Natural ways to get rid of dark circles under your eyes

Natural ways to get rid of dark circles under your eyes

To minimize dark circles under your eyes, use soothing home remedies like cucumber slices or tea bags.But sometimes, dark circles under your eyes can indicate a need for lifestyle changes, like getting quality sleep or following a healthier diet.

Two adverts banned for 'exploiting' coronavirus-related health anxieties

Two adverts banned for 'exploiting' coronavirus-related health anxieties

“We considered that because of the context in which these claims appeared, namely on the ‘viruses’ and ‘flu’ web pages, alongside featured food products, consumers would understand that those products listed could help to fight against viruses and the flu by boosting immunity and improving gut health,” the ASA ruling said.

‘Call your GP’: Women displaying new gynae cancer symptoms during lockdown urged to seek medical advice

‘Call your GP’: Women displaying new gynae cancer symptoms during lockdown urged to seek medical advice

It comes after a recent YouGov poll for the Eve Appeal – a charity that funds research into gynaecological cancers – found that 38 per cent of 25 to 34-year-olds said they would delay seeking medical advice if they experienced bleeding after sex, a key symptom of cervical cancer.

Coronavirus: Apple and Google update plans to let phones track whether people have been exposed

Coronavirus: Apple and Google update plans to let phones track whether people have been exposed

Apple and Google will now provide data about Bluetooth power levels to better estimate how close two phones came to each other and for how long, letting authorities set their own thresholds for when to alert people.

Sunscreen chemicals enter bloodstream after a single application

Sunscreen chemicals enter bloodstream after a single application

That study, looked at four popular chemical sunscreens – avobenzone, oxybenzone, octocrylene, and ecamsule – were absorbed from the skin into the bloodstream after a single day of use.

Coronavirus: Once a week shopping ‘not official guidance’, says No 10 despite cabinet minister’s comments

Coronavirus: Once a week shopping ‘not official guidance’, says No 10 despite cabinet minister’s comments

Downing Street has said that the recommendation members of the public should shop once a week is not official guidance following comments made by a cabinet minister.During a recent appearance on BBC Breakfast, transport secretary Grant Shapps said people should only shop once a week to help stop the spread of coronavirus.

World's most expensive drug to be given to children for free through lottery

World's most expensive drug to be given to children for free through lottery

The lottery system — which has been called a managed access program — would establish a bi-weekly draw for babies under the age of two who live in countries where Zolgensma is not approved.Just two drugs for spinal muscular atrophy are approved in the US.

Strava data shows just how severe the gender gap is in cycling and running

Strava data shows just how severe the gender gap is in cycling and running

There is still a substantial gender gap in cycling and running , according to new data from fitness app Strava .Strava's fitness data also showed a huge increase in the number of people riding inside, rather than outdoors.

World's first male contraceptive injection could be available in six months

World's first male contraceptive injection could be available in six months

The world’s first contraceptive injection for men could be available for consumer use within six months, after Indian scientists announced that clinical trials have been completed on the drug.

The 4R Approach to Treating Chronic Digestive Issues

The 4R Approach to Treating Chronic Digestive Issues

This year marks my 35th year in clinical practice, and one thing I have learned over the years is to find ways to organize the clinical information I receive when working with my patients in order to make the most accurate diagnosis and chose the most effective and focused treatment plans to get the best results.

Organic apples contain more ‘good’ bacteria

Organic apples contain more ‘good’ bacteria

Published in Frontiers in Microbiology , a new study shows that organic apples harbor a more diverse and balanced bacterial community – which could make them healthier and tastier than conventional apples, as well as better for the environment. Together the studies show that across both bacteria and fungi, the apple microbiome is more diverse in organically grown fruits.

World Blood Donor Day 2019: Who can give blood and how to do it in the UK

World Blood Donor Day 2019: Who can give blood and how to do it in the UK

On Friday, World Blood Donor Day is encouraging people to donate blood - an essential liquid in the healthcare system allowing medical procedures we take for granted to take place. New blood donors in England and parts of Wales can quickly register to donate online or over the phone through NHS Blood and Transplant.

Getting Rid of Wrinkles

Getting Rid of Wrinkles

None will be as effective or fast as Botox or surgical solutions, but some formulas do reduce brown spots, increase collagen production, eliminate dead cells, and as the packaging says, “minimize the appearance of wrinkles,” especially if they include retinoids.

Top Traits Happy People Have in Common

Top Traits Happy People Have in Common

4 It could be, then, that making an effort to have deeper conversations could be a key to increasing happiness: "Together, the findings demonstrate that the happy life is social rather than solitary and conversationally deep rather than superficial … On one hand, well-being may be causally antecedent to having substantive interactions.

What Are the Benefits and Uses of Marigold?

What Are the Benefits and Uses of Marigold?

Here are some techniques on how to put marigolds to good use: Marigolds Add Color Not Just to Your Garden but Your Health, Too Marigolds are commonly found in gardens and plant boxes to exude an inviting appearance in homes and also in vegetable gardens to attract insects that feed on pests.

Top 12 Tips to Strengthen Gratitude

Top 12 Tips to Strengthen Gratitude

Second, it's a recognition that the source of benevolence comes from outside of yourself; that other people (or higher powers, if you so like) have provided you with "gifts." In Emmons' view, gratitude is "a relationship-strengthening emotion, because it requires us to see how we've been supported and affirmed by other people." If you've decided to keep a gratitude journal, keep the following guidelines in mind: Health Benefits of Gratitude As noted by Dr. P.

The Bitter Price of Tropical Fruits

The Bitter Price of Tropical Fruits

2 The featured film, "The Bitter Price of Tropical Fruits," produced by Arne Lorenz and Petra Pommerenke, explores the true cost of Costa Rica's pineapple production, revealing how large-scale producers use pesticides and cheap labor to maximize their profits.

Herbal Oil: Argan Oil Benefits and Uses

Herbal Oil: Argan Oil Benefits and Uses

Did you know that pure argan oil, called "liquid gold" 1 or "the Gold of Morocco" because of its outstanding health benefits, was once made with the help of tree goats — particularly their droppings?

Maybe not the right place, but help for my dog?

Maybe not the right place, but help for my dog?

Hes a great boy, but has always been really high strung. My vet thinks he has a form of autism and severe anxiety. So I am reluctant to sedate him, and really dont think he should live the rest of his life like this.

Health Benefits of Marjoram

Health Benefits of Marjoram

This recipe from Bon Appétit19 uses marjoram to provide the chicken with a wonderful aroma and flavor once it's roasted. Toss the tomatoes, coconut oil, garlic, crushed red pepper and 1 tablespoon of marjoram in a large bowl.

3 Serums and Oils That Can Transform Your Skin

3 Serums and Oils That Can Transform Your Skin

After the age of 40, though, this layer begins to breakdown, which is why it becomes harder for the skin to retain moisture.It is because of the lipid barrier that nutrients need an oil-based carrier such as a cream or an oil, but it is imperative the carrier molecule be small enough to penetrate deep beneath the skin’s surface to effectively nourish and protect skin.

Dry Brushing: The 2-Minute Ritual That Will Clear Toxins and Dramatically Improve Your Skin

Dry Brushing: The 2-Minute Ritual That Will Clear Toxins and Dramatically Improve Your Skin

In addition to softer, more radiant skin, dry brushing, a popular health-promoting technique, has been associated with improved digestion, better kidney function, reduced water retention and, that’s right, reduced appearance of cellulite.What Is Dry BrushingDry brushing is a method of stimulating the body’s circulatory and lymphatic systems by massaging the skin in the direction of the lymphatic system’s flow.

Being Grateful Is Good for Your Health

Being Grateful Is Good for Your Health

The good news is, small changes in perspective and/or behavior can add up, and practicing gratitude may be at the top of the list of strategies known to boost feelings of joy, ultimately leading to sustained, long-term happiness and life satisfaction.

Is Parkinson’s Disease a Gut Problem?

Is Parkinson’s Disease a Gut Problem?

The study, which was conducted at the Van Andel Research Institute in Grand Rapids, Michigan, found that Parkinson’s disease may be triggered, at least for some people, by a gut protein that collects in the appendix.1 These findings were based on an analysis of the medical records of close to 1.7 million men and women in Sweden’s national health database, going back as far as 1964.

12 Fall Superfoods to Put on Your Grocery List

12 Fall Superfoods to Put on Your Grocery List

But it can be dried and powdered and put into capsules and taken as a supplement.Research has shown eating pomegranates may protect you against Alzheimer's disease and certain cancers, increase blood flow to your heart, soothe inflammation associated with osteoarthritis and help maintain your blood pressure and cholesterol balance.20  If you toss a half cup of pomegranate seeds into a salad, you'll receive a slew of antioxidants and 4 g of fiber, as well as a decent amount of calcium, magnesium, potassium and vitamin C.21