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Rheumatoid Arthritis : the time bomb


The beginning is very much hard to spot as we migh just wake up in the morning and feel that the fingers on our hand do not function as they should. A little of bit of movement and everything is fine.

How Safe Do You Feel Going To Hospital To Be Cured


There has been a lot of concern in Australia over the performance of an overseas trained Doctor that had been made Director of Surgery in a regional city.Currently there is a Commission of Inquiry into the allegations that have been made against this Doctor and in the interim report that has been released and passed to the State Government, there are serious concerns that this Doctor could face charges of Murder, because at the moment, there is evidence that at least 87 people have died as a result of surgery performed by this Doctor.

3 Facts Everyone Should Know About Stem Cells


Cord BloodCord Blood is the blood that remains in the umbilical cord and placenta following birth. Cord Blood is routinely discarded with the placenta and umbilical cord.

Medical Error Crisis


The unfortunate truth about medical errors is that they plague the poor and uninsured, reflecting the great medical inequality in our country. For those who do not consider medical errors to be a problem, consider this: medical errors kill between 44,000 and 98,000 Americans every year.

Antibiotics 101- What You Absolutely Need to Know


IntroductionAntibiotics are said to be the greatest contribution of modern day science helping the doctors to think beyond microorganinsms.their importance is felt much more in developing countries where the infections are prevalent.

Medical Malpractice Suits: Death By Medicine


A recent report has found that Americans are more frightened of dying at the hands of their doctor than they are of a plane crash. The overwhelming majority of those who participated in the survey said that information about malpractice suits and medical errors would be the single most deciding factor in trusting a healthcare provider.

Five Secrets of High Blood Pressure Treatment


Thirty percent of human population has a high blood pressure and everyone has a 90% risk to acquire it during the rest of the life. As a result, half of all human deaths are due to the major complications of high blood pressure, mainly stroke and heart attack.

Are You Sometimes Confused by Written Medical Instructions?


Now, imagine what it would be like if you were sick, scared and had only third grade reading skills. Your doctor tells you, "You've got to follow these instructions exactly, or you could die.

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.

Lamictal Rash Lawyer


Lamictal, or lamotrigine, is an anti-seizure medication that has been prescribed to treat epileptic seizures for about 10 years. In addition to its mood stabilizing effects, Lamictal has antidepressant effects as well that have been prescribed for bipolar or manic depressive patients.

Ephedra Product Ban


Ephedra is a naturally occuring herbal dietary supplement that has been marketed as a weight loss drug. The principal active ingredient is an amphetamine-like compound.

Cold-Eeze Side Effects Lawyer: Zinc Destroys Sense of Smell!


Cold-Eeze is a homeopathic solution to the common cold. It is a zinc-based solution that can be taken as a tablet or a nasal spray.

Celebrex Side Effects Lawsuit Lawyer


The Food and Drug administration urges people to stop taking Celebrex, but even so the drug has remained on the market. Recent studies have found that Celebrex causes heart attacks and strokes at higher doses.

Ativan Side Effects Lawyer


The drug Lorazepan is marketed under the names Alzapam, Ativan, Loraz, Lorazepam, Intensol. Ativan is the safest form of this type of drug because it has less of an effect on the liver than other benzodiazepines, which means that a patient can take it in conjunction with other liver affecting medications like birth control pills, anti-abuse drugs, propranolol, and ulcer medications.

Accutane Side Effects Lawyer: Hair Loss, Depression, Suicide


You probably know the drug isotretinoin by its trade name, accutane. Accutane is a powerful drug often used to treat acne.

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Soccer is basically medicine, some researchers argue - Reuters
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Lakewood Senior Sets Sights On Medicine
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MORRISON, Colo (CBS4) – CBS4 is honoring the future leaders in Colorado high schools. With help from our partners at the Colorado School of Mines, each month, CBS4 gives $1,000 to a high school student who excels in the STEM fields. future leaders ...



Davenport cosmetic surgeon allowed to practice medicine with restrictions
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The Iowa Board of Medicine is allowing a Davenport cosmetic surgeon and obstetrician to return to practice but with numerous limitations until a final hearing concerning his ability to safely perform cosmetic surgical procedures. LeRoy Yates, 61, the ...



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Florida tracks medical pot, venomous snakes and cold medicine — but not AR-15 rifles
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Florida tracks how much cold medicine Floridians buy and whether they hunt or fish. The state maintains a registry of medical marijuana users and people who own venomous reptiles. Palm Beach County even keeps a list of licenses for adult entertainers ...

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NHS medicine errors may have contributed to 22000 deaths a year
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Medicine, heroes and dancing in Cuba
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