Hydrogen peroxide is staple in many households. Though it has a wide variety of uses, it is generally used as an antiseptic for cleaning minor cuts and wounds. Among its other beneficial uses are three that are worth noting. 1. Sore throat remedy Sore throats are often caused by bacterial infections. Since hydrogen peroxide kills [Read More]

Although there is some controversy regarding the utility and effectiveness of probiotics, the importance of gut microbiota for our overall health, both physically and mentally, is indisputable. More than 100 trillion bacteria form the gut microbiota that colonize our intestines and protect our health. Although scientists have shown that our gut microbiota help regulate our [Read More]

According to a study published by the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), seniors use more prescription medications than the general population — and are also at most risk for medicine-related complications. The study looked at people aged 57 through 85, finding that 81% of the participants take at least one prescription medication [Read More]

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6 Ways Your Skin Ages

What’s the largest organ in your body? Your skin! And just as your other organs age, it ages, as well. Skin is made up of three layers: The hypodermis, the bottom layer of the skin, is composed of fat and collagen. The hypodermis regulates the body’s temperature, and acts as a shock absorber to protect [Read More]

No one needs to be told that women are different than men. It should therefore be no surprise that gender differences apply even when it comes to health and disease. Here are the top 4 diseases that affect men and women very differently: Heart Disease Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the [Read More]

According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Skin cancer is the leading cause, and lung cancer is the third most common cause. Prostate cancer afflicts approximately one out of every nine men in the United States. There is a well-known expression, “Any [Read More]

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has advised vaccination against the flu for people six months and older. Children under two, adults over 65, and those with a compromised immune system are particularly encouraged to get a flu vaccination. The risk of death or severe complications is far higher for these individuals than [Read More]

More than 16 million people are affected by major depressive disorders each year in the United States. Worldwide, depression is the leading cause of disability. Moreover, approximately one-third of the people suffering from major depressive disorders are unable to find relief from existing treatments. Recently, a new technique has received a great deal of attention [Read More]

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