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Designing a Treatment Room with NewLife Spa Furniture

Whenever a spa or salon is in the process of designing a treatment room with New Life spa furniture for facials, massages or other services, the area usually requires a space of approximately 10’ by 12’. This amount of square footage will provide enough area for a massage table, or a facial bed, along with Read more

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Pancreatic Hormone Amylin Associated to Various Cardiac Diseases

In the recent study which was published in the journal Circulation Research and was carried out by the researchers in UC Davis, the pancreatic hormone named Amylin has been associated to the varied cardiac problems in the people who are obese and are also diabetic. In an unusual observation the researchers found that certain strings Read more

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Parasite Infected Fruit Flies Use Alcohol to Self Medicate

A recent research has revealed a behavior that will help the parasite infected fruit flies to augment their survival rate. According to the research which was led by Todd Schlenke, the evolutionary geneticist, to kill the blood borne parasites fruit flies use alcohol. This process of self medication helps the fruit flies to increase their Read more

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Circadian Clock If Disorganized Can Render the Immune System Weak

Our susceptibility and vulnerability to diseases may be influenced if the body clock is interrupted since its disruption affects the immune system to quite an extent. The metabolism, sleeping behavior and similarly related body functions of the human body are regulated by the body clock or in the other words by the circadian clock which Read more

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The Enigma of Crystal Meth (Methamphetamine) Revealed

The highly addictive odorless substance which resembles shiny blue-white rocks and is often known as ice, Tina or glass is nothing but a colorless form of d-methamphetamine. In other words the chemical n-methyl-1-phenyl-propan-2-amine (C10H15N) is known as methamphetamine – and in its crystalline form it is known as “meth” and since Crystal meth is usually Read more

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Occupational Health Hazard

Obesity and type II diabetes which have reached epidemic proportions worldwide are the risks associated with the working patterns of shift workers and their poor diet. Hence, it should be considered as an occupational health hazard as per the editors of the journal ‘PLoS Medicine’. In work places that employ shift workers, junk food is readily Read more