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The Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard is considered one of the first proponents of existential philosophy, at least 100 years before Sartre. It can be attributed to simple luck that existentialism was linked to Sartre’s name, forgoing other philosophers. Kierkegaard can also be credited for a quote that was later deemed to be crucial in the …
To clarify the meaning of the word “problem”, this refers to when a symptom or issue affects life in the form of continuous damage or obstruction of functional performance.
Acne usually starts at puberty and may continue into adulthood. Many acne-sufferers will find their skin calms down by age 25, but often, adult acne does not emerge until the mid-twenties, even if someone has had clear skin most of their life.
Marc Vlemmix was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2010, at the age of 38. The irony of his situation was inescapable: five years earlier he had founded a dance house. Dany Mitzman has this week’s Audio Story.
Get rid of mood swings, headache, cravings, stress, and depression
A paediatric dentist should know how to deal with the child according to his intellectual maturity level, in order to make him cooperative enough during his dental visit while simultaneously comforting the anxious parents and giving them the best available treatment options
Psychologists generally prefer to work in a team that includes a doctor, clinical psychologist, and a child specialist in cases involving children
New US guidelines recommend regular moderate exercise on most days for pregnant women. Unlike 20 years ago, experts now know that exercise benefits both mother and baby, even beyond pregnancy.
Japanese researchers have bred skin tissue out of reprogrammed stem cells. The tissue included sebaceous glands and hair follicles. Is it a first step towards the dream of “breeding” transplantable test-tube organs?
The deadly virus has once again emerged in Liberia, the country hardest hit by the most recent outbreak. The latest case comes amid a new flare-up in Guinea, where over a thousand contacts are being monitored.
Researchers have now discovered the structure of the Zika virus. This helps scientists better understand how it can damage fetuses in the womb. The discovery also raises hopes of a vaccine.
To help drug addicts and their relatives understand the circumstances surrounding drug addiction, we will give brief account summarising this dangerous problem
Although our main problem is lack of health education, our community does not actually realise that they lack adequate health education that could prevent common diseases and causes of death
Treating obesity requires working with a team of health professionals. The initial treatment goal is usually a modest weight loss—3% to 5% of your total weight
It is interesting to know that chronic pain is not just a symptom but it is a syndrome of more than one illness
The practice itself can take place anywhere: at home, in your workplace, at a doctor’s waiting room, or even in a cab on a high traffic day
France’s agriculture ministry has said a cow in the Ardennes region tested positive for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), also known as mad cow disease. It’s the third confirmed case in Europe since 2015.
Bio implants will soon be able to house our keys, wallets, and our whole lives – all within our own flesh. Maya Shwayder tried one out at the Cebit fair in Hanover.
Five weeks after declaring a global health emergency because of the Zika virus the WHO’s first major evaluation says it is alarmed over the situation. It warns that the spread of the disease is expected to increase.
The UN’s health agency has warned of the limitations of spraying against dengue fever. The WHO suggested the Zika virus may be similarly resistant.
A fast-track campaign to tackle the Zika virus has been drafted by the World Health Organization. The group announced a 50 million euro plan to focus on bodily fluid diagnostics and vaccine development.
Personal spending on health services reached more than 60% of total spending on health in Egypt, says Maait
Advice According to the American Lung Association, pneumonia can be prevented through following simple steps: Vaccination: A flu shot every year to prevent seasonal influenza, a common cause of pneumonia, is an effective way of prevention. Children under the age of five and adults who are 65 and older must get vaccinated against pneumococcal pneumonia, which …
Brittany Murphy According to British Daily Mail newspaper, a leading pathologist Richard Shepherd stated that Hollywood actress Brittany Murphy would still be alive if her mother had called for an ambulance 24 hours before she collapsed. Murphy was a US film and stage actress, singer, and voice artist. The newspaper said that Murphy was …
People with certain medical conditions or of specific ages have higher risk, says CDC
The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced the need for vaccination against pneumococcal bacteria, which causes pneumonia. Global statistics reported the occurrence of an estimated two to three million deaths each year of all ages, doctors announced during a press conference that was held in occasion of International Day of Fighting Pneumonia. Bacterial pneumonia in …
No scientific evidence prove that certain foods trigger epilepsy, but a balanced diet can have a positive effect
Stopping antiepileptic drugs is not the best option for epileptic pregnant women
Epileptic seizures can be prevented through regular sleep patterns and avoiding exposure to electromagnetic waves
Preparing the big holiday meal doesn’t leave much room for mistakes. You can either rely on technology to get the perfect roast, or have somebody else do the cooking. And not cooking properly can have real consequences.