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  • Clinical trial diagram
    How is healthcare being redirected, and what does that mean
    Getting the facts:In providing readers with factual and reliable information about healthcare technical advances based on research within trials, and how that affects your medical dollars out of pocket, it will be a force to be reckoned with....
  • What the inner ear stereocilia looks like when healthy
    Loud music puts a billion young people at risk for deafness
    We all love our iPods and MP3 players. But recently a great number of audiologists have signaled the warning that the decibel level at which young people, that is those in the age range of 12 to 35, are increasingly at risk for going deaf.The...
  • Sleeping woman
    Don’t want to catch a cold? Get more ZZZs
    People who get less than six hours of sleep quadruple their risk of catching a cold, according to a new study. The research, published online Aug. 31 in the journal Sleep, confirms other studies linking short sleep to a higher risk of illness....
  • National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month- Simple changes yield big results
    National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month- Simple changes yield big results
    September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services , one in every three children in the United States is considered either overweight or obese. Obesity in childhood puts a child...
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    Gastric dumping syndrome
    If you have had gastric bypass surgery recently, you are going to experience body changes after your new smaller stomach (pouch) is healing. These changes may continue for the rest of your life. One of the consequences of gastric bypass surgery is...
  • Mark Pollock and trainer Simon O’Donnell test new exoskeleton device
    Spinal stimulation and robot enables paralyzed man to move his legs voluntarily
    For the first time, a completely paralyzed man has been able use a robotic exoskeleton device to obtain enough voluntarily control of his leg muscles to take steps, say scientists at the University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA). The...
  • Is your heart older than you?
    Is your heart older than you?
    The common expression “young at heart” could appropriately be changed to “old at heart” for many Americans, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on September 1. 1t notes...
  • Alex Rios has chickenpox
    Chickenpox strikes Kansas City Royals clubhouse
    As the Kansas City Royals finished up a weekend series against Tampa Bay, just one question was circulating in the clubhouse. It had nothing to do with the team's standing. Instead, as the Kansas City Star reported today, it was "Mom,...
  • Daily exercise for better health
    Controlling your appetite naturally with exercise
    Inactivity increases appetite.Moderate exercise suppresses appetite.Inactivity increases appetite. Just stop and think about that for a minute. Inactivity increases appetite.Moderate exercise suppresses appetite. Now think on that...Moderate...
  •  Medical exam
    Men with low-risk prostate cancer may do well without treatment
    A great concern for men as they age is the increased risk of prostate cancer. On the brighter side of the picture it appears that men with low-risk prostate cancer are not at all likely to succumb to this illness reports Johns Hopkins Medicine on...
  • UCLA researchers develop promising new combo treatment for deadly brain cancer
    UCLA researchers develop promising new combo treatment for deadly brain cancer
    Glioblastoma, also known as grade IV glioma, is an aggressive brain cancer. Approximately 23,000 individuals in the United States are diagnosed with the cancer every year. The patients usually undergo surgery, chemotherapy and radiation; however,...
  • Why we need Electronic Health Records
    Do I need a personal health record?
    Have you ever wondered what is in the "confidential" health file your doctor always walks in the room with...and leaves with? Have you ever tried to get information from your health file but were told that it was "confidential"...
  • Product review: is brain peak brain enhancing product work?
    Product review: is brain peak brain enhancing product work?
    About brain peakBrain Peak is referred to as a nootropic health supplement which uses natural ingredients in order to improve your focus, memory as well as cognitive ability. By taking this supplement every day, you can expect to improve in...
  • The Force Be In Meditation
    Broken bones and a cast do not mean unhappiness for eight weeks
    You’ve visited the podiatrist because your foot is in pain. Before you know it, the doctor says you have broken a bone and starts grabbing medical supplies to create a cast. What comes to your mind in a situation like this? “Oh…...
  • An array of facial rejuvenation techniques
    How mini and full facelifts differ
    With so many baby boomers now in their late 40s or older, the number of facial rejuvenation procedures being performed has been growing steadily over the years.With their skin showing laxness, many of them seek choices in ways to regain their...
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