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Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Maha El Akoum

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Yes, an unhealthy obsession with health is a recognised medical condition

In some severe cases, orthorexia can also be fatal. Nowadays, there is a growing hype and culture around “clean eating”. Superfoods have become particularly “trendy”...

The truth and mistruths about ADHD

Though very common, ADHD is still a highly misunderstood condition. Thanks to advances in scientific research and brain imaging technologies, modern day scientists know a...

Migraines and headaches: What’s the difference?

It can often be difficult in differentiating a migraine from a headache. Here's why the two are different and how you can treat both...

Drinking coffee reduces the risk of liver disease: study

You’re probably not alone if you rely on that morning cup of coffee to get you through the day, but did you know that...

Battling misinformation for this year’s International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Over the past few decades, drug overdose deaths have more than tripled. Since 1989, the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking , also...

Why there’s no such thing as a ‘healthy tan’

While being outdoors is considered good for both our physical and mental health, tanning is not. As the temperatures get warmer, many of us...

The controversy behind the new FDA-approved ‘historic’ Alzheimer’s drug

The new FDA approved drug Aducanumab, used to treat Alzheimer’s disease, has caused a divide among health experts. Aducanumab, a new drug for Alzheimer’s disease,...

The worrying impact of climate change on human health and wellbeing

Climate change is not a problem of tomorrow. In fact, we have already started to experience the effects of climate change on our lives...
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