As winter cold descends, people tend to hunker down for warmth, often in places where others are in close proximity. It’s a recipe for spreading colds.
Skin is the body’s largest organ, so it’s important to take good care of it. However, doing so doesn’t necessarily mean breaking the bank, say dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology. In fact, petroleum jelly, a common, inexpensive product found in most people’s medicine cabinets, can have multiple skin care uses for the entire family.
An international study from the O’Donnell Brain Institute shows one of Africa’s most lethal diseases, Sleeping sickness, is actually a circadian rhythm disorder caused by the acceleration of biological clocks controlling a range of vital functions besides sleep.
A 30-minute daily or alternate-day facial exercise program sustained over 20 weeks improved the facial appearance of middle-aged women, resulting in a younger appearance with fuller upper and lower cheeks, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study. This is the first scientific study to test the premise of facial exercise improving appearance.
If you struggle with nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism, you probably wear glasses or contact lenses to help you to see. This can be frustrating, especially if you misplace your glasses or lose a contact lens. You’ve probably heard of LASIK eye surgery and may be wondering if the procedure is right for you.