Lifestyle Diseases

​Ignorance is definitely not bliss – especially when it comes to your health and your family’s health. Not to freak you out, but we can’t be immune to almost every illness, and this includes Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA). I recently read a study that reveals that iron deficiency is the

Studies show that the risk of New-Onset Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) developing in women as young as in their 20s, is on the rise. A woman’s diet is important. But how effective is it to the prevention of this condition? RA and New-Onset RA. Arthritis is generally associated with being an ailment found

Rumours have been circulating again recently that Michael J. Fox is losing his battle against Parkinson’s. But, is there any truth to these claims?   Fox was diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson’s disease in 1991.  He only disclosed his condition in 1998. The Promise of The Michael J. Fox Foundation Since

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The United Kingdom’s new Prime Minister, Theresa May has not let her diabetes diagnosis hold her back.  Theresa May was diagnosed with Type-one diabetes in 2013. She has never allowed her condition to negatively impact on her ability to do her job. All evidence points to her strength, as she

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Arthritis is a painful and degenerative condition marked by inflammation in the joints that causes stiffness and pain. Unlike conventional anti-inflammatory medication, common vitamins and herbs can help to pacify the inflammatory process without negative side effects. Understanding Arthritis For a disease that affects a vast number of people across the globe, arthritis

hair health

Your hair health can often tell you when there is a underlying problem with your wellbeing. Here’s what you need to know and what you can do to get to the root of the problem As we age, and the seasons change, it is common for our hair to become

Diabetes is no longer an illness that affects a few. As our world becomes increasingly less active and consumes too much unhealthy, processed and high calorie foods, lifestyle diseases have soared into the millions. Diabetes is nestling comfortably near the top of the list. This epidemic is no secret. New

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Stroke patients with low vitamin D have been found to suffer more severe strokes and have poorer health in the months following a stroke, than those who have normal vitamin D levels, according to research presented at last year’s American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference. In past studies on neurovascular

Africa healthcare

The Africa Healthcare Summit 2016 will tackle non-communicable disease in Africa. For Africa, unlike other regions, the challenge includes grappling with a uniquely broad range of healthcare, political and economic challenges. According to International Business Times 2016, leaders of three prominent African economies, including the president of African Development Bank (AfDB) and the CEO of

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Scientists at Gladstone Institutes have successfully converted human skin cells into functional pancreatic cells. These newly developed pancreatic cells, when transplanted, produced insulin in response to changes in glucose levels. As a result, the medical world has new hope that personalized cell therapy may be one step closer to becoming a