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control snoring

Tips to Control Snoring – Part 2

In part 1 of the post, we looked at some tips to help snoring as per the British Snoring and Sleep Apnea Association; here are some more tips to control snoring that could help – 1. Certain throat sprays are available which help to target the soft tissues at the back of the throat, so […]

molluscum treatment

Molluscum Treatment Using Different Methods

You or your kids may have molluscum and may not know of it. Molluscum is a common viral skin infection that is sometimes mistaken to be several other skin conditions because of their similarity in appearance like: acne, whiteheads, warts, exzema, folliculitis, fungal infection, boils, atopic / contact dermatitis, bug bites, heat rash and sometimes […]

tips for snoring

Tips to Control Snoring – Part 1

Snoring has been known to disrupt many a good night’s sleep, to say nothing of entire relationships! But when it comes to snoring, there are many things that can help. According to the British Snoring and Sleep Apnea Association, the following tips to control snoring could help – 1. Sleeping on one side is known […]

Anemic Blood Disorders

Hepcidin Hormone for Treating Anemic Blood Disorders

A recent study at Weill Cornell Medical College has found that one of our body hormones may probably be used in treating anemic blood disorders called beta-thalassemia and hemochromatosis. Beta-thalassemia, also known as Cooley’s anemia is so widespread that around 300,000 children in the world are born with this disorder each year; and around 1,000 […]

eye disorders

Medical Management And Home Remedies For Dry Eye Syndrome

Have you been suffering from dry or scratchy feeling in your eyes that feels like something is stuck inside? Or have a burning and itching sensation accompanied by redness and blurring of your vision? Are you often bothered by too much exposure to bright lights that sometimes result in headaches? You may be suffering from […]

hiv epidemic

Updates On The HIV/AIDS Epidemic

In what is being termed as a ‘seismic shift’ of policy, finally, the Vatican has endorsed the use of condoms to prevent the spread of HIV infections. The church coming around to the view that their anti-birth control stance against condoms doesn’t justify putting someone’s life at risk could actually help in controlling the spread […]

hoodia and weight loss

Hoodia and Weight loss

With the Christmas period approaching many people’s thoughts turn to that dreaded post-Christmas diet and the new fitness regime, as well as those many quick fix, supposedly miracle pills. But do these really work? With so many on the market, it can be confusing to those without a PhD in Chemistry to simply read the […]

hyperthyroidism treatment

Hyperthyroidism Treatment – Options To Control Symptoms Of Excessive Hormone Production

Are you seeing a lump like structure on your throat that was not there before? Or have you suddenly lost weight in such a short period of time without you doing anything and in fact have noticed you gaining so much appetite lately? You may need a hyperthyroidism treatment. Other symptoms of this autoimmune disorder […]

full body scanners

Full Body Scanners As Dangerous As Terrorist Bombs?

Full body scanners that are put in place at airports and other places as security measures to detect any kind of terror threat, that may not be identified any other way, have been criticized earlier for being an invasion of privacy and so on. However, now scientists say that full body scanners could be as […]

cord blood banking

Benefits Of Cord Blood Banking

Although the technology has been around for over a decade, cord blood banking is still a fairly new concept for expecting parents. Many moms-and-dads to be are still unaware of the benefits of banking their child’s cord blood, but it’s becoming increasingly important for parents to consider this option. Cord blood can be used to […]