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Do You Need To Change Supplements Every Now And Then?

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Mon, 11/11/2019 - 8:10am

Thanks to the increased level of health awareness, almost everyone has become educated about their health and nutritional needs. Today, more than ever, people know the exact name of the supplements they need before ordering them from pharmacies. They check the nutritional facts on their food before ingesting any, and they take good care in calculating how everything adds up to their recommended daily allowance.

Parkinson's UK accredited home-care provider rolls out free workshops to the local community

Authored by Glen King PR
Posted: Wed, 11/06/2019 - 10:59am

CQC ‘Outstanding’ Home Instead Senior Care (East Devon & Exeter), the only homecare provider with a 5 Star CQC rating in the South West, is now part of the UK Parkinson’s Excellence Network.  Launched in 2015, the network brings together health and social care professionals to improve services, increase expertise and engage effectively with people affected by Parkinson’s. 

Hormone Replacement Therapy: All You Need to Know

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Mon, 11/04/2019 - 8:12am

Hormone Replacement Therapy, also known as Hormone Therapy or Menopausal Hormone Therapy, is performed to balance the estrogen and progesterone levels in women, primarily around the time of menopause. Hormone therapy is used to reduce the risk of osteoporosis and to relieve symptoms of menopause like sweating and hot flashes. 

Progesterone and estrogen are mainly used in HT; however, testosterone is also used in some therapies. Hormone therapies are also used in males that undergo a sex-change operation. 

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Proper Care of Aging Skin

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Wed, 10/30/2019 - 3:40pm

It’s never easy to come to terms with the fact that we’re all going to get older at some point - but it’s inevitable. The good news is that just because you’re getting older, it doesn’t mean that you stop taking care of yourself and neglect your body and most importantly, your skin. 

A guide to keeping warm this winter

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Wed, 10/30/2019 - 12:29pm

Now that the winter months are approaching, you may be worried about the bitter cold spells that could put your health at risk. The mistake many people make is not thinking too deeply about their health until something happens, however, it would be wise to be well-prepared so you’re at a much lower risk of contracting an illness. Anyone can be affected by the cold, but those most at risk include the elderly, pregnant women or those with ongoing illnesses.

Advance in search for new Clostridioides difficile vaccine

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 10/27/2019 - 10:19pm

Scientists have made a breakthrough in the hunt for a new vaccine for killer hospital bug Clostridioides difficile (C. diff).

University of Exeter researchers first identified a gene in C. diff responsible for producing a protein that aids in binding the bacteria to the gut of its victims.

In collaboration with researchers at Paris-SUD University, they then showed that mice vaccinated with this protein generated specific antibodies to the protein – and that C. diff that did not produce this protein were less able to attach to the gut.

CBD - Where to find the top websites that sell the best rated CBD oil

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Sat, 10/26/2019 - 5:29am

CBD oil is growing more popular year on year, which is certainly good news for both manufacturers and consumers. But the average consumer will have quite the challenge these days when it comes to finding the best CBD oil for their needs.

How to find an outpatient drug rehab near me

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Fri, 10/25/2019 - 12:55pm

Outpatient drug rehab programs provide treatment during the day. That means patients reside in their homes while undergoing treatment for their drug addiction. In some cases, outpatient rehab programs are offered outside a formal treatment center. This rehab is ideal for patients that wish to continue going to school, work, and socializing with family and friends as they undergo treatment. However, patients should have a stable home life for their treatment to be successful. 

Medical Assisting and 6 Good Reasons to Become a Certified MA

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Fri, 10/25/2019 - 8:20am

Over the past few years, medical assisting has been emerging as one of the most rewarding careers in the healthcare industry. A medical assistant is a right-hand man or woman to an acting physician or nurse. Essentially, they help to make it easier for physicians and nurses while at the same time taking care of the patients. Medical assistants are entrusted with both administrative and clinical duties and helping patients whenever necessary. It’s a demanding job that involves a comprehensive set of responsibilities and duties.

Waiting Periods for Pre-Existing Conditions

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Thu, 10/10/2019 - 10:45am

If you have a pre-existing condition, it may affect how and when you’re able to receive private insurance in some countries. This can be dispiriting if you really need to seek medical treatment; however, there are other options out there that aren’t privatized or restrictive. If you’re looking for health insurance no waiting period, there are options out there.