A new study, published in the journal Pediatrics, shows that many packaged meals and snacks for toddlers contain worrisome amounts of salt and sugar. This is a major concern because it could potentially give children an early preference for foods that may contribute to obesity and high blood pressure. Researchers at the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reviewed package information and labels for more than 1,000 foods marketed for infants and toddlers in 2012. They did not mention any brands, but toddler dinners like toddler...

Have you ever thought that Guava leaves can nourish your hair! These leaves have the ability to stop hair loss and make it grow back with vigour. Having to deal with it when it gets rigorous is not only stressful but expensive as well. So why not opt for a natural remedy that work’s big and is cheap at the same time? As they say, prevention is better than cure. Benefits of Guava Leaves Guava leaves are as great as the fruit, which is credited for being a powerhouse of nutrients and is widely admired too. Just like the fruit, the leaves...

There are no early signs of the HIV infection and those who engage in unsafe sex with several partners should get tested for HIV. The premature signs of HIV may show after a month or may appear after 10 years. These are some of the main signs and symptoms experienced by HIV infected patients. Fever: One of the first symptoms is fever known as Acute Retroviral Syndrome (ARS). Fever is generally accompanied with other symptoms like tiredness and body pain. Fatigue: When the virus enters the blood, the immune system is hit. Also, inflammation...

About 11% of women worldwide suffer from premature ovarian failure. This can have many diverse causes: chemotherapy administered for a malignant disease might irrevocably damage the ovaries and, because of the advances in modern cancer therapy, the number of young women surviving cancer is on the increase. The women, some of whom are still very young, too soon enter menopause. Genetic diseases can also cause early menopause but, in most cases, no specific cause can be recognized. Now, for the first time, an international team of researchers...

In the conflict of the sexes, women have long claimed that they can remember things better and longer than men can. A new study proves that middle-aged women do better than age-matched men on all memory measures, although memory does decline as women enter post menopause. The study is being published online in , the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) named Menopause. Memory loss, unluckily, is a well-documented consequence of the aging process. Epidemiological estimates propose that approximately 75% of older adults...

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