Archive for September, 2009

Using Cold For Stroke, Heart Attack And Cancer Treatment

[ 0 ] September 30, 2009 |
Using Cold For Stroke, Heart Attack And Cancer Treatment

While few people actually look forward to cold weather and feeling cold, medical science has found a number of uses for dropping the temperature of the human body. From the research findings, a number of medical devices are now being deployed in hospitals.

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The Preventable High Speed Plague – Health Care Dollars and the Automobile

[ 0 ] September 26, 2009 |
The Preventable High Speed Plague – Health Care Dollars and the Automobile

Though we are highly desensitized to the risks of driving vehicles, the dangers associated with the activity are still very real. Vehicle collisions are responsible for many debilitating injuries and deaths that are largely preventable with the ever safer vehicles on our roads.

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Venom As Medication – Tis Just a Hint of Venom, My Sweet

[ 0 ] September 22, 2009 |
Venom As Medication – Tis Just a Hint of Venom, My Sweet

Humankind has feared snakes, spiders and other creatures since the dawn of time, but the much feared venom from these creatures offers medical science many potential avenues for researching medicines so its time to break free from our hardwired fear and think scientifically.

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Learning to Spy Killer Cancer Number Five

[ 0 ] September 18, 2009 |
Learning to Spy Killer Cancer Number Five

Often described as a silent killer because the disease has usually reached advanced stages before being detected, ovarian cancer is more subtle than silent. The problem is that the symptoms can seem very similar to those of stomach ailments and diagnosis is often too late.

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The Effects Of Noise Pollution On Our Health

[ 0 ] September 13, 2009 |
The Effects Of Noise Pollution On Our Health

Though continued efforts are in place by many world governments to combat air pollution for the protection of citizens, noise pollution is another menace that has not received nearly the attention it deserves when we consider its effect on cardiovascular health.

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Exploring the Bowels of Crohn’s Disease

[ 0 ] September 10, 2009 |
Exploring the Bowels of Crohn’s Disease

With more than 30 different genes involved in Crohn’s Disease, this autoimmune condition of the digestive system is a significant research challenge. As researchers try to peel the layers of understand for this disease they are finding interesting relations to other conditions.

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Sweet to Eat and to Treat: Healing Wounds With Sugar And Honey

[ 0 ] September 6, 2009 |
Sweet to Eat and to Treat: Healing Wounds With Sugar And Honey

Though the western world had forgotten the value of sugar and honey in treating wounds to prevent infection, many countries had not received the benefits of modern medicine and because of this, have continued to use these familiar ingredients to the present day.

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