Archives for October, 2012

Are You The Cause Of Your Own Hair Loss?

October 31st, 2012
Are You The Cause Of Your Own Hair Loss?

Losing one’s hair can be devastating for most people. However while it is often believed that hair loss has an underlying genetic cause, this is not the case for everyone. That’s certainly the opinion of a number of experts who suggest that for a lot of people, loss of hair, like teeth can be due […]

Spectacles, Contact Lenses And Laser Surgery

October 29th, 2012
Spectacles, Contact Lenses And Laser Surgery

Traditionally, people who needed corrective ‘surgery’ were given a pair of glasses. Later they also had the option of contact lenses to replace spectacles. Now there is a third option – laser eye surgery. However laser eye surgery is being advertised as a panacea for just about all eye conditions. The problem is though that […]

Bariatric Surgery A Real Help For Diabetics

October 26th, 2012
Bariatric Surgery A Real Help For Diabetics

Obesity is often (but not always) an associated problem for people suffering from diabetes. The latter also often results in individuals who are obese in the first place. In general, those suffering from Type 2 diabetes are advised to manage the disorder by improving and altering diet as well as taking medication to control blood-sugar […]

Furore Over Child Charity Donor

October 24th, 2012
Furore Over Child Charity Donor

There is growing furore in Ohio, USA after it emerged a school child who wanted to grow his hair for charity could be suspended. Interestingly, by growing his hair long, he will be offending his school’s dress code. The code says that only hair of an acceptable length can be worn. However the young man […]

Is There A New Trend In Plastic Surgery?

October 22nd, 2012
Is There A New Trend In Plastic Surgery?

Going under the knife has grown in popularity over the last few decades, not just in Britain and the USA, but across the globe. There are also some suggestions that another trend is growing, namely mothers and daughters getting work done at the same time. While this ‘power-bonding’ as it is apparently called is well […]

Can Plastic Surgery Be Addictive?

October 19th, 2012
Can Plastic Surgery Be Addictive?

The popularity of cosmetic or plastic surgery has exploded over the last couple of decades. Even countries which would be considered to be rather backward compared to say the UK or USA has seen a rapid increase in work being carried out. While it is generally accepted now that most people get a nose job […]

Scientists Closer To Developing A Male Birth Control Pill

October 17th, 2012
Scientists Closer To Developing A Male Birth Control Pill

The ‘pill’ has been around for decades now. But it is birth control medication for women. Men meanwhile have always had to rely on more physical things such as condoms. However scientists in Australia believe that they are closer than ever to developing a contraceptive pill for men. It apparently involves preventing the male sperm […]

Do Actors Risk Damaging Their Health?

October 15th, 2012
Do Actors Risk Damaging Their Health?

Many actors, particularly those who are described as method actors who try to literally get into the role they are playing often undergo changes in their weight. However some medical people are concerned that doing this can put their health at risk. One actress whose doctors are concerned about is Northern Ireland Antonia Campbell-Hughes. It […]

USA Based Dental Management Company Leads The Way

October 12th, 2012
USA Based Dental Management Company Leads The Way

A dental management company founded in Texas was recently included in the Inc Magazine’s top listed businesses. It is apparently one of the fastest growing businesses in 2012. Productive Dentistry Academy is also one of the USA’s foremost providers of dental marketing and dental consulting services; the last 3 years has seen a 73% growth […]

Is Jeremy Hunt Right?

October 10th, 2012
Is Jeremy Hunt Right?

The Coalition government health secretary recently courted controversy when he made his own personal views known about abortion. And while he was condemned not least by the prime minister, some people have come out in his support. What’s more, it is also women who have come out in favour of reducing the limit to 12 […]

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