Pizza and nutrition – tasty but is it good nutrition? If you are like me you like pizza. I would like to eat pizza a lot! So, what does the sensible person think about eating pizza from the point of view of pizza and nutrition?
The news media have been reporting that potassium iodide, used in treating radiation sickness, has sold out in the US, and today in Beijing, another rush to the shelves has taken place.
Life expectancy in the US has risen to a new high of 78 years and 2 months, according to statistical analysis released by the Centers for Disease and Control, for 2009.
The scenes from the Christchurch earthquake in New Zealand, and now Japan are really frightening for viewers of the News. Just imagine if you were caught up in these events how traumatic this would be. It’s no surprise that experts are raising PTSD concerns.
Acupuncture for stroke victims benefits and risks: Junghoon Lim reports for the LA Times (24 February 2011) on the huge impact that strokes have upon the lives of many with between half and three quarters of a million stroke attacks taking place annually in the US alone.
High Fiber Diet Benefits confirmed in over 50’s studied. People who routinely consumed the most fiber – an average of 24 grams daily for men, 26 for women, were quite substantially less likely (by 22%), to have died in this time than were those whose diets included the least amount of fiber.
It is reportedly the largest solar flare in four fairly quiet years for sun activity, and it erupted on Monday. Radiation from it is expected to reach Earth today and tomorrow and may interfere with communication systems, power distribution, and navigation satellites.
Self prescribing zinc syrup, tablets or lozenges can reduce the severity and duration of the average common cold, say the authors of the Cochrane Systematic Review.
New research results published in the journal Heart shows that obesity itself increases the risk of heart disease, regardless of whether or not other risk factors are present. Adipose tissue is the fatty tissue we all build up as we gain weight, and it is this tissue itself which releases inflammatory substances into the body.
Coming soon after the news, last week, that in the UK breast cancer rates have risen from 8 in 100 women to 9 in 100, the American Northwestern Medicine has published findings which indicate that sufferers are also more likely to need a hip replacement.