Health and Nutrition Blueberries

Blueberries are healthy for us as they have remarkable nutritional values and are powerful disease fighters. They not only contain antioxidants that are thought to help our bodies fight free radicals, but they also contain vitamins and a lot of fiber. Blueberries defend the body against stress and help to …

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How to Find Motivation to Quit Smoking

Quitting smoking requires deep personal motivation. Many smokers smoke because they like it, and they are “turned off” by moralistic attempts to make them want to quit. Often, such attempts just make a smoker want to smoke. But it is a rare smoker who is not aware of the ramifications …

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How is Chemotherapy used to Treat Colon and Rectal Cancer

Colonic and rectal cancers or colorectal cancers contribute to almost 650,000 deaths worldwide each year and are considered to be the fifth commonest cancer in the United States. When comparing the deaths caused by each type of cancers, the colorectal cancers account for the third most number of deaths from …

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Overview of Metabolic Bone Diseases

In this article I will discuss three important metabolic diseases which affect the bone tissue.  These are osteoporosis and osteomalacia or rickets in addition to hyperparathyroidism.  Osteoporosis is defined as a decrease in the bone total mass with no other change that occur in the bone.  It is sometimes also …

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How Cancer changes People

Cancer is an incredibly evil disease, robbing its victims of their physical and emotional strength. It is particularly tragic when the young are diagnosed, as they are still in such a vibrant time of life. Do you know a young adult who has been diagnosed with cancer? Have you dealt …

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Early Lung Cancer Symptoms

For decades, heart disease topped the list as the most common way to die while cancer ranked second. However, according to an article published in Reuters in late 2008, it was stated that cancer would soon surpass heart disease as the #1 killer worldwide. In fact, chances are that as …

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Coping with Bipolar Disorder

People with Bipolar Disorder never have a “normal” day. You may even be on disability because you cannot function in a 9 – 5 job like most of the general population does. In fact Bipolar Disorder is the sixth leading cause of disability in the world. Thankfully there is a …

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Hpv Human Papillomavirus Hpv in Men Symptoms of Hpv

The many faces of HPV (Human Papillomavirus) There are 30 or more varieties of the HPV Virus. This common sexually transmitted disease is one that presents symptoms two primary ways: 1) Genital Warts or 2) Silent Presentation. While genital warts can be inconvenient or embarassing, it is the Silent Presentation …

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The Link between Nutrition and Dementia

Nutrition is so important, but it’s a fact that many people don’t get the nutrition that their brains and bodies need; many times due to financial factors.  That old adage that, “You are what you eat”, is about as accurate as it gets.  The brain is the engine that powers …

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