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Adults' Health Articles

Bulk Up with the Right Type of Exercise
When one wants to bulk up, the first thing that comes to mind is going to the gym, and do certain workout routines. But which physical exercises are best to hit the target?

Date: 30 Oct 2015, Rating: not rated

Hair loss problem? There might be a cure
Perhaps, one of the feared eventualities of late adulthood is alopecia. Alopecia is the medical term for the partial or complete loss of hair from the body (especially from the head). In simple terms, alopecia is hair loss or baldness.

Date: 30 Oct 2015, Rating: not rated

Hypertension -- an overview
Hypertension -- what it is and why it is called a silent killer

Date: 7 Apr 2014, Rating: not rated

Electronic cigarette smoking - is it safe?
Electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes made a buzz the first time they were out in the market and labeled as the ''safer'' alternatives to cigarettes or ordinary pipes. But are they really safe?

Date: 25 Oct 2013, Rating: not rated

Panic Attack -- What is it?
Have you recently experienced a sudden attack of fear and anxiety? Have you suddenly feel uncomfortable in enclosed spaces such as supermarkets, cinemas, or public transport? It might be an episode of panic attack.

Date: 13 Oct 2013, Rating: not rated

mesothelioma mesothelium
mesothelioma mesothelium articles

Date: 16 Mar 2010, Rating: not rated

Researchers Find New Patterns in H1N1 Deaths
Brazilian researchers have performed the first-ever autopsy study to examine the precise causes of death in victims of the H1N1 swine flu.

Date: 29 Dec 2009, Rating: 4.25

Freshly crushed garlic better for the heart than processed
A new study reports what scientists term the first scientific evidence that freshly crushed garlic has more potent heart-healthy effects than dried garlic.

Date: 2 Sep 2009, Rating: 4.67

Comparing health system performance assessment and management approaches in the Netherlands and Ontario, Canada
Canada expressed interests in cross-national comparisons in an effort to promote knowledge transfer and best practise. To support this, a study was undertaken to compare health system performance approaches in The Netherlands with Ontario, Canada.

Date: 22 Jul 2009, Rating: not rated, 9 pages

The links between health-related behaviors and life satisfaction in elderly individuals who prefer institutional living
The aim of this cross-sectional study was to investigate the links between life satisfaction and health-related behaviors amongst functionally independent elderly people who prefer institutional living in İstanbul, Turkey

Date: 22 Jul 2009, Rating: 4.50, 10 pages

Strategic management of the health workforce in developing countries: what have we learned?
The study of the health workforce has gained in prominence in recent years, as the dynamic interconnections between human resource issues and health system effectiveness have come into sharper focus...

Date: 22 Jul 2009, Rating: not rated, 6 pages

Walking And Moderate Exercise Help Prevent Dementia
People age 65 and older who regularly walk and get other forms of moderate exercise appear to significantly lower their risk of developing vascular dementia

Date: 21 Jul 2009, Rating: 5.00

Violent Video Games Affect Boys' Biological Systems, Study Finds
A new article describes how heart rate and sleep in boys are affected by violent video games.

Date: 21 Jul 2009, Rating: 3.29

Active Computer Games No Substitute For Playing Real Sports
New generation active computer games stimulate greater energy expenditure than sedentary games, but are no substitute for playing real sports

Date: 21 Jul 2009, Rating: 3.67

Many Seniors Are Still Not Meeting The Recommended Intake Of Vitamin K
Although older adults seem to consume more vitamin K than younger adults, many seniors are still not meeting the recommended intake of vitamin K.

Date: 21 Jul 2009, Rating: not rated

Mediterranean Diet And Healthy Lifestyle Associated With Significant Reduction In Death Rate
Individuals 70 to 90 years old who adhered to a Mediterranean-type diet and several healthy lifestyle habits had a more than 50 percent lower death rate than those who did not

Date: 21 Jul 2009, Rating: 5.00

Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome A Physical Or Psychological Affliction?
One of the most difficult things for people suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is that many believe the condition to be a psychological, not physical affliction.

Date: 21 Jul 2009, Rating: not rated

Message To The Elderly: It's Never Too Late To Prevent Illness
It's not too late to improve your health through diet and exercise, even if you've had an unhealthy lifestyle in the past.

Date: 21 Jul 2009, Rating: 4.00

ATS, ERS Jointly Issue Asthma Assessment Guidelines
The American Thoracic Society and the European Respiratory Society have released official standards for clinical trials and practice with respect to the assessment of asthma.

Date: 13 Jul 2009, Rating: 3.00

Toward an “electronic nose” to sniff out kidney disease in exhaled breath
Scientists report advances toward an 'electronic nose' that could detect kidney disease.

Date: 17 Jun 2009, Rating: not rated