Tag: American Medical Association

Several Possible Causes For Uric Acid Crystals In Your Urine

Several Possible Causes For Uric Acid Crystals In Your Urine

Uric acid crystals are the byproduct of an excessive amount of uric acid that has not been expelled from the body. When there are high levels of uric acid in the body, it gets excreted from it in the form of crystals in urine. This health disorder is one that demands proper care and treatment. [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Women and Heart Attacks

Women and Heart Attacks

A study carried out by the Journal of American Medical Association, JAMA, has just carried out one of the largest studies into gender differences and heart attacks in recent years. Researchers looked at the records of over 1 million heart attack cases looking for gender differences. Their conclusions about women and heart attacks are enlightening: [...]

November 12, 2012 More
What You Need to Know About HCG Diet Dangers

What You Need to Know About HCG Diet Dangers

The HCG diet or hCG diet is an extreme diet where participants can only eat 500 calories per day. This is less than half of the daily calorie intake that doctors recommend. HCG stands for human chorionic gonadotrophin, hormone pregnant women make. Followers of the diet either drink an extract made from the urine of [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Quality of Life

Quality of Life

Quality of life, as a concept, has various meanings and definitions. The World Health Organization has defined quality of life as “an individual’s perception of their position in life in the context of the culture and value system in which they live and in relation to their goals, expectations, standards, and concerns. It is a [...]

September 26, 2011 More