In times of health uncertainty, we rely on our governments and the national health systems to work to protect our health. However, with the current poorly named “swine flu” near pandemic, the reality is that a number of governments are simply using the situation for their own agendas.
Archive for April, 2009
Cholesterol is a fundamental part of us that has earned a bad rap because, in excess, it can be harmful. In case you were ever questioning the reasons cholesterol needs to be maintained at healthy levels, this list provides 5 very good reasons why you should.
The growing problem of tougher and tougher bacteria able to withstand our onslaught of antibiotic drugs has researchers looking at new alternatives for keeping the bugs under control. One important area of interest involves keeping surfaces super clean.
With chronic pain affecting 1 in 4 individuals, the need for more effective solutions for pain management is always important. Without effective pain management, the effects of pain can be debilitating and can render individuals unable to lead normal daily lives.
Surveys of the population often identify areas of ignorance for which governments must take action to improve public awareness. The record numbers of patients in many countries on waiting lists to receive an organ is one such situation that could use the power of the government propaganda machine.
With the tooth being one of the simpler structures of the human body, medical researchers have been investigating various approaches to engineering the components necessary to create a tooth. Several angles of research have contributed to the current knowledge and we may soon see practical applicati