Diabetes 4 Dealing with diabetes

    Diabetes mellitus (diabetes) is a metabolic disorder with heterogeneous aetiologies, which is characterised by chronic hyperglycaemia and disturbances of carbohydrate, fat, and protein metabolism resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action or both. The long-term relatively specific effects of diabetes include development of retinopathy, nephropathy, and neuropathy. People with diabetes are also at increased […]

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Holistic Health

    cover HEALTH AND WELLNESS: Men’s Health

    June is Men’s Health Awareness Month so we’re celebrating fathers, brothers, sons, and husbands with a closer look at some products tailor made just for them. REVITALISING CARE Eucerin® Intense Anti-Age Male skin faces daily stresses and therefore needs special care. New Eucerin® Intense Anti-Age revitalising moisturiser fights first signs of ageing. The light, non-greasy, […]

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Health Insight

    osteoarthritis knee Osteoporosis: development of new osteogenic factor

    Bone is a dynamic tissue that undergoes continual adaptation during vertebrate life to attain and preserve skeletal size, shape, and structural integrity and to regulate mineral homeostasis. Two processes, remodelling and modelling, underpin development and maintenance of the skeletal system [1]. Bone modelling is responsible for growth and mechanically induced adaptation of bone and requires […]

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Women's Health

Eye Care

    Conjunctivitis - dry eye CPD: Curing conjunctivitis

    The conjunctiva is a thin, translucent lining covering the anterior part of the sclera and the inside of the eyelid. Conjunctivitis is any inflammation of the conjunctiva, caused by an infection and is characterised by the dilatation of superficial conjunctival blood vessels resulting in erythema and oedema. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE AS […]

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Baby & Child

    Supplementation during pregnancy Multivitamin for moms-to-be are needless expense

    Focus should be on improving overall diet and taking folic acid and vitamin D instead Multivitamin and mineral supplements, often promoted to pregnant women as a means of giving their child the best possible start in life, are unlikely to be needed by most mums- to-be and are an unnecessary expense, concludes a review of […]

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