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Friday, 26 Mar, 2010

Health & Fitness

Bedometer iPhone App to Make you Lose Weight During Sex

A new iPhone application called Bedometer was designed for everyone, who wants to lose weight with pleasure, simply while having sex.

Livvy Thompson, a young woman from Londom, came up with the idea to use iPhone to help her lazy boyfriend exercise more. The Bedometer is placed on the bed, evaluating the time and intensity of each sexual session giving you the number of calories burned.

The woman said that the application first proved to be successful and you can also share your achievements on Facebook.

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Friday, 26 Mar, 2010

Health & Fitness

Snorers Burn More Calories During Sleep

Snorers may undermine their partner's health, but seem to have at least one benefit over sound sleepers.

The recent study at the University of California, San Francisco revealed that sleep-breathing disorders are associated with higher resting energy expenditure. This means that people with heavy snoring or sleep apnea are likely to burn more calories during sleep than those, who have light sleep problems.

Scientists say that further studies are needed to find how sleep breathing problems affect energy intake, which also plays an important role in weight loss.

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Wednesday, 24 Mar, 2010

Health & Fitness

New Green Sunscreen to Protect You from Sun Exposure

Soybean oil will soon be widely used as all-natural and environmentally-friendly sunscreen ingredient.

Scientists developed a new way to produce plant-based sunscreen agent from soybean oil and ferulic acid that protects you from UVA and UVB light exposure and slows down skin ageing.

Besides, the new ingredient will not have a harmful effect on the environment like many of the currently used sunscreens.

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Monday, 22 Mar, 2010

Health & Fitness

Hormones in the Pill Cause Hair Loss

Birth control pills have a number of side effects, including hair loss, Australian specialists say.

Specialists say that the hormones in older versions of the contraceptive pill may trigger hair loss. Women, who already have a genetic predisposition to hair thinning, are especially at risk of noticeable hair loss if they take some contraceptive pills.

The problem of hair loss may appear as young as in their teen years and may need treatment.

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Thursday, 18 Mar, 2010

Health & Fitness

Sex During Pregnancy is Important, Study Shows

Women enjoy sex as much during pregnancy as they did before getting pregnant, a new study revealed.

The Portuguese study that involved 188 women, ages 17 to 40, who took a survey about their sex life during pregnancy.

The study found that most women showed the same sexual interest and satisfaction during the first, the second and the third trimesters of pregnancy. The findings also revealed the most common types of sexual activity, frequency of sex, sexual desire and sexual concerns during pregnancy.

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Wednesday, 17 Mar, 2010

Health & Fitness

Baldness Linked to Lower Prostate Cancer Risk

Men, who experience hair loss at an early age, have lower chances to develop prostate cancer later on.

The study conducted at University of Washington School of Medicine that included 2,000 men, aged 40 to 47, revealed that men, who start losing hair by the age 30, were 45 less likely to have prostate cancer.

The link between prostate cancer and hair loss is attributed to the male hormone testosterone.

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Monday, 15 Mar, 2010

Health & Fitness

New Pill to Treat Premature Ejaculation is Available Now

Men, who deal with premature ejaculation, now can use a new drug called PRILIGY®. The PE drug contains dapoxetine hydrochloride that increases serotonin level and enhances control over ejaculation.

The PRILIGY® was approved and recommended for men aged between 18 and 64. The pill is administered several hours before the anticipated sexual intercourse.

Men should consult with the doctor before using the novel treatment for premature ejaculation.

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Friday, 12 Mar, 2010

Health & Fitness

Women on the Contraceptive Pill Live Longer

Women, using contraceptive pills may expect to live longer and less likely to die from various diseases.

According to a new study conducted by Professor Philip Hannaford from the University of Aberdeen, the Pill users had lower death rates from all types of cancer and heart diseases in comparison to women, who never used them.

The study involved as much as 46,000 women and lasted for up to 40 years.

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Thursday, 11 Mar, 2010

Health & Fitness

Children Get Fewer Gene Mutations From Parents Than Thought

Parents pass fewer gene mutations to their children than it was believed earlier, scientists say.

The new genetic study that analyzed the genome of the entire family revealed that children inherit 30 genetic mutations on average. Previously, it was thought that parents pass about 75 genetic mutations to their children.

Scientists claim that most mutations are not harmful to health, but it is important to know the rate of gene mutations in each family.

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Wednesday, 10 Mar, 2010

Health & Fitness

Indian Spice Reduces Wrinkles, Dark Spots

A moisturizing cream containing turmeric, a commonly used Indian spice was found to be effective in slowing skin ageing.

Two studies has found that face cream with turmeric helps to reduce wrinkles as well as dark spots by 15 percent.

Turmeric is known for its antioxidant properties, which fight with free radicals and slows down ageing process.

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Tuesday, 02 Mar, 2010

Health & Fitness

Baby DVD's Are Not Good For Babies' Brains

Read baby books instead of educating your child with Baby Einstein to improve speech development, study suggests.

The new research at the University of California, Riverside showed that educational baby DVD's are not so good for baby language development and may even delay it. During the study, 96 children aged between 12 and 24 months were watching baby DVD's for six weeks.

The results found no improvements in children's vocabulary and general development.

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Friday, 26 Feb, 2010

Health & Fitness

Wii Games Speed Up Recovery in Stroke Patients

The well-known Nintendo Wii games can soon be used not only for fun, but as a part of rehabilitation program.

The recent research reveals that Wii™ games can help people, who had a stroke, better recover and restore their motor functions.

During the study twenty participants had a two week program that included Wii™ games or other recreational games. The study showed considerable improvements in speed and grip strength in stroke patients, which proves its effectiveness and safety.

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Wednesday, 24 Feb, 2010

Health & Fitness

New Lethal Form of Flu May Appear

While swine flu seems to fade, scientists are concerned about new pathogenic forms of flu that can result from flu viruses' mutations.

Yoshihiro Kawaoka at the University of Wisconsin-Madison claims that seasonal flu can turn into a deadly form if combined with bird flu, which will be stronger than current forms of flu.

Scientists say that swine flu may also mutate and turn into a very dangerous form.

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Monday, 22 Feb, 2010

Health & Fitness

Latest Invention: Fertility Test Dubbed as Egg Timer

Women, who want to get pregnant after 35, will soon be able to find out how much eggs are left in their ovaries to hurry up before their chances are too small.

The new blood test will be able to predict the egg levels in woman's body measuring the concentration of the certain fertility hormone.

Australian scientists, who created the anti-mullerian hormone test say that women with endometriosis, those, who undergo cancer treatment or older women will benefit from taking the test.

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Friday, 19 Feb, 2010

Health & Fitness

Latest Invention in Medicine: Mini Ultrasound for Pain Relief

The miniature ultrasound device can soon be available to everyone suffering from arthritis or other pain.

The novel device was created by George K. Lewis, the Cornell biomedical engineering graduate student, and is claimed to be the world's smallest ultrasound device. The device sends low-intensity ultrasound to the skin, which relives pain and may also be used to deliver various drugs.

The mini ultrasound goes on the first clinical trial and may soon hit the markets.

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Thursday, 18 Feb, 2010

Health & Fitness

Working For Yourself Boosts Mental and Physical Health

If you want to be healthy switch to flexible working hours, scientists suggest.

The recent review of ten studies revealed that flexible working schedule is good for sleep, blood pressure and overall mental health.

The findings show that employers and employees might benefit from flexible working, which becomes more common these days.

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Thursday, 18 Feb, 2010

Health & Fitness

Start Teaching Your Child Languages in the Womb, Study Says

You child may learn more than one language easier, if you start speaking in several languages during pregnancy, a new study says.

Researchers revealed that babies of bilingual and monolingual mothers behaved differently when they heard two different languages.

Infants, who heard two different languages regularly, when they were in the womb, showed more interest in both languages and were better at differentiating languages.

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Monday, 15 Feb, 2010

Health & Fitness

Novel Male Contraceptive Goes on Trial

New hormonal contraceptive injection for men can soon become just as popular as a pill, scientists claim.

The male birth control jab contains testosterone and progesterone, hormones that block the production of sperm. The hormonal injection will be given twice a month and is believed to be reversible.

Several studies showed that men and women want to use new male birth control methods to share the responsibility for birth control.

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Monday, 15 Feb, 2010

Health & Fitness

Top 10 Sure Ways to Lose Weight without Dieting

There is a variety of rapid weight loss programs that claim to help you shed those extra pounds in few weeks.

However, few people can maintain adequate weight loss long enough, if they have to deprive themselves of their favorite foods. Besides, losing weight is not all about dieting and counting calories.

You can use simple and effective tricks that make you lose weight and feel healthier. You can eat what you like and still be slim enough. What is the secret?

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Thursday, 11 Feb, 2010

Health & Fitness

What Food Helps to Prevent Cancer

Eating the right foods will prevent many types of cancer, cancer scientists say.

European specialists point out the importance of fruits and vegetables in one's diet as a great source of antioxidants that help to protect your body from developing cancer.

Foods that have anti-cancer effect include berries, garlic, broccoli, oranges, dark chocolate and others. A glass of red wine a day is also a good way to promote good health and keep cancer at bay. It is also essential to cook the food in a right way and eat seasonal foods.

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