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How to get pregnant fast

Maybe you’re just really eager to get pregnant, or maybe you want your baby’s birth to happen at a specific time. Here are six tricks to make it more likely that you’ll conceive soon after you start trying. (You’ll dramatically reduce the risk of certain birth defects if you begin taking folic acid at least […]

August 15, 2012 / No Comment / Read More

Exercise, meds both help depressed heart patients

NEW YORK: People with heart disease who are also depressed may get as much relief from their depression symptoms with regular exercise as with medication, according to a U.S. study. Researchers writing in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that of 101 heart patients with signs of depression, those who exercised for […]

August 11, 2012 | Filed under Health Tips Articles | Read More

First Congo fever case confirmed in Karachi

KARACHI: he first case of deadly Congo Crimean Hemorrhagic Fever has been confirmed from a private hospital in Karachi, whose lab analysis confirmed that the patient was suffering from the viral disease, officials said on Thursday. The Sindh Dengue Surveillance Cell officials confirmed that the patient, whose name was not disclosed, was admitted to a […]

August 11, 2012 | Filed under Health Tips Articles | Read More

Ramazan fasting not linked to preterm births

NEW YORK: In a small new study, pregnant women who fasted during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan were no more likely to give birth prematurely than women who didn’t observe the fast. Lebanese researchers found no significant differences in the rate of births before the 37th week of pregnancy among 201 pregnant Beirut women […]

August 11, 2012 | Filed under Health Tips Articles | Read More

Video of the Week: A Farmer’s Market Guide

Farmer’s markets are trendy for a reason–they’re often the best places to get your hands on fresh and seasonal produce. But you’re not alone if you find yourself perplexed by some of the items you can buy there, or how to best cook and prepare them. That’s why we headed down to Union Square market […]

August 4, 2012 | Filed under Health Tips Articles | Read More

Dengue hits Karachi; 21 admitted to hospitals

KARACHI: At least 21 patients suffering from dengue fever have been admitted to the hospitals within a period of one week, Sindh Health Department’s Dengue Surveillance Cell revealed. A total of 126 dengue cases have been reported since January of this year. The data is collected from hospitals registered with the government and update the […]

August 2, 2012 | Filed under Health Tips Articles | Read More

Computer game aims to zap teen depression

AUCKLAND: Long viewed as a contributing factor in teenage isolation, computer games are now being used to treat adolescent depression in an innovative New Zealand programme. Rather than simply encouraging players to engage in mindless destruction, the SPARX video game attempts to teach teenagers how to deal with depression using a psychological approach known as […]

August 2, 2012 | Filed under Health Tips Articles | Read More

When You Sweat, Don’t Wipe It Off!

When You Sweat, Don’t Wipe It Off! (by NESHMIA) With all that sweat beading on foreheads from one end of the country to the other, do you wipe away your sweat, or does that just keep you from cooling off? Don’t wipe unless you’re drenched. Sweat releases heat by evaporative cooling. As each gram of […]

July 22, 2012 | Filed under Health Tips Articles | Read More

Health Myths Busted (by NESHMIA)

Have you ever hesitated before diving into a pool, trying to remember if it’s been at least 30 minutes since you ate? Or not itched a mosquito bite for fear that scratching would only make it worse? Health myths buzz around summer pastimes such as swimming, camping, hiking and picnicking like so many gnats. People […]

July 22, 2012 | Filed under Health Tips Articles | Read More

CAMC cancer center to be ‘totally different atmosphere’

Charleston Area Medical Center’s new David Lee Cancer Center will be built on the old Watt Powell Park property in Kanawha City. The 100,000-square-foot structure will bring all of CAMC’s cancer services under one roof and provide one thing the current cancer center does not: plenty of space. CHARLESTON, W.Va. – When Charleston Area Medical […]

July 19, 2012 | Filed under Health Tips Articles | Read More

Losing weight – What you should and shouldn’t do

As the body gets ages muscle mass can start to decrease, leading to a reduced metabolic rate. In turn, this can lead to a gain in weight as fewer calories are burned. This gain in weight can have a dramatic effect, both physically and mentally. Many people go on a diet to try to shed […]

July 17, 2012 | Filed under Health Tips Articles | Read More

Teens’ Lifestyle Choices Affect Their Blood Pressure

Teen girls who use birth control pills and teen boys who drink alcohol are at increased risk for elevated blood pressure, according to a new study. The risk is also greater among teens of both sexes who have a high salt intake and those with a higher body mass index (BMI), which is a measure […]

July 11, 2012 | Filed under Health Tips Articles | Read More

All About Milk Teeth

The initial set of teeth, or milk-teeth as they’re named, are twenty in number; they typically appear in pairs, and those of the lower jaw commonly precede the corresponding ones in the upper. The very first from the milk-teeth is commonly cut regarding the sixth or seventh month, and the last of your set at […]

June 27, 2012 | Filed under Health Tips Articles | Read More

Understanding Oral Cancer

Cancer that occurs in any part of the mouth, on the tongue’s surface, in the lips, inside the cheek, in the gums, in the roof and floor of the mouth, in the tonsils, and also the salivary glands is known as Oral Cancer. Men get oral cancer twice as often as women do, particularly men […]

June 26, 2012 | Filed under Health Tips Articles | Read More

Teen Drinkers May Feel Like Social Outcasts: Study

Teenagers who drink alcohol are more likely to feel like social outcasts, and the social stress of drinking also takes a toll on their school performance, according to a new study. University of Texas researchers noted that the social isolation that comes with teenage drinking is most pronounced in schools with tight cliques and fewer […]

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