Health

Banned!

EARLIER this month, Google announced a broad ban on advertisements on its online platform, to include a wide range of unproven medical procedures and treatments — including advertised stem cell treatments and gene therapies that have not been tested in rigorous clinical... Read More

Deciding to change could save your life
THE odds are, your habits and way of life are killing you.... Read More

Tooth to tooth contact
TEETH must put up with all sorts of things in the form of food every day.Too much pressure on teeth can lead to dental damage in the form of dental abrasion or attrition. The teeth enamel may wear down and may make teeth weak.... Read More

Suicide - Lessons from the Bible on winning the battle
“We are hard-pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair.” — 2 Corinthians 4:8,( New International Version)WHAT'S on the outside more often than not masks the inner man.... Read More

The protein craze

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, September, 8 2019    

PROTEIN supplements have complemented bodybuilding for decades.In fact, it could once be found on dedicated shelves in the back of a few pharmacies or in very specialised vitamin and health food stores. Read More

Cancer now 'leading cause of death' in rich countries

Sunday, September, 8 2019    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Cancer has become the leading cause of death in rich nations, overtaking heart disease, according to the results of two landmark, decade-long global surveys of health trends released Tuesday. Read More

Abuse of power in the health sector

Dr Derrick Aarons | Sunday, September, 1 2019    

ABUSE of power and privilege is pervasive in virtually all societies. Read More

Ebola: Profile of a killer

Sunday, September, 1 2019    

PARIS, France (AFP) — The Ebola epidemic which has claimed more than 2,000 lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to a new toll released Friday, is the second-deadliest on record. Read More

Hormone therapies slightly increase breast cancer risk, even a decade later — study

Sunday, September, 1 2019    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Hormone therapy to relieve menopause symptoms slightly increases the risk of breast cancer, according to a large-scale study published Friday in The Lancet. Read More

Is intermittent fasting better than other diets?

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, September, 1 2019    

INTERMITTENT fasting is one of the many relatively new diet trends. Increasingly, I am hearing: “I can't eat until midday”; or, “We have to eat before eight, I can't eat after 8:00 pm; I'm intermittent fasting”. Read More

Want good wellness results?

Sunday, August, 25 2019    

YOUR 'wellness probabilities' are the only real measure of how your wellness efforts will pay off. But before you can fully appreciate this reality, you must understand what probability is. Read More

Study: Heavy drinking and HIV dont mix

Sunday, August, 25 2019    

HEAVY alcohol consumption — three drinks or more per day for women and four drinks or more per day for men — is linked to alterations in immune function among people with HIV. Read More

Patient death leads to vaping, lung disease probe

Sunday, August, 25 2019    

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — A patient who had recently been vaping has died in the US after developing severe lung disease, officials said Friday, as authorities scrambled to find the cause behind almost 200 more potential cases. Read More

Heart attacks halved by daily 'polypill' — study

Sunday, August, 25 2019    

PARIS, France (AFP) — A cheap, once-a-day pill combining aspirin with drugs that lower blood pressure and cholesterol, cuts cardiovascular disease as a whole by a third and heart attacks by more than half, researchers said Friday. Read More

The Bible and your well-being

By Warrick Lattibeaudiere | Sunday, August, 18 2019    

 “A joyful heart is good medicine…”— Proverbs 17:22, English Standard Version   Read More



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