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healthmeup - 03/25/2015 13:15:00

Angelina Jolie Chooses Menopause at 39 by Removing Her Fallopian Tubes and Ovaries

Angelina Jolie Chooses Menopause at 39 by Removing Her Fallopian Tubes and Ovaries In a recent admission from Angelina Jolie, the actress revealed that she has had her fallopian tubes and ovaries removed. In a op-ed piece she wrote for the New York Times, Jolie said that she had been planning to have this procedure for quite some time, but fastracked it when her blood reports... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 03/12/2015 09:00:00

Vegetarian Diet May Lower Colorectal Cancer Risk

Vegetarian Diet May Lower Colorectal Cancer Risk A new study finds that consuming a vegetarian diet might cut your risk of colorectal cancer by 20 percent. This protective effect is even stronger for pescatarians (fish-eating vegetarians). Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 03/05/2015 10:00:00

Long-Term Effects of Oral Contraceptives

Long-Term Effects of Oral Contraceptives If you’re a healthy individual and you don’t smoke, you can safely continue to take birth control pills for as long as you want, at least until a few years post-menopause. Oral contraceptives have been researched thoroughly, with over five decades worth of research supporting their safety. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 02/20/2015 07:00:00

Smoking Causes Death of 'Y' Chromosome in Men

Smoking Causes Death of 'Y' Chromosome in Men A new study suggests that men who smoke may find their Y chromosomes disappearing as they age. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 02/17/2015 10:00:00

Preserving Fertility in Young Cancer Patients

Preserving Fertility in Young Cancer Patients In the field of cancer treatment, until very recently, the goal of the medical fraternity was just to save the patient from the deadly disease. Concerns about preserving their fertility took a backseat. In today’s day and age however, with enhanced treatment modalities and better survival... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 02/15/2015 13:00:00

Healthy Drink Recipe: Instant Energiser

Healthy Drink Recipe: Instant Energiser Jam-packed schedule? This is the ideal drink to boost your energy and keep you on your toes all day. Instant energiser is super-rich in antioxidants viz. Vitamins A and C, folic acid and fibre, which protect against heart disease and some cancers. As an added bonus, the carotenoids in carrot and... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 02/09/2015 08:00:00

How Your Teeth Can Save Your Life

How Your Teeth Can Save Your Life The next time your little ones lose their pearly whites, you don’t need to keep that window open at night. The gifts the tooth fairy leaves behind are nothing compared the fact that the tooth actually can save your child’s life. Apart from the umbilical cord and bone marrow, teeth contain stem... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 01/29/2015 09:00:00

Amazing Health Benefits of Berries

Amazing Health Benefits of Berries Berries are bright and sweet superfoods that have a range of health benefits. Not only do they do your body a whole lot of good, they taste great, too. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 01/23/2015 07:00:00

Coffee May Protect Against Deadly Skin Cancer

Coffee May Protect Against Deadly Skin Cancer According to new research, drinking four cups of coffee a day may lower the risk for the most severe type of skin cancer, malignant melanoma. Continue Reading »

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