Archives for February, 2014

International Celebrity Heads School of Dentistry

February 28th, 2014
International Celebrity Heads School of Dentistry

A highly respected and internationally renowned dentist has been appointed as head of the University of Queensland, School of Dentistry. Professor Lakshman Samaranayake, who has a long and distinguished career, leaves his former posts in Hong Kong to take up this new job. However, it is believed that the dentist wanted to use his knowledge […]

Research Supports The Belief That Lifestyle Impacts Infertility Chances

February 24th, 2014
Research Supports The Belief That Lifestyle Impacts Infertility Chances

It has been a long held belief that people’s lifestyle affects infertility chances. However, new research from India seems to suggest that it is now a major factor. Apparently 15% of couples in India who are having IVF treatment are doing so because their lifestyle has had a direct effect on their fertility. Addressing a […]

Weight Loss And The Cold

February 20th, 2014
Weight Loss And The Cold

It is often said that weight gain or loss is related to whether a person has a fast or slow metabolism. For instance, those with a fast metabolism are said to burn off calories quickly, whereas those with a slow metabolism burn them off more slowly. How true this is may be scientifically debatable. Som […]

Mixed Fortunes For UAE Insurers

February 13th, 2014
Mixed Fortunes For UAE Insurers

The government of the United Arab Emirates in Dubai recently made it compulsory for all citizens and visitors to have medical and health insurance. Although this news has been welcomed by the insurance companies, it seems that the good news is somewhat tempered. The insurance providers are concerned that the potential profit that the new […]

Potential Link Between Gastric Bands And Alcohol Dependency

February 10th, 2014
Potential Link Between Gastric Bands And Alcohol Dependency

Researchers believe they have found a link between weight loss surgery and alcohol dependency. Scientists think that having gastric band surgery alters the chemistry of the body making the taste of alcohol more satisfying. In turn, the researchers believe that this change could create a situation in which obese people will swap one addiction for […]

Apps To Help You Lose Weight

February 6th, 2014
Apps To Help You Lose Weight

Since mobile technology was developed, many applications, or apps for short, have also been created ranging from looking at the stars to allowing you to work on the move. So, it is not surprising that someone somewhere would create an app to help you keep fit and / or lose weight. Carrot Slip is an […]

Are Health Tourists Really Taken Care Of?

February 3rd, 2014
Are Health Tourists Really Taken Care Of?

Growing numbers of people from the UK, USA and other developed nations are looking to other places to get cheaper work done which they can’t afford at home. This is particularly true for cosmetic dentistry and plastic surgery. However there are also growing numbers of professionals working in these medical areas worried that by opting […]

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