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The Health Risks Associated With Living in a Moldy Apartment

According to research conducted by the World Health Organization, a significant percentage of the 300 million cases of childhood asthma worldwide can be attributed...

Nematicides – Uses, Mode of Action and Environmental Impact

Nematodes, also known as roundworms, are living organisms that belong to the phylum Nematoda. They are a variety of animals that inhabit a wide...

Antimicrobials and Disinfectants – Types, Uses and Functions

Microorganisms are microscopic living things that surround us. They include viruses, bacteria, fungi, and protozoa that are part of the ecosystem. Microorganisms have many benefits...

Rodenticides: Uses, Functions, Types and Effects

Rodents belong to the order Rodentia in the animal kingdom. Numbering over 2000 species, they are mammals characterized by upper and lower pairs of continuously growing...

Fungicides: Uses, Functions and Harmful Effects

Fungi are unicellular or multicellular eukaryotic organisms that cannot produce their own food (heterotrophs) and are essential to the nutrient cycle of an ecosystem. They...

Insecticides: Definition, Uses and Health Risk

Insecticides are toxic substances used to kill insects. They are used in agriculture, industries like tanning and carpentry, medicine, and by household consumers. Insecticides have...

Pesticides: Uses, Mode of Action and Environmental Impact

Pests are a nuisance to humans. They attack crops and cause physical and economic loss to agriculturists; they are vectors of several diseases such...

Household Uses for Baking Soda

Baking soda, or bicarbonate of soda is a very common ingredient in many baking recipes.  But did you know that there are hundreds of...

Practical Ways to Save on Your Electric Bill

You may turn off the lights every time you walk out of a room, but your teenager doesn't and your partner doesn't and the...

How Many Towels Do You Have?

Silly question, isn't it? Most of us don't know exactly, although we might have a good idea of how many towels we have. What...
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Does Hypnosis Really Work?

People have now been using hypnosis for thousands  of years. It was used by the early Egyptians as a  medical treatment and has been...
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Hyperthyroidism: Symptoms, Causes, and Risk Factors

Hyperthyroidism is the opposite of hypothyroidism. It is characterized by an overactive thyroid gland. Your thyroid gland is a small organ shaped like a butterfly....

The Growing Epidemic of Diabetes and What You Can Do About It

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, then sadly you aren’t even close to being alone anymore. In the United States, the disease became...

8 Steps to Ease Your Back and Neck Pain

Back and neck pain is unfortunately common among adults, especially those who work in manual labor jobs or at desks. It can also be...

FAQs about Weight Loss Boot Camp

Weight loss problems and programs are going to stay in the news hub for a very long time because that is still a big...

Chasteberry: Health Benefits and How to Use?

The herb Chasteberry has been used as medicine in natural medicine for thousands of years. The fruit of the chaste tree is...