Category Archives: Health

On the Cutting Edge: Treatments for some of the most common and deadly diseases

treatments Alzheimer's is the leading cause of dementia, a degenerative disease that results in a gradual decrease in a person's ability to think and communicate. Although the exact cause of Alzheimer's is not known, the disease is characterised by the loss of neurons in the brain. The proteins amyloid and tau cause plaques and tangles to form around the brain's cells, Read more [...]

Better Nights and Brighter Mornings: Top Apps and Gadgets to Start Your Day Right

Sometimes waking up in the morning can be really hard. If you find it hard to stop hitting the snooze button in the morning, it may because your inner clock is set to late sleep and wake-up timed. This condition is known as phase delay. It’s not as hard as you may think to reset your inner clock, all you have to do it go to bed at a regular time and not Read more [...]

Using the Internet for Better Health

Have you been battling an illness that has left you more than a little bit down? For millions of Americans, such a scenario is all-too familiar. That scenario leads to not only physical issues, but oftentimes mental ones too. Feelings of despair and hopelessness can set in before one knows it. As a result, some just decide there is nothing more they can Read more [...]

Can technology be bad for your health?

Technology makes your life much easier, right? Does it also make being healthy easier? It tells you how many steps you’ve walked, how many calories you’ve burned, and the nutritional value of your daily dietary choices. However, the larger use of technology, including at work and leisure, may actually be bad for your health. Can technology be bad for Read more [...]

The Pros and Cons of Colored Contact Lenses

  The beauty of colored contacts—the ability to change your eyes from blue to green to just about any color under the sun. There are also costume contact lenses available that can make your eyes look feline, vampiric, or even reptilian. Pull a Marilyn Manson and make one eye color different from the other. Give yourself a slit eye on one side Read more [...]