Health News

FTO gene

Obesity is a major public health issue, affecting 300 million people around the world. We already know that obesity is linked to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, hypertension, stroke and heart disease, And obesity is also known to increase the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in later life.

Baldness and Prostate Cancer

Searching for a Link Between Baldness and Prostate Cancer

Interest in this unlikely duo arose recently when the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) discouraged using prostate specific antigen (PSA) as a screen for prostate cancer in men with no symptoms of the disease.

Know Your Numbers

For a proper understanding of your health, you must know how you stand compared to the normal, healthy condition. Here you can learn about normal blood pressure levels, blood cholesterol levels (and other lipids), and blood sugar levels (also known as blood sugar numbers).

More Microbe Than Human DNA

Could it be that microbes make the man – or woman?

Milk thistle

The main detox organ in your body is your liver – and it needs support to do its job right.

Why Do People Self-Harm?

Self-Harm
Self-harm is the act of purposely injuring yourself and its more common than you might…

PMS and PMDD Treatments and Natural Remedies

premenstrual dysphoric disorder treatment
Most women feel a considerable amount of discomfort that may take place for a day or two…

Prevent your Hands from Getting Chapped and Cracked

Dry hands - no problem
Do you often feel embarrassment in shaking hands with others due to your dry hands? Well,…

Obesity: The Fattening of America and Sugar Addiction May Be to Blame

BMI (Body Mass Index)
I’m sure you’ve heard that obesity is on the rise in America. So just how fat are…