Excess weight can cause serious diseases, not just make you feel unattractive. We picked most common obesity complications, divided into groups. So, here are seven systems of the body that are under risk in overweight people. Obesity complications: Liver First of all, weight gain seriously affects fat metabolism in the body, therefore causing liver problems. … Continue reading Obesity complications: 7 systems of the body to be affected first
Are medical scans, like X-ray, ultrasound, CT and MRI, totally safe? Some people avoid any kinds of medical imaging, others insist on regular “tomography of everything.” So, which approach is better? In fact, the usage of absolutely safe diagnostic imaging techniques seems impossible Pure facts about medical scans #1: Radiation First of all, not all … Continue reading Medical scans real and imaginary dangers
Well, this time we insist: you should quit smoking as soon as possible. But why? First of all, because no one wants to fight lung cancer in the long run. The main reason to quit smoking What causes cancer? Almost everything, as tabloids say. For example, red meat, and even smartphones. But most of these … Continue reading Why should you quit smoking ASAP?
Is it worth to be afraid of so-called bad genes? Are good health and longevity written in your DNA? In fact, genetics may explain many diseases and health conditions. But there is much more… A brief guide to chromosomes and mutations Our body is a complex construction. Each cell of it contains a DNA molecule, … Continue reading Bad genes: do they really matter?
Because of new scandals associated with the use of banned drugs, we decided to publish this doping guide, including Meldonium benefits and risks. Which kinds of doping are trendy? How do they actually work? Which sportsmen use them? A brief doping guide Here are most popular types of doping, used both by professional athletes and … Continue reading Meldonium benefits and risks in a full doping guide