Category Archives: Age related diseases

DVT Risk – Self Assessment

Here is a quick way to do a self assessment to see if you are at risk of suffering from Deep Vein Thrombosis.  For each of the criteria below, give yourself points against the option that is right for you. …

Foot care for diabetics

Over 60% of diabetics suffer from some form of nerve damage.  This is called diabetic neuropathy. People with diabetes can, over time, develop nerve damage throughout the body. Some people with nerve damage have no symptoms. Others may have symptoms …

Anti-bacterial properties of silver yarn

Earlier today I added 3 more products into our catalog.  These are socks made of cotton with a mix of silver yarn (actual 99.9% pure silver, according to the product literature) meant specifically for diabetics who are in general susceptible …

Prostate Cancer – Early detection and cure

Incidences of prostate cancer have been increasing in India over the last couple of decades.  According the research 7 out of every 100,000 men get diagnosed with prostate cancer every year.  However, early detection can lead to close to 100% …

What is Osteoporosis?

Today, October 20th is World Osteoporosis Day.

Get your Bone Mineral Density test done today.  It is a 2 minute non-invasive, simple procedure that can tell you if you are Osteoporosis free, Osteopenic (at high risk), or Osteoporofic (having …