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How old ages the snuff, our skin?

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Another of the many damages that produces snuff on our health, do you already have convinced to quit smoking? Well read our article to discover all that the snuff may be doing to your skin.

Why the skin ages?

Cancer, fragile and brittle hair, premature aging, bad breath and yellow teeth are some of the many harm of snuff. And this long list of good reasons to leave the snuff, we need to add the health of our skin.

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The study of the Spanish Society of Aesthetic Medicine (SEME), developed jointly with the biomedical company Pfizer, has been featured in a revealing document. (more…)

What is xerostomia, or dry mouth

Sunday, June 15th, 2014

Xerostomia or dry mouth is not something to be taken lightly. In fact, it is estimated that about 40% of people over 55 suffer from this problem.

Now you know what it is and what are its causes and consequences? Today in Health Passion, we will answer these questions.

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What should dry mouth?

Dry mouth can be reversible or irreversible. In the first case, xerostomia curable removed the underlying cause of dry mouth. While in the second case is related to irreversible xerostomia various chronic pathologies. (more…)

How to know if a mole is malignant or cancerous?

Sunday, June 8th, 2014

The definitive answer to this question lies with the dermatologist. For no better than a specialist to determine the severity of our injury.

However, sometimes we worry too much about something that really does not matter much. Moles, for example, have become the obsession of many people. Although behind some suspicious moles can be a serious health problem. Are you worried about any? Do not be alarmed and notes some clues to help you determine whether it is malignant or cancerous mole.

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The ABCDE of moles

Experts in dermatology using the ABCDE of moles to determine whether it is malignant. That is, asymmetry, border, color, diameter, and evolution. (more…)

Eating poorly is more harmful than snuff

Saturday, May 24th, 2014

So the UN bluntly shown is his last great warning. Foods rich in saturated fats, sugar and salt are much more harmful to our health than snuff, a threat to global health, reaching alarming figures.

Want to know how it affects our health call junk food? UN warns of danger of obesity, but also other diseases like diabetes, which are grown worldwide.

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We consume more saturated fat, salt and sugar

A healthy and balanced meal, frequent exercise and healthy lifestyle are very important recommendations that accompany us throughout our lives. However, more and more people who ignore all these tips there. In addition, advertising of junk food helps develop these bad habits feeding. (more…)

The secret of eternal youth may be in the blood

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Every time we are closer to achieving the impossible: the elixir of youth. A miracle, according to some scientific publications, could be a reality.

Apparently the secret of youth could be in the blood. This is what defends an investigation, which could have a major impact on therapeutic treatments. Want to learn more about these surprising findings? Take a look.

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Stanford University

The works have been published by the journal Nature Medicine and are backed by the prestigious Stanford University. Researchers from this university have advanced another step in a discovery that the scientific community had known for some time. Proteins containing blood can hide the secret of youth, at least in the case of mice. (more…)

Coffee reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes

Monday, April 28th, 2014

Over coffee, there are all kinds of opinions. Some advocate its use for their health benefits, while some nutrition experts do not recommend in our diet. We have reviews for all tastes.

In addition, if that were not enough, now we have a new discovery to add to the list. It turns out that two cups of coffee a day to help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. Want to learn more about this discovery? Do not miss the post today…

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The Harvard School of Public Health

Regardless of whether coffee is good or bad for our health, what is clear is that we consume in moderation.

A group of researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health defends drinking two cups of coffee each day, which could help reduce type 2 diabetes. (more…)

What are throat tonsils?

Monday, April 21st, 2014

What are throat tonsils? Angina is an acute inflammation of the throat or tonsils. Its name comes from the Greek “which tightens”. In the case of inflammation, the throat is tightened, causing pain. Angina may be of bacterial origin – usually in infants, and children up to 15 years – or more current, which is the malware.

In fact, ten anginas, eight are due to a virus, and two only to a bacterium. When inflammation only concerned to the tonsils tonsillitis is speaks and when it affects the throat, i.e. to the pharynx, is spoken of pharyngitis. When it is an infection of the larynx, rare, one speaks of laryngitis. Normally, the palpation of the neck region reveals the increase in volume of one or several nodes.

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Types of angina

Several classifications of this infection are differentiating. Angina Erythema – Erythema means red – is called red angina. Eritematopultacea angina, also called white angina, is a variety of angina with identical red angina symptoms, but with the presence of a whitish coating or a few white spots. (more…)

Sleeping during the day increases the risk of premature death

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

The nap can be very beneficial to physical and psychological level, but it gets out of hand. Because according to experts, sleep during the day can increase the risk of premature death.

And on what basis to draw these conclusions so dire? A study by the University of Cambridge, UK, has the answer. Take a look…

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30% more likely

According to the experts who conducted the study, people who sleep during the day are up to 30% more likely to suffer a premature death. The research, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology , analyzed more than 16,000 people over 13 years. And of those 16,374 volunteers, killed a total of 3,251 patients during the years of the study. (more…)

Why do we blush?

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

When we are in love and we see the person we love, when we say something nice, but when we have to speak in public or we have made a mistake.

There are many reasons and circumstances that get us out colors. Have you ever wondered why this happens? Why do we blush? Despite how much science advances, experts still have not managed to respond to this great mystery. Are you curious to learn more about this involuntary reaction? Well read on … we’re going to bring out the colors!

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Adrenaline, the biggest culprit

Blushing is an involuntary reaction absolutely, that no human being can control. And what is the primary key of this very human reaction? (more…)

What is anaphylactic shock?

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

There are words and terms we’ve heard hundreds of times and have read a lot about them, but have not yet clear what they are. Anaphylactic shock is a good example of it.

A severe allergic reaction that spreads rapidly and can affect different parts of our body, a shock that we should not take lightly, because you can put our lives in serious danger.

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Why it happens

Also known as anaphylaxis, allergic reaction that can occur in different ways. Overall, the food is usually the main culprit of this shock, but also some types of drugs, and even bee stings and exercise after eating. (more…)

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