Category: Health

Overcoming Social Loneliness in the Elderly

Posted on: May 26, 2021

Overcoming social isolation is often a tough thing to do for seniors. Social isolation can make them feel totally alone and lost, even if they have always been able to make friends easily. As the senior years come upon us, many of us begin to notice that our social lives…

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What can cause hair loss in women

Posted on: May 5, 2021

While many people identify hair fall in the male side as male pattern baldness, female pattern baldness is actually more common than one may expect, particularly after menopause. In fact, around twenty-five percent of postmenopausal females experience some form of balding or some hair thinning, and many of these occurrences…

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What Types of Contraception Are Available?

Posted on: April 28, 2021

Contraception, as the name suggests, is used to prevent pregnancy and prevent transmissable infection. It is either taken by mouth, inserted into the vagina, over the penis or used as an injection. Each method has different effects and risks and is used according to individual requirements. What types of contraception…

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How Can Stress Affect The Body?

Posted on: March 31, 2021

The human body is a complex organism that responds to stimuli in various ways. The stress of life and work has a profound effect on the body. It may cause changes to the body cells resulting in premature aging, disease and disability. In most cases, the effects are short lived.…

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Should Healthy People Volunteer For Clinical Trials?

Posted on: March 25, 2021

One of the most asked questions in medical circles these days is whether or not healthy people should volunteer for clinical trials. The reason is that studies always need volunteers, and it’s quite possible that you, or a loved one may be able to help out with research. You might…

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How Can You Help Your Children Clean Their Teeth?

Posted on: March 9, 2021

It can be very difficult to know how you can help your children clean their teeth when they are only ages four and five or even older, but it is not impossible. This is a very big topic and it is one that affects a lot of families because of…

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What does the Role of a Doctors Receptionist Entail?

Posted on: January 29, 2021

A receptionist at a doctor’s surgery is a job that entails a lot more than might first meet the eye. Because of the nature of the workplace, there are lots of situations that a doctor’s receptionist may come across that in other workplaces you would not even have to think…

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Food ideas for St Patrick’s Day celebrations

Posted on: January 25, 2021

St Patrick’s Day is celebrated by Irish families and individuals all over the world and although this might look a little different whilst the world is still navigating its way through the pandemic, there are some traditional recipes that you can enjoy in your home. Also don’t forget to order…

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Why You Should Not Use a Tattooist for Scalp Micropigmentation

Posted on: December 9, 2020

Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) is a fairly new clinic-based hair treatment which involves the injection of pigments into the scalp. Many clients ask themselves why they should not use a tattooist to get this treatment done. The answer to this question is simple – you should not use a tattooist for…

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What Is HACCP and Why is It Important?

Posted on: November 24, 2020

When we talk about HACCP and why it is important, the first thing that comes to our minds is Food Safety – because of the importance of the Food Safety Act. This act can make a big difference in reducing the risk of food poisoning by regulating the levels of…

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What Are the Benefits of Veganism?

Posted on: November 19, 2020

There are numerous reasons to consider going vegan, but the most obvious is the ethical benefits. A lot of people get asked why they should go vegan or what they can do for animals and many of them are surprised at the answer. It’s important to point out that the…

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It’s Time to go Blackberry Picking

Posted on: October 13, 2020

Autumn is here and it brings us plenty to look forward to – the chance to drink mulled wine, shop for new autumn clothing such as mens designer t shirts, head out on a walk in the beautiful autumn woods and of course – pick blackberries! Blackberries grow in abundance…

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What Are the Benefits of Botox?

Posted on: August 27, 2020

Botox is a type of cosmetic procedure, which involves using injections of an irritant to the muscles or the connective tissues of your face. It is also known as the “injectable botulinum toxin”, but it is not really a poison at all. It simply paralyzes the muscle that is causing…

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Why not volunteer for a good cause?

Posted on: July 30, 2020

Ever feel like giving something back to the community? Volunteering for a worthy cause is a great way to meet new people, put something amazing on your CV and learn new skills. If you have little time to spare, then get a warm, fuzzy feeling by offering your help for…

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A danger to the Spruce Tree

Posted on: July 23, 2020

Trees of Britain are under threat from a variety of diseases and pests that do serious damage and even kill trees. One of these pests is the big spruce bark beetle (Dendroctonus micans) which found in forests and woodland right throughout Europe. It targets the fir tree, as the name…

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Could I be a live in carer?

Posted on: June 15, 2020

Live in care differs from other types of care in that the worker goes to live with the person they are caring for. This ensures that there is 24/7 care cover for an individual who requires full-time care services. Whereas most employees finish their shift and return home, being a…

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Getting a hold of your health in your 30s

Posted on: June 1, 2020

Our 30s is a time when we start to think about settling down, perhaps getting married and starting a family and it is also the period in our life when we start to think about all the things we did in our late teens and twenties that we need to…

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The man who knew blood inside and out

Posted on: May 13, 2020

In the fields of physiology, haematology, surgery and obstetrics, James Blundell had a significant effect. He had a short career but made a profound impact through his innovative and pioneering work in carrying out the first blood transfusion in humans. He worked as a teacher, physiologist, obstetrician and doctor, achieving…

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Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

Posted on: April 2, 2020

The changes to your body during pregnancy and the additional pressure placed on it can increase the pressure in your leg veins, causing varicose veins to develop or become worse. There are ways that you can prevent the occurrence of varicose veins and they will often improve some time after…

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