Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Fact or Fiction?

When it comes to STDs or Sexually Transmitted Diseases, it often becomes difficult to separate fact from fiction. Right from risk factors to the mode of infection and treatment; lack of proper knowledge has led to an ever-increasing number of STD cases, globally. If left untreated or undiagnosed and if proper protection isn’t used, this […]

Prostate Cancer Treatment Found

Prostate Cancer Treatment Found

Researchers have hit upon a potential treatment for prostate cancer – starving tumour cells of a vital nutrient that fuels their growth. The study, conducted with lab grown human cells, reveals targets for drugs that could slow down early and late stage prostate cancer. Current therapies include surgical removal of the prostate, radiation, freezing the […]

Is Your Marriage Toxic?

Is Your Marriage Toxic?

You may have heard that married people tend to have better physical and psychological health, compared to singles. But here’s the fine print: People in unhappy marriages don’t seem to get those benefits. In fact, their rocky relationship may make them less healthy. For instance, a 2005 study showed that staying in an unsatisfying marriage […]

8 Health Benefits of Sex

8 Health Benefits of Sex

Sex is not only a great way to maintain a healthy relationship, but it’s also a fantastic way to maintain a healthy you. Obviously when the mood strikes, the last thing on your mind are the long-term health benefits,  listed below are some of the health benefits of sex Improves self-esteem Having self-esteem is important […]

Health Benefits of Crying

Health Benefits of Crying

Many people claim to feel better after a good cry. Whether it’s to mourn the end of a close relationship or because of the sheer frustration of a bad day at work, once you come to wipe the tears away, the world can seem like it’s been put back together again. Now research has suggested […]

Healthy Diet Can Boost Male Fertility

Healthy Diet Can Boost Male Fertility

Men who enjoy a healthy diet high in fruit and vegetables are less likely to be infertile, according to new research. New studies from Harvard University and the University of Murcia have revealed that poor nutrition can have a negative effect on sperm movement. Male volunteers who stuck to a healthy diet were found to […]

Why Marriage Is Good For Your Health

Why Marriage Is Good For Your Health

A study in the US has shown that married couples have a lower risk of heart attacks, strokes, cancer and even pneumonia. The National Longitudinal Mortality Study (NLMS), which has been tracking more than a million American subjects since 1979, showed that married woman are 20 per cent less likely to die of a variety […]

Cosmetics Are Not Always As Safe As You Would Like To Think

Cosmetics Are Not Always As Safe As You Would Like To Think

For the last 5 years Carol has tried tooth and nail to control her weight. She has religiously been to the gym, let go of calories just to earn that hour glass body. Research carried out by Doctors at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York claim that there is more to just exercise and […]

Smoking Ups Sex Hormones, Disease risk

Smoking Ups Sex Hormones, Disease risk

A new study has found that postmenopausal women who smoke have higher levels of sex hormones and run higher risks of falling prey to chronic diseases than their non-smoking counterparts. “The observed increase in sex hormone levels with cigarette use suggests that tobacco smoke, apart from its direct toxic and carcinogenic effects, may also influence […]

Sniffer Dogs Detect Lung Cancer

Sniffer Dogs Detect Lung Cancer

Sniffer dogs can be used to reliably detect lung cancer, according to researchers in Germany. Writing in the European Respiratory Journal, they found that trained dogs could detect a tumour in 71% of patients. However, scientists do not know which chemical the dogs are detecting, which is what they say they need to know to […]