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Laser Acupuncture May Help Break The Habit Of Bedwetting

Laser Acupuncture May Help Break The Habit Of BedwettingA new study suggests laser acupuncture therapy may help children break the habit of wetting the bed.

Researchers from the Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey used traditional Chinese medicine to test whether or not targeting specific spots on the body commonly associated with the bladder could prevent bedwetting.

The study participants were between the ages of eight and nine and reported wetting the bed, on average, four nights a week. The researchers used low-power laser acupuncture therapy on two-thirds of the 91 children who participated in the study and used a fake laser on the remaining children.

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The Onion- A True Superfood

The onion it makes your breath stinky and when you slice one, it may make you cry. But that’s not all the onion does. It turns out that the simple onion is the king of nutritional benefits, and its perks have been known for thousands of years. Historical records reveal that onions have been used as far back as 4000 B.C. as a cure-all for many illnesses. In WW II, the vapors of onion paste were used to reduce the pain and accelerated the healing of soldiers’ wounds.

The onion today is no less powerful. Here’s a look at why you should make at least one medium-sized onion a staple in your daily diet.

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1 In 5 Swedes Would Give Up A Kidney For Cash

1 in 5 Swedes say they would be willing to sacrifice a kidney in exchange for a large cash payment, a survey has found.

A consumer research company asked 1,000 Swedes: “If it was legal, would you be prepared to sell one of your kidneys for 300,000 kronor ($48,344) to the County Council to be used for someone with kidney failure, or wouldn’t you?”

Twenty-two percent said they would be prepared to sell a kidney, 67 percent said they would not and 11 percent were undecided, The Local reported Friday.

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Tips for a Better Eyesight

Our eyes are two of our most precious possessions which connect us to the world. They express our deepest feelings and emotions, giving life to the wonderful things we see every day. The eyes are constantly taking in information while they are open, working non-stop to help us view the world.

The health of your vision is ultimately governed by the health of your eye muscles. But as we age, all the wear and tear on the eyes will start to weaken the muscles. Also, in today’s age of video games, computers, and other electronics; we work our eyes a little too much.

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Jogging– Not Good For Weight Loss

Jogging may have a cult following among fitness fanatics, but if you want to lose weight, jogging may not be the ideal kind of exercise, says London-based personal trainer Greg Brookes. Jogging is not the ideal exercise, because the more one runs, the more the body prepares itself for the next run.

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To Nap Or Not To Nap ?

Taking a nap can have many benefits – it can lessen fatigue and improve relaxation, it can improve alertness and mood, and it can refresh you, improving performance, reaction time and memory, while lowering confusion, and chances of having accidents.

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