Inadequate sleep and sleep disorders have consequences in these two major domains: excessive sleepiness with behavioral consequences, leading to risk including increased rate of motor vehicular crashes; and metabolic consequences, leading to an increase of obesity and insulin resistance.
In 2004 the movie of the year was ‘The Passion of the Christ’. Most of…
World Immunization Week – celebrated in the last week of April – aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease.
Good health care is driven by a number of people, services, products, finances, policies and information working together and staying together even in times of crisis.
Last Thursday, thousands of children wrote the SEA Exam. It is incredible how much preparation…
Over the years I have heard people express regret in some form or the other; if they knew, if they could only have a little more time, If they would of, could of, should of. Too often we wait until it’s too late to say “I love you” or “I’m sorry” and the opportunity is lost.
When reality sets in and you realise that you have started butting heads, the relationship becomes strained, and the roller coaster of emotions and physical stress starts taking a toll on you.
Purple Day, which is celebrated worldwide, was started by a woman named Megan Cassidy who lived with epilepsy. She started a grassroots movement particularly to raise awareness, to debunk a lot of the myths and get rid of a lot of the stigma associated with epilepsy.
For most of human evolution, food was scarce and hard to come by. Thus, the dopaminergic system, through association with pleasure and reward, ensured there was a drive to seek food to secure survival.
Downs Syndrome (DS) is the most commonly identifiable cause of learning disability and children and adults with this syndrome are at increased risk of a wide range of medical problems which need to be identified early and treated appropriately.