Archives for January, 2014

Could Coconut Oil Improve Your Oral Health?

January 30th, 2014
Could Coconut Oil Improve Your Oral Health?

Coconut and coconut oil are now known to have many health benefits. For instance, it helps proper functioning of a number of the glands in the body. Coconut oil is also said to be good for your hair and skin, and is used a lot in cooking. However it seems the product may also have […]

Male Infertility A Greater Problem Nowadays

January 28th, 2014
Male Infertility A Greater Problem Nowadays

According to fertility experts, male infertility seems to be the main problem nowadays. This startling statement was made during an international conference in India. For many years, it was assumed that any problems in conceiving were largely thought to be a woman’s problem. Yet scientists now believe that 60% of conception problems are now down […]

Is The Perfect Look Attainable?

January 20th, 2014
Is The Perfect Look Attainable?

A woman from South Korea believed that the only way to get a perfect face was to go under the cosmetic surgeon’s knife a number of times – 120 times to be exact. Invited to go on a Korean television show to discuss her ‘habit’ the lady revealed that she looks in the mirror every […]

Shortage Of Patients For Dental Students

January 16th, 2014
Shortage Of Patients For Dental Students

It’s been reported that there is an apparent shortage of patients for students at Glasgow University’s dental school. The concern has raised fears that the students’ training could be adversely affected. It also comes at a time when Glasgow has the worst oral health in the whole of Scotland. It is vital for all dental […]

Potential Dementia And Old Age Weight Loss Link

January 13th, 2014
Potential Dementia And Old Age Weight Loss Link

Medical scientists think they have found a link between weight loss in later life and the onset of dementia. Researchers studied 1800 Japanese-American men over a period of 32 years. For the first 26 years there was nothing significant about their behaviour. However scientists noticed that during the next 6 years there seemed to be […]

Weight Loss Firms Pay Heavy Fines

January 10th, 2014
Weight Loss Firms Pay Heavy Fines

Weight loss is a multimillion pound industry these days, and is likely to get even bigger as obesity and the need to lose weight grows. However many companies offering weight-loss programmes and products are beginning to get found out as being deceptive and dubious. Their claims are being examined more closely, and are paying a […]

Government Interference Attacked Over Problems In Dentistry

January 6th, 2014
Government Interference Attacked Over Problems In Dentistry

The last few years have seen constant attacks on the NHS by people outside the profession; in particular by government ministers. Although the recent Francis Report highlighted terrible failings at the Mid Staffordshire Hospital, dentistry has not been all as it should either it seems. However medical and dental professionals believe that the buck should […]

Obamacare Battle Rages On

January 2nd, 2014
Obamacare Battle Rages On

It maybe a new year but it seems that those opposed to president Obama’s health care reforms are not going to let up. Generally called Obamacare the new law comes into effect this month and aims to ensure all Americans are entitled to health insurance cover irrespective of their income or current health situation. The […]

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