Anabolic Steroids Abuse in High School and College Athletes

While they get an unfair advantage in various sports and activities due to these performance-boosting substances, Anabolic steroids can prove to be detrimental to both young and old athletes. For instance, it takes a toll on their cognitive abilities and leads to the diminishing of their physiological functions. More often than not, these can lead to chronic diseases and disorders.

Is Peanut Butter Good for You?

Peanut butter is both delicious and nutritious. Just 100 grams of peanut butter contains 45% of the daily value of vitamin E. Peanut butter is made up mostly of monosaturated fat with 20% saturated fat. Contrary to past claims, it has not been proven that saturated fat consumption leads to cardiovascular disease. In fact, peanut butter contains antioxidants like resveratrol that has been demonstrated to protect against heart disease.

IT Challenges Encountered by Healthcare ISVs and CIOs

Technology has become an integral part of the healthcare industry, but catering the right Health IT product is a big challenge. On one hand where ISVs are dealing with industry trends of seamless connectivity, clinical governance standards like ICD-11 and HIPPA compliance are restricting such practices. The following infographic by Cygnet Infotech explores such technological challenges that Healthcare ISVs and CIOs might face in 2017.

The Strange World of Sleep Disorders

An average person spends a third of his/her life sleeping. However, not all of us are lucky and healthy enough to get the most out of those 8 hours. Based on some health research data, one in every eight people in America is diagnosed with one of the other sleep disorder. The quality of sleep not only determines how you feel next day. It also reflects on your mood, your productivity, and your general health condition.

10 Cool Facts About Your Teeth

How much do you know about your teeth? Chances are you have been told many times how to brush and floss properly or what a root canal therapy is. Therefore the dental professionals at Kaizen Dental share 10 amazing tips about your teeth and mouth you probably did not know about. How much saliva do we produce? Or what do teeth and fingerprints have in common?

Top Reasons You Need to Detox Your Body

The popularity of body detox nowadays is overwhelming. Everyone wants to try it. But just because it’s popular doesn’t mean everyone should do it without even knowing why. So why should we detox? Here are the top reasons in an infographic from Pure Detox.

7 Causes Of Spotting Before Period Starts

During a woman menstrual cycle, it is normal to get a period every 28 to 35 days. Few days before your next period, spotting may occur. While it’s rarely due to endometrial cancer or cervical cancer, it could commonly mean you are pregnant. This infographic explains the common causes of Brown spotting before period starts.

The Do’s and Donts of Detox

If you’re planning to detox your body, then you should know that there are do’s and don’ts to follow. This infographic from Pure Detox will help you achieve the best results at the same time avoid side affects. Keep in mind that body detox is no joke. So be careful.

10 Oral Hygiene Tips

Brushing your teeth regularly is good, but if you brush with an old and worn out toothbrush you’re not doing your teeth any favors. The dentists at Yaletown Dental in Vancouver advise you to replace your toothbrush after every three months to keep your pearly whites shining bright. If you notice that your bristles are getting bent out of shape, you know they will not be effective in removing food debris from your mouth.

How Long Does it Take to Lose Weight

Shedding a pound takes time, effort, and real hard work. But don’t forget that each body varies. Just because you eat healthy foods and go to the gym every day, doesn’t mean you’ll lose weight faster than those who go to the gym once a week. There are many factors you need to consider, though.