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Howe Joseph

Howe Joseph is a freelance medical writer. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Howe Joseph spent the past 10+ years writing about medications, diseases, family health, fitness, nutrition and sexual health
Cancer Cell

Cancer: Breakthrough Treatments To Target Drug Resistance

The world's first drugs designed to stop cancer cells becoming resistant to treatment could be available within the next decade,...
Charcoal toothpastes

Charcoal Toothpastes ‘Don’t Whiten Teeth’

Charcoal-based toothpastes, which claim to whiten teeth, are a "marketing gimmick" which could increase the risk of tooth decay and staining, says...

Why Avocado Is Perfect For Weight Loss, Obesity

You may want to add fresh avocados to your meals more often. A new study shows that the fruit provides the properties...

DR Congo Ebola Deaths Pass 1,000

The death toll from the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has passed 1,000, the health ministry says.
Bees Living Inside Woman

Taiwan Doctor Finds Four Sweat Bees Living Inside Woman’s Eye

A Taiwanese woman was found by doctors to have four small sweat bees living inside her eye, the first such incident on...

Do You Really Need To Drink 8 Glasses Of Water Every Day?

There’s a lot of disagreement within the nutrition sphere, but there is one health claim that seems to withstand the test...
Mushy Bananas

Put Those Mushy Bananas On Your Counter To Good Use With This Healthy Banana...

Here's my one problem with bananas: Even though I love the idea of grabbing a banana as a snack, it's nearly...
Potent cannabis

Potent Cannabis Increases Risk Of Serious Mental Illness, Says Study

Smoking potent 'skunk-like' cannabis increases your risk of serious mental illness, say researchers. They estimate around one in...

FDA Moves To Tighten E-Cigarette Sales

U.S. health regulators are moving ahead with a plan designed to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of teenagers by restricting sales...
High blood pressure

High Blood Pressure Drugs To Be Offered To Thousands More

New guidelines on diagnosing high blood pressure could mean thousands more people benefiting from treatment in England and Wales.