Thursday, 25 December 2014
We invite you to vote for our blog on the Healthline contest for best health blog in 2014. Click on this link, type MBH in the search field on the contest page to see our entry (it will appear immidiately), and then vote with your Facebook account. You can also vote with your Twitter, or, even better, with both!
Tuesday, 16 December 2014
Healthline has produced a valuable infographic containing 58 words any woman who has been diagnosed with breast cancer should know during diagnosis, tests, treatment and recovery. In fact, all women should have a look at this informative resource. It is interactive; you hover over a word and a definition will pop up with option to click to know more.
Monday, 8 December 2014
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
"Should a woman have a preventive mastectomy if her lifetime breast cancer risk is 25 percent compared to the average woman’s risk of 12 percent?" The risk percentage of breast cancer by mutations of the known genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 were high enough, one would say, to make informed choices of whether to undergo mastectomy. There are now new mutations that are not as high and make choices tough for women. Read about the study.
Tuesday, 12 August 2014
Molokhia (or Mulukheyya or in Arabic ملوخية) is a green leafy plant that means food of the kings or royal. English name for it is Jute leaves. It is common in the Middle East and is cooked into a stew usually with chicken and rice on the side. Lots of lemon, fried garlic and cilantro involved. It is delicious, healthy and worth hitting local markets to find it. Interested?