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A critical look at the whole snacking issue

Jan
10

Date: January 10th, 2019

What research says about snacking?

Researchers find out that consumers continue to consume meals alongside their main meals and some replace meals with snacks. There is a certain limit on the calorie consumption despite the eating frequency of any individual. However, the process of quality eating, snack consumption and eating frequency takes a different approach from different researchers. Some researcher associate eating frequency with a high level of calorie intake and high BMI while as others believe that low eating frequency is a source of unhealthy living and poor nutrition. There is a lot of controversy on the information released by researchers concerning healthy eating and mainly involving eating frequency and snack consumption.

Alzheimer’s disease: A real threat if not checked

Jan
10

Date: January 10th, 2019

MRI evidence indicates changes in brain may occur prior to amyloidal deposition. It develops gradually especially affects ADAD mutant carriers.

Alzheimer disease is fatal and according to researchers, it has no cure. Its predisposition affects the mutant carriers and thus can develop early especially among the children carrying genetic mutation for the disease. According to research by Quiroz in the department of psychiatry in Massachusetts general hospital, suggest that ADAD mutant carriers can develop as early as possible among the children with a high certainty unlike the non-carriers who have no brain abnormalities.

No cancer risk posed by long term low dose vaginal estrogen

Jan
10

Date: January 10th, 2019

A review on the large database showed that using unopposed topical vaginal estrogen wasn’t in any way associated with a higher risk of getting cancer or endometrial hyperplasia. Yearly incidence of diseases from 2006 to 2012 among women from Kaiser Permanente Northern California membership aged at least 46 years old didn’t show any significant differences by the number of vaginal estrogen prescriptions dispensed over a period of 3 years. This is according to the report given by Dr. Kathryn M. Gunnison at an annual meeting of American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Best response to help save a choking child

Jan
08

Date: January 8th, 2019

Effective methods to save a child who’s chokingTaking CPR classes is a very ideal way to get prepared in case you are faced with a situation where the child is choking.

You do need to learn other tips that will help complement your skills and place in you in a better place to save lives.

How does choking start?

Choking creates a very scary scenario that is very unpleasant. It occurs when a young child tries to force an object (food, plastic) down their small throat which can’t accommodate is size. The object then gets stuck in the wind pipe and obstructs air from going out and in the lungs.

4 Tips for Staying Safe While on Vacation

Jan
08

Date: January 8th, 2019

Vacation is a time where you can get a break from the monotonous routine. Your vacation can be a fun-filled time allowing you to unwind, de-stress, and rejuvenate your mind.

However, if you don’t take safety precautions, your vacation can turn into a nightmare.

Here, you will learn about some tips that can help you to remain safe and have fun while you’re on vacation.

1. Protect Yourself from the Sun

You should wear sunglasses and put on sunblock (ideally SPF+50) to protect yourself from the damaging effects of the sun. Also, wear hats when you are outside. When you leave the car in the sun, you should consider covering the seat belts with a cloth.