Johns Hopkins scientists have developed a simplified, cheaper, all-purpose method they say can be used by scientists around the globe to more safely turn blood cells into heart cells. The method is virus-free and produces heart cells that beat with nearly 100 percent efficiency, they claim.
“We took the recipe for this process from a complex minestrone to a simple miso soup,” says Elias Zambidis, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of oncology and pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins Institute for Cell Engineering and the Kimmel Cancer Center. Zambidis says, “many scientists previously thought that a More >
Carbohydrates can be gained from whole cereals, grains and its products. These foods will also provide adequate fibre and deal with minor issues like constipation and flatulence. Try including eggs, low-fat dairy products preferably milk, cottage cheese and yoghurt, fish, poultry without the skin, lean meats and nuts in a child’s diet to get proteins. Encourage your child to drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration as he indulges in any physical activity. Restrict the consumption of hydrogenated oils, butter, margarine, fatty cookies, sweets, cakes, More >
To steer clear of any unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, it’s always advisable to have safe sex. But apart from the withdrawal method which asks for serious level of self-control, how many contraceptive methods are you aware of? Here is a list of methods of contraception and most importantly, their side-effects.
Vaginal ring The vaginal ring is a small, flexible device coated with hormones. Like the birth control pill, the device releases estrogen and progestin to provide contraception. The difference from the pill lies in the delivery. While the birth control pill must be More >
Are you one of those struggling to put on weight? Here are some ways to achieve your goal
While realms of space has been dedicated solely to how you can knock off those unwanted pounds and lose those inches, there are also people that want to put on a little bit of weight, and have a tough time doing so. There’s no reason to take supplements or weight gain pills to put on weight — a healthy diet and some positive attitude is all that you need. First of all you need to find out if you’re suffering from a medical condition that is not allowing you to gain weight. Once you get the all clear from More >
~It’s best to not shave the very first thing in the morning. If possible, let your skin wake up for a while.
~Use an exfoliate such as Deep Cleaning Face Scrub (of the brand that suits your skin) to eradicate dead skin and open up the pores of the skin to prepare it for a close shave.
~Be wary of mentholated shaving products. Although the cooled feeling feels good, menthol can have a very irritating effect on skin.
~Stubble should be wetted with warm or hot water before shaving.
~Thoroughly massage shave cream into stubble. A vitamin and Aloe Vera based shave cream like Vitamin Rich Shave More >
An aloe Vera moisturizer is great when used as an anti-aging cream. Everyone knows how expensive anti-aging products are and most of them do not really work. We get carried away by advertisements and just end up throwing away our hard-earned money and being disappointed. To make your own at home, you need:
- 1 tbsp. Aloe Vera gel
- 1 tbsp. beeswax
- 2 tbsp. lanolin
- 2 tbsp. rose water
- 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 2 to 3 drops of essential oil (lavender, orange, lemon or rose)
Combine the lanolin and beeswax together, melt them in the microwave for about 30 to 40 seconds. Mix the olive oil More >
Many men make the mistake regarding their appearance. They maintain a healthy diet, workout, read up on the latest fitness routines, purchase nice clothing, and spend huge bucks on a haircut and hair gel. But when it comes to learning about how to take care of their skin, they would rather take an elbow to the ribs in a pickup game of basketball.
Men’s skin is 20 percent oilier than women’s and has significantly larger pores. This means men need to take more care of their skin, especially during those hot and hazy months.
With the regular use of below given face packs/masks, you will feel More >
SEVEN STEPS TO OBTAIN BEAUTIFUL SKIN….
You don’t have to spend a lot of money to get beautiful skin, especially body skin. It can be dull and lifeless, but if you follow these steps, within a week you will notice that beautiful skin is replacing what was there before. The trick is to maintain it.
The more you use the steps, the better your skin will look. These steps are not about how to get nice skin, but how to get beautiful, stunning skin that you’ll want to show off!
Step 1 – Body Brushing
A soft bristled body brush should be used in long sweeping motions across the More >