Beans – Good For The Heart

You are probably familiar with the naughty children’s rhyme: “Beans, beans, good for the heart/The more you eat, the more you…” The first part is true, and as for the second, well, it can now be cut by up to 70 percent. Beans deserve their reputation for causing flatulence. Flatulence results when carbohydrates (scratches and…

Should Chest CT Be Used to Screen for Lung Cancer?

Lung malignancy is the # 1 cause of cancer death in the United States. In 2011, approximately 221,130 patients (115,060 men and 106,070 women) are estimated to be diagnosed with this malignancy. An estimated 156,940 people (85,600 men and 71,340 women) will die of this disease this year. Although cigarette use has decreased, we still…

Effective Home Remedies for Boils That Work

Boil is a sort of skin disorder that occurs when the bacterium staphylococcus infects the hair follicle or oil gland. The bacterium enters the body through minor cuts or breaks in the skin. Initially the skin gets reddened and forms a tender lump that may be quite painful. Gradually the lump hardens in to a…

Cures For Sinus Infection

Sinusitis is a technical name of sinus infection. Sinus infection is caused because of the inflammation of sinuses and mucous membrane. The symptoms are cough, bad breath, sore teeth, headache, fever and many other discomforts. The available cures for sinus infection are medicines and home made treatments. All medicines are never able to respond well…

The 5 Best Essential Oils for Hair Growth

Hair is the most defining feature we have. It is, however, not perfect. It requires intense caring. This is the reason why it requires us to go an extra mile to take good care of it. If you do not take good care of your hair you may face many problems such as hair fall,…

Hair Loss – Myth Vs Fact, Get the Facts Before You Act!

Common Myth # 1, Hats Cause hair loss. In fact hats do not cause hair loss. Rather, hats are often used to cosmetically cover the problem. Actually, the most common form of hair loss, androgenetic alopecia (AGA) has been demonstrated to result from a genetic susceptibility of certain hair follicles within a well-defined pattern on…

Haruki Murakami’s The Elephant Vanishes

The Elephant Vanishes is Haruki Murakami’s first US released collection of short stories. It consists of 15 short stories showing his work at its finest, from magical lands with dancing dwarves, giant elephants, and a man searching for his cat. Every thing is uniquely Murakami though, and every single one of these stories is worthy…