Skin Conditions and Itching Linked to Psychological Health

One of the most annoying sensations is when our skin is itching. ​The causes behind it are plenty and diverse. However, what is starting to seem more obvious is the fact that numerous people who battle chronic itching due to skin conditions are also...

Weight Gain While Getting Older Can be Avoided

Among the most annoying thing about getting older includes weight gain. Keeping your weight stable can be a challenge, even if you are not eating more or exercising less. However, scientists say that even though growing older may be something we can't...

Antidepressants Prescription Has Increased, But Depression Has Not Reduced In Seniors

New research finds that the proportion of people with ages over 65, which are on antidepressants, have more than doubled over the course of the last twenty years. The survey was led by the University of East Anglia. In spite...

Top 5 Chromium Supplements: Help with Diabetes and Weight Loss

Let’s talk about chromium. It is a trace element that has a massive role in regulating your metabolism and the blood chemistry, as well. It’s perfect for lower cholesterol levels. It can also control the symptoms of type two diabetes,...

Smoking During Pregnancy Causes Infertility In Daughters

Probably anybody knows that it's not recommended at all to do drugs or consume alcohol during pregnancy since such habits will affect the development of babies. But even apparently inoffensive habits like smoking can affect the development of children, says...

Paracetamol Use During Pregnancy Might Trigger Hyperactivity In Children

As per a new study, mothers who used paracetamol during pregnancy increased the risks of hyperactivity in children, without knowing that. The research carried on by scientists from Bristol University also concluded that paracetamol use during pregnancy could cause attention...

Maternal Anxiety Might Trigger Hyperactivity In Children, In Their Adolescence

The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) study, long-term research on more than 3,000 children, revealed that maternal anxiety, both during pregnancy and baby's early life, could trigger hyperactivity in children, in their adolescence. Noteworthy, the study only...

Blood from black donors needed to fight sickle cell anemia

Héma-Québec is taking advantage of Black History Month to launch a call for blood donors from black communities. The organization has a growing need for black blood to increase its reserves and help provide treatment for patients with sickle cell...

Two out of three Canadians would feel helpless if they received a blood cancer diagnosis

According to a recent survey conducted on behalf of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC), the majority (68%) of Canadians would feel helpless if they were diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma or Hodgkin's disease, one would still know if a...

Babies exposed to opioids should stay with their mothers

Babies with neonatal abstinence syndrome and their mothers should be placed in the same hospital room, where possible, and not assigned to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), according to the Canadian Pediatric Society (SCP). The medical organization on Thursday...