We can add one more health effect of our gut bacteria to the growing list. Researchers from the UK have just reported that the gut microbiota plays a role, both directly and indirectly, on the toxicity and efficacy of chemotherapy. Their findings are published online in the journal Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology.
In this video, we learn how to apply bold eye makeup during chemotherapy. First, take a light silver shadow and brush it all over your eyes, including below the brow bone. From here, take a dark brown and brush it into the crease of the eye and blend to the outer corner with a fluffy blending brush. After this, apply black eyeliner on the top and the bottom of the eye. Then, apply mascara to the top and bottom eyelashes and curl if you would like as well. When finished, you will have a bold m...
In this tutorial, we learn how to apply subtle makeup and a wig during chemotherapy. First, create eyebrows with a pencil that matches your skin tone. After this, apply a white shadow to your eye and underneath your eyebrow. After you brush this on, you will then apply a smoky color to the creases of the eye and blend it in with the white color. From here, apply black eyeliner on the top and the bottom of the eye. After this, you can put your wig onto your head and then brush it and style it ...
In this video, we learn how to apply basic makeup while undergoing chemotherapy. First, use a sponge to apply your foundation all over your face. Use concealer to touch up any parts that show through the foundation and are red or discolored. Next, use a brush to apply a brown color on your brows, which may look too dark at first. After this, apply dark brown shadow or black shadow to a small brush and apply on the waterline of your eye. From here, apply a powder to your face and apply mascara...
The search is on to find antibiotics that will work against superbugs — bacteria that are rapidly becoming resistant to many drugs in our antibiotic arsenal.
A salt glow or salt scrub spa treatment mixes sea salt with grape seed oil and aromatherapy oils to exfoliate and vitalize the skin. Learn about spa salt glows from an esthetician in this free spa video series.
Pot is approved for medical use in more than a dozen states. Here's how to get it. Step 1: Check your state law
Dr. Schultz explains how to get rid of spider veins. The best treatment for spider veins depends on where they are. 1. On your legs, the best treatment is injections. It takes one to several treatments after which you will then be advised to wear tight compression stockings for three days. 2. If the spider veins is on your face, the best treatment is lasers where they usually work the first time and is not painful. 3. See your dermatologist for a treatment to get rid of spider veins.
Our canine best friends could spread our bacterial worst nightmare, according to a recent study. The problem with drug-resistant bacteria is well known. Overused, poorly used, and naturally adaptive bacteria clearly have us outnumbered. As science drives hard to find alternative drugs, therapies, and options to treat increasingly resistant infections, humans are treading water, hoping our drugs of last resort work until we figure out better strategies.
News: This Modified Common Cold Virus Specifically Targets & Kills Cancer (& Leaves Healthy Cells Alone)
The search for a cancer treatment that selectively finds and kills only the cancerous cells has just made a giant leap forward.
An effective treatment is your first step to getting a job and funding for your documentary. This is a written document used to describe your film and why you want to make it. This video gives you some good tips on how to make an effective treatment for your project.
Are you interested in pampering yourself with a visit to a spa? Learn about spa treatments for the face in this free health and beauty video series.
Keep the skin healthy, new, and beautiful with skin care tips. Learn how to perform skin care treatments at home with free video tips from a licensed medical aesthetician.
How to perform a facial skin treatment with galvanic spa therapy; get professional tips and advice on applying electrotherapy for the face in this free instructional video series.
In this video from dend359, we learn how to get rid of acne scars. First, he said he looked into laser treatment but that's too expensive. Then he found Divine Beauty ECIT Rejuvastamp treatment and it's much cheaper and similar to laser treatment. It did take about 3 months to fix the scars. He shows us one scar that has improved over time and recommends Divine Beauty's treatment. It requires a lot of patience because this treatment will take some time. This video will benefit anyone looking ...
Head lice can be a nasty, unwelcome visitor in your life. And if you have children, you're likely to be confronted with an infestation sooner or later. Dr. Su Laurent explains that getting rid of head lice can be a tricky undertaking, but the most important thing is to be persistent. You'll need to wash the hair with the latest lice treatment available, as the lice may adapt to chemicals from year to year. It's very important to follow up this treatment at least one more time, seven days late...
Acne develops when pores become blocked with dead skin cells and oil. They usually disappear over time but sometimes they leave a scar. When those blemishes form white blood cells rush to the surface to help heal the area. But occasionally a scar forms. Popping and picking can send bacteria further into the skin and increase the blemish and it greatly increases the likelihood that a scar will appear. Nodules and cysts are more severe blemishes and have an increased likelihood of leaving scars...
"Rain-X" is a product that helps get your windshield clean. Get tips on properly applying "Rain-X" and "Rain-X Anti-Fog" from a automotive expert in this free car care video series.
Gonorrhea infections reached a peak in 1975, then decreased until 2009, when infection rate started rising and has increased each year since. With the rise of antibiotic resistance, those numbers are only going to get worse — unless we find new treatments against the bacteria.
Andre was enjoying the carefree life of a 12-year-old with his friends, riding his bike and playing sports, like all kids that age. Schoolwork wasn't hard for him, and his grades showed that.
Many injuries do not require an ambulance, but they must be referred to medical aid for further treatment. This first aid how-to video will show you how to identify wounds that require further treatment. Underlying and dirty wounds, foreign objects, and stitches are all injuries that require a patient to go to a doctor or hospital.
Water makes up about 60% of your body weight. Whether you like it plain, flavored, bubbly, or in beverages or food, we all need water daily to avoid dehydration and stay healthy. For communities in need of clean drinking water, new research using bacteria may offer a simplified, lower-cost method for boosting potable water supplies.
If your hair is dry and damaged, a hot oil treatment might be exactly what you need to return it's natural, healthy sheen. And it's not very hard to do one at home. This tutorial shows you eight different ways how!
It's easy to create eye-catching window treatments with draping waterfall valances. So easy, in fact, that this home decorating how-to can present a complete overview of the process in two and a half minutes. For all of the details, and to learn how to style a draping waterfall valance yourself, take a look!
This is a classy and environmentally friendly way to give your home a wall treatment with reclaimed wood. You can find reclaimed lumber from nearly any lumberyard, especially green ones. Make sure you get the right tools and hardware, as well!
Get the lowdown on all the ways to remove pesky facial hair—from the brand new to the tried and true. Different options: threading, laser hair removal, intense pulsed light treatment, electrolysis, facial bleach, a waxing treatment or kit, tweezers, and prescription cream Vaniqa (optional). There are many hair removal options, so watch this video and choose the one that is best for you.
This tutorial video will teach you to make a saran wrap treatment for your hair. It works best after treatment with rollers, moisturizer, and oil. Get ready for your great new hair.
We usually associate Salmonella bacteria with a dangerous type of food poisoning, but they actually are pretty good at seeking out tumors. That trait made the bacteria a great candidate to deliver a protein that would help knock tumors out.
In this video, the user gives some suggestions on how to make at home hair protein treatments. She emphasizes that every good treatment consists of two components: a conditioning element, and a protein element. She suggests eggs, avocado, almond butter and soy milk for protein and yogurt, mayonnaise, nut and olive oils, and honey for the conditioning portion. She explains the importance of including both elements for moisturized hair and also that you should choose ingredients in response to ...
Dr. Steven Jepson explains what you can do to shrink your pores. Pores are small openings in your skin that can become infected or get clogged with makeup or dirt if they are too large. In order to shrink the visible appearance of skin pores you need to clean the dirt and gunk out of the pore. First you need to cleans and exfoliate your face twice a day using a cleanser designed for the face. Exfoliators are mildly acidic and help to dissolve the dirt so that it can be removed. Dr. Jepson war...
In this video Dr. Schultz will show you how to control extreme underarm sweating. If you suffer from extreme underarm sweating, despite regular use of antiperspirants, follow these steps: Make an appointment with your doctor so that they can give you a prescription for a topical antiperspirant called Drysol. This liquid is applied once a week, at bedtime, and is covered with cling wrap. After a few weeks you will see a significant reduction in the amount of underarm perspiration you experienc...
In this video Dr. Schultz will show you how to fix stretched or wrinkled earlobes. Here are a few things you can do to remedy stretched or wrinkled earlobes: Laser treatments, especially carbon dioxide treatments, a specified amount of heat is delivered to the skin, and it causes a contraction, which causes a plumping of the earlobe, removing the wrinkles. The results will last for years. With injectable filler treatments like collagen, you will also find a plumping of the skin, but they will...
Fasting—or the practice of regularly abstaining from ingesting anything except water—is a pretty drastic move. I tried to fast for two days and made it to the 12-hour mark, which is when I broke down and ate a quart of ice cream.
There comes a time in many tattooed individuals when they want to remove their tattoos. There are a lot of different ways to remove tattoo but they all cause scar. Dr. Neal Schultz explains only laser tattoo removal will not leave a scar and give a cosmetically-superior result. Laser energy is specifically targets the colored pigment of the tattoo so it only damages the colored pigment. It does not damage any of the surrounding skin. When people are treated for tattoos, it can take 8-12 treat...
As researchers from Yale searched our environment for compounds to aid in the battle against drug-resistant bacteria, they got an unlikely assist from ticks.
In this home-beauty how-to, television personality Jenny Jones shows you which foods make great face and hair beauty treatments. Beautify yourself with comestibles. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this clip can present a complete overview of the process in about a minute. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, watch this video guide.
This video shows you how to hot oil treat your dry hair at home. Here you'll use coconut and hot six oil in this tutorial to make your hot oil treatment. You may use what ever oil that you like and the amount of time is up to you Though 10 to 15 minutes is best, to let it penetrate the hair. Go from dry to smooth in no time.
French pleated drapery adds decorative touches to any window treatment and room. Watch this Home & Garden how-to video to learn how to instantly create triple pinch pleats with 4-Prong drapery hooks and deep pleat tape. Once you learn to use the four prong drapery hook you will want to create French pleats on all your window treatments.
At any given time, about 10% of the UK population have warts, which costs the NHS a staggering £40m a year in treatment. In this exclusive guide, Dr McKenna discusses the various types of wart – from the common wart to the genital wart – and advises on both preventative measures and treatment options available, to ensure that these little blighters will blight you no more. This video tutorial shows how to diagnose and treat warts.
Activating the body's own immune system to fight cancer is the goal of immunotherapy. It's less toxic than chemotherapy and works with our body's natural defenses. The trouble is, it doesn't work for most patients — only about 40% of cancer patients get a good response from immunotherapy. But coupling it with another type of cancer therapy just might deliver the punch that's needed to knock out cancer.