Friday , 21 September 2018

Dr. Honeliat Tufer

When and how to wash your hands

Handwashing is easy to do and it’s one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of many types of infection and illness in all settings—from your home and workplace to child care facilities and hospitals. Clean hands can stop germs from spreading from one person to another and throughout an entire community. When should you wash your hands? ...

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How to prevent yourself from a heart disease

Heart disease may be a leading cause of death, but that doesn’t mean you have to accept it as your fate. Although you lack the power to change some risk factors — such as family history, sex or age — there are some key heart disease prevention steps you can take. You can avoid heart problems in the future by ...

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Health dangers of anger

Anger is a significant part of clinical practice, occurring in as many as one third of all adult psychotherapy cases, overlapping with as many as nineteen different psychiatric conditions, and concomitant with drug and alcohol misuse, interpersonal crime, anti-social behaviour, and physical health problems. Add to this the widespread acceptance of the effect that dysfunctional anger has on limiting an ...

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Tooth decay causes,signs, symptoms and prevention

Tooth decay is a common problem that occurs when acids in your mouth dissolve the outer layers of your teeth. What causes tooth decay? Your mouth is full of bacteria that combine with small food particles and saliva to form a sticky film known as plaque. When you consume food and drink high in carbohydrates – particularly sugary foods and ...

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The health benefits of green leafy vegetables

The health benefits of green leafy vegetables 1. Kale Kale is a low-calorie veg that’s packed with valuable nutrients such as antioxidant quercetin, an anti-inflammatory that can help protect against arthritis and cognitive decline. It’s also high in calcium, which can help maintain healthy teeth and bones, reduce your risk of osteoporosis and help keep your blood-pressure in check. 2. ...

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Arthritis

Arthritis is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation in a joint. Types of arthritis The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis initially affects the smooth cartilage lining of the joint. This makes movement more difficult than usual, leading to pain and stiffness. The cartilage lining of the joint can then thin ...

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Health risks of smoking

Health risks of smoking Smoking causes about 90% of lung cancers. It also causes cancer in many other parts of the body,including the: mouth lips throat voice box (larynx) oesophagus (the tube between your mouth and stomach) bladder kidney liver stomach pancreas Smoking damages your heart and your blood circulation, increasing your risk of developing conditions such as: coronary heart ...

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What are the signs and symptoms Breast cancer?

breast cancer

Worldwide, breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer in women. (The most common form of cancer is non-invasive non-melanoma skin cancer; non-invasive cancers are generally easily cured, cause very few deaths, and are routinely excluded from cancer statistics.) Breast cancer comprises 22.9% of invasive cancers in women[128] and 16% of all female cancers.[129] In 2012, it comprised 25.2% of ...

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Mysterious case of ‘twin fetuses’ found inside newborn

A team of Hong Kong doctors has described an extremely rare medical occurrence: what appeared to be a pair of fetuses inside the body of a newborn girl. They were both joined to a placenta-like mass by umbilical cords. Each one had four limbs, skin, a ribcage, intestines and primitive brain tissue, according to a study published this month in ...

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WHO: Cut music listening to 1 hour a day

Cut music listening

People should listen to music for no more than one hour a day to protect their hearing, the World Health Organization suggests. It says 1.1 billion teenagers and young adults are at risk of permanently damaging their hearing by listening to “too much, too loudly”. It said audio players, concerts and bars were posing a “serious threat”. WHO figures show ...

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