3 Steps Needed to Become a Radiologist

When you doctor refers you to a radiologist to have a CT scan or MRI completed on any part of your body, you may take a look at the heavy equipment and all its lights. It is an impressive task and a worthwhile career in an industry that requires more trained professionals year after year….

Here’s How Your Genes Impact Your Ability to Lose Weight

A study looked at why some people seem to never gain weight no matter their diet. A new University of Cambridge study may have an answer to the question asked by many frequent dieters: Why can some people eat anything they want and never put on any weight? In a study published Jan. 24 in the PLOS…

Scientists discover how a baby’s sex is determined

While it is known that the sex of a baby is determined by its chromosome make-up at conception, new research has identified a “regulator” that increases or decreases the activity of genes which decide if we become male or female. “These regulatory segments of DNA are called enhancers,” said lead author of the study Andrew Sinclair, Professor at University…

School-based nutritional programmes can reduce obesity in kids

Schools with enhanced nutrition policies and programmes are more likely to promote healthier eating habits among students and help reduce the body mass index (BMI), a new study says. The study showed that students in such schools reported healthier behaviours than their peers in schools without such programmes. “Childhood obesity is a serious health threat, and schools are a…

How to Prepare for Surgery

For individuals who are going through surgery for the first time, the whole idea of it can make them feel nervous. In order for a person to have a successful surgery and a smooth recovery, preparing for the surgery is essential. Here are some things to keep in mind in the weeks and days ahead…

Have your tried out any of the latest crazy fitness fads?

If you want to try out a new fitness fad, there’s always something crazy happening at our gyms every so often. Join us as we remember some of the past decade’s strangest fitness fads… A new style of running without trainers 2010 saw a new running revolution.It all started when a group of runners made…

Symptoms That Should Warrant A Visit To Your Neurologist

A neurologist is a doctor who specializes in the treatment of disorders found in the spinal cord, brain and nerves. If you find you are suffering from one of the common symptoms below, you may need to set up an appointment with a local neurologist to get checked out. Finding a doctor you can feel…

A New Innovation Provides More Effective Hair Restoration Treatments

Hair loss is a problem that affects both men and women. While there are many products on the market that promise results, few really produce the kind of hair growth people expect. Fortunately, research is continuously offering new treatments and one, in particular, is offering the level of results people want to see. It’s called…

Diet tip, eat whole grains to reduce type 2 diabetes risk

Consuming whole grains such as a slice of rye bread or a bowl of oat porridge daily can prevent the development of Type-2 diabetes, finds a study. The study, led by researchers from the Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, showed that it made no difference which type of whole grain product or cereal the…

Finding the Right Place to Get Dental Implants

A dental implant is a fake tooth that is literally implanted into your jaw. This is done if you are missing a tooth. The implant will look exactly like all of your other teeth. Therefore, nobody will be able to tell the difference. This is a procedure that requires a person with a great deal…