A brief note on the use of Mefaqia (plant-based traditional toothbrush sticks) in Ethiopia

A brief note on the use of Mefaqia (plant-based traditional toothbrush sticks) in Ethiopia

🕔18:40, 4.Oct 2017

Fekadu Fullas, Ph.D. How did people clean their teeth and maintain oral hygiene before the advent of modern toothbrush, paste and the whole gamut of other techniques? Obviously, in olden times modern techniques were not known. Dentistry as we know

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Two foods which could protect your blood vessels – but there’s a catch

Two foods which could protect your blood vessels – but there’s a catch

🕔11:29, 31.Aug 2017

Heart disease diet: HEART disease can cause symptoms such as heart attacks and even heart failure. Now experts have revealed an unusual combination of dark chocolate and olive oil eaten together could protect people against the condition. By OLIVIA LERCHE A

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What It’s Like To Have a Difficult Pregnancy

What It’s Like To Have a Difficult Pregnancy

🕔18:54, 20.Aug 2017

by LAUREN CARUSO Photo: STYLECASTER In our new series Pregnancy Diaries, we ask expecting women to jot down every pregnancy-related detail of their lives for a week. (Special thanks to New York mag and Refinery29 for the inspo.) Work-related conundrums, struggles with IVF, and a whole lot of

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A Short Review on Tena’adam (Ruta chalepensis L)—Herb of Grace

A Short Review on Tena’adam (Ruta chalepensis L)—Herb of Grace

🕔19:20, 24.May 2017

By Fekadu Fullas, RPh, Ph.D. Background Known by the common local name tena’adam, Ruta chalepenesis is a shrubby plant that is cultivated in the highlands of Ethiopia. It also grows in the Mediterranean region, the Middle East and the Canary

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5 Ways to Prevent Prediabetes from Becoming Diabetes

5 Ways to Prevent Prediabetes from Becoming Diabetes

🕔16:47, 23.May 2017

Prediabetes, or elevated blood sugar, puts you at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, especially if you are overweight, but you can take steps to prevent it. The Prediabetes Explosion More than 86 million American adults—approximately one-third of those

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How To Get Rid Of Eczema: 13 Natural Remedies Backed By Research

How To Get Rid Of Eczema: 13 Natural Remedies Backed By Research

🕔04:20, 12.May 2017

By Jenny Hills Eczema is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that can affect people of all ages, but especially young children and infants. Eczema comes in many forms and most of these forms tend to cause red itchy skin rashes.

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3 Unique Veggies That Fight Abdominal Fat?

3 Unique Veggies That Fight Abdominal Fat? Updated

🕔04:05, 1.May 2017

A surprising way that a few specific vegetables can actually stimulate the burning of abdominal fat…   Article by Mike Geary, Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Nutrition Specialist, and Author — The Truth about Six Pack Abs I bet you didn’t know

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A Lazarus natural product from an Ethiopian medicinal plant

A Lazarus natural product from an Ethiopian medicinal plant

🕔12:44, 19.Apr 2017

By Fekadu Fullas (PhD) In the medical world, there is a phrase known as the “Lazarusphenomenon” to describe a rare situation where a person comes back to life (spontaneous self-resuscitation) after completely shutting down (in yet another common parlance, after

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Got gray hair? You could get heart disease, too

Got gray hair? You could get heart disease, too

🕔11:00, 13.Apr 2017

New research links gray hair to heart disease in men, irrespective of their age. The gray hairs on a man’s head could point to heart problems, new research shows. A study presented this month at a cardiology conference in Europe

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The Top 9 Herbs for Liver Cleansing

The Top 9 Herbs for Liver Cleansing

🕔11:14, 16.Mar 2017

by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM magine a fish tank with a motorized water filter. If the filter is clogged with toxins from the tank, the entire tank becomes filled with the same contaminants. In our system,

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Longer Life, Healthier Life?

Longer Life, Healthier Life?

🕔06:50, 7.Mar 2017

The average human being is living longer than ever before. Nearly every country on the planet has seen an increase in life expectancy since the beginning of the 21st century. But though we are living longer, not all of us

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Assessing the Impact of Stress on Age-Related Eye Disease

Assessing the Impact of Stress on Age-Related Eye Disease

🕔11:59, 6.Mar 2017

By Traci Pedersen A new study finds that measuring stress in patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) can help assess the disease’s life impact and progression. AMD is an eye disease that affects the macula, the part of the eye

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Meet the woman who can smell Parkinson’s disease

Meet the woman who can smell Parkinson’s disease

🕔15:07, 5.Mar 2017

by Joan McFadden 4 MARCH 2017 • 6:00PM When Les Milne was diagnosed with Parkinson’s diseaseaged just 45, his wife Joy was, understandably, devastated. But her sadness wasn’t just down to the fact her husband was in the grip of such

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Why Mental Illness Can Fuel Physical Disease

Why Mental Illness Can Fuel Physical Disease

🕔11:55, 24.Feb 2017

Amanda MacMillan/ Time Health Feb 23, 2017 For people who suffer from depression or anxiety, being diagnosed with a physical health condition on top of a mental health issue can feel like the worst kind of bad luck. But recent

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The Risk Factors For Heart Disease Also Predict Dementia

The Risk Factors For Heart Disease Also Predict Dementia

🕔11:47, 24.Feb 2017

by Alice G. Walton ,  CONTRIBUTOR Lots of research has laid out the ties between the heart and the brain, from how exercise and nutrition affect both organs similarly to how they’re similarly affected by stress and depression. And we know that

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Spanish 64-year-old gives birth to healthy twins in Burgos – BBC

Spanish 64-year-old gives birth to healthy twins in Burgos – BBC

🕔14:01, 16.Feb 2017

A 64-year-old woman has successfully given birth to healthy twins – a boy and a girl – in Burgos, northern Spain. The Recoletas Hospital delivered the twins by Caesarean section, the usual method in such rare cases. The unnamed woman

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How to Grow Hair Faster and Longer

How to Grow Hair Faster and Longer

🕔14:12, 15.Feb 2017

A luscious mane is anybody’s dream. It is achieving this dream that is difficult. Long hair has long been a symbol of beauty and sensuality in many cultures. The road to those lovely flowing locks is long, but you can

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Heart Disease Pregnancy / Obstetrics Women’s Health / Gynecology Preterm delivery puts women at risk of cardiovascular disease

Heart Disease Pregnancy / Obstetrics Women’s Health / Gynecology Preterm delivery puts women at risk of cardiovascular disease

🕔12:39, 4.Feb 2017

by Ana Sandoiu Peterm births are quite common, and previous research has linked preterm delivery with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease in the mother. A new study investigates further. Preterm births occur when a baby is born earlier than

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Health Benefits of Beets

Health Benefits of Beets

🕔17:32, 2.Feb 2017

Discover the amazing blood cleansing power of beets that rids the body of many unwanted ailments. Description beetroot The beets belong to the same family as chard and spinach. Beet leaves have a bitter taste like chard, but is rich

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Preventing heart disease

Preventing heart disease

🕔11:34, 31.Jan 2017

By Charlyn Fargo – Creators.com National Go-Red for Women, a campaign by the American Heart Association, is just around the corner. The interesting thing about preventing heart disease? It begins in your kitchen. You can take steps to modify your

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