Month: January 2019

Fitness fads fuel eating disorders

TEENAGERS who were overweight as children and bullied in the schoolyard are increasingly showing up at hospital with life-threatening eating disorders.

About 40 per cent of teenagers presenting with eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa or bulimia, at Westmead Hospital, had a heavier-than-normal weight as kids, according to the hospital’s director of adolescent health Professor Simon Clarke.

“We became more aware about three years ago that we were admitting more and more kids who were (previously) obese and overweight who were medically ill,” Prof Clarke said. read more

What is HEPA air purifier?

The HEPA is one of the leading brands of air purifier device on the market. Nowadays, the HEPA air purifiers are becoming a most important item for many homes or office. At present, people become more focused on health subjects and most of the people are focusing a lot on the air that they breathe.


This is because; people are great aware of the presence of dust, allergens and dangerous particles in all over their own homes. To get rid of those harmful particles, the HEPA air purifiers have become a most famous trend. Still now, there are several various models available in the HEPA air purifier system, so it is quite complex for people to find which are the best one. read more