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Facts About Mesothelioma Cancer

Mesothelioma is a cancerous growth that affects the lining of the chest or abdomen. The most common form of Mesothelioma is Pleural Mesothelioma, where the cancer growths form on the pleura, the sac position on the chest that protects the lungs. Other …

Haphephobia: A Fear of Being Touched

Fear – A four letter word that captures our mind, frightens the soul and dictates the body. It creates hurdles, invokes inability and even triggers frustration. Since the inception of humankind, we have fought our fears. As we have evolved, we have …

Why are Bananas Good For You?

Bananas are consistently among the most popular fruits around the world.  It isn’t really a mystery why so many people enjoy snacking on them.  They have smooth, slightly sweet taste and when they are ripe (but not overly ripe!) their scent is …

The History of Cheese

Most experts consider that the history of cheese first started in the Middle East, probably coinciding with the domestication of sheep and goats and the realisation that they could be milked. But legend has it that it was ‘found’ by an obscure …

Foods That Are Good For Your Teeth

Our chompers are vitally important to our overall health as they allow us to chew and break down food in preparation for our digestive tract. Anyone who has had a toothache or undergone any dental work knows that unhealthy teeth can cause …

What are the health benefits of cucumbers?

Cucumbers are botanically classified as a fruit, although they are typically perceived, prepared and eaten as though they were vegetables. Cucumbers, which belong to the same plant family as pumpkin and watermelon, are made up of 95 percent water, making them an …

Interesting Unique Insights About Autism

We are all unique and we all have different abilities. This is same for anyone who displays characteristics of autism. Having said that, having autism impacts significantly on how a person communicates with others, and the world they inhabit, this is a …

Why is Oral Hygiene Important?

Your mouth is one of the worst areas of your body for harbouring bacteria. Most of these 500 or so bacteria won’t harm you if you maintain a healthy oral regime but if you don’t, all kinds of illnesses can develop, as …

What Does Acopia Mean? What is it?

You may have seen the term Acopia on an elderly relative’s medical notes and wondered what it is – most of the time we don’t tend to question it assuming, correctly, that the doctors know what they are talking about. If the …

Health Benefits of Strawberries

Strawberries have been considered a ‘superfood’ for a long time. It isn’t just their flavour and summery smell that makes them so popular, they should be included in a balanced diet for their amazing health benefits. They contain nutrients necessary for a …

The Health Benefits of Hemp Oil

“Hemp”, a derivative of the cannabis or marijuana plant has been around for thousands of years and known to man for its medicinal properties. However, it is only now that mainstream medical organisations are taking an interest in Hemp Seed Oil commercially. …
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