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Common Myths Fueling The Coronavirus Scare

Friday, February 7th, 2020
The novel Coronavirus pandemic is currently put the whole world at a virtual standstill. With infections seen to increase all over the world, it seems that this may continue to be a grave concern for the entire planet for many months to come. One problem is that there is no cure yet for the disease that this virus can cause. Not only that, there is no vaccine yet available to prevent healthy people from contracting

What Is The Novel Coronavirus?

Friday, January 24th, 2020
The world is gripped in widespread concern and fear about a certain virus that has started to infect certain parts of the world. If you haven’t known about it yet, it is the novel coronavirus. This virus, also known as the SARS coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has infected a number of people from more than 70 countries so far. The fear surrounding this virus has grown because it is generally not known by most people e

Protein May Provide Link To Potential West Nile Virus Treatment

Sunday, January 19th, 2020
Mosquito-borne diseases such as the West Nile and Zika viruses have been a cause of constant concern among many places around the world. These viruses can cause health problems and even death among those who are infected. These diseases have been a constant cause of concern every year in the US. With rising cases being reported on a seasonal basis, it is unfortunate that there are still no antiviral treatments avai

Avocado Compound May Aid In Reducing Type-2 Diabetes Effects In Mice

Friday, January 17th, 2020
Type 2 diabetes is a condition associated with the body’s ability to process glucose in the blood for energy. This condition can lead to a variety of health condition that can affect one’s daily life. Most unfortunate of all, this condition still has no cure. But researchers are continuing their studies into finding different ways to manage the disease. The best option at present is efficient weight and

Think F.A.S.T To Recognize Stroke Signs

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
Stroke is a disease that has become a major cause of death and disability among people all around the world. It occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and essential nutrients to the brain is suddenly blocked by a clot or bursts. When that happens, the brain tissues cannot get the oxygen it needs and the brain cells begin to die. Recognizing the symptoms of stroke is important to surviving it. Early interven

Stroke Versus Heart Attack

Monday, October 28th, 2019
Certain health conditions can have similar symptoms. In the case of a stroke and heart attack, people can easily mistake one from the other. Getting an early diagnosis correct can be the difference between survival or death. It is important that people know how to distinguish what a stroke is from a heart attack. Here are some tips that can help you out. What Is A Stroke? A stroke happens when the brain experiences

Novel Therapy May Help Sepsis and Stroke Outcomes

Monday, October 21st, 2019
Inflammation is a prolonged response of the body to injury. It aims to aid the body to heal. But in some cases, inflammation can get out of control and cause further damage. This is true for people who experience threatening life events such as sepsis and stroke. Preventing post-stroke inflammation may be vital to one’s survival after the actual event. The same is true with people who experiences sepsis. A new st

Sleep and Your Brain

Friday, October 19th, 2018
Your brain is an amazing organ. It is considered to be the control center of the entire body. It works hard in order to keep the body running in tiptop shape. Just like most of the body’s organs, it also needs to rest and relax now and then. This is where sleep comes in. Getting adequate sleep can help provide the brain with the rest that it needs. Unfortunately, a lot of people tend to forget about the importanc

High Blood Pressure Risk Factors

Monday, July 30th, 2018
High blood pressure commonly affects millions of people worldwide. It can lead to several health complications. Over time, the pressure affects the artery walls that can eventually lead to other health problems such as heart disease. A number of risk factors can be associated with high blood pressure. Here are some of them. Excess Weight Body weight is a major factor whether a person may suffer from high blood pres

Different Ways To Lower Your Blood Pressure

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
High blood pressure has become a very common problem among people all over the world. It is the result of the modern diet and lifestyle that are main factors to the increase of the condition that can also lead to other serious health conditions if not addressed. It is possible to lower your high blood pressure. Here are some of the ways. Follow a healthy diet. Diet can be a factor to elevated blood pressure levels.