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.
Archive for September, 2009
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.