Health

Deadly Fungal Infection: Candida Auris Sickens Dozens In U.S.

A deadly fungal infection, highly resistant to traditional drugs, has infected several dozen people in the United States since last summer. Known as Candida auris, the dangerous pathogen has been spreading worldwide since at least 2009. In a memo published in June 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned health practitioners about the deadly fungal infection. Candida ...

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Rabies Is Incurable And Fatal, Yet Easily Preventable: Why Isn’t It A Priority?

Rabies is a tropical disease: it’s one of the most lethal viruses known to humans and it kills around 189 people every day. So why doesn’t society hear more about this preventable and treatable disease? Rabies outbreak expanding. Protect Your Pet: Rabies Update for 2017! https://t.co/lRtusKJqvT #pethealth #torontopets #catcare #dogcare pic.twitter.com/u4ivr1KyYj — BCAH Toronto Vet (@BCAHToronto) March 8, 2017 The ...

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Alzheimer’s Disease Could Single-Handedly Collapse Medicare, Medicaid

Alzheimer’s is a disease that scares almost everyone, and today in America, it has become so prevalent that it consumes one in every five Medicare/Medicaid dollars. CNN reported that Alzheimer’s is the disease that could bankrupt Medicare; by the year 2050, more than half of Americans over the age of 65-years-old could have Alzheimer’s disease. And experts say that the ...

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Dementia Numbers Double No Cure In Sight

Dementia, also known as Alzheimer’s Disease, is running rampant in the United States and according to the experts, it is expected to get worse. It is estimated that in this year alone, every 66 seconds, someone in the United States will develop Alzheimer’s. While those numbers seem alarming, the Alzheimer’s Association annual report predicts that those numbers will double by ...

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Jennifer Lopez’s Weight Loss Food Diet Tips Use BodyLab TastyShake, Kale Salad

If J.Lo can look the way she does without depriving herself, then so can you. “I don’t deprive myself,” Lopez said in an interview with People. “But I’ve learned the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.” What’s her secret, you ask? “I always have healthy snacks like fruit and vegetables with me.” Talk about a BodyLab babe! This #FlashbackFriday goes ...

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Head Injuries Can Alter Genes In The Brain According To New Study

Head injuries can alter hundreds of genes in the brain, leading to a wide variety of neurological and psychiatric disorders, according to new study by scientists from UCLA. The study, which was published in EBioMedicine, identified master genes that influence hundreds other genes linked to a number of diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, post-traumatic stress disorder, stroke, attention ...

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Mediterranean Diet May Prevent Type Of Breast Cancer According To New Study

The Mediterranean diet may lower risk of certain forms of breast cancer found in postmenopausal women according to a 20-year study published by the International Journal of Cancer. Mediterranean diet rich in Omege-3 Foods [Image by Autumnhoverter/Thinkstock] Through analyzing decades of data compiled, researchers discovered a stunning link between the Mediterranean diet—consisting mostly of lean meats, olive oil, vegetables, and ...

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Breastfeeding Pressure Killed Baby, Says Mom

The pressure to breastfeed led to the starvation of her infant boy, claims Jillian Johnson. Jillian Johnson gave birth to a perfectly healthy baby boy and named him Landon. Following the baby boy’s death, Jillian wrote on a Fed Is Best blog that if she’d given Landon “just one bottle,” in addition to breastfeeding, then her baby would still be ...

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Save Money By Making Your Own Homemade Facial Masks And Treatments

Do you want Hollywood, A-list skin on a dollar store budget? Forget those fancy makeup counters at department stores that charge huge prices and make promises they rarely keep. You can make facial masks and treatments for any type of skin at home for a mere fraction of the cost. Here are a few of the many great suggestions offered ...

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Viagra Vs. Sildenafil: The Truth About Generic Viagra, And How To Buy It Legally

Introduced in 1998, the erectile dysfunction medication known as Viagra immediately became one of the most popular drugs in history — and also one of the most widely faked, with sales of counterfeit Viagra reportedly raking in a stunning $ 75 billion per year. The popularity of cheaper, often fake, versions of Viagra is understandable. The “little blue pill” comes ...

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