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February 23, 2024
Long-Term Smoking Cessation Lowers Cancer Risk

  Smoking is known to be linked to various types of cancer, and smoking cessation can help reduce one’s risk1, but it was unclear how long staying off cigarettes could lead to substantial risk reduction. A study reported here has found that people who continue smoking cessation for a decade are less likely to develop […]

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March 1, 2023
Your Immune System: How it Works and Ways to Boost it

The immune system is the crucial line of defense against diseases and infections, helping our bodies combat issues such as flu and colds and regulate inside processes like cell growth. This guide explains how your immune system works and discusses healthy ways to boost it.     How Your Immune System Works The immune system is […]

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September 8, 2022
Prostate Cancer – a Disease of Old Age

Prostate, an accessory gland of the male reproductive system The prostate is a small, chestnut-sized gland localized in the pelvis of men: in front of the rectum, and underneath the bladder. The urethra goes from the bladder through the prostate, and on the way, two ejaculatory ducts open into it. During ejaculation, sperm goes through […]

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August 27, 2022
Rounded Fingernails Could Be a Sign of Disease

Have you noticed changes in the shape of your fingernails and tips of fingers? Have they become rounded and spongy? This is called clubbing and can be a sign of various diseases.   What exactly is fingernail clubbing? Simply put, fingernail, digital clubbing, or acropachy, is rounding of fingernails and enlargement of ends of fingers […]

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August 6, 2022
What Would Cause Aching Feet at Night?

What do you do when you lose sleep at night over painful feet? Do you take an over-the-counter pain killer? Do you surf the internet looking for answers? Well, look no more my friend, in this article we’ve compiled the most common causes of aching feet at night, what they feel like and what you […]

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June 18, 2022
When Urine Leaks – A Quick Guide To Urinary Incontinence

Does every sneeze mean wet underwear for you? Can’t make it to the toilet in time? Urinary incontinence, or involuntary urine leakage, is a problem that is estimated to affect around 30% of the population, while 50% of women will experience associated symptoms at least once during their lifetime. It is more frequently seen in […]

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June 9, 2022
ESBL in the Elderly: A Problem on the Rise?

ESBLs are a class of enzymes that can break down penicillin and other antibiotics, making them ineffective against certain bacteria. They're often carried by Escherichia coli bacteria, which live in the intestines of healthy people. Some E. coli strains produce more ESBLs than others, which makes them more likely to cause infection and spread throughout […]

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May 23, 2022
PEMF Therapy and How Does it Work?

PEMF, also known as ‘Pulsed Electromagnetic Field’ therapy, is an innovative technology designed to help treat patients with pain and inflammation to manage their symptoms better. This treatment is still under investigation and has only been used as complementary medicine combined with other medications rather than as a primary therapeutic option. This article will answer […]

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May 17, 2022
Are Drugs Causing You Joint Pain?

Joint and muscle pain are among the most common complaints in medical practice; there is hardly a doctor who has not at least once met a patient with these problems. They occur in patients of all ages, with varying intensity, and involve one or more limbs or joints. Usually, the cause of joint pain is […]

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May 12, 2022
The Complete Story Behind Fibromyalgia

“I only get one life, and I will not let fibromyalgia take the joy from living it.” —Morgan Freeman.  Following in the brave steps of Mr. Freeman are many other celebrities like Lady Gaga, Mary McDonough, Kyle Richards, Rosie Hamlin, and Michael James Hastings, to only name a few who suffer from Fibromyalgia and refuse […]

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April 8, 2022
Vitamin D: Your Complete Guide to Healthy Joints and Bones

Everything you’ve been told up till now about vitamin D has been backward! In this article, we’re determined to set the record straight and debunk some of the most widespread myths about it. Stay tuned and continue reading to learn the pros and cons of vitamin D, where you can find it, and how you […]

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March 26, 2022
Red Light Therapy Effects on Bone Fractures

Did you know that as of the last twenty years, something as ordinary as red light has the potential to heal you from several ailments?   Never in a million years would we've thought that using artificial light could help in medicine; these were the stuff science fiction movies were made of. Going back to its' […]

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March 9, 2022
The Thyroid Story and How It Affects Your Knees

How the Story Starts 2016, in the Netherlands, ten scientists conducted experimental research to determine the effect of thyroid function on the way we walk; they called it The Rotterdam Study.1 But before we get into the specifics of our topic for today, here’s a quick recap on the thyroid gland. It’s a gland located […]

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March 4, 2022
Mobility Service Dogs and Physical Disability: A Preferred Cooperation

We all enjoy dogs’ companionship, often think of them as our best friends. With their kind eyes, loyal nature, and irresistible cuteness. Increasingly, science is now linking them to powerful physical and mental health benefits. Mobility assistance dogs are of great value to people suffering from severe ambulatory disabilities, and this was proven by several […]

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February 23, 2022
A Walk to Remember: Obesity Edition

Never underestimate the power of a piece of cake to change someone’s life! I know what you’re probably thinking – How can it possibly have any impact on changing a human life? The answer is easy but it’s not going to be close to anything you’ve got in mind. A piece of cake is subcategorized […]

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