Archives for March, 2011

Beauty Tips Seminar Held For Cancer Sufferers

March 22nd, 2011
Beauty Tips Seminar Held For Cancer Sufferers

A seminar was held recently for women who worry about how they can look after themselves during and after chemotherapy. One of the most frequently asked questions it seems by women undergoing chemotherapy is: Will I lose my hair? Since looking and feeling good is of paramount importance for everyone, in particular women, it was […]

Abortion Comparison Criticised

March 22nd, 2011
Abortion Comparison Criticised

A billboard which effectively compared legal abortion with genocide has been severely criticised. The billboard appears to be the latest strategy in targeting particular communities in an effort to influence them. While hard hitting adverts are normal today – anti tobacco ads have been around for a long time now – this appears to be […]

Bad Oral Health In Adults Can Affect Babies

March 21st, 2011
Bad Oral Health In Adults Can Affect Babies

It seems according to a Canadian dentist Dr. Ian McConnachie, anyone with poor oral hygiene can pass bacteria onto a baby, even through a simple kiss. As such, he believes that parents shouldn’t wait till the baby has grown its first tooth to ensure he or she is being cared for orally. Dr. McConnachie told […]

Her hair has gone Gaga

March 21st, 2011
Her hair has gone Gaga

Stephanie Germanotta has revealed that her hair is falling out because she dyes her hair too much. Of course we all know her as Lady Gaga, but the natural brunette has said that she misses her dark locks when she goes to “get a chemical haircut because my blonde hair is falling out”. Seen as […]

Can Acupuncture Help Infertility?

March 21st, 2011
Can Acupuncture Help Infertility?

Acupuncture has for many years now been used to treat a variety of disorders including stress, aches and pains, and even joint problems. It’s been used by the Chinese for well over 2000 years. However Swedish scientists now think the Chinese medical therapy could be useful in treating one form of infertility – polycystic ovarian […]

Airline Incident Helps Film Maker Lose Weight

March 21st, 2011
Airline Incident Helps Film Maker Lose Weight

Kevin Smith, a well known film maker told a TV interviewer that an incident at an airline helped him decide to lose weight. Apparently, when Mr. Smith tried to sit in his seat on a Southwest Airlines plane, a steward asked him to get off, although the person didn’t give an explanation. Kevin Smith said: […]

Omega 3 Could Help Prevent Blindness

March 18th, 2011
Omega 3 Could Help Prevent Blindness

Scientists in the USA have suggested that Omega-3 fatty acids, which are found in fish oil, could help prevent blindness. Researchers working at the Boston Children’s hospital have already found that Omega-3 helps prevent retinopathy, a disease that causes eventual blindness, as result of leaking blood vessels. However the same researchers think the fatty acids […]

Indian Health Insurance Industry Changing

March 18th, 2011
Indian Health Insurance Industry Changing

Anyone who has health insurance in India will soon be allowed to swap and change policy holders in just the same way as they can with mobile phone providers. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) has issued new guidelines which come into force on the 1st July this year. The rules will apply to both […]

Is Cosmetic Surgery An Economic Barometer?

March 18th, 2011
Is Cosmetic Surgery An Economic Barometer?

It seems so, if Utah is anything to go by. A cosmetic surgeon and a leading economist in the US State carried out some research last year using blind interviews with patients. They were astonished at what was found. It seems that when the economy is doing well, people are prepared to have plastic surgery; […]

Canadian Province Alters Abortion Rules

March 18th, 2011
Canadian Province Alters Abortion Rules

The Canadian province of Saskatchewan is updating its abortion rules to allow doctors to opt out of carrying out an abortion if they don’t want to. The guidelines produced by the Saskatchewan College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1991 have been updated to take into account planned and unwanted pregnancies. As such, the new rules […]

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