Health Benefits of Eating ChocolateWe all love this tasty sweet delicious treat when it comes to chocolate. Savoring this treat is regarded something that is bad for your health, something that can ruin your metabolism and make you gain a lot of pounds. However, recent studies have shown that chocolate is very healthy. In fact it is…
Just How Germy Are Airplanes?In the study, scientists wanted to see how long two common types of bacteria—methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and E. coli O157:H7—could survive in airplane-like conditions. So they replicated the inside of a plane (20 percent humidity) and exposed common items like…
Ways to Boost Women's HealthWomen's health concerns are a little different from those of men. If you're a woman, these tips will soon have you feeling fit and energetic. To look and feel your best at every age, it’s important to make smart lifestyle and health choices. Here are few simple things that women can…Read More
Regular exercises – A better and healthy livingAre people in the world really caring about their health? If so, then why do the diseases and the number of patients keep increasing? If that means that you care less about health, here are some simple tips that they can follow regularly during their leisure time to keep them fit and healthy.
The Hidden Danger in Google GlassLooking silly isn’t the only drawback to wearing Google Glass: A small new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that the wearable computer can block part of your peripheral vision.
Researchers tested the visual fields of three people while they wore…Read More
Should You Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?You're in your 30s and you still have your wisdom teeth. Should you worry about them?
If they aren't causing you any grief after all these years, keep your mouth shut: Dentists often recommend that teens and young adults have their wisdom teeth pulled as a preventive measure, since these…Read More
'I Drank Whale Poop'I'm standing in my kitchen, holding a teaspoon filled with freshly-grated ambergris, wondering if I really want to go through with this. It’s mid-autumn in Michigan. Rain is falling from a low dark sky. I’ve got a bone-deep seasonal dispiritment. But I’m hoping that maybe…Read More
Stop Smoking Medication: NRTNicotine replacement therapy (NRT)
After smoking for a while your body adapts to getting regular doses of nicotine from your cigarettes. When you stop smoking you quickly remove the nicotine in your body. This means you suffer withdrawal, leading to:
feeling irritable…Read More
Stop Smoking Medicine: ChampixChampix (varenicline)
Varenicline works by preventing nicotine from binding to receptors (parts of your brain that respond to nicotine), which reduces the rewarding and reinforcing effects of smoking.
At the same time it gently stimulates your nicotine receptors, like nicotine does. This means…Read More
Stop Smoking Treatments: Zyban (bupropion)
Bupropion was originally designed to treat depression, but it was discovered that it also helped people quit smoking. It's not entirely clear why, but most experts believe it affects parts of the brain involved in addictive behaviour.
Bupropion is prescribed as one…Read More