Tag Archives: Disease

Meditation can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease: study

Mindfulness is more than good for the soul. According to a new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, it can also help prevent those with mild cognitive impairment from developing Alzheimer’s. The small pilot study explored how meditation can serve as an alternative to drugs in treating those with declining brain function. Meditation,… Read More »

Mumps – is it the forgotten disease?

There has been a sharp increase in cases of mumps this year in England – but the viral illness which can cause swollen glands (and, more rarely, testes) has been around for a very long time. Way back in the 5th Century BC, Hippocrates is thought to be the first person to have recorded the… Read More »

Prostate cancer symptoms: Having this colour urine could be warning sign of the disease

Prostate cancer symptoms can be difficult to spot because they develop slowly and may not show for many years. They usually appear when the prostate is large enough to affect the tube that carries urine from the bladder out the penis, known as the urethra. When this happens, symptoms can occur that affect how you… Read More »