Monthly Archives: May 2016

  • sex pill

Is there actually a sex drug for women?

By |May 31st, 2016|

» BACKGROUND
The Food and Drug administration (FDA) just recently approved Addyi  (flibanserin) for treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) in pre/menopausal women.  Women with HSDD usually have low sexual desire which may not only affect themselves, but also their […]

  • garlic

9 important benefits of garlic

By |May 27th, 2016|

Oh garlic you pungent herb you.  This innocuous bulb has been used for centuries for both food and as medicine.  These days, garlic is used to treat conditions ranging from high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease, and heart attack to […]

  • olive oil

8 significant benefits of consuming olive oil regularly

By |May 26th, 2016|

Olive oil is how we refer to the oil obtained from the fruit of olive trees.  People have been eating olive oil for thousands of years and it is now more popular than ever, thanks to its many proven […]

  • bananas

Bananas are one of the best fruits known to man

By |May 25th, 2016|

There are many contenders out there for the title of “the perfect food”, and bananas are just one that has been associated with this rank.  Whether you’re making a delicious smoothie, or adding flavor to cereal, the banana […]

  • avocados

Avocados are actually awesome and amazing.

By |May 24th, 2016|

Avocados are AWESOME.

Avocados are AMAZING.

Even if you’re not into guacamole as I am, there are still a million-and-one ways to slice ‘n’ dice an avocado into some other form to incorporate into a meal or eat solely as […]

  • green tea

10 important benefits of drinking Japanese Green Tea

By |May 23rd, 2016|

Green Tea is arguably one of the healthiest drinks available here on Earth.  Native to China and India, it has been consumed and hailed for its health benefits for centuries around the world, yet is only now gaining […]

  • tylenol

Does acetaminophen (Tylenol) really help for arthritis pain?

By |May 18th, 2016|

Importance
Acetaminophen and Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are the frequently used for osteoarthritis pain.
Aim
Researchers aimed to assess the effectiveness of different doses and variants of NSAIDs on osteoarthritis pain
Results/conclusion
Based on the results of this study, authors state:
“We see no […]

  • cardiovascular disease

What’s the future of cardiovascular diseases – the number one killer?

By |May 17th, 2016|

Importance
Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) is the number 1 reason for death. Stroke affects many millions around the world as well and could leave devastating health consequences. Researchers aimed to see what the trend of CVD and stroke are in […]

  • dust mite

Are you allergic to your house dust mite?

By |May 16th, 2016|

Importance
Many suffer from house dust mite (HDM) allergy. The HDM sublingual allergen immunotherapy (SLIT) tablet is a potential treatment option for HDM allergy–related asthma.
Aim
Researchers aimed to assess the efficacy and side events of the HDM SLIT tablet for […]

  • shift work

The danger with shift work on your heart

By |May 15th, 2016|

Importance
Some studies has suggested that shift work has been linked with coronary heart disease (CHD).
Aim
To assess whether rotating night shift work is associated with CHD risk in women
Results/conclusion
Among women nurses, longer duration of rotating night shift work was […]