Top Causes of Severe Hearing Loss

How You Hear – Anatomy of the Ear Sound waves enter the outer ear and travel through the ear canal. This causes the eardrum and tiny bones, called the hammer and anvil, in the middle ear to vibrate. Then vibrations travel to the fluid in the cochlea where microscopic hairs send nerve signals to the…

Male menopause: Myth or reality?

Aging-related hormone changes in men — sometimes called male menopause — are different from those in women. Understand signs, symptoms and treatment options. Hormone changes are a natural part of aging. Unlike the more dramatic reproductive hormone plunge that occurs in women during menopause, however, sex hormone changes in men occur gradually. Here’s what to…

Portuguese-style roast chicken pieces

Ingredients (serves 4) 1 large (about 2kg) chicken, cut into 6 or 8 portions 1 long fresh red chilli, seeded, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tablespoon smoked paprika 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh oregano 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves ¼ cup (60ml) lemon juice 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon brown sugar Lemon…

Vegetable frittata

Kids in the kitchen will rise to the challenge with our quick and easy vegetable frittata. Ingredients Olive oil spray 200g sweet potato, peeled, cut into 1cm pieces 120g green round beans, trimmed, halved 80g (1/2 cup) frozen peas 1 shallot, trimmed, thinly sliced 125ml (1/2 cup) low-fat milk 4 eggs, lightly whisked 60g (1/4…