Christmas is associated with happiness, warmth and family time by most people. However, there are some for which the word has a very different, actually even opposite, connotation. These people suffer from what is called Christmas disease. Continue reading
Condoms are indispensable in minimizing incidences of sexually transmitted infections such as chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhea, HIV and many others. In addition, these tools are effective in preventing unwanted pregnancy. Unfortunately, the effectiveness of condoms can decline dramatically when they are not used properly. Continue reading
The reputation of sugar in health and nutrition circles has declined dramatically, especially over the last few years. Numerous studies have linked high sugar consumption to major health problems such as obesity, heart disorders and even cancer. Therefore, most medical professionals have been focused on introducing a reduction of the recommended daily intake of sugar. Continue reading
Sometimes, it can be easy to think of all kinds of cardiovascular events as one and the same. However, whether you are already aware of that or not, there are big differences between a heart attack, stroke and sudden cardiac arrest. In fact, all three have different causes, Continue reading
Acupuncture is a form of medical practice used to treat many types of conditions by using thin, fine needles that are inserted into certain parts of the body depending on what condition is treated. The method is traced way back to the Chinese traditional healing method which, some historians believe, might be 5,000 years old. Continue reading
There are numerous types of condoms in the market to consider when looking for the ideal product. Therefore, you must think about some critical factors before making your purchase. One of these important considerations concerns the material; this will determine the resilience, safety and aesthetics of the condom. Most male condoms are made of latex and polyurethane. However, Continue reading
Each year, more than 77,000 US residents are diagnosed with melanoma, according to president of MoleSafe, Dr. Richard Bezozo and many other reliable sources. This year alone, it has taken up to 10,000 lives.
The truth is melanoma may be a rare type of skin cancer but is still the deadliest, accounting for approximately 1-2% of all the skin cancer cases. Continue reading