Rupa Marya operates where music, medicine and social justice meet San Francisco Chronicle
Rupa Marya, associate professor of medicine at UCSF, also fronts the band Rupa and the April Fishes Photo: Courtesy Rupa Marya. For years, Rupa Marya led ...
Losartan blood pressure medicine recalled WNYT
April 19, 2019 08:45 PM. If you take blood pressure medicine, double-check your prescription. Torrent Pharmaceuticals has expanded its recall of Losartan.
Preventive Medicine: Why Notre Dame burned, and what it means for your health New Haven Register
Notre Dame Cathedral ignited, so far as we know, because accidents happen at construction (and reconstruction) sites. But it burned so ferociously because of a ...
Where AI in Medicine Falls Short Scientific American
I met Peter and his family, as I so often do with patients, at what I can only assume was one of the worst points in their lives. As an infant, Peter (whose details I ...
Police remind community about "blue boxes" on National Clean out your Medicine Cabinet Day WBKO
There are three blue boxes for medicine disposal located around Bowling Green: one at the police station, one at the sheriff's office, and one at Kentucky State ...
Savvy Senior: Safe Ways to Get Rid of Expired, Unused Medicine The Keene Sentinel
Dear Savvy Senior,. What's the best, environmentally safe way to dispose of old and unused medications? My mother has a medicine cabinet chocked-full of ...
VIDEO: Asthma Interventions—More Than Just the Medicine DocWire News
A variety of factors come into play when treating asthma—and environmental respiratory triggers go beyond the obvious.Many interventions exist.
Food, medicine shortages hit Cuba, raising fears of new economic crisis New York Post
CUBA — Just after 8 a.m., Pura Castell got in line behind about 100 other people waiting for a chance to buy frozen chicken legs. For two hours she leaned on...
Discovering herbal medicine in South Mississippi WLOX
South Mississippi's Blue Boy Herbs makes and sends herbal medicines all over the world.
WATCH: National Clean out your Medicine Cabinet Day WBKO
There are three blue boxes for medicine disposal located around Bowling Green: one at the police station, one at the sheriff's office, and one at Kentucky State ...
Protecting Your Family It's National Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day! WKBW-TV
National Clean Out You Medicine Cabinet Day occurs annually on the third Friday of April.
Opinion | Marijuana is a medicine not a menace Washington Blade
I am the past chairperson of the board of directors of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, based in Washington, D.C. for the past 50 ...
Storyteller Regi Carpenter in residence with UAB Arts in Medicine, with performances May 15-16 - UAB News
Storyteller Regi Carpenter in residence with UAB Arts in Medicine, with performances May 15-16 UAB News
Regi Carpenter will perform twice at UAB's Alys Stephens Center as part of her weeklong UAB residency. CarpenterJoomla Storyteller and author Regi ...
INJURY REPORT pres. by Texas Health Sports Medicine: FC Dallas vs. Atlanta United | 4.20.19 - FC Dallas
INJURY REPORT pres. by Texas Health Sports Medicine: FC Dallas vs. Atlanta United | 4.20.19 FC Dallas
FRISCO - As FC Dallas prepares to head on the road to take on Atlanta United this weekend, let's take a look at the Texas Health Sports Medicine Injury Report ...
Kiraly Joins Mercy, Focus on Sleep Medicine businessjournaldaily.com
Dr. Carmella Kiraly has joined the medical staff of Mercy Health-Youngstown. Kiraly graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and completed her ...
Kepecs named BJC investigator Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Adam Kepecs, PhD, recognized internationally for his research on neural circuits responsible for cognition and decision-making, has been named a BJC ...
Precision Medicine in Solid Tumor Malignancies OncLive
Insight regarding the evolvement of personalized medicine for the treatment of solid tumor malignancies and its overall impact on the design of clinical trials.
New book on next-generation sequencing in medicine from CSHL Press EurekAlert
Cold Spring Harbor, NY -- Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press (CSHLP) announced the release of Next-Generation Sequencing in Medicine, available on its ...
Members Move Medicine: Helping identify human trafficking victims American Medical Association
AMA member Catherine G. Coughlin says the true reward is when someone tells her they identified a human trafficking victim at the hospital because of her ...
Drug reduces risk of kidney failure in people with diabetes, study finds - Stanford Medical Center Report
Drug reduces risk of kidney failure in people with diabetes, study finds Stanford Medical Center Report
Canagliflozin, a drug approved to lower glucose levels in diabetic patients, can slow the progression of kidney disease, according to a study co-authored by a ...
Traditional but unconventional: Hong Kong's first Chinese medicine hospital signals a change in gov't attitude - Hong Kong Free Press
Traditional but unconventional: Hong Kong's first Chinese medicine hospital signals a change in gov't attitude Hong Kong Free Press
By Bonita Wong, Wayne Chang, Sarah Poon. Western medicine has always been a core element of Hong Kong's public medical system. But with the launch of ...
A Third of People With Cancer Use Alternative Medicine. Here's Why That Could Be Dangerous TIME
A third of cancer patients use alternative therapies like supplements and yoga. These are the benefits—and drawbacks.
Bridging music and medicine University of Florida
Other universities told Xander Boggs he'd have to choose between music and medical school. The University of Florida encouraged him to do both.
Screening for breech presentation using universal late-pregnancy ultrasonography: A prospective cohort study and cost effectiveness analysis - PLoS Blogs
Screening for breech presentation using universal late-pregnancy ultrasonography: A prospective cohort study and cost effectiveness analysis PLoS Blogs
In their cohort study, David Wastlund and colleagues find that universal ultrasound scanning for breech presentation near term is associated with reduced ...
Found: A Quack’s Medicine Bottles, Buried Behind a Haunted Hotel Atlas Obscura
Two months ago, a landscape artist stumbled upon a cache of hundreds of glass bottles buried behind Arkansas's purportedly haunted Crescent Hotel and Spa.
Ex-NJ Paramedic Sues for Wrongful Termination After Practicing Holistic Medicine on Patient - NBC 10 Philadelphia
Ex-NJ Paramedic Sues for Wrongful Termination After Practicing Holistic Medicine on Patient NBC 10 Philadelphia
A former New Jersey paramedic is suing a health care company for wrongful termination after he practiced holistic medicine on a patient who refused traditional ...
Harness Emotion, Come Out and Execute – OU Medicine Game Day Report: OKC vs. POR Game 3 | Oklahoma City Thunder - OKCThunder.com
Harness Emotion, Come Out and Execute – OU Medicine Game Day Report: OKC vs. POR Game 3 | Oklahoma City Thunder OKCThunder.com
Earlier this season, former Thunder forward Nick Collison said this year's team had an “edge” that wasn't there a much in 2017-18. That mental toughness and ...
Why Does Medicine Cost So Much? Here's How Drug Prices Are Set TIME
From 2007 to 2016, Mylan raised the list price of its EpiPen about 500%, from just under $100 to more than $600. From 2002 to 2013, insulin prices more than ...
Drug Sites Upend Doctor-Patient Relations: ‘It’s Restaurant-Menu Medicine’ The New York Times
A new wave of websites turns physicians into mere gatekeepers for popular lifestyle drugs, increasing public health risks, experts say. The sites say they ease ...
Closing the gender pay gap in medicine AAMCNews
Leaders in academic medicine have been working to address salary inequities. A new AAMC report highlights the progress made to date — and the challenges ...
Medicine shortages set to continue despite Brexit delay GP online
Medicine shortages are unlikely to improve as a result of Brexit being delayed healthcare leaders have said, after it was revealed that the number of drugs on a ...
Penn Medicine treats patients in first human CRISPR trial in the U.S. The Daily Pennsylvanian
Penn Medicine researchers have used the gene-editing technology CRISPR to treat two cancer patients in the first ever human trial with CRISPR in the United ...
Kidney chips in space will help medicine on Earth UW Medicine Newsroom
A UW School of Pharmacy and UW Medicine research project is being sent into space with the hope that the tests will provide answers to how the kidney is ...
Penn Medicine treats two cancer patients with gene-editing tool CRISPR PhillyVoice.com
Clinicians at the University of Pennsylvania have treated two cancer patients with CRISPR, a gene-editing technology that enables precise modifications to DNA.
Medicine Man Technologies Announces Record Revenue and 2018 Year-End Financial Results - New Cannabis Ventures
Medicine Man Technologies Announces Record Revenue and 2018 Year-End Financial Results New Cannabis Ventures
Company to Host Financial Results Conference Call and Update on Business Developments on Thursday, April 25, 2019, at 4:15 p.m. ET. DENVER, April 17 ...
Scam Awareness, Alzheimer Dementia, and Mild Cognitive Impairment Annals of Internal Medicine
Decreased scam awareness may be an early indicator of impending Alzheimer dementia and its precursor, mild cognitive impairment, but prior studies have not ...
Former Winnipeg journalist pleads guilty to robbing two banks in Medicine Hat Calgary Herald
MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — A former journalist arrested almost two years ago after two banks were robbed in Medicine Hat, Alta., has been convicted of the crimes.
Online Medicine On-Demand Sounds Easy, But There's A Downside : Shots - Health News NPR
If you're on Instagram or if you've taken the New York City subway lately, chances are you've heard of Hims, the men's health and wellness company with a ...
Penn State Berks 'Exercise Is Medicine' program receives gold-level status bctv.org
WYOMISSING, PA––The “Exercise is Medicine on Campus” program at Penn State Berks has been recognized as a gold-level program by the American ...
Should A Nurse's Fatal Medical Error Be Prosecuted? : Shots - Health News NPR
A nurse was charged with 'reckless homicide' after mistakenly giving a patient a fatal dose of the wrong medicine. Patient safety experts say this may actually ...
Clean Out Medicine Day | April 19, 2019 | Breeze TV | JMU The Breeze
Last Friday was National Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day, but you don't have to wait till next year. In Harrisonburg medicine can be properly disposed of ...
Psychiatrist loses license to practice medicine in Kansas KSN-TV
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) - A suburban Kansas City psychiatrist has lost his license to practice medicine in Kansas after state regulators alleged he had sex ...
Can The Culture Of Overtreatment Be Curbed In Medical Training? : Shots - Health News NPR
Ordering more tests or treatments is not always best for patients' health or wallet. A group of medical educators is trying to address the problem where they think ...
Texas Tech's School Of Medicine To Stop Considering Race In Admissions NPR
Texas Tech University's medical school has agreed to end its consideration of race in selecting candidates for admission, an outcome actively sought by the ...
Here's how Penn Medicine is addressing innovation MedCity News
In a phone interview, chief innovation officer Roy Rosin discussed how Penn Medicine is approaching behavior change, allowing clinicians to receive needed ...
19th-century medicine: Milk was used as a blood substitute for transfusions Big Think
Before we really had the scientific method pinned down, scientists used to just try out whatever hare-brained idea came to them. In this case, that hare-brained ...
The World Health Organization Gives the Nod to Traditional Chinese Medicine. Bad Idea - Scientific American
The World Health Organization Gives the Nod to Traditional Chinese Medicine. Bad Idea Scientific American
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...
Gene-silencing: 'New class' of medicine reverses disease porphyria BBC News
Doctors have used a new type of medicine called "gene silencing" to reverse a disease that leaves people in crippling pain. The condition, acute intermittent ...
Addressing weight bias in medicine - Harvard Health Blog Harvard Health
You happen to be among the two-thirds of Americans with overweight and obesity (defined as a body mass index of 25 or greater), and you are just thrilled to go ...
Ad campaign claims imported medicines are risky for Floridians FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
A national organization is attacking Gov. Ron DeSantis' proposal to allow prescription medications from Canadian to be imported to Florida.
Nick McClary column: Is the evidence settled on complementary and alternative medicine for cancer? - South Strand news
Nick McClary column: Is the evidence settled on complementary and alternative medicine for cancer? South Strand news
Over the past two columns, I reviewed two studies covering alternative and complementary medicine for cancer treatment. For those who didn't happen to read ...
At WHO Forum on Medicines, countries and civil society push for greater transparency and fairer prices - World Health Organization
At WHO Forum on Medicines, countries and civil society push for greater transparency and fairer prices World Health Organization
At a global forum on fair pricing and access to medicines, delegates from governments and civil society organizations called for greater transparency around the ...
Texas Tech School of Medicine will not consider race in admissions process, per agreement with Trump administration - CNN
Texas Tech School of Medicine will not consider race in admissions process, per agreement with Trump administration CNN
The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine will not consider race or national origin as a factor in its admissions process, according to ...
Asthma takes a toll on African-Americans. Can precision medicine help? STAT
Geneticist Dr. Esteban Burchard was studying asthma at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston years ago when, he recalled, “a black teenager died of an ...
Donoff to step down as dean of Harvard School of Dental Medicine Harvard Gazette
Bruce Donoff, dean of Harvard School of Dental Medicine for 28 years, announced today that he will step down from the position effective Jan. 1, 2020.
Take Your Medicine: This $1.5 Billion Health Startup’s Smart Pills Keep Patients From Forgetting - Forbes
Take Your Medicine: This $1.5 Billion Health Startup’s Smart Pills Keep Patients From Forgetting Forbes
Are patients taking their medications correctly, and are the medicines working? A handful of digital health startups tries to make it easier to tell -- say, ...
Grant funds mucosal infection research at Baylor Baylor College of Medicine News
A grant will fund Baylor research to study mucosal infection (bacteria, viruses and parasites) through the use of genomics and organoid model systems ...
Footy Wife Slammed After Promoting Medicine That's Just Ground Up Rice LADbible
The ex-vaxxer mum has been criticised for promoting a product that does nothing.
Investors are starting to bet big on psychedelic medicine CNBC
A life sciences company called ATAI just got a group of investors together to fund research and development into the therapeutic uses of psychedelics.
FDA developing new rules for artificial intelligence in medicine STAT
The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it is developing a framework for regulating artificial intelligence products used in medicine that ...
Light, physical activity reduces brain aging EurekAlert
(Boston)--Incremental physical activity, even at light intensity, is associated with larger brain volume and healthy brain aging. Considerable evidence suggests ...
A doctor's hopes for digital medicine - The AI will see you now The Economist
Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again. By Eric Topol.Basic Books; 400 pages; $17.99. FOR ALL the technological ...
Bryant Cameron Webb Examines The Confluence Of Medicine And Social Justice - Boise State Public Radio
Bryant Cameron Webb Examines The Confluence Of Medicine And Social Justice Boise State Public Radio
Dr. Bryant Cameron Webb of the University of Virginia School of Medicine was recently in Boise to lecture on the relationship between medical policy and social ...
Aspiring doctors seek advanced training in addiction medicine NBCNews.com
Once a tiny specialty that drew mostly psychiatrists, addiction medicine is expanding its accredited training to include primary care residents.
Watch Melissa Etheridge Perform ‘Medicine Show’ Songs on ‘CBS This Morning’ Rolling Stone
A day after releasing her new album The Medicine Show, Melissa Etheridge appeared on CBS This Morning to showcase a pair of tracks from her new LP as ...
Proper storage of medicines critical to animal health Fence Post
Properly storing vaccinations and medications can be key to ensuring animal health, according to Nebraska's Bovine Quality Assurance director.Rob Eirich told ...
Shanghai to play leading role in medicine procurement reform Shine News
The National Healthcare Security Administration signed a memorandum of understanding with the Shanghai government on Thursday concerning medicine ...
South Dakota State Vet Says Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Bill Is Positive WNAX
The Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Enhancement legislation has been reintroduced in Congress. South Dakota State Veterinarian Dr. Dustin Oedekoven ...
Genomics Medicine opens Dublin clinic to expand research The Times
Genomics Medicines Ireland, a company aiming to build a genetic database for a large portion of the country's population, has opened a new Dublin city centre ...
Gov. Ron DeSantis recommits to Canada drug plan, insists imported medicines will be safe - Sun Sentinel
Gov. Ron DeSantis recommits to Canada drug plan, insists imported medicines will be safe Sun Sentinel
As a new ad campaign blasts the safety of the state's drug import proposal, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis reconfirmed his commitment to curb prescription drug ...
Blocking protein's activity restores cognition in old mice Stanford Medical Center Report
Neuroscientist Tony Wyss-Coray and his team discovered that they were able to improve the cognitive function of older mice after blocking a protein on brain ...
A Revolution in Access to Medicine is Underway in Five African Countries UN Dispatch
Among the many barriers to quality healthcare in the developing world is the high cost of medicine. This is due, in part, to frequent disruptions in the supply chain ...
Personalised medicine: hope or hype? - Health Report ABC News
Personalised medicine is an area of research that's been pumped full of hype in recent years, promising to create individualised treatments for a whole range of ...
Sutter Health, UPMC team up on precision medicine to improve multiple sclerosis treatments - FierceHealthcare
Sutter Health, UPMC team up on precision medicine to improve multiple sclerosis treatments FierceHealthcare
Sutter Health and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center are collaborating on precision medicine efforts with the goal of developing personalized treatments ...
Does Medicine Really Expire? Live Science
Drugmakers set expiration dates to guarantee a medicine's safety and full potency. How long a drug actually remains effective is often a matter of debate.
Tackling Precision Medicine with a New Kind of Decision Support - Medical Device and Diagnostics Industry
Tackling Precision Medicine with a New Kind of Decision Support Medical Device and Diagnostics Industry
Intervention Insights' new platform, Trapelo, was designed to resolve the complexities of precision medicine in real time.
Centene and Washington University partner to advance personalized medicine research - Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Centene and Washington University partner to advance personalized medicine research Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Centene Corp. and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis announced Monday, April 8, a partnership to transform and accelerate research into ...
Northwestern Medicine Surgeon Dr. Hsu speaks on Tiger Woods' post-surgery victory - WGN Radio - Chicago
Northwestern Medicine Surgeon Dr. Hsu speaks on Tiger Woods' post-surgery victory WGN Radio - Chicago
Tiger's back! Northwestern Medicine Surgeon Dr. Hsu talks to us all about Tiger Woods' recent comeback after his spinal surgery 2 years ago and the ...
Machines Treating Patients? It's Already Happening TIME
Artificial intelligence (AI) is infiltrating everything, from the way we shop to medical care we get. Here's the latest on AI and medicine.
Foundation Medicine, Flatiron Health Publish Clinical Validity of Clinico-Genomics Database - GenomeWeb
Foundation Medicine, Flatiron Health Publish Clinical Validity of Clinico-Genomics Database GenomeWeb
In the JAMA study, researchers confirmed the previously known clinical and genomic features of NSCLC patients in their large clinico-genomics database.
Woman chooses traditional medicine over radiation to treat cancer APTN News
A Vancouver woman diagnosed with Phyllodes Cystosarcoma has chosen to treat her cancer with trditional medicines.
U of T launches PRiME, a precision medicine initiative News@UofT
The University of Toronto has launched the Precision Medicine Initiative at U of T (PRiME), a new cross-institutional, multi-faculty effort that will leverage the ...
Docs gone wild: The risks and rewards of wilderness medicine AAMCNews
Everest base camp. The ice cap of Greenland. Deep-sea diving destinations. With the growing popularity of adventure tourism and extreme sports comes the ...
Reducing the DUI legal limit: A spirited debate Baylor College of Medicine News
This post examines current legislation and conversation about why states should reduce the DUI / blood alcohol concentration limit from .08 to .05.
Tuition-free medical school: How the NYU School of Medicine is going tuition-free - 60 Minutes - CBS News
Tuition-free medical school: How the NYU School of Medicine is going tuition-free - 60 Minutes CBS News
One of the top medical schools in the United States is going tuition-free. Lesley Stahl reports on how and why they're doing it.
WVU Medicine set to add 5th hospital in 2 years - WV MetroNews West Virginia MetroNews
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Twenty-three years later, the major mission to increase West Virginians' access to healthcare remains largely unchanged.
I'm trying to reverse African-Americans' distrust of medicine one… STAT
Erasing decades of distrust won't be easy, and it won't happen suddenly. Collecting better-matched blood for patients with sickle cell disease is a start.
Q&A: Could modern medicine have saved Abraham Lincoln? BBC History Magazine
Abraham Lincoln was shot at point-blank range on 14 April 1865 by John Wilkes Booth. Would modern medicine have been able to save the president?
Top News in Internal Medicine April 19 2019 (1 of 22) MD Linx
Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have demonstrated that the recently developed antidiabetic drug empagliflozin can treat and ...
Extending Human Longevity With Regenerative Medicine Singularity Hub
The goal is to restore our body's natural regenerative capacity, which could address some of the root causes of age-associated disease.
Preventing heart disease requires more than medicine STAT
Taking a statin can lower your cholesterol. But it doesn't do much for your risk of dying prematurely, especially if you don't have heart disease.
FBI investigating theft of artwork from Penn Medicine building PhillyVoice.com
The FBI's Art Crime Team is investigating the theft of a $1600 work of from Penn Medicine's Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine.
'Married to Medicine Los Angeles': Jazmin Johnson's Husband - Hot Topic Dr Gadson Johnson - Soap Dirt
'Married to Medicine Los Angeles': Jazmin Johnson's Husband - Hot Topic Dr Gadson Johnson Soap Dirt
Married to Medicine Los Angeles' Jazmin Johnson is a hot central figure of the show. However, her husband, Dr Gadson Johnson, is a mystery.
Digital medicine startups are booming. What are the side effects? Fast Company
Direct-to-consumer medicine companies like Hims and Hubble certainly have an appeal, but are they truly safe for patients?
Stanford, Notable Labs and Tempus collaborate on personalized medicine research for blood cancer - MedCity News
Stanford, Notable Labs and Tempus collaborate on personalized medicine research for blood cancer MedCity News
The feasibility study was meant to see whether personalized cancer genetic sequencing and drug sensitivity recommendations could be done in a "clinically ...
In Praise of 'Precision Health,' Not Just Precision Medicine Fortune
Lloyd Minor, dean of the Stanford University School of Medicine, wants to hear a little less chatter about precision medicine and a little more about “precision ...
A Rare Lymphoma May Be Linked with Breast Implants Michigan Medicine
Many women have breast implants with no serious complications, but they are being urged to stay vigilant about changes in their bodies as cases of a rare ...
Former Winnipeg sportscaster pleads guilty to robbing 2 banks in Medicine Hat, Alta. CBC.ca
A former journalist arrested almost two years ago after two banks were robbed in Medicine Hat, Alta., has been convicted of the crimes.
Grasping the multidimensional narrative of Topol's 'Deep Medicine' STAT
Eric Topol's "Deep Medicine" mimics the direction the author wants medicine to take — to become more comprehensive, personal, effective, and humane.
Athletic Medicine Review Board - University of Maryland Athletics UMTerps.com
Launched in Spring 2019, the Athletic Medicine Review Board (AMRB) is comprised of experts from across the athletic, medical and legal professions and ...
Drug Abuse In Teens: Online Drug Abuse Identification Help
Teen drug abuse is at an all time high, but not in the same way that most people might assume. Parents are accustomed to hearing about teens doing everything from huffing chemicals to smoking weed, popping ecstasy, and even injecting heroin.
Viga Lies Cause Potential Fatalities
Viga and Viga for Women is a dietary supplement sold OTC and via the internet that marketed itself not as a prescription drug but as a dietary supplement pill. It was a dietary supplement version of Viagra, which is a drug for erectile dysfunction.
Alprazolam/Xanax - A Habit Forming Drug
Xanax is a Prescription Drug which is habit forming. You can become physically and psychologically dependent on the Xanax medication.
Hemorrhoids Treatment - A Variety of Options
A variety of options exist for hemorrhoid treatment including surgery, herbal remedies, and hemorrhoid creams that provide temporary relief of symptoms. While prevention is the best hemorrhoid cure, treatment of hemorrhoids is critical to avoid more serious complications.
Over The Counter Pain Medication: How To Choose The Right Drugs
With the recent front-page news about the possible hazards of pain medications, you may be taking a look at your over-the-counter (or OTC) pain medications with a wary eye. While all drugs, including those you don't need a prescription for, can be dangerous, some basic knowledge can help you avoid the pitfalls for the pain relief you need.
The Power of Ice
Using ice to treat injuries is one of the oldest methods of pain control. Proven to be safe and effective at reducing swelling, relieving pain and decreasing muscle spasms, ice therapy is an easy self-care technique that anyone can administer.
Vioxx is a prescription medication that has been used primarily in the treatment of signs and symptoms of arthritis, but has also been prescribed to treat acute pain in adults and menstrual pain in women. It is a Cox-2 selective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug or NSAID.
Acid Reflux and Your Diet
There is an undeniable connection between the occurrence of acid reflux and diet. Everything in your body has a delicate balance.
7 Tips to Immediately Reduce Rotator Cuff Pain
1. Support the affected arm during activities of daily living.
To Buy Pain Meds Online, a Dangerous Move
Many people want to buy pain meds online simply because it is cheaper for them. Recently, thousands of online pharmacies have popped up offering for people to buy pain meds online without a prescription.
The Ease of Using a Motorized Wheelchair to Improve Mobility
No person likes to feel housebound and dependent on others. While people who have been injured or suffering from a debilitating disease may not have full functionality of their motor skills, it is still possible for them to be semi-independent and mobile with motorized wheelchairs and other home medical equipment.
Aleve, Vioxx, Celebrex, and Bextra: What You Need To Know About Arthritis Pain Medications
Recent controversy about the safety of pain medications for arthritis has left patients and health care professionals alike confused about which medications are safe to use. In fact, a recent survey by the Boston-based Rippe Lifestyle Institute indicated that many people with arthritis are suffering unnecessarily because they have stopped or reduced their use of pain relievers due to confusion about which drugs are considered safe.
The Neurological Exam: Evaluating the Master Organ
How does a mind contemplate itself? That's a philosophical question I'll leave to minds smarter than mine, but what I can tell you is how to examine the brain and other parts of the nervous system.Most people are familiar with how doctors examine a heart or set of lungs.
A Closer Look at Lower Back Pain Relief
As many as 8 out of 10 adults will experience back pain in their lifetime, and most of them will feel it in their lower back. When we consider that our lower back bears the brunt of our body weight, and that our back is made up of many vertebrae, a few discs to absorb shock, several major nerves and joints that allow for movement of the spine, stacked on top of each other, this statistic begins to make more sense.
Latest Medical Spa Equipment Showcased at New York Medical Spa Expo
This year, the New York Medical Spa Expo confirmed the Medical Spa industry is continuing to grow. "Not only did thousands of Spa and Medical Spa owners visit this year's show, but we also saw the release of some new and noteworthy equipment perfect for the medical spa environment" says Jeff Russell, the CEO of MedSpa Financing.
Our modern preservatives and other pollutants like yellow dye no. 5 have caused bodily responses which detract or impair the natural process of our system.
Which Drug Addiction Treatment is the Best?
The answer is simple: there is no such thing as the best drug addiction treatment. Depending on the kind of the addiction, your age and social situation different treatments may be chosen for your benefit.
Jet Lag Pills - Panacea or Placebo Effect?
We live in an age that demands an instant cure for every conceivable ailment under the sun and so it's no surprise that jet lag has joined the band of conditions for which there is the promise of a cure in the form of a pill. But can a pill really provide the panacea to jet lag, or are the results of taking such pills nothing more than imagined.
Pediatric Emergency Contact Notifications Made Easier
For the head of the trauma department at one of America's top pediatric facilities, Chicago's Children's Memorial Hospital, having to notifying parents that their children have been the victims of trauma or identify pediatric Jane Does, is an every day occurrence. But just because they look like they're handling it well, doesn't mean that it ever becomes routine.
10 Benefits of an Electronic Medical Record
Electronic Medical RecordAn Electronic Medical Record is a secured electronic file of patient history, medical transcription notes, billing information, and all other information necessary to have a complete patient profile. It is true that the electronic medical record is indicative of a faster-paced informational age in which larger quantities of information require more effective database infrastructure, but there are many more benefits to both the medical service provider and the consumer.
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