Dr Mannys Notes

Your body needs vitamin D—the essential sunshine vitamin—because it helps you absorb calcium for strong bones. But new research shows that this hard-to-get nutrient gets even more difficult to produce with a bigger waistline. Unfortunately, vitamin D deficiency is...
A facial massage sounds glorious. But what about one that works inside the mouth? The ‘inner facial’ is a signature treatment by celebrity facialist Nichola Joss, and her clients swear by it. Not many others would dare get that...
At least 10 people have died from the deadly Nipah virus in India recently, according to a report published by Time. The report also states that 9 more have tested positive for the infection. The Nipah virus is a deadly disease...

Fish or no fish? For several years now, research has agreed that it’s a safe and healthy meal option that people should work into their diets. To add to that, a new study by the American Heart Association is...
Not into body-building? It turns out that strength training has a bigger effect on your body than bulking up muscles. In fact, new research shows that this type of physical exercise can improve depression symptoms too. The new study was...
Every year, you look forward to nice weather and fewer allergies. But waking up with a sore throat and runny nose can really dampen your spirits. Even worse, you can get the common cold at any time, and there’s...

The risk of Ebola is heightening again in West Africa as the Dominican Republic of Congo fights its most recent outbreak. To date, West African countries tend to take the brunt of the Ebola disease. The Congo received its...
Kidney stones aren’t as harmful as some conditions. But they’re not particularly pleasant either. Now, new research suggests the reason many people get them is because of antibiotics. Three decades ago, your parents or grandparents might have been the ones...
It’s spring again, and you might be spending more time in the great outdoors. While you’re out, though, don’t forget to protect yourself from Lyme disease. It’s more prevalent than you might think. Lyme Disease on the Rise Every year,...

If you do a search for pregnancy or fertility supplements, you’ll come across a plethora of products that claim to boost your chances for pregnancy. For those having trouble conceiving, these options look like a heaven-sent answer: no invasive...

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