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Antidepressant Patch Does Not Help Smokers Quit

Antidepressant Patch Does Not Help Smokers Quit          Forty-six million people in the United States, which makes 21 percent of the total population of the nation, are smokers. Abstaining from the habit requires extreme conviction and many fail despite multiple endeavors towards quitting.

          Some previous studies suggested that the intake of the selegiline pill could aid in reducing the cravings in those who desired to quit smoking. This particular drug used in either pill or patch form, is known for its effectiveness in treating medical conditions such Parkinson's disease, depression and dementia. More...

 

 

 

 

What Is Omega 3 Good For ?

What Is Omega 3 Good For ?

Research on omega 3 fatty acids has created a new landmark in medical science with respect to the consumption and positive role of fats in the human body. While there was a time when polyunsaturated fatty acids were rated unhealthy for consumption, today nutritionists canvass the intake of one such fatty acids called omega 3. This is designated as good fat and the intake of its 3 forms, namely DHA, EPA and ALA, are highly advisable.More...

 

What Is Omega 6 ?

What Is Omega 6 ?

Omega 6 is the fatty acids that are quite common fats and are consumed by people on regular basis. These involve acids such as arachidonic acid and linoleic acid. They are known so just because of their chemical composition. These fatty acids can be derived from various food sources including the dietary items such as eggs, cereals, meat, whole grains, polyunsaturated oils that is taken from nuts and vegetables.More...

 

What Are Trace Minerals ?

What Are Trace Minerals ?

Trace minerals are also known as Trace elements which basically are found in soil, wildlife and plants. They are absolutely important for development and other functioning of things. There are approximately 72 elements responsible for proper body functioning and a healthy reproduction.More...

 

 

Where Is Magnesium Found ?

Where Is Magnesium Found ?

Magnesium is rated ninth with respect to its presence as an element in the universe. It is found on land and in water. Magnesium is found in more than 100 minerals, out of which it is present in the highest proportions in dolomite and magnesite. Dolomite seen in white, gray or pink consists of calcium magnesium carbonate and is utilized for numerous purposes.More...

 

What Foods Contain Low Sodium ?

What Foods Contain Low Sodium ?

As opposed to the popular belief, foods having low content of sodium have a good variety with regards to flavors that make them one of the most delicious foods, which also help in maintaining good health. People going through problems in the heart, high blood pressure, diseases of the kidney or other medical conditions can take advantage of such foods which would help them skip the excessive salt they have from their meals everyday. But, most of the processed food stuffs have high sodium levels, which make it difficult for people to choose the low sodium food.More...

 

Facts About Skin Cancer And Tanning Beds

Facts About Skin Cancer And Tanning Beds

Any sort of tanning shows that the skin is being damaged at that area. Tan is caused due to the exposure to sunrays which consist of the ultraviolet rays that are very harmful for skin. These rays result in darkening of the skin. This may further lead to skin aging and also skin cancer. UVA and UVB both kinds of rays are responsible for DNA damage caused to the skin and finally skin cancer. According to FDA, the lamps that are used in various tanning salons produce both these types of radiation.More...

 

Beginning Symptoms Of Ovarian Cancer

Beginning Symptoms Of Ovarian Cancer

Some people consider ovarian cancer as silent killer. This disease is viewed like this just because of the fact that people miss detecting this disease earlier and once it is detected in later stages then the treatment options are painful which seems really frightening to people suffering from this disease.More...

 

 

How Is Achondroplasia Inherited ?

How Is Achondroplasia Inherited                     Achondroplasia is a disease affecting the growth of the bones. The matter that connects the bones is called cartilage. In achondroplasia the cartilage is also affected. So, resultantly the growth of bone is stunted. Usually calcium is deposited in the cartilage, and in the normal course, it thickens and develops as bone.More...

 

Japanese Herbal Medicine

Japanese Herbal Medicine

Kampo is the word used for Japenese herbal medicines. The literal meaning of Kampo is the Way of the Han Dynasty. Han dynasty actually belonged to China. Hence, it is evident that Kampo actually migrated from China to Japan. This happened some time in the 17th century. Kampo has been utilized to treat primarily chronic liver and other inflammatory diseases.More...

 

Learn About Chinese Medicine

Learn About Chinese Medicine

The guiding principle of traditional Chinese medicines is the attainment of perfect balance in the human body. The Chinese consider that the human body is regulated by chi that can be interpreted as the force of life. This chi comprises of Yin and Yang that means the feminine and the masculine ethics. An appropriate balance between these two ethics would result in a good health. Therefore, the Chinese herbal therapy is all about bringing about a balance between the Yin and Yang.More...

 

Chelation Therapy And Cancer

Chelation Therapy And Cancer

For decades researchers are in the process of finding positive answers in the treatment of cancer. So far, cancer can be treated with the help of chemotherapy and surgeries in combination with certain medicines. Use of herbal medicines in treating some types of cancer has been quite successful. Researchers are now eying in a famous therapy of chelation, which is primarily used for detoxification of toxic metals that enter in the blood stream and cause serious implications, including death.More...