Mehboob Ramji

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How the medical-tourism business thrives

IN THE tiny Croatian town of Zabok patients arrive in their thousands each year from across Europe and the Middle East, seeking replacement hips or …

Health Care

Why Having Sex Makes You Feel Better the Next Day, According to Science

Sex has long been linked to a lengthened life and a lower risk of cardiovascular disease. But new research suggests that it may have powerful …

Self-improvement

Stop Acting Like You're Going To Live Forever

Everyone knows someone who always appears to be frantically busy. Too busy sweating the small stuff. Too busy to take on new opportunities. Too busy to enjoy themselves.<p><b>“Busy” is not an indicator of success. “Busy” means ineffective time-management or poor prioritization.</b><p>The attitude of “it will be …

Time Management

Saturated fats in yoghurt, cheese and butter do NOT increase the risk of heart disease - and may actually prevent a stroke

Saturated fats found in yoghurt, cheese, butter and milk do not increase the risk of heart disease, new research suggests.<p>Eating full-fat dairy …

Your Divine Soul: An Introduction

The Torah relates that mankind acquired a soul – a n<i>eshamah</i> – when God “breathed” it into him at creation.<p>“And God formed man from the dust of the …

12 Design Commandments We Learned From Cool Scandinavian Homes

Scandinavians are to the interior design world what French girls are to fashion: They have a distinct, effortless sense of style that exudes cool. …

Preventing Vitiligo with Your Diet and Home Remedies

Vitiligo is an autoimmune condition in which the cells that produce skin pigment are attacked and destroyed, resulting in irregular white patches of …

Lipitor Long-Term Side Effects

Lipitor is the largest-selling drug in a class known as statins, and is used by millions of patients worldwide to help lower their LDL cholesterol. …

8 Impressive Health Benefits of Pineapple

Pineapple (<i>Ananas comosus</i>) is an incredibly delicious and healthy tropical fruit.<p>It originated in South America, where early European explorers named …

Immune System

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

IPhone 8

Baking Soda May Fight Arthritis And Other Autoimmune Disorders When You Drink Some Every Day, New Study Finds

A study last month at the Medical College of Georgia found that drinking a serving of the cheap, common cooking ingredient often used as an antacid …

The Most Popular Wedding Songs, According To Spotify | HuffPost

Spotify

Turns out eating potatoes and pasta isn’t bad after all: study

Eating lots of potatoes, rice and pasta help you lose weight faster than counting calories alone, a study found.<p>Researchers say the foods fill …

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Tangerines, of the Latin name Citrus reticulate, are also known as Mandarin oranges. Clementines are the seedless variety of these irresistible …

The 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow in your garden

Use this handy Vegetable Cheat Sheet as your guide<p>Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to help the environment and also save some …

Daily aspirin dose 'doubles risk of skin cancer in men'

A daily dose of aspirin doubles men’s risk of developing skin cancer, a major study has found.<p>Researchers expressed their surprise at the results because aspirin, which generally reduces heart attack risk, is reported to reduce the chance of getting gastric, colon, prostate and breast …

Cancer

Baking soda might stave off inflammation caused by autoimmune diseases, research finds

Though baking soda is often solely thought of as an important ingredient for making the perfect banana loaf, it has recently become a buzzy wellness …

Pros & Cons of Fennel Seeds

Fennel — a feathery, fragrant herb — is indigenous to the Mediterranean region. Its flavor is reminiscent of licorice or anise. Although every part …

Baking soda: A safe, easy treatment for arthritis?

Baking soda has been used as a home remedy for generations due to its antacid properties. Yet its benefits run even deeper, and new research may …

Side Effects of N-Acetylglucosamine

N-acetylglucosamine (NAG) is an amino sugar, a derivative of the simple sugar glucose. Your body produces NAG, which serves as a building block for …

High Blood Pressure

The insanity of covering a $50,000 knee operation but not a relatively cheap injection

Why give someone with bum knees a once-a-year injection costing as little as a few hundred bucks when you can instead make them undergo complicated knee-replacement surgery costing tens of thousands of dollars?<p>That, in a nutshell, is one reason the U.S. healthcare system is the most expensive in …

Health Care

Ryan Reynolds Perfectly Trolled Hugh Jackman's Love Letter To His Wife

"X-Men" star posts moving tribute to Deborra-Lee Furness.<p>Hugh Jackman penned a moving tribute to his wife, Deborra-Lee Furness, on their 22nd anniversary on Wednesday.<p>The actor wrote:<p>But Ryan Reynolds wasn’t going to let the moment pass without a little snark:<p>Jackman and Reynolds have had a …

Ryan Reynolds

Hip and Knee Replacement: It's Not Your Grandfather's Surgery

Hip and Knee Replacement: It’s Not Your Grandfather’s Surgery<p>Photo credit: Shutterstock<p>When you think of the typical patient having a hip or knee …

Medicine

Going to Hungary? 11 things to know before your vacation

<b>(CNN) —</b> Slightly smaller than the U.S. state of Indiana, and with a slowly decreasing population of just under 10 million (1.7 million of whom live in the capital, Budapest), Hungary is a land in thrall to its history.<p>The horse is still revered here, Franz Liszt is huge and goulash is a soup not a …

Qur'an: The Word of God

The Quran, the holy book of Islam, begins with a short <i>surah</i> (chapter) called the <i>Fātihah</i>, [The Opening]:<p>In the Name of God,<p>The Merciful, the …

There's Mounting Evidence The African Continent Is Splitting in Two

A huge crack has appeared in Kenya, and it's growing.<p>A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western …

10 Ideas to Steal from Organic Gardens Around the World

Organic gardening by definition makes everything happier. Instead of growing plants with the help of harsh chemical fertilizers and pesticides, …

A Room's Colors Majorly Impact Your Mood. Here's How To Choose The Right Shade Every Time

Every color of the rainbow syncs to a different emotion, and all color associations can bring positive energies to your home, if harnessed correctly. …