Archive | December 2013

New graphic images show the damage caused by smoking

Public Health England has launched a new campaign film to encourage people to stop smoking – it shows the effects of cigarettes on the body
It illustrates how smoke enters the lungs before travelling through the blood vessels to the heart and then the brain causing damage as it…
Source:New graphic images show the damage caused by smoking

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‘Bad’ cholesterol that causes heart attacks now linked to Alzheimer’s: Clumps stick to brain cells affecting memory and mood

Low density lipoprotein (LDL) has been associated with narrowing arteries
It is related to amyloid peptide protein in brain, present in Alzheimer’s
Clumps of protein stick to brain cells, affecting memory, mood and behaviour

By
Jenny Hope

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20:29 EST, 30 December 2013
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Source:‘Bad’ cholesterol that causes heart attacks now linked to Alzheimer’s: Clumps stick to brain cells affecting memory and mood

Designer vaginas are ruining our idea of what women’s bodies should look like, doctors warn

Women who looked at ‘designer vaginas’ were more more likely to consider them ‘normal’ and ‘ideal’ when
later comparing them to unaltered genitalia
Airbrushing and waxing are two of the main reasons why women are becoming unhappy with their appearance
The

Source:Designer vaginas are ruining our idea of what women’s bodies should look like, doctors warn

Bride-to-be can finally walk down the aisle after surgery to correct her foot

Jules Wakeham, 31, has severe osteoarthritis in her arm and leg
She had surgery to fuse the wrist and ankle joints allowing her to walk
Before the operations, she could only walk with insoles and a crutch and her heel was always at least two inches off the ground

By
Emma Innes

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Source:Bride-to-be can finally walk down the aisle after surgery to correct her foot

How to Cut Out Late-Night Snacking

You’d never eat two dinners at once, right? Except that maybe you (inadvertently) already do: Research shows that many women take in nearly half of their daily calories at or after dinner. What’s more, one study found that a third of people downed 15 percent of their calories after…
Source:How to Cut Out Late-Night Snacking

Get Strong and Sexy in Six Weeks—the Workout Plan

Define your shoulders, flatten your abs, and perk up your posterior with this program created by Kellie Davis, strength coach and coauthor of Strong Curves: A Woman’s Guide to Building a Better Butt and Body. Rather than working single muscle groups the way many body-building programs…
Source:Get Strong and Sexy in Six Weeks—the Workout Plan

Does Champagne Actually Get You Drunk Faster?

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hide captionEach bottle of Champagne contains around 50 million bubbles. But will any of them accelerate the inebriation process?

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Each bottle of Champagne contains around 50 million bubbles. But…
Source:Does Champagne Actually Get You Drunk Faster?