Tag: DISEASE

How Ugly Marital Spats Might Open the Door to Disease

Married people who fight nastily are more likely to suffer from leaky guts – a problem that unleashes bacteria into the blood and can drive up disease-causing inflammation, new research suggests.

It’s the first study to illuminate this particular pathway between bad marriages and poor health, said lead author Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, director of the Institute for Behavioral Medicine Researchat The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. The study appears in the journal Psychoneuroendocrinology….MORE:  news.osu

Fasting Helps Prevent Heart Disease and Treat Asthma, Arthritis Etc…

For its proponents, fasting helps prevent heart disease and treat asthma, arthritis,download (1)chronic digestive diseases, some chronic respiratory infections and even depression.

Medical experts warn that like any extreme change in habits, fasting should be practiced in moderation under a doctor’s supervision and expectations for dramatic long-term health benefits should be kept in check. MORE

Hospital cooling tower among sources of Legionnaire’s disease in South Bronx


SOUTH BRONX — Amid an “unusual” outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease in the South Bronx, health officials have identified two sources of the illness and are testing at least 10 more sites to pinpoint where the infection is coming from.

Cooling towers at Lincoln Hospital and Concourse Plaza have been fingered as sources of Legionnaire’s and are being decontaminated, Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a Thursday afternoon news conference. That process includes treating the water with a disinfectant and continuously flushing the system with fresh, clean water…more: pix11.com

Hadith: Best Opportunity

Abu Huraira reported – which means  : The Messenger of Allah, peace be upon him, said, “Hasten to perform good deeds before seven things: are you waiting for poverty which makes you forget? Or wealth which makes you exceed your limits? Or a…

Heart Disease Stalks Both Genders

Heart disease stalks both genders By Kathryn Roy – masslive.com There’s a misconception that heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases affect mainly men, and therefore, women need not worry about them. However, in light of February’s designation as American Heart…