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Friday 15 th February 2013

What is Cystitis?

Cystitis is an inflammatory disease of the bladder, usually, bacterial in nature.  The cause of cystitis may include fungi, protozoa, and harsh chemicals. Depending on the prevalence of the type of mucosal lesion, specialists differentiate between Catarrhal, Hemorrhagic, Necrotic and Gangrenous cystitis. Cystitis can be acute or chronic, depending on the duration of the illness and its frequency. Women suffer from cystitis several times more often than men.

Friday 15 th February 2013
Insomnia has reached near epic proportions all over the world. This is due, primarily to the high levels of stress in modern society, although some sleep disorders are caused by other underlying health concerns. The age at which insomnia most often starts is as young as fifteen, too, so we are being affected by sleepless nights even in our youth.

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Monday 21 st January 2013
Reports from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) show that 2012 was the 36th consecutive year that global temperatures were above average. Global climate recordings date back to 1880 and now both NOAA and NASA independently record the temperature of the Earth's surface and the changes that created based on the history of the land's surface and oceans. Both of the agencies have reported that the global temperature for 2012 was one degree Fahrenheit above average.

Tuesday 27 th November 2012

In the Western world we believe that milk is good for health: it contains a lot of calcium that is good for bones and proteins to grow. But this dogma is not shared by all health professionals, neither in all countries.

In the Eastern world they are not used to drink milk, at least, this habit hasn’t traditionally existed until the dairy industry went there and tried to convince them to do so.

Recently a lot of research has been done to find out about the origin of Western civilization diseases: obesity, heart disease, diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis, etc, diseases that have a very low rate in Eastern countries. There are several theories that incriminate the bad quality of our nutrition: too much fat, too much sugar, too much refined food, and a new one: too much milk. Milk is said also to be the cause of respiratory problems in children.

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Monday 19 th November 2012
Celiac.com 11/13/2012 - Going gluten-free seems to be the newest dietary trend that many people are following, even if it is not mandatory for one’s health. This trend was brought on by an increased number of cases of celiac disease, and gluten sensitivity, also referred to as gluten intolerance. Both diagnoses come with the recommendation of avoiding gluten-containing foods (wheat, rye, barley), however both are different in the way the body is affected.

Read the article on www.celiac.com

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