Health

Reasons why you are NOT losing your belly fat

Reasons why you are NOT losing your belly fat

Belly fat is known to be a predictor of heart disease, of type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance, and some cancers; and many people tend to do the impossible in order to get rid of fats in this area.

The Vitamin D deficiency warning signs!

The Vitamin D deficiency warning signs!

Vitamins are a very important health factor and Vitamin D's main purpose in the body is to regulate blood levels of calcium and phosphorous knowing that vitamin D actually refers to several different forms of the vitamin, including:

Oldest Case of Down Syndrome Discovered in 1,500-Year-Old Skeleton

Oldest Case of Down Syndrome Discovered in 1,500-Year-Old Skeleton

A 1,500-year-old skeleton has shed new light on how ancient civilizations viewed those with genetic disorders. French researchers have found the oldest confirmed case of Down syndrome after uncovering the skeleton of a child with the genetic disorder.

How US lab mixed up potent flu strain

How US lab mixed up potent flu strain

A US government laboratory mistakenly mixed a common flu strain with a dangerous and deadly type of bird flu and shipped it to another lab, authorities said.

PA health ministry to ship 20 truckloads of medicine to Gaza

PA health ministry to ship 20 truckloads of medicine to Gaza

The Palestinian Authority Ministry of Health will ship 20 truckloads of medicine and medical equipment to Gaza this week, a minister said.

Brazil: Polio Virus Detected in Sewage

Brazil: Polio Virus Detected in Sewage

For the first time since 1994, the polio virus has been detected in Brazil, the World Health Organization said Monday. The virus minute amounts of which can be detected was found in a sewage sample from an airport near Campinas, in southeastern Brazil

Islamist Rebels Slow Gates-Backed Bid to End Nigerias Polio

Islamist Rebels Slow Gates-Backed Bid to End Nigerias Polio

Intensifying attacks by Islamist rebels are undermining a drive backed by donors including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to eradicate polio in Nigeria, one of three countries where the disease remains endemic.

Addiction to Marijuana on the Rise

Addiction to Marijuana on the Rise

Addiction to marijuana is expected to rise substantially as states loosen medical marijuana laws and allow recreational marijuana use. Currently, two states allow marijuana use as a recreational drug, Colorado and Washington State

Arthritis drug helps cure rare baldness disease

Arthritis drug helps cure rare baldness disease

A new treatment is giving some people who suffer from a rare disease new hope. This disease causes people to lose the hair on their head and body, but doctors have found treating the disease with an arthritis drug can actually help patients grow their hair back.

Ebola called 'out of control' in West Africa

Ebola called

The deadliest-ever outbreak of the Ebola virus has surged in West Africa after slowing briefly, and the pandemic is now "out of control," according to Doctors Without Borders.