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The Difference Between Mega and Micro Chiroptera

The term “Chiroptera” is derived from the Greek word “hand-wing” in reference to a bat’s webbed hand-like wings. Chiroptera is the scientific classification of bats. There are thousands of bat species all over the world, but all species can fall under one of two main categories of bat, Micro-Chiroptera and Mega-Chiroptera; colloquially referred to as…

New Nail Fungus Cure

A new nail fungus cure is always a welcome thing. Fungal nail infections, called onychomycosis, have probably been around as long as animals have had nails, claws and horns: a few species of fungi are well adapted to finding nutrients in these materials. Remedies for the problem have been around for a while too, but…

The History of the Martini

The venerable Martini. Perhaps the most famous cocktail, and certainly the mixed drink with the most myths, stories and lore attached. It is also the one cocktail that has a following and its own brand of snobbery. You usually don’t here two people arguing over a Planters Punch. The basic martini recipe is as simple…

How Do You Maintain a Healthy Diet? – Great Resources!

There is good reason to keep yourself healthy and fit. The number of overweight and obese people in the world is staggering, and it grows daily. Most of us know that being overweight or obese carries a significant risk for serious diseases, including coronary heart disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure. Yet…

Leukemia: A Blood Cancer

Leukemia, as being defined, is a bone marrow disorder which occurs when there is an abnormal increase of white blood cells, one of the blood cell types which main function is to fight against invading bacteria and viruses. When this blood cell abnormality arises, it can bring two harmful effects to the body. This leads…

Why Is Too Much Salt Bad For You

Did you know that the average American consumes between 4,000 and 5,000 mg of sodium (or salt) a day. That is close to double the recommended amount we should be consuming. So, how can we start eating less salt in our daily diet, without sacrificing flavor? Before we get into the specifics of why it…

Simple Ways To Prevent Your Liver From Wrecking

The liver is a large meaty organ that sits in the abdomen of vertebrates. Its primary function includes the excretion of hormones and drugs, enzyme activation, metabolism of fats, proteins, and carbohydrates and much more. To keep it healthy is a key to live a disease free life. As a liver disease can be as…

Natural Cures For Eczema – Safe and Effective

Eczema, oftentimes called dermatitis, is a non-contagious skin disease where in the epidermis of the skin becomes inflamed. This may be caused by allergies or the unclean environment which causes atopic dermatitis as the most common occurring eczema. This disease is very troublesome because the outbreaks are visible on the skin and are very uncomfortable.…

How Does Anxiety Affect Someone With Bipolar Disorder?

For people who are suffering from bipolar disorder, their problems may be compounded by anxiety. In 1921, Dr. Emil Kraepelin described it is as an “excited depression” and “anxious mania”. According to him, anxiety is one of the symptoms of bipolar disorder. This view is highly debatable because some psychologists argue that anxiety is not…