Monthly Archives: February 2014

New Diabetes Type 2 Pill Launched

New Diabetes Type 2 Pill Launched A new diabetes type 2 pill launched today to help control blood sugar levels. In type 2 diabetes the body does not produce enough insulin for the body to function properly and approximately ninety percent of all cases of diabetes in the world are of type 2. Using conventional methods some people may be able to control their type 2 diabetes symptoms by losing weight, following a healthy diet, doing plenty of exercise, and […]

Could My Medications Cause Erectile Dysfunction As A Side Effect?

Could My Medications Cause Erectile Dysfunction As A Side Effect? Could My Medications Cause Erectile Dysfunction As A Side Effect? Well the short answer is absolutely yes. A very common side effect of many manufactured drugs and medications are sexual problems. And research shows that the more drugs you take the more chances of erectile dysfunction and erection problems. http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/news/2014/02/could-my-medications-cause-erectile-dysfunction-as-a-side-effect/index.htm “Common culprits are high blood pressure drugs such as beta blockers, including atenolol (Tenormin), clonidine (Catapres), metoprolol (Lopressor), and methyldopa […]

Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Omega 3 Fatty Acids The benefits of omega 3 fatty acids has been much publicised and recent research into the effect of omega 3 on monkey brains has shown that monkeys with a diet rich in omega 3 fatty acids had brains with highly connected and well organised neural networks. Whereas  those monkeys who ate a diet deficient in omega 3 fatty acids had much more limited brain working. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/272294.php “The study, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, provides further evidence […]

Stem Cells Breakthrough

Stem Cells Breakthrough Stem cells have already been used to treat many conditions. However Stem cell research has raised ethical concerns as stem cells are extracted from 4 or 5 day old embryos which can lead to their destruction. A few years ago techniques were developed to change an adult stem cell back to a usable state by genetically modifying with DNA. But adult stem cells using this method can only be used in certain situations and their use is limited. […]