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Discharging the elderly and continuation of care

It takes patience and diligence to find the right person to care for your elderly loved one.

The hard facts about penile fractures

Penile fractures occur when the tunica albuginea is torn, resulting in bleeding or a hematoma in the affected area.

Are you getting your free vitamin D from the sun?

Among many other functions, exposure to the sun is crucial for a good night’s sleep.

Can diet help cancer treatment? Study in mice offers clues

The study focuses on restricting the intake of the amino acid methionine, which is key to a process called one-carbon metabolism that helps cancer cells grow.

Are you emotionally exhausted at work?

Emotional exhaustion can happen in any profession and anyone with a job is at risk.

Mindfulness a great coping mechanism to manage stress

Mindfulness can reduce anxiety and stress as well as increase psychological functioning, self-control and social connectedness.

Hello. Your mobile phone may be reducing your sperm count

Keep your mobile phone far away from your testicles to avoid the risk of infertility.

Early onset of puberty in girls linked to higher risk of...

Migraine manifests itself by frequent episodes of intense headaches, which can be accompanied by an intolerance to light and noise and even nausea and vomiting.

WHO says e-cigarettes ‘undoubtedly harmful’

The WHO argues that there is 'insufficient evidence' to support claims of e-cigarettes' effectiveness in assisting smokers trying to quit conventional ones.

Making your home senior-friendly

Remember that accidents can happen in the home due to clumsiness or when they let their guard down at potential household hazards.

Herpes after hookup? Why you should be aware

So you had a good time last night. Have you considered the threat of STDs?

Police ordered to pull their weight as Indonesia fights obesity

Overweight officers in East Java have been put on a two-week crash programme of aerobics, swimming and jogging to get them to shape up for the job.

Habits holding back your diet progress

Change how you look at breakfast and beware the evils of consuming high-carb and processed foods any time of the day.

Offering children a large variety of snack food incites them to...

Researchers observe the eating behaviours of children and their parents in an effort to determine the driving forces behind snacking.

Stalk these 12 interesting psychologists on Twitter

Follow these 12 experts on Twitter to learn more about psychology.

Skipping breakfast may encourage poor dietary habits in teenagers

A new study published in Scientific Reports suggests that there is a connection between bad dietary habits and an increased risk of being overweight for adolescents.

No charges for suicide hotline Befrienders come August

Befrienders is a non-profit organisation that provides emotional support 24/7 to the distressed and the suicidal.

Perfecting the process of sleep

Consume tryptophan and carbs, watch your metabolism with Vitamin B6 and be mindful of Taurine and Glycine production.

More evidence that following a plant-based diet can reduce diabetes risk

Researchers suggest that following this type of diet improves insulin sensitivity and blood pressure, and reduces weight gain and systemic inflammation.

Colorectal cancer cases on the rise among younger adults

Previous research links colorectal cancer to too much sedentary time, in particular watching TV, too much alcohol, too much processed meat, and a lack of exercise.

Come celebrate grandparents, parents and children’s fair at Everyday Mall, USJ

There’s something for everyone at the Grandparents, parents & children's’ fair.

Quitting smoking? Here are 4 triggers you need to beat

Dealing with triggers is not easy. However, once you can identify your own smoking triggers, you're already halfway to quitting smoking.

Fix a pinched nerve fast

A pinched nerve can cause pain and discomfort. Here’s how to alleviate it.

Thai farmers on the cash trail with snail slime

At the moment, no scientific studies have been done on the curative qualities of snail serum and slime, but the market is heating up.

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