Flat abdomen, muscle tone and a body to envy at friends?

You can, should, and this is the right time to think about it. The autumn is not necessarily the time when we let go, the period in which cold and rain become excuses for eating more, for not doing physical activity, to lose fitness. And then regretting it (bitterly) as soon as the day starts to grow again.

There are no excuses that keep. And there are activities for all tastes and lifestyles. Gym activities designed to slim and tone having fun. We interviewed Silvia Pandolfi, head Downtown Cavour in Milan Courses and we place the most frequently questions we ask in your mail. Here’s what he replied. Make yourself comfortable;)

crunch on ball

If I subscribe to the gym as many weekly sessions should I put in the account (and then organize my little free time accordingly) if I want that serve to anything? Continue reading “Flat abdomen, muscle tone and a body to envy at friends?”

The chronic fatigue syndrome

The chronic fatigue syndrome “I’m tired, always tired, I do not want to do anything …” This is known as chronic fatigue syndrome, or at least could be. He speaks frequently and often without really knowing what it is. We interviewed Prof. John Cristianini, and we shot some of the questions most frequently arrive in Margherita.net on this topic.

There is a chronic fatigue syndrome? Yes there is. In December 1994, an international study group, formed in the United States, was able to publish a definition of this syndrome, which was to replace a previous description of six years earlier. He came to establish, in that occasion that this syndrome is characterized by the presence of symptomatic conditions listed in the following section.

The chronic fatigue syndrome

What’s’ intended for chronic fatigue syndrome? The chronic fatigue syndrome (known in English speaking countries such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) is a disease whose origins are not yet well clarified and that manifests itself in a state of prolonged fatigue (at least over 6 months and often lasting several years) often accompanied by other symptoms such as headache, a sore throat applicant, sleep disturbance, memory loss, musculoskeletal pain. Continue reading “The chronic fatigue syndrome”

Fitness for combat autumn depression

Here we go again. The days become shorter and the cold, dark, intimate but sometimes more often … depressing (let us say). Autumn can be depressing, all right! And what is the first instinct that comes when we hear the autumn depression take over our lives? Eat anything, better if you these high calorie foods, take refuge on the sofa, turn on the television, shut out the world. Letting go … how nice if we could also go into hibernation.

But no! This year try to react before the autumn depression, jumps and you try to introduce new elements in your days. Fitness, for example … Autumn is the perfect time to set in motion our bodies, toning muscles, keep your metabolism, burn excess fat. How? Enrolling in gym, and following a workout program as it should (i.e. from an instructor).

Fitness for combat

But returning to the autumn depression left me, constant physical activity is one of the natural methods-proven most effective fight-… Add to this the gym environment, usually pretty nice, and the many people that attend to exchange a few words. Continue reading “Fitness for combat autumn depression”

Get fit for summer

Get fit for summer The summer is coming, whether you like it or not, and within a few weeks we will begin to worry about our fitness, as we in bikini, et cetera, et cetera, et cetera …

But it is never too late, and since now we still really enough time to get into shape, here’s a list of practical tips for who wants to get an appointment with the summer in form if not faultless, at least almost … uh …

Get fit for summer

At the table
• Try to focus on fruits and vegetables, white meat like chicken and lean products such as yogurt and milk carefully skimmed Continue reading “Get fit for summer”

Tired, stressed out?

It happens that the daily life with its commitments, worries, stress and interfere to such an extent that negatively affect, among other things, even our personal life. And our sexual sphere. The wishes, game, fun, erotic. More and more women arrive at the end of the day and would just collapse on the sofa (in bed, might bring some strange idea to partners …) and wake up the next morning.

A sign of the times? Maybe, certainly not one of the best signs that already difficult these days leave on our lifestyle.

Tired, stressed out

If you want to try to counteract this trend, to give pleasure to life, including sex, if you want to rediscover the taste of going home and having fun with your partner as they once were, maybe there will be some useful tips that we have collected and organized in the following list. As you can see, I’m just a little tips to keep in mind for a special occasion, or to assimilate to our everyday lifestyle. You choose the ones that are best suited to your tastes and circumstances of the moment. Continue reading “Tired, stressed out?”


The ovarian cyst is a benign tumor generally. But when it turns malignant, it is an ovarian cancer. If cysts are common, fortunately cancerous tumors are rare.

1.Ovarian cysts may occur at any age
2.Overall, there are two main types of cysts:
3.Ovarian cyst: how to confirm the diagnosis?
4.What are the treatments of ovarian cyst?
5.What about ovarian cancer?
6.Cysts: beware of complications
7.A knowledge of the cysts


Ovarian cysts may occur at any age

Ovarian cysts may occur at any age and more generally at puberty and before menopause. They are often discovered during a pelvic exam or a routine pelvic ultrasound. Sometimes they appear as small pain lower abdomen (often on one side and felt during sex), irregular periods accompanied by bleeding (bleeding outside the rules) or urinary discomfort because if the cyst is large, it tends to compress the bladder and cause a feeling of heaviness. An ovarian cyst can be suspected when the start of pregnancy is delayed (it can block ovulation). A path becomes hoarse and that increases hair growth can also put on the track of a tumor. Continue reading “OVARIAN CYST … OVARIAN CANCER”


Cancers of the eye are rare cancers. The most common form in adults is melanoma of the eye. Retinoblastoma is another eye cancer that affects mainly children under 5 years.

Update on cancers of the eye.

Eye cancer: melanoma and retinoblastoma
What are the risk factors for cancers of the eye?
What are the symptoms of melanoma in the eye?
What are the symptoms of retinoblastoma?
What are the treatment of cancers of the eye?

Eye cancer: melanoma and retinoblastoma

Malignant melanoma is related to cancer cells that develop in tissues of the eyes, the iris, choroids (blood vessels and ciliary body) and the eye muscles. Continue reading “I SUFFER FROM EYE CANCER: MELANOMA AND RETINOBLASTOMA”


Why screen for colorectal cancer? Because diagnosed early, colorectal cancer is curable in more than nine out of ten cases. And colorectal cancer kills 100,000 Europeans, men and women. To encourage the French to get tested, the National Cancer Institute launched the first national awareness campaign.

1.”Most often detected in time, colorectal cancer is not bad”
2.2008, the year of the spread of organized screening for colorectal cancer
3.The colorectal cancer screening in practice


“Most often detected in time, colorectal cancer is not bad”

The colorectal cancer is the second cause of cancer deaths in France. However, when diagnosed at stage I (tumor beginner), the survival rate at 5 years was 94%. But this is currently the case only a single case of colorectal cancer 5. For survival increases, it is imperative to do everything to track this cancer at an earlier stage of development. This is the goal of organized screening, experienced since 2003 and now extends to the whole country. Continue reading “COLORECTAL CANCER: TRACKED TIME, WE HEALED!”


In the coming months, 16 million insured from 50 to 74 years will receive a letter inviting them to an organized colorectal cancer screening. In France, it is the second leading cause of cancer death with approximately 17,000 deaths per year.

Colorectal cancer: 32nd most common cancer

Third that of cancer after prostate and breast cancer, colorectal cancer is common, but remains unknown in France. It contains two types of cancer neighbors, colon cancer and the rectum. In 2005, more than 37,000 new cases were detected. By comparison, 62,000 new cases of prostate cancer in men and 40,000 breast cancer in women were discovered in the same year. Since 2000, the mortality rate has decreased, but still 17,000 deaths have been recorded in 2005.Si the current campaign aims to inform the general population, it primarily targets the age group 50-74 years.


Indeed, 94% of cancers occur after age 50 . With advances in screening techniques, a 50% on this test would reduce the mortality rate of about 20%. Detected early, cervical cancer can indeed be cured in nine of ten cases. Today, only one in five cases detected at early stage of maladie.Les likelihood of developing the disease vary, again, depending on the individual, the risk is accentuated by family history. At age 55, incidence is rising faster among men than women: in 2000, the median age of diagnosis of colorectal cancer was 72 years for men and 75 for women. Nevertheless, it is strongly advised to regularly monitoring, because the warning signs often remain invisible and early detection significantly increases the chances of survie.Du September 13 to October 14, 2008, the National Cancer Institute (Inca) launches television and radio campaign aimed at informing the public about this cancer that is often forgotten. Continue reading “COLORECTAL CANCER: THOSE 50 TO 74 YEARS INVITED TO SCREENING”


As part of organized screening, Hem occult test is recommended every two years for anyone 50 to 74 years. But what are the recommendations and what consideration is to be produced in case of symptoms such as individuals or in patients with history of bowel disease?

Colorectal cancer screening by level of risk

At the time of the extension of the national screening program for colorectal cancer , the Ministry of Health reminds the decision tree, that is to say the type of examination and other procedures, depending on the case, and particular depending on symptoms and risk levels of each.

doctor checking

Thus, it is recommended to some people to participate in organized screening, while others will need to comply with more specific tests and / or more frequent. People without symptoms and without particular risk A Hemoccult II is every two years recommended for men and women from 50 years and up to 74 years. If particular symptoms The presence of the following symptoms must push to achieve a colonoscopy: Continue reading “COLORECTAL CANCER: WHICH EXAM FOR THAT?”