Archive | July, 2011
Dieting

Should Overweight Children Be Put on a Diet?

In their war against childhood obesity, many parents have resorted to the simple expedient of calorie-restricted diets. An overweight child typically needs only to adhere to a generally better diet.

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Teaching a Autistic Child

Teaching Life Skills to Autistic Children

Creating a good, individualized program for autistic children begins with dividing basic life skills into steps. Life skills are the simple, everyday tasks.

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Why do doctors wear white coats

Why Do Doctors Wear White Coats?

It is estimated that nearly three-quarters of all medical students and physicians practicing at hospitals wear white coats over more than 75 percent of their working hours.

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Sexual Desire

Low Sexual Desire in Women: Causes and Solutions

Most women experience low libido at some point and it’s usually situational – during pregnancy, breastfeeding, perimenopause, or a period of stress in the relationship or at work.

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Anorexia Nervosa

Home Remedies for Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia nervosa, a serious psychiatric disorder, leads its victims into trying desperately to rid their bodies of imaginary reserves of excess fat. Anorexia nervosa is reversible.

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Expecting my first baby...

6 Things You Can Do Before Baby Arrives

In just a matter of days, your life will change totally. Your baby will arrive and you will be busy taking care of your little one every single day and night.

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Diabetes

Can a Person Have Both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes?

Only one type of diabetes can be present in an individual, but there may be situations in which the diagnosis is less clear. It’s important to first understand the difference between the two.

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Pregnancy

How Fibroids Affect Fertility

Uterine fibroids are essentially masses of uterine cell tissues. They are benign (noncancerous) tumors, that develops in the uterus. They usually grow in groups.

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Obesity

Adenovirus-36 Potentially Linked to Obesity

AD-36 is the only virus thus far to be connected to obesity in humans. AD-36 infection can trigger immature fat cells, increasing their numbers beyond normal levels.

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Brown adipocyte / White Adipocyte

Difference Between White and Brown Fat Cells

Adipose tissue, which is composed of many individual adipocytes, stores energy in fat form. Adipocytes comprise white and brown fat cells.

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Uterine Fibroids

Different Types of Uterine Fibroids

The uterus may develop fibroid growths, which technically are benign tumors. There are several different types of uterine fibroids as given below.

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Before Hatching - 8-cell embryo

Embryo Assisted Hatching

An egg fertilized (embryo) in the course of an IVF program cycle may require assistance to get implanted properly in the uterine lining. This is done using a special technique called Assisted hatching.

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