Health

The Health Benefits of Strength Training All Women Should Know

Strength training is truly for everyone. I’m talking athletes, grandmas, librarians, yoga buffs, engineers…you name it. Unfortunately, too many women don’t bother to lift weights unless they’re playing a sport or chasing a fitness goal. And that’s a shame, because even if you’re not looking to build bigger muscles or dominate the playing field, there are still plenty of great health-related reasons to ...

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus argues for universal health care in breast cancer announcement

Julia Louis-Dreyfus announced on Thursday that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. In her announcement, the comedian urged her supporters to “make universal health care a reality.” The tweet by Louis-Dreyfus comes days after the failure of the latest Republican health-care plan. Actress and comedian Julia Louis-Dreyfus made an unexpected entrance into America’s health-care debate Thursday, announcing that she ...

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The scents all around us can trigger headaches and skin conditions

From the inescapable cologne on a fellow train passenger to the diffuser sticks in our bathrooms and bedrooms, fragrances are all around us. They’re used to make us more attractive, to set a certain mood, and to mask natural odours – and they could be making us sick, according to a new book. As many as one in three people experience symptoms ...

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WHO recommends large-scale deworming to improve children’s health and nutrition

29 SEPTEMBER 2017 | GENEVA – Periodic deworming programmes with a single-tablet treatment can drastically reduce the suffering of those infected with parasitic intestinal worms and protect the 1.5 billion people currently estimated to be at risk. Four main species of intestinal worms (also known as soil-transmitted helminths) affect almost a quarter of the world’s poorest and mostly marginalized people. They ...

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Paranoia and Delusional Disorders

Doctor George Hatoum , Medical Center in Bankstown City Plaza recommends to read this article and Email him to have a medical advices What is Paranoia? Paranoia involves intense anxious or fearful feelings and thoughts often related to persecution, threat, or conspiracy. Paranoia occurs in many mental disorders, but is most often present in psychotic disorders. Paranoia can become delusions, ...

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What is psychosomatic

Doctor George Hatoum , Medical Center in Bankstown City Plaza recommends to read this article and Email him to have a medical advices Psychosomatic means mind (psyche) and body (soma). A psychosomatic disorder is a disease which involves both mind and body. Some physical diseases are thought to be particularly prone to be made worse by mental factors such as ...

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What Is Schizophrenia?

Doctor George Hatoum , Medical Center in Bankstown City Plaza recommends to read this article and Email him to have a medical advices Schizophrenia is a chronic brain disorder that affects about one percent of the population. When schizophrenia is active, symptoms can include delusions, hallucinations, trouble with thinking and concentration, and lack of motivation. However, when these symptoms are ...

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States push back deadlines for health-insurance rates amid uncertainty

Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images House Speaker Paul Ryan, a Republican from Wisconsin, walks away after speaking during a news conference on Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, March 24, 2017. With no deal on new health-care legislation and uncertainty about how long the White House will subsidize insurers’ participation in the Affordable Care Act, states have ...

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DIY Your Own Korean Beauty-Inspired Gel Sheet Mask

I’m a face mask fiend, especially when it comes to the slightly terrifying-looking, always-effective sheet mask category. I love that there is no scrubbing or washing involved! And sure, I might look like Jason from Friday the 13th for a good 10 minutes, but the glow my skin retains afterwards makes me feel confident enough go nude — on my ...

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Asthma pill ‘promising’ for people with severe symptoms

An experimental pill could help adults with severe asthma, an early study in the Lancet Respiratory Medicine journal suggests. In the small trial, patients who were given the drug, known as Fevipiprant, had less inflammation in their airways. And some patients with uncontrolled asthma felt their symptoms improved. Charity Asthma UK said the research showed “massive promise and should be ...

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