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5 Steps To Prevent Cerebral Palsy

5 Steps To Prevent Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is not any particular illness or disease; rather it is physical condition that mainly affects normal functioning of the brain. It can take place before or during childbirth. As the main cause for cerebral palsy is still unknown, there is no perfect way to prevent it. However, if you are pregnant, here are […]

Prevent Lymphedema Risk After Breast Cancer Surgery

Prevent Lymphedema Risk After Breast Cancer Surgery

Are you at risk of developing lymphedema? People who have had surgery for any type of cancer including breast cancer surgery are at high risk of developing lymphedema. Here are few essential measures that you have to follow to help prevent lymphedema. Helpful measures to reduce the Lymphedema risk Ensure that you maintain proper nutrition […]

Blocking Trigger Points May Stop Cluster Headaches

Blocking Trigger Points May Stop Cluster Headaches

According to research reports, excessive sensitivity actually plays a critical role in cluster headaches and blocking the hypersensitive muscle trigger with local anesthesia may be beneficial in treating the condition. Cluster headaches are responsible for sudden severe pain that is often centered in one eye. Even though the headaches tend to occur for short periods, […]

American Children To Receive Free Health Care

Thursday saw the US Senate finally pass a new bill that will give 4 million American children health insurance for the first time. President Obama is said to be a very strong advocate of the new legislation and was pushing for its acceptance. Former president Bush had on two occasions used his presidential veto to […]

Most Common Nasal Disorders You Should Know About

Most Common Nasal Disorders You Should Know About

Whether it is small or large, nose is very important organ of your body and it is in such a prominent place that it is more probable to get any disorder. Some of the most common nasal disorders mainly include: Nosebleeds Nosebleeds are often caused due to injury to nasal cavities and they often occur […]

One Minutes Exercise A Day Could Avoid Diabetes

One Minutes Exercise A Day Could Avoid Diabetes

According to new research performed by scientists based at Heriot Watt University, a very small amount of exercise can reduce the average person’s risk of contracting the debilitating and dangerous disease diabetes. Across the world, over-eating and obesity are causing an explosion of type 2 diabetes. But according to the university’s Professor James Timmons, a […]

Reducing Salt Intake Isn't The Only Way To Reduce Blood Pressure

Reducing Salt Intake Isn’t The Only Way To Reduce Blood Pressure

A new study suggests that along with reducing the salt intake, increasing potassium intake can help people with high blood pressure. Most of you might aware of the fact that reduced salt intake can help to lower blood pressure. But, researchers found that reducing the salt intake alone may not help for lowering high blood […]

5 Steps For Dealing With Eating In Depression

5 Steps For Dealing With Eating In Depression

For most of the people, when feeling depressed, it is quite common that they don’t give much preference to weight and eating habits. Even if you prefer eating as your source to get rid of depression, you have to remember two important things. One is either you prefer healthy eating when feeling depressed and the […]

ADHD Drugs May Be Responsible For Hallucinations In Few Children

ADHD Drugs May Be Responsible For Hallucinations In Few Children

According to researchers, drugs that are prescribed for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can lead to hallucinations in children, even if they take strictly as directed by physician. Dr Andrew Mosholder and colleagues suggest that patients and also physicians should be aware of the possibility that consistent psychiatric symptoms may arise with course of ADHD […]

UK Alcohol Related Deaths Double

UK Alcohol Related Deaths Double

Like so many things that are bad for us, it seems the more we learn about things that harm our bodies do more you seem to indulge in them. A new report from the U.K.’s Office of National Statistics says that since 1991 the number of men dying from complications caused by drinking alcohol has […]