General Medicine

  • vitamin d

What is the benefit of Vitamin D in Multiple Sclerosis?

By |June 24th, 2016|

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a serious neurological disease that is difficult to diagnose and also challenging to manage.  People with the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) generally suffer from vitamin D deficiency. A low level of vitamin D is related to […]

  • water

Summer’s officially here … so how much water do I need to drink?

By |June 21st, 2016|

The Down Low on H2O

We human beings are all roughly 66.666% H2O (water).

It makes up about three-quarters of our lean body mass, about 10% of our fat, and in terms of the amount of time we could live without […]

  • phosphorus

What is Phosphorus and why is it important to our bodies?

By |June 17th, 2016|

Phosphorus is a mineral and a nutrient as well.  The health benefits of phosphorous make it an important constituent of any diet.  Phosphorus is an important constituent of human bones, meaning that it would be impossible to one function normally without […]

  • calorie restriction

Does a calorie restrictive diet affect quality of life, sexual function and sleep?

By |June 16th, 2016|

Importance
Calorie restrictive diet (CRD) has many benefits and could increase longevity and reduce the risk of many chronic diseases.  However, there may be other negative effects of it.
Aim
This study aimed to see if CRD affects quality of life […]

  • turmeric

8 significant health benefits of Turmeric

By |June 15th, 2016|

My first experience with Turmeric was when an Indian acquaintance of ours kept mentioning that name in her cooking recipes.  I kept asking myself in my head, “What’s so good about that spice?”  Previously, when it came to Indian cuisine and […]

The health concerns and potential dangers of fluoride

By |June 9th, 2016|

Fluoride is a mineral and the only mineral element which isn’t a nutrient.  Advocates of fluoridated water insist that the chemical additive is good for teeth, but actual science routinely shows otherwise, including a new study published in the Journal […]

  • positive mentality

What a positive mentality can do for your overall physical health

By |June 7th, 2016|

Background
The modern knowledge of psychology has explanded in recent years.  Today it is widely accepted that mental health also effects the physical body in ways never understood before.  A positive mind, that is simply thinking positive thoughts – […]

  • water

Fun facts about the importance of water in our daily lives

By |June 6th, 2016|

As we all know, water is a fundamental part for the existence of life.

Without water, you cannot survive after only a few days. But water goes way beyond pleasing our thirst. Modern science has shown that water also acts as […]

  • walking

Here are 5 important health benefits of walking

By |June 2nd, 2016|

Physical activity has shown to be associated with reduced risks of coronary heart disease and stroke.  Studies have also suggested that physical activity is associated with heart failure development.  So the next time you have a check-up, don’t […]

  • 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 […]