Archives for November, 2010

Major Insurance Problem In The USA

November 11th, 2010
Major Insurance Problem In The USA

While British citizens take the National Health Service for granted, US citizens require health insurance to pay for treatment. However reports suggest that nearly 59 million people in the country do not have any form of medical insurance. The report’s author Frieden also says that during the first quarter of 2010, a staggering 30.4 million […]

Should You Stop Taking Painkillers During Pregnancy?

November 11th, 2010
Should You Stop Taking Painkillers During Pregnancy?

According to experts, pregnant women are at risk of giving birth to infertile sons if they take painkillers during pregnancy. The scientists say the risk relates to prolonged use of drugs such as paracetamol, aspirin and ibuprofen, which they believe harms development of male reproductive organs. The warning comes after research carried out in Copenhagen, […]

Growing Infertility Problem For China

November 11th, 2010
Growing Infertility Problem For China

While still the most populous county in the world, China is now facing an infertility problem. According to experts, 40 million people in China are suffering from infertility, and this is set to rise. Huang Hefeng who is the director of the Zhejiang reproductive medical centre in China believes that the problem is caused by […]

Better Contraception Could Be The Answer

November 10th, 2010
Better Contraception Could Be The Answer

A New Zealand medical doctor recently said she believes the cause of the high abortion rate in the country is a lack of choice in contraception. Speaking on a television programme, Dr. Pippa Mackay said: “It’s partly a cultural issue and partly an issue around a lack of education and information on contraception and I’m […]

Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery On The Up

November 10th, 2010
Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery On The Up

It seems more and more women have opted for surgery to decrease the dimension of their genitals. More seriously the surgery is being undertaken for cosmetic reasons and not medical. What’s more, the biggest increase has been amongst young women in their teens and early 20s; they are opting for vaginoplasty and labioplasty operations in […]

Rising insurance costs blamed on accident lawyers

November 9th, 2010
Rising insurance costs blamed on accident lawyers

A committee of MPs has been told that consumers are set to face higher bills for their car insurance, because the increasing number of no-win-no-fee lawyers has pushed up personal injury claims. The Transport Select Committee heard from Duncan Anderson of the EMB Consultancy, that premiums have risen by 40% over the last year, with […]

Protein shakes; the new diet miracle

November 9th, 2010
Protein shakes; the new diet miracle

Dieters everywhere are always searching for the true weight loss miracle product that will help them to shed the pounds without having to starve themselves r survive on celery. Could it be that the answer has been staring us all in the face all along? Music producer Rick Rubin has been recently showing off his […]

Laptop pads can’t save your sperm

November 9th, 2010
Laptop pads can’t save your sperm

Research has found that men using laptops on their knees will be doing damage to their fertility, even if they use cooling pads. It is an accepted fact that using a hot laptop directly on your lap can increase the temperature of a man’s sperm, even by just a small amount, increasing the chances that […]

Prince William follows in his father’s footsteps

November 9th, 2010
Prince William follows in his father’s footsteps

Prince William may have come under fire for his increasingly noticeable bald-patch but he has also inherited something else from his father, the ability to raise money for charity and close business deals. Prince William has inherited male pattern baldness from his father and has been sporting an increasingly large bald patch, which has not […]

Bush reveals reason behind anti-abortion stance

November 8th, 2010
Bush reveals reason behind anti-abortion stance

The former President of the United States, George W. Bush has revealed in a TV interview where his strict anti-abortion stance comes from. When he was a teenager his mother, herself a former First Lady, showed him a dead foetus in a jar after she had suffered a miscarriage. “There’s no question that affected me, […]

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