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May 13, 2009
Berries increase the level of dopamine, a brain chemical that boosts numerous brain functions. Eating berries is a good way to improve memory and attention as well as help children solve different tasks.

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Feb 20, 2012
n near future the pill could be your best doctor, watching over your vital signs such as heart rate or blood sugar level. The smart pill called Helius was developed by Proteus Medical and Swiss company Novartis and has a biodegradable chip and medication to track the important health signs, which are sent to your smartphone.

The pill will give you valuable information about your heart rate, temperature, glucose level and respiratory rate.

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Dec 29, 2009
Many women want to know if they are pregnant even before they can buy pregnancy test. You may watch for minor signs and symptoms of pregnancy, especially if it took you quite long to get pregnant. While home pregnancy test or medical test gives more accurate results, you may also feel other subtle signs and symptoms of pregnancy that you can experience quite early

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May 19, 2011
Our body contains more than 70 percent of water and we need water for most of our bodily functions. Drinking water is especially vital during hot summer days when dehydration can lead to a number of dangerous side effects.

Plastic water bottles that we use for drinking water end up on landfills and become a heavy burden for the environment. By using the reusable water bottles, you can help the environment and avoid some harmful toxins, such as bisphenol A (BPA) that is a hormone disruptor and has potentially toxic and carcinogenic effect.

If you want greener options, choose reusable water bottles made of stainless steel, aluminum, bio plastic, bamboo, glass and other materials. Here are the top 10 reusable water bottles for everyday use and better water drinking habit:

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Aug 06, 2008
New study shows that vitamin C injections have the potential to treat cancer, by reducing the size of a tumor.

The researchers who conducted the new study on mice discovered an unexpected effect of vitamin C, promising its use as a drug for cancer treatment.

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Oct 17, 2007


A research conducted in several countries showed that Chinese herbs are more effective in relieving menstrual pain than drugs and other methods like acupuncture and compressions.

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Jan 14, 2010
A new drug Avanafil acts much faster than other erectile dysfunction drugs such as Viagra, Cialis or Levitra, study shows.

Vivus, the pharmaceutical company that developed Avanafil drug, an innovative, PDE5 inhibitor for the treatment of ED (erectile dysfunction), claims that the drug is going to rival well-known ED medications, given the fact that it is effective in just 15 minutes.

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Feb 16, 2009
Sexual dysfunction is a condition that affects millions of women, while many of them are reluctant to admit the problem. There is a wide range of problems related to sex that often become an obstacle to a satisfied sex life. In women sexual dysfunction includes such conditions as lack of sexual desire, painful intercourse, lack of lubrication and inability to reach orgasm.

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Dec 13, 2008
Woman's body was created for one of the most important processes giving birth to a baby. Unfortunately, not all women who decide to become mothers succeed in getting pregnant due to several reasons. Women, already facing the problem of infertility, would want to turn back time so that to safeguard their fertility.

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Apr 05, 2011

Many people, who suffer from allergies, have difficult time going outdoors and breathing fresh air, especially if they have pollen allergy or hay fever.

Now, you can choose a better alternative to sitting at home or wearing a mask. First Defense Nasal Screens are nasal covers that were developed to protect you from any foreign airborne particles, such as allergens, dust, pollen, pollutants, contaminants, second hand smoke and carcinogens as well as airborne viruses and bacteria. These filters are made of 100 percent breathable non-latex, skin safe material that is 99 percent effective against airborne particles and droplets. The nasal screens are worn around the rim of the nostril with the help of specially designed adhesives.

First Defense Nasal Screens can be especially useful for people who work in mining, painting, farming, construction and other areas that expose them to various particles and dust as well as for allerfy sufferers.


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Jun 04, 2010
Women, wearing specially designed garments for improving their shape burn more calories during workouts than those, who wear common sportswear, the recent study shows.

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Sep 15, 2008
An unusual case of a patient, who had a stroke during sexual intercourse, was recorded by doctors at Loyola University Medical Center.
Sex and Health Risks

Many men and women are concerned about the risk of having health problems from sex. Can you suddenly have a heart attack or even die from sex? There were little studies done on this subject, however there is some statistical data on this topic.

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Jul 08, 2009
Scientists discovered a way to create human sperm with the help of stem cells to reveal the causes of infertility.
During a study conducted at the NorthEast England Stem Cell Institute (NESCI) , researchers achieved a scientific breakthrough by developing an innovative way to create human sperm in the lab.

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Apr 14, 2008
Drinking tea is beneficial for your brain, protecting its cells from degeneration and helping to keep your mind sharp, scientists say.

Professor Ng Tze Pin from the National University of Singapore's psychological medicine, who was a leading researcher of the four-year study, says any type of tea is good for brain.

Catechins, a natural compound in tea, was found to protect brain cells from the protein, that build up over the years and undermines cognitive function.

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Jan 21, 2009
1. Vitamins do not cure the diseases

Vitamin supplements are often believed to be a miracle cure for different illnesses including common cold, cancer, depression and heart disease. Vitamins are essential for normal development and proper metabolism. However, vitamins cannot be used instead of drugs but they are necessary during an illness when the body is deprived of nutrients. And in some cases, the additional supplements of vitamins can be harmful for health and worsen your condition.

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Jun 20, 2012
A new gel with nanoparticles may someday become available to all women who want to ward off sexually transmitted diseases.

Scientists conducted a study on mice, applying drug that protects against herpes using innovative nanogel. As a result the effectiveness of the drug increased three-fold. If the effect will be lasting several hours, it could be applied by women beforehand as a protection against STD's. The researchers chose an anti-herpes drug that was not very effective and exposed mices with very infectious herpes virus. The study showed good protective properties of the gel against infection.

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Aug 26, 2009
Good nutrition is essential for woman's health protecting her from early ageing, cancer, osteoporosis and many other conditions. Women's nutritional needs also change with their age, life stage and overall health condition. What are the most important vitamins for women?

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Sep 25, 2008
Scientists found that antidepressants may lower men's chances of becoming a father, since they were found to harm sperm.
The study published in New Scientists magazine revealed that drug paroxetine, usually prescribed for treating depression may actually contribute to worse sperm quality.

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May 20, 2011
Every mother knows that breast is best, when it comes to feeding your baby. But when breastfeeding is impossible or your baby needs additional milk supply, baby bottles that work as close to mother's breast as possible can be become the second best thing.

BARE is a baby bottle developed by Priska Diaz, a New York mother who wanted to design bottle that could better imitate mother's breast.

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Jun 02, 2010
People, who deal with type 1 diabetes, have to check their blood sugar level, using a blood glucose meter that requires pricking the skin with the lancet, which is not quite pleasant.