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Childlessness: Natural fertility drugs to the rescue!

Generally, in the African society, whenever there are problems of infertility among couples, the first person to be suspected is the wife. She may be accused of having done several abortions as a single girl, through which her womb may have been damaged. Yet, she may be innocent, as studies have shown that male factors account for between 20 and ...

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12 Foods With Super-Healing Powers

A healthy and wholesome diet contains of all the essential nutrients and minerals that hold the power to energize, heal and strengthen our body. Nature has the perfect remedy to get rid of all ailments without causing any side-effects, and these nutrients can be derived from only one source: whole and nutritious superfoods. We picked out one dozen super-healing foods ...

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FDA: Another blood pressure drug, irbesartan, recalled over cancer-causing impurity

A drug company on Friday announced the recall of eight more lots of irbesartan blood pressure medication after testing revealed the drugs contained trace amounts of a carcinogen. Prinston Pharmaceuticals recalled one lot of irbesartan tablets and seven lots of irbesartan HCTZ tablets. The medication contained unacceptable levels of the probable carcinogen nitrosodiethylamine, or NDEA, the company said. The drugs ...

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[Video] Siamese twins successfully separated at Korle Bu survive to make history

It was news in 1999 when Linda and Lydia were born conjoined at the Atua Government Hospital in Odumase-Krobo in the Eastern Region but were successfully separated at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital. The Siamese twins are among the lucky few in the statistics of such kind to have survived a separation and lived beyond a year. Almost two decades ...

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Cholesterol: What are Plaques?..Video

Source:everydayhealth.com Dr. Arthur Agatston explains what plaque is and how it can block blood vessels and lead to heart attacks.

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Confused about High Cholesterol Foods ?….Read this

Source:everydayhealth.com From eggs and meat to popcorn and chocolate, if you’re not sure what will or won’t raise your cholesterol, you’re not alone. Here’s the scoop on common foods and how they affect your cholesterol levels. If you’re watching your diet in order to lower your cholesterol, it may surprise you that controlling cholesterol is actually more about controlling the ...

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Vessel Blockage Common in Young Stroke Patients Who Smoke Pot

Intracranial stenosis seen three times as frequently in cannabis users versus non-users Regular cannabis users who suffer ischemic strokes before the age of 50 tend to be significantly younger and more likely to have strokes caused by intracranial arterial stenosis compared to patients who do not smoke pot, researchers reported. In the first study to compare stroke characteristics and prognosis ...

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This Fatty Acid Can Actually Reduce Your Heart Attack Risk by 48 Percent

You probably know that your diet is a critical part of heart health. Adding healthy foods that contain fiber and are loaded with antioxidants can do wonders for your cardiovascular system. Now there’s another food ingredient that may be even better for your heart that the experts realized: Oleic acid may actually cut your risk of heart diseases by half. ...

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