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Parents need to know what’s in Your Child’s Medications

Parents need to know what’s in Your Child’s Medications

Mixing cold, allergy drugs can cause harm, agency says “We’re just starting allergy season,” Dr. Hari Cheryl Sachs, an FDA pediatrician, said in an agency news release. “Many parents may be giving their children at least one product with an antihistamine in it.” It’s the time of year when cold season and allergy season overlap, […]

March 18, 2013 | By More
The Eyes Almost Have It

The Eyes Almost Have It

A closeup of a human eye reveals that the pupil is almost a perfect circle. Humans, like other vertebrates that are mainly active during the daytime, have round pupils that are designed to be effective in bright light. Nocturnal animals, meanwhile, have slit pupils to protect their big lenses and sensitive retinas, which allow them […]

March 17, 2013 | By More
Olive oil regulate the sensation of feeling full

Olive oil regulate the sensation of feeling full

Olive oil leads to satiety, shows a study that points out the mechanism behind it. Reduced-fat food products are gaining popularity. More and more people are choosing “light” products in an attempt to lose weight, or at least in the hope that they would not gain pounds. But whether these products are effective or not […]

March 17, 2013 | By More
Study Human liver outside the body can be kept alive

Study Human liver outside the body can be kept alive

London: The inventors of the machine hope it will increase the number of livers available for transplant in the UK from 650 to well over 1,000. Human livers have been kept ‘alive’ outside the body using a device designed by British scientists. At the moment, transplant organs are put on ice and are mostly used […]

March 17, 2013 | By More
Beauty disasters can strike at any time 6 instant fixes remedy

Beauty disasters can strike at any time 6 instant fixes remedy

Common beauty disaster: Frizzy hairSince the dawn of time, frizzy hair has had a bad rep. If you need an instant fix for this common beauty disaster rub a little conditioner into the palms of your hands and, using your fingers, run the conditioner through dry hair. The conditioner should tame the frizz in your […]

March 16, 2013 | By More
Aspirin can lower 30 percent reduction in deadly skin cancer risk.

Aspirin can lower 30 percent reduction in deadly skin cancer risk.

The findings, published in the journal Cancer, are based on 12 years of data from the large, long-term Women’s Health Initiative study and account for how much time study participants spent in the sun and whether they typically used sunscreen. Older women who regularly took aspirin, but not similar anti-inflammatory drugs, had a lower-than-average risk […]

March 15, 2013 | By More
Breast cancer radiation, can affect your heart

Breast cancer radiation, can affect your heart

The risk comes from any amount of radiation, starts five years after treatment and lasts for decades, doctors in the UK found. Patients shouldn’t panic — radiation has improved cancer survival, and that is the top priority, doctors say. The chance of suffering a radiation-induced heart problem is fairly small. Women treated with radiation for […]

March 14, 2013 | By More
Lifelong exercise is the key To keep your brain healthy

Lifelong exercise is the key To keep your brain healthy

“Exercise is a key component to prevent cognitive decline, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer, so public health interventions to promote lifelong exercise have the potential to reduce the personal and social burden associated with these conditions,” said KCL’s Alex Dregan. A study has suggested lifelong exercise is the key to keep one’s brain healthy into […]

March 14, 2013 | By More
In a rare Surgery kidney weighed 5kg removed through keyhole

In a rare Surgery kidney weighed 5kg removed through keyhole

A team of doctors from Dubai Hospital removed the kidney in bits and pieces through laparoscopy (keyhole surgery) to avoid scarring. The 46-year-old patient is said to have recovered and resumed normal day-to-day activities. An overgrown kidney, weighing 5kg and occupying half of a male patient’s abdomen, was removed by doctors in Dubai recently. The […]

March 14, 2013 | By More
Researchers: Bitter gourd juice destroys pancreatic cancer cells

Researchers: Bitter gourd juice destroys pancreatic cancer cells

Diabetes tends to presage pancreatic cancer and bitter gourd has been shown to control type-II diabetes, and has been used for centuries against diabetes in the folk medicines of China and India. In a finding that could provide a new tool in cancer therapy, researchers have shown that the juice of bitter gourd (karela) effectively […]

March 13, 2013 | By More