Perhaps one of the most universal signs of affection, kissing exists in nearly every culture. The act of kissing can range from a quick peck to a long, intimate smooch. Kissing on the lips, though, is usually reserved for more intimate relationships - and it's no wonder why. According to a health blog, HealthGrove, they stated that an intimate 10-second kiss can transfer over 80 million bacteria. Though this might help some long-term couples by diversifying their oral bacteria (and thus boosting their resistance
When we don’t eat enough fruits and vegetables, we miss essential nutrients, which can lower our risk for heart disease, stroke, cancer, and other health conditions.
Human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, attacks the body’s infection-fighting immune system. Without treatment, HIV can lead to AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). At the start of the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s, people who were infected with HIV quickly progressed to serious disease. But today’s treatments help lower the amount of virus in the blood—so people who are HIV-positive can live healthier, longer lives and not necessarily progress to AIDS.More than one million people in the US live with
In the society we live in, it is proudly preached across every street from pillar to post that "All smokers are liable to die young", even the companies that produces this drugs adheres to this popular saying to the extent of writing this statement boldly on their product. Smokers reliable to die young has being proven over the years across every races in the world, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) the major reason for increase mortality rate among smokers are as a result of diseases like cancer,
This post is not meant to scare you or make you anxious for every time you need to kiss a loved one. Kissing is no doubt one of the loving ways to show affection but what many may not realise is that intimate kisses that involve exchanging saliva can often transfer illnesses. According to HealthGrove, it used data from the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control to find eight diseases that are transmitted through saliva. Keep reading to find out the diseases you can get through kissing
Alzheimer's disease is a progressive neurologic disorder that causes the brain to shrink and cause the brain cells to die. It is the most common form of dementia which is an umbrella term for several disorders that can cause changes to memory that impede a person's ability to reason.
Covid19: The governor of Abia State has described his situation at the detention center The governor of Abia State, Okezie Justice, says he is getting better at the Centers for Disease Control. Lastly he also assured that he would be back very soon to continue to take down the responsibilities that he had for the presidency. Abia state commissioner of information announced on Monday that Justice Keazu had contracted cholera and been detained since the release. Governor Okezie Gwaazu of Abia State said he wa
Facts About Vaccine This web page contains vaccine facts and is an excellent resource for anyone of any age looking to learn about vaccinations. Our goal is to provide you with accurate, up to date facts about vaccines. In addition to facts about vaccines, we provide addition resources to help you with your research on vaccines and immunizations. The vaccine facts below will help you learn about vaccines, who invented the first vaccine, if vaccines are safe, if vaccines cause autism, what diseases have an available
Most of us have already had the hiccups, they appear suddenly and become easily annoying to us and everyone around us. There are endless home remedies to end hiccups, especially online or from your relatives. However, most of these methods will not work properly. Therefore, in this article, we present recommendations from health authorities such as the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention and the British Nacional Health Service (NHS). Hiccups are characterized by brief involuntary contractions
Heart disease is a term covering any disorder of the heart. Unlike cardiovascular disease, which describes problems with the blood vessels and circulatory system as well as the heart, heart disease refers to issues and deformities in the heart itself. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, and Australia. One in every four deaths in the U.S. occurs as a result of heart disease. Fast facts on heart disease
Skimping on sleep for an all-nighter project, a raving party or for some reason necessary affects us more than we know. The recommended sleep for adults is between seven and nine. However, the Centers for Disease Control noted that about 30% of people get less than six hours of sleep. Sleep deprivation affects our appearance, immune system, and brain functions. When you miss your sleep, you're depriving your body of its chance to heal and restore lost energy. When this happens, you get the combination of th
Most of us have already had hiccups, they appear suddenly and easily become annoying for us and everyone around us. There are endless home remedies to end hiccups, especially online or from your relatives. However most of these methods don’t work properly. Therefore, in this article we present you recommendations from public health authorities, such as Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention and the British National Health Service (NHS). Hiccups are characterized by being brief involuntary contra
A study recently from Stony Brook University observed how position of sleep can affect the brain and discovered that sleeping on the side may be best for health. They experimented on rats and found out that side sleeping made it easier for the brain to eliminate amyloid beta. Although the research is yet to be tested in humans, the researchers speculated that sleeping on the side helps remove waste from the brain. Between 50 to 70 million U.S. adults suffers from sleeping disorders and 30 percent of Americans
Major Causes of Obese or Obesity and the Way out or Solutions. Meaning of Obese or Obesity? Obesity can be defined as a frequent fitness challenge or problem that is described as having a high percentage of body fat. A body mass index (BMI) of 30% or higher is a yardstick for measuring obesity. The occurrence of obesity is increasing at some stage in the world’s population. But the distribution varies from one country to another and it has become an epidemic in US. Hence, according to information released
Brain Disorders According to researchers, one or two bottles of alcohol can lead to blurred vision, mumbled speech, loss of balance, and weakened or damaged memory, when an individual takes them just a for short period of time and stops the intake the effects disappear, but taking them for a long period of time causes chronic brain disorders that are impairing and debilitating. Serious Chronic Diseases Taking alcohol for a long period of time can lead to high blood pressure, damage of liver cells and inflam
US president-elect Joe Biden says Americans won't be forced to take coronavirus vaccine when it's finally made available in the United States. This he disclosed as the nation's health protection agency for the first time urged "universal mask use" indoors, apart from when Americans are at home. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said the US had "entered a phase of high-level transmission" of the virus. On Friday, the United States recorded over 2,500 deaths and nearly 225,000 new cases. The latest figure
What is prediabetes? Prediabetes is a condition that happens when your blood sugar levels are higher than normal. But not high enough for a diabetes diagnosis. Diabetes Canada estimates that prediabetes affects at least 6 million Canadians, many of whom don’t know they have it. Prediabetes won’t typically cause noticeable symptoms. But it does cause tissue damage that puts you at risk of diabetes-related complications later on. And meanwhile, it increases your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart
As stated by a report by the United States Centers For Disease Control, not less than 4 people have been confirmed dead in the United States after consuming hand sanitizer. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it received notification of 15 cases of methanol poisoning related with ingesting the alcohol-based hand sanitizers in recent months. The 15 cases, including four deaths, were reported in Arizona and New Mexico state from May through June 30, as steted from a CDC report published on Wednesday.
What is lung cancer? Lung cancer is a condition that causes cells to divide in the lungs uncontrollably. This causes the growth of tumors that reduce a person’s ability to breathe properly. In the United States, about 218,527 people received a lung cancer diagnosis in 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control. When lung cancer is been discovered at that early stage, it helps a person seek treatment, as early as possible, in the disease’s course but, it's difficult to identify lung cancer in its