Disease

Can We Prevent Dementia?


40 Lifestyle self-assessments for the over-40s 

Guest Blog by Mohamed Elmasry, PhD - 
I am now an octogenarian. In talking with my 80-something friends, we all agree that it would be far more dignified to die in a...

Can Coffee Reduce the Risk of Parkison’s Disease


Parkinson's disease (PD) remains a significant neurological disorder, affecting millions worldwide. While its exact cause remains elusive, emerging research suggests a potential link between coffee consumption and a reduced risk of developing PD. Delving into...

The Link Between Alcohol and Cancer


Alcohol, a ubiquitous and socially ingrained substance, has long been a subject of fascination and controversy. While its consumption is deeply woven into various cultures and social gatherings, emerging scientific research continues to shed light...

Eye Health and Diabetes


Diabetes and eyesight are intricately linked. Maintaining tight control over glucose levels is crucial for keeping eyes healthy and vision clear. Individuals with diabetes face an increased risk of developing various eye problems, including diabetic...

A Breakdown of Paxlovid, the COVID-19 Antiviral Medication


As the world grapples with the ongoing spread of COVID-19 and its variants, the emergence of effective treatments has become a critical aspect of managing the disease. Paxlovid, also known as PF-07321332/Ritonavir, has emerged as...

Navigating the Aisles: A Guide to Choosing Cold and Flu Medicine Plus Natural Remedies


As the seasons change, so does the risk of catching a cold or flu. The array of cold and flu medicines available can be overwhelming, leaving many wondering which product is right for them. In...

Understanding the Link Between Epistaxis and Hypertension


Epistaxis, commonly known as a nosebleed, is a condition that many people experience at some point in their lives. While it can occur for various reasons, one factor that often contributes to nosebleeds is hypertension,...

Kidney Stones – Causes, Contributing Factors, and Practical Prevention Strategies


Kidney stones, though small in size, can cause significant discomfort and pain. Understanding the causes and contributing factors behind the formation of kidney stones is crucial for prevention. In this article, we will delve into...

Advancements in Heart Health: CCS Unveils Four-Stage Classification for Acute Atherothrombotic Myocardial Infarction


The Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) continues to be at the forefront of groundbreaking developments in cardiovascular health. In a recent stride forward, the CCS has introduced a comprehensive four-stage classification system for acute atherothrombotic myocardial...

IBD and IBS: Differences, Similarities and Management


Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are two commonly misunderstood gastrointestinal disorders that can significantly impact a person's quality of life. While they share some symptoms, they have distinct characteristics and require...