General Medicine

  • egg yolks

Is eating egg yolks a good thing or not?

By |March 4th, 2016|

Egg white omelets and other yolk-free recipes have become synonymous with “healthy” to many. But if you toss out your egg yolks, you’re also tossing out some of the most nutritious parts of the egg.  But as reported […]

  • chocolate

Chocolate just might boost cognitive performance

By |March 2nd, 2016|

If you’re looking for an excuse to chomp that bar of chocolate calling your name, then look no further; a new study suggests eating chocolate at least once weekly may boost cognitive function.  Dr. Georgie Crichton, of the […]

  • memory

7 easy and efficient ways to improve your memory!

By |February 27th, 2016|

Here are some great tips on how to improve your memory – and this applies to peeps of ALL ages … not just the older generation.  For both young and old alike, I find that these tips can […]

  • paleo diet

Just how safe is the Paleo diet?

By |February 26th, 2016|

Scientists have warned against following celebrities into “fad” diets that are not supported by scientific evidence, as findings published in the journal Nutrition and Diabetes reveal that just 8 weeks on the “Paleo” diet can pile on the […]

  • rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis – its basic symptoms and key treatments

By |February 24th, 2016|

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease, which means that our immune system attacks its own body, by assuming and treating its own tissues as strange attackers. One to two percent of the world populations suffer from this […]

  • colitis

Ulcerative colitis may be treatable with vinegar

By |February 18th, 2016|

Vinegar, the centuries-old culinary ingredient and traditional remedy, could help fight ulcerative colitis, say researchers, after testing its effects on mice with the disease.

Millions of people around the world have ulcerative colitis – an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) […]

  • vitamin d

Vitamin D effect in Multiple Sclerosis

By |February 17th, 2016|

People with the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) suffer from vitamin D deficiency. Low level of vitamin D is related to development of MS disease. MS patients with low level of vitamin D are prone to more disability and a […]

  • zika virus

Zika virus is transmitted by sexual contact

By |February 15th, 2016|

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in USA (CDC) have confirmed to Dallas County and Human Services (DCHHS) the first case of the transmission of Zika virus by sexual contact in Dallas on February 2, 2016.

Zika virus is […]

  • sugar

What happens when you stop consuming excess sugar?

By |February 12th, 2016|

Approximately 20% of Americans consume an excess of 700 calories of sugar per day, which is one cup of sugar.  There is obviously sugar in not only cake, candy, soda but also in some healthier food we eat […]

  • e-cigarette

E-cigarettes poison lung airways and weaken immune system

By |February 5th, 2016|

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System report data suggesting that e-cigarettes are toxic to human airway cells, suppress immune defenses and alter inflammation, while at the […]