Monthly Archives: June 2016

Measles: a Disease that is still Not Defeated

Measles is a disease that many people hear about, but pay little attention to its impact on human society. The cause of this illness is the measles virus, whose natural hosts are humans. The virus does not seem to survive in other organisms including animals. Currently, measles affects 20 million people in the world and most of them are in Asia or Africa. Continue reading

5 Simple but Important Health Tips for Men

Men often take their health for granted and don’t go for regular check-ups, stick to healthy lifestyles or even protect themselves financially against health problems. Some experts say that is the key reason why women tend to live longer than men today. Hoverer, prioritizing your health over everything else is the best reward you can ever give to your body. Continue reading

The New Nutrition Facts Label

First Lady Michelle Obama’s efforts have resulted in the FDA finalizing and approving a new nutrition facts label that manufacturers will have to conform to starting July 26, 2018. The move, a result of years of work done as part of the ‘Let’s Move’ initiative has received praise in the public space while some members of the scientific community feel the new label is inaccurate and misleading. Continue reading