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Archive for February, 2013

Use Of Energy Drinks


Date: February 25th, 2013

The popularity of energy drinks has led to increased cult following and quite a number of Americans are finding it difficult to take a whole day without a caffeinated beverage, but according to a report published by the federal health officials, excessive consumption of these drinks has also increased the number of emergency visits to the hospital.

Reduce Spread Of Flu


Date: February 24th, 2013

Patients who get affected by weather changes have potential chances to contain the flu virus by simply using web service to achieve positive results. Teladoc is internet and telephone-based service in Israel whose objective is to link people to primary care doctors. The method does not differ very much with the traditional house calls where the doctor would schedule a visit to the patient once informed of the problems that may have succumbed.

Heart Disease Prevention


Date: February 23rd, 2013

Just recently, a publication highlighted that a pill that combines several compositions of drugs had higher chances of reducing risks of cardiovascular diseases at presumably affordable costs that every individual would be comfortable with. UW-Madison school of medicine and public health conducted a research study which has been published in the January issue of Health Affairs. This was confirmed in a recent news release by UW.

Kidney and Heart Diseases


Date: February 22nd, 2013

Bisphenol A is a plastic chemical that is mostly present in consumer products especially food cans where it is widely used as internal aluminum coverage. The negative role of BPA in the body is that it tends to disrupt the normal metabolic activities.

High BPA Could Damage Heart


Date: February 21st, 2013

The bisphenol A also known as BPA is present in most consumer products such in food cans where it’s used as an internal aluminum covering. According to the recent findings, it’s been noted that BPA has a tendency of disrupting human metabolism.

Improving Psychological Well


Date: February 20th, 2013

The concept of psychological wellness improvement has further been supported as there is evidence that the same hobby can help lower blood pressure thus restoring the overall well-being of the person. It is possible that musicians have lower blood pressure than none musicians according to this study.

US Health Gap


Date: February 19th, 2013

Well, a report that was sought by the US government does not depict any single factor on the same, however, the complaints are still on the rise and much more details are needed to support the theory. It is affirmed that the US is the leading spender on healthcare than any other country in the world.

Have An ER Visit


Date: February 18th, 2013

Autism children visits to hospital can be connected to psychiatric reasons since the study pointed out that various severe behaviors were as a result of continued aggression that caused the emergency visits. According to the research group that published those findings, it was reported that there was a likelihood of the victims to be taken into the psychiatric ward if their health insurance were private instead of the normal medical assistance.

Lower BMI Protects Acne


Date: February 17th, 2013

Hereditary factors are particularly common such as in areas where the child takes after the parents. In all, in a recent study from the journal of the American academy dermatology, the article showcased ways in which family history can impact an individual negatively in terms of acne. Other factors elaborated in the findings include personal habits, dietary factors among others.

Childhood Intelligence


Date: February 16th, 2013

Up to 15 percent of adults are affected by this condition which has also been referred to as a musculoskeletal problem. According to the research findings, it was reported that the condition is further associated with women as well as those people that come from lower family backgrounds. The end results of this condition are not just associated to people coming from socioeconomic backgrounds but has been linked to fibromyalgia, which is a chronic disorder that has also been said to affect more than five million Americans.