Wednesday, July 30, 2014
“Just as white, straight teeth convey youth, a smile with crooked, discolored, worn, or missing teeth is associated with an aged look,” says Edmond Hewlett, DDS, professor of restorative dentistry at UCLA's School of Dentistry. “The adage ‘long in the tooth,’ used to describe older persons, reflects the fact that gum disease causes gums to recede and teeth to appear longer as a result."
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Prediction 1: Frugal Innovation is the Way Forward, High Tech Does Not Mean High Cost
With the exception of Australia and Japan, both sophisticated mature markets, most other governments are far from introducing regulations that support the use of advanced medical technology products. Additionally, there is a strong pull toward usage of more simplistic frugal products that are easy to use and require less administration and training time.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Eid al-Fitr is observed when the first new moon is sighted.
This can lead to the festival being celebrated on different days in different parts of the world.
Here are some deliciously sweet and savoury dishes to relish this Eid.
Tip: Have at least two glasses of fresh orange juice regularly (preferably unstrained), with the pulp. Avoid adding any sugar. This dose of Vitamin C will help do away with iron deficiency in the system.
Sunday, July 27, 2014
For newcomer Gadot, getting the coveted role of Wonder Woman for the hotly anticipated sequel to Man of Steel came with a lot of responsibility. It’s understandable that the actress had a lot of work cut out for her. Most of her troubles came in the very beginning as she had to battle the controversy from comic book fans who deemed her to be too skinny.
Saturday, July 26, 2014
A. Yes. A doctor can use a number of methods to determine your nutritional status. He or she should start with a detailed medical history and a careful physical examination which would include checking your height and. weight; the condition of your skin, hair and fingernails; mucous membranes inside your mouth and eyelids; your tongue and gums, All these body parts can provide clues to your health.
Sunday, July 20, 2014
The Greeks regarded watercress as a psychic stimulant and the Romans used with vinegar as a remedy for mental disorders. Old English physicians recommended its use as a remedy for headaches and biliousness.
Watercress is a native of Europe. It is widely distributed in a wild state in Great Britain, South and Central Europe and Western Asia. This plant is now cultivated in Malaysia, Indonesia, Hawaii, West Indies and East Africa and grows in the Himalayas.
Saturday, July 19, 2014
A dozen babies have been born using a pioneering fertility treatment hoped to spare thousands of women from potentially life-threatening complications in early pregnancy.
Traditional IVF treatment sees mothers injected with the hormone human chorionic gonadotrohin to induce ovulation, but this is known to cause ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) which can lead to fatal kidney failure in around five per cent of patients.
Monday, July 14, 2014
Sunday, July 13, 2014
A diet heavy in processed foods can lead to numerous problems. As well as the better-known obesity, cancer and heart disease, it causes rotten teeth, bad skin, bad breath, constipation, digestive problems, headaches, poor concentration, depression, tiredness and anemia. Need any more impetus to give them up?
Go back to the original source
For each pre-packed item of food you buy and serve, try to make it a rule to add at least one food from its original source. For instance, if you buy coleslaw from the supermarket and you own fresh carrot, tomato or spring onions, for a healthy boost. Or if you buy ready-prepared pasta, serve it with a fresh spinach salad.