay the global security. This is because of the reasons that Ebola is pathogenicity and is very high. Furthermore, there is no vaccines developed so far to undo the adverse effects. Threat is possible because not only diseases is infectious and could be spread to adjoining places to Africa but also virus could be used as potential bioterrorist agent.

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Get Rid of Heart Palpitations

12 Sep
2014
By Max Jones

cause of palpitations

Beating of the heart too hard or too fast may sometimes result in heart palpitations. This condition isn’t really serious or harmful, but it can prove to be harmful in rare cases. It has been reported that palpitations are the reason for 30-40% referrals to cardiology clinics. Heart palpitations are common in individuals with healthy hearts. However, heart palpitations can be a symptom of a serious illness like asthma, coronary heart disease, or emphysema. Basically, people notice heart palpitations in the form of skipping a beat or fluttering in their chest, throat, or neck.

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Gestational diabetes in Pregnancy: What You Need to Know!

11 Sep
2014
By Amelia Smith

Treatment of Gestational Diabetes

What is Gestational diabetes (GD)?

Gestational diabetes develops only during pregnancy. It is a condition in which pregnant women with no previous history of diabetes exhibit high blood glucose levels. After developing intolerance to glucose and glucose intolerance continues beyond 24–28 weeks of gestation, then gestational diabetes takes place.

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Are Birth Control Pills Causing Cancer?

09 Sep
2014
By Amelia Smith

cancer and Contraceptive Pills

The high level of awareness by the media and the authorities has stirred a family planning buzz in the state. People have got more conscious and conservative on raising the family and maintaining its size. The natural way to limit the size of family is abstinence from the sex however it is very abnormal to maintain a healthy married life. For this reason, other alternatives have been desired by the families; especially females to preserve intimacy. There are various alternatives now available in market for the purpose. The sperm entry in the female could be prevented by using barriers like condoms or implantable devices. However, condoms are not 100% effective and the device interventions are not 100% safe.

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An Overview of Type 2 Diabetes

08 Sep
2014
By Max Jones

Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes is regarded as a group of diseases in which blood glucose or blood sugar levels are too high. It is referred by doctors as diabetes mellitus. This disease mainly happens if pancreas does not produce enough insulin or the cells of the body do not respond properly to the insulin produced. An estimated 382 million people suffer from this deadly disease worldwide. Out of the previously mentioned figures, about 1.5 million deaths occur worldwide due to diabetes. There are two types of diabetes, which include Type1 and Type 2 diabetes.

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