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Medical Science is Knocking on Immortality’s Door with the Latest Drug and Pharmaceutical Developments

The one thing people have in common, the world over, is that we’re going to die.  It’s among the most common fears.  For millennia we have obsessed with finding out what awaits us after we die and trying to prevent it.  People have spent their entire lives and fortunes searching for mythical ways to extend our time here, searching for the Holy Grail or the Fountain... [Continue Reading]

Erasing the Pain: 5 Reasons It Is Important to Keep a Heating Pad in Your Home

You have noticed how a hot shower soothes the pain and aches inflicted by the day’s exertions. You probably never think of it as applying heat therapy, but that’s what you’re essentially doing. People have known for ages that heat is a great ally in the battle with pain. While rubber bottles filled with hot water did the job for a while, the arrival of electricity made... [Continue Reading]

EMF Protection is Tested and Proven to be Effective

It is understandable if you are skeptical about Electromagnetic Field (EMF) radiation. After all, you have been using your phone and computer over the years, but you have not suffered from any EMF related illness. Before you write off the idea of using EMF protection, you need to understand that several studies have already shown that EMF radiation dangers are real, and you need to stay... [Continue Reading]

Determining the Best Care Agency to Partner With

Given the demand for home care these days, finding a home carer is not a huge problem anymore. You can just call an agency and they will send someone to provide the care that you need for your elderly relative. Before you decide which agency to partner with, you need to filter the options and find high quality care without going beyond your budget. Identifying the kind of care you need ... [Continue Reading]

Your Guide When It Comes to Coping with Dementia

If you are diagnosed with dementia, you will encounter challenges ahead, but that does not mean that your life is over. Fear, denial, loneliness, anger, depression and frustration; these are just some of the different emotions you will experience. Being aware and prepared for these challenges will not only benefit you but also the people around you. How to Cope with Dementia Below are the... [Continue Reading]

How to Manage Asthma at Home

Asthma is a common lung condition that affects the airways, resulting to wheezing and shortness of breath. In fact, 1 in 13 people, or about 25 million individuals, are known to have asthma in the United States alone—more prevalent in children than in adults. Since the disease causes the swelling of the airways, people with asthma need to know how to effectively manage their... [Continue Reading]

How Getting Healthy Over 40 can Help Reduce Your Risk of Certain Diseases

Are you over 40, overweight and maybe feeling like you’re lacking energy most of the time? While there could be no underlying issue whatsoever, you could also be on the brink of a serious health concern. It’s important to visit your doctor right away for preliminary tests to determine if you may be at risk for heart disease or a gastrointestinal condition. Here are a few things... [Continue Reading]

The Pros and Cons of Using Noise Cancelling Ear Buds for Sleeping

Sleep is essential for every human being, the lack of sleep can cause health problems like heart disease, stroke or even high blood pressure. It is for this reason that noise canceling ear buds for sleeping was invented. Noise cancelling earbuds are gadgets used to block disturbing sounds, using active noises control. Noise canceling ear buds enable you to listen to music without raising the... [Continue Reading]

What to do When a Tooth is Broken?

It can be estimated that around 300 people experience dental trauma each week in Brisbane. A large number of these people who experience dental injuries are children. By being prepared and with a quick response, many of these tooth injuries can be repaired if it is managed quickly by parents and emergency dentists in Brisbane. Children tend to run fast and play a lot. Injury to the face and... [Continue Reading]

Vital Role of Patient Monitoring Systems

Patient monitoring is the root of patient care. It is imperative for members of the healthcare team to always perform constant assessment and measurements on the patient’s physiological parameters to guide them in patient diagnosis and to determine the appropriate therapeutic interventions. To guide the team, patient monitoring needs to adapt a systematized approach through patient... [Continue Reading]

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Scientists pinpoint gene
A new study led by scientists at the University of Southampton has found that inherited variation in a particular gene may be to blame for the lower survival rate of patients diagnosed with early-onset breast cancer. Breast cancer is the second-leading ...

Higher blood sugar in early pregnancy raises baby's heart-defect risk
HIGHER blood sugar early in pregnancy raises the baby's risk of a congenital heart defect, even among mothers who do not have diabetes, according to a study led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The study was published ...

A CDC ban on 'fetus' and 'transgender?' Experts alarmed
FILE - This Nov. 19, 2013 file photo shows a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention logo at the agency's federal headquarters in Atlanta. Reacting to a Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 story in The Washington Post, health leaders say they are alarmed that ...

Here's why keeping a cell phone too close to your body might be bad for your health
Do you sometimes sleep with your cell phone? The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued a warning against it, because the radiation from the devices may be harmful to our bodies. “Although the science is still evolving, there are ...

What Causes Bipolar Disorder? Scientists Think They've Found 7 Potential Sources Of The Illness
Mental health issues are complex, and severe illnesses like bipolar disorder have long been been critically misunderstood. Though bipolar disorder was identified in writings as early as the first century, and has been included in the DSM since 1980 ...

He was a renowned surgeon - until a doctor found his initials burned on a patient's liver
Patients often can't help but wonder what doctors and nurses are doing while they're sedated. Some suspect trash talking. Others are wary of racially charged comments. On Wednesday, a British surgeon gave patients something new to worry about: Getting ...

Heinz Wolff, scientist and Great Egg Race presenter, dies at 89
Heinz Wolff performs a science show for children from schools in west London in 2008. Photograph: Cate Gillon/Getty Images. Brunel University London. Heinz Wolff, scientist and Great Egg Race presenter, dies at 89. Emeritus professor at Brunel ...

Smoking, drinking and drug abuse decline among US teens, who prefer pot and vaping, study finds
Vaping appears to have replaced cigarettes as the primary nicotine delivery device for teens. At least 19 percent of high school seniors said they vaped nicotine in the past year, along with 16 percent of sophomores and 8 percent of 8th-graders. Diedra ...

Ketamine Rapidly Reduces Suicidal Thoughts In Depressed People, Says Study
Depressed patients who take low doses of ketamine are more likely to have decreased suicidal thoughts, according to a new study. But ketamine is still far from being a miracle drug. ( Justin Sullivan | Getty Images ). More than other sedatives ...

Health Officials Report Child Died Of Flu Complications, 1st In Riverside County This Year
Women make better patients? A new study from Johns Hopkins says it might be the estrogen.(credit: CBS). RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) — County health officials in the Inland Empire have reported the first flu-related death of the 2017-18 influenza season, and ...

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