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Dilute honey may fight urine infections

Tuesday, 04 October 2016 19:00

HONEY and water might be a useful weapon against urine infections in hospital patients, say UK researchers. Patients often have a catheter fitted, either to drain urine stuck in the bladder or to monitor urine output. But these flexible tubes can harbour nasty bugs and cause infection.

Scientists at University of Southampton have shown in the lab that diluted honey stops some common bacteria from forming sticky, hard-to-remove layers on surfaces such as plastic. In theory, a honey solution might be useful for flushing urinary catheters to keep them clean while they remain in the bladder.

Poor food risks health of half the world

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 04:03

POOR diets are undermining the health of one in three of the world's people, an independent panel of food and agriculture experts has warned.

Surprising things that can damage your liver

Friday, 09 September 2016 04:08

Sugar

Too much sugar isn’t just bad for your teeth. It can harm your liver, too. The organ uses one type of sugar, called fructose, to make fat. Too much refined sugar and high-fructose corn syrup causes a fatty buildup that can lead to liver disease. Some studies show that sugar can be as damaging to the liver as alcohol, even if you’re not overweight. It’s one more reason to limit foods with added sugars, such as soda, pastries, and candy.

Toxic People: 25 Early Warning Signs to Watch Out For If you allow it, toxic people can do some real damage in your life. For a serious life detox, start with those people who are making you mentally unwell. There is no mistaking the meaning of what somet

Friday, 09 September 2016 04:41

If you allow it, toxic people can do some real damage in your life. For a serious life detox, start with those people who are making you mentally unwell.

10 Muscle moves to help tame diabetes

Tuesday, 06 September 2016 03:24

Why Do Strength Training?

BECAUSE you have diabetes, you know how important it is to control your blood sugar. Strength training helps. Simple moves done regularly can prompt your muscles to absorb more glucose. You'll also burn more calories, day and night, as you get stronger. Your mood, cholesterol levels, and blood pressure may improve, too.

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Friday, 02 September 2016 03:48

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9 Tooth brushing mistakes and how to fix them

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 03:42

ADMIT it -- brushing your teeth is so second-nature you barely think about it. But doing it right is key for a healthy mouth. It can help you avoid problems like cavities and gum disease.

Sharpen your skills with these easy-to-follow tips:

7 Most embarrassing pregnancy symptoms

Friday, 26 August 2016 02:24

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PREGNANCY changes your life -- and your body.

You knew that your belly would expand, you'd feel more tired than usual, and you might throw up a few times as your pregnancy progressed. But you may not have expected some of the other physical changes.

‘Business diet’, a bad deal for the heart

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 03:12

. Unhealthy eating on the road linked with early signs of artery clogging, study says

THE typical “social business diet” -- heavy on red meats, sweet drinks, processed snacks and booze -- takes a toll on the heart, a new study finds.

Widow’s court battle over frozen embryos

Friday, 19 August 2016 03:21

THE widow of a Falklands war veteran is going to the High Court in a bid to prevent frozen embryos they created from being destroyed.

Zika found to remain in sperm for record six months

Monday, 15 August 2016 03:00

THE Zika virus has been found in the sperm of an Italian man six months after his first symptoms, twice as long as in previously reported cases.