Archives for October, 2013

The Role Of Cosmetic Surgery

October 21st, 2013
The Role Of Cosmetic Surgery

For most people, going under the knife is more about getting rid of unsightly blemishes, scars and wrinkles. Self-esteem plus simply feeling great about oneself are also probably valid reasons for cosmetic surgery. However is it a step to far for an individual to deliberately want to look like their idol? This question results from […]

Type 2 Diabetics Can Benefit From Surgery

October 17th, 2013
Type 2 Diabetics Can Benefit From Surgery

Recent research has found that people who are type 2 diabetics, and are obese will benefit from weight loss surgery. It seems doing so helps manage their diabetes better. Diabetes is a complex disorder manifested by the inability of the body to control blood-sugar levels. Type 1 diabetics generally need insulin to control blood-sugar but […]

What To Do When Someone Dies

October 16th, 2013
What To Do When Someone Dies

The death of a loved one is a difficult and emotional time. Everyone’s reaction to death is different. There isn’t a right way or a wrong way to manage your grief. It is important to do what feels helpful and natural for you in your circumstances. There is no set time limit on the grieving […]

US Workers Lose Health Insurance

October 15th, 2013
US Workers Lose Health Insurance

In what could be a rather alarming escalation of the recent government crisis, about 20,000 employees of the US based Home Depot are to lose their health insurance benefit. This is the latest in a growing list of employers who are no longer offering health insurance as part of any employment package. Other companies adopting […]

New Technique To Reverse Infertility

October 10th, 2013
New Technique To Reverse Infertility

Infertility is a massive problem nowadays with many different causes cited. However researchers from Nottingham University believe they may have discovered a new technique which could help hundreds of women get pregnant; particularly older women. The technique apparently involves inserting a device through the neck of the womb. This essentially stimulates the organ by causing […]

Migraine Awareness Week

October 7th, 2013
Migraine Awareness Week

With Migraine Awareness Week recently taking place in early September, we’d like to touch on the different types of migraines in order to increase awareness of the nature surrounding the disease. Were you aware that there at least ten different forms of migraine? Classic Migraine – otherwise known as “Migraine with Aura”. Symptoms include severe […]

Wear Sunglasses For Cataract Prevention

October 7th, 2013
Wear Sunglasses For Cataract Prevention

Last August saw a national awareness campaign organised by opticians and allied eye professionals in the USA. The campaign was to raise the profile of how cataracts can be developed and how they can be prevented. Cataracts which are a kind of thin veil covering the lens of the eye are normally associated with people […]

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