February 4 is World Cancer Day. Its goal is to raise awareness as well as to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. Sharing with you AVEGA’s February 2019 Medical Bulletin. Stay healthy!
If you are interested in discovering more simple water hacks, why not check out this helpful infographic guide courtesy of the team at Study Medicine Europe. This handy graphic outlines why it is important to stay hydrated and offers up some practical water consumption guidelines for all ages.
Between 1980 and 2014, the number of people with diabetes increased from 108 million to 422 million. This infographic from Study Medicine Europe takes you through the reasons behind these incredible numbers and looks at what we can do to reduce the number of deaths related to diabetes. In 2015, around 1.6 million deaths were caused by diabetes and this figure is expected to double by 2030. Interestingly about 90%-95% of people with diabetes have type 2, and this can be prevented or delayed by lifestyle changes. There is then another issue with prediabetes, and as many as 1 in » » » [Read more]
The problem with digital screens is that they emit blue light. Blue light can cause eye strain (prevalent in 91% of adults between the ages of 18-39), damage the retina, and lead to long-term vision problems like cataracts and macular degeneration. Screen time also causes difficulties with sleeping since blue light mimics daylight, which then reduces the amount of melatonin we release. More than 80% of adults use digital screens in the hour before they go to bed, which is problematic. Increased screen time is also linked to some other health conditions, from obesity to diabetes. A study of 50,000 » » » [Read more]
There are many benefits to spending time in nature, but new research shows that walking in nature changes the brain for the better. These and other health benefits give you more reasons to take the time to walk in natural settings. If you live in a city, you may be at risk for health issues related to chronic stress. Physiomed’s infographic helps you understand all of the benefits that walking in nature can provide while helping you set up a plan to make this a part of your healthy lifestyle. Why Walk in Nature Instead of the City? Although walking » » » [Read more]
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication, and repetitive behaviors. Autism appears to have its roots in very early brain development. However, the most obvious signs of autism and symptoms of autism tend to emerge between 2-3 years of age. CAUSES Not long ago, the answer to this question would have been “we have no idea“. Research is now delivering the answers. Most cases of autism appear to be caused by a » » » [Read more]
Cosmetic surgery is becoming more and more in demand as time goes by, showed by statistics taken from previous year’s data. Despite it becoming more common, and more in demand it is important to know the basics of a procedure that you might be interested in. Or, what you are entitled too if you endure some unsatisfactory results with cosmetic surgery. Some of the unsatisfactory risk factors of cosmetic surgery can be off-putting, this is why it’s important to understand them – this way you won’t get them unexpectedly. Some of these include bleeding, infection, pain and discomfort, skin graft » » » [Read more]
Beauty of a person is a characteristic that provides a perceptual experience of pleasure or satisfaction. Everyone wants to be beautiful and who are beautiful they want to maintain it. Someone cares of her hair, someone of face, someone of skin and someone of her weight. We use different types of prescriptions or formulae for different body parts in different ways. Sometimes we use the right way but sometimes we use such a formula that may harm immediately or later on. Therefore, we have brought some myths and facts which may help you to maintain your beauty. Let’s firstly discuss » » » [Read more]
Healthy and fit body is significant for us to function properly. One factor of being healthy is having a clean environment. Indeed cleanliness is very essential. That is why it must be practiced at home, school, workplace and just about everywhere – both public and private establishments. One place that should practice utmost cleanliness is the hospital. Everyone who needs medical attention and healthcare go to the hospital. Patients are treated, given right kind of medications and proper care. But remember, recovery doesn’t always rely on medicines and drugs. Oftentimes, hospital environment plays a vital role in helping patients feel » » » [Read more]
Smoking allows all those cigarette toxins to draw your blood supply away from your face. The natural pads of fat in your cheeks suffer. It’s not only the wrinkles around your lips that betray your smoking habit, your too-thin face will as well. The types of wrinkles on your skin can tell a story of their own. Deep wrinkles come from over-exposure to the sun. The area just under your eyes will be especially hard-hit. If you have noticed cracks at the sides of your mouth, this is called angular stomatitis. You may be deficient in vitamin B, which is » » » [Read more]