Dr. Honeliat Tufer

Myths and truths about pregnancy prevention

To take better care According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 33% of pregnancies in the country are unwanted. If you are looking out for you to avoid pregnancy, knows the truth behind some common myths about contraception and pregnancy prevention, and protect yourself better. I can not get pregnant on my period “During menstruation, ...

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A Single Kiss Can Transfer 80 Million Bacteria

Scientists have demonstrated that boys (well, men) really do have cooties (a simplified term for bacteria) that can spread to girls (OK, women) by kissing them.In fact, a 10-second “intimate kiss” can transfer a whopping 80,000,000 bacteria from one mouth to another, according to a new report in the journal Microbiome. A team of Dutch researchers recruited 21 couples who ...

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Brothers Suffer From Rare Condition Similar To Vampirism

Rare Medical Conditions

They have sharp fang-like teeth, try to avoid sunlight and are called Cullen. But this isn’t a Twilight film. It is the every day reality for Simon Cullen, 13, and his brother George, 11. The boys, from Sudbury, Suffolk, suffer from an rare genetic condition known as Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia (HED). Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1327716/Real-life-Twilight-Cullen-brothers-rare-vampire-like-syndrome.html

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What The Color of Your Urine Says About Your Health

Red, green, yellow, blue—urine comes in a variety of shades and hues, but peeing different colors of the rainbow is not always healthy. That’s why it is good to know what your urine says about your health. Sometimes red pee indicates kidney disease or urinary tract infections, but it’s also possible that you recently ate food with a certain pigment. For ...

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Here’s how you get relief from your back pain

Here’s how you get relief from your back pain • Maintain good posture If you are suffering from back pain the reason might be how you sit or how you handle heavy objects. As you sit, always support your back, when you stand, stand up straight and lift a load by bending your knees and keeping your back straight. • ...

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Wonder why is it so hard for you to lose weight?

You work out hard and control your diet but you are not getting the result you’re expecting. Especially after spending so much time and efforts it could be really frustrating. Let’s look at some of the reasons why you’re scales are not going anywhere. 1. Medications Some medications may affect your body weight such as hormonal therapies, certain contraceptives, steroids. ...

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Ebola outbreak: Sierra Leone doctor dies in US

A surgeon from Sierra Leone who was being treated for Ebola in the US has died, a Nebraska hospital announced. Martin Salia, who has US residency and is married to an American, arrived for treatment in the state on Saturday, in a critical condition. And on Monday morning the hospital said the 44-year-old had died. More than 5,000 people have ...

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Ebola outbreak: MSF to start West Africa clinical trials

Clinical trials to try to find an effective treatment for Ebola patients are to start in West Africa next month. The medical charity Medicins Sans Frontieres, which has been helping lead the fight against the virus, says three of its treatment centres will host three separate research projects. Meanwhile, Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has lifted the state of emergency ...

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Health Benefits of Zucchini

Health Benefits of Zucchini 1.Lowers Cholesterol 2. Helps in Weight Management 3. Cardiovascular Health 4. Prevents Cancer 5. Maintains Eye Health 6. Lowers Blood Pressure 7. Promotes Prostate Health 8. Prevents Gout 9. Anti-ageing Benefits 10. Promotes Hair Growth

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