Archive for 2010

Holiday Hospital Treatment – There’s No Good Day to be Sick, But Some are Better than Others

Holiday Hospital Treatment – There’s No Good Day to be Sick, But Some are Better than Others

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Although we may think of hospitals as pillars of society that exist to provide treatment when we need it, the quality of care that we can receive is not always consistent. Human factors can ultimately influence the quality of care that we receive.

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7 Ways to Naturally Lower High Blood Pressure through Diet

7 Ways to Naturally Lower High Blood Pressure through Diet

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Despite being considered a well managed condition, high blood pressure still contributes to 1 in 7 deaths. As a result, it is important to consider more than just medications when it comes to trying to fight hypertension in order to reduce our health risks.

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ALS Research Emerges From The Darkness

ALS Research Emerges From The Darkness

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As a devastating disease, ALS or MND has refused to yield its secrets for a great many years with the result being no real effective ALS treatment in sight. However, in recent years, knowledge about the disease from, ALS research, has increased dramatically.

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Insulin Resistance Is Not Just About Obesity

Insulin Resistance Is Not Just About Obesity

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Though insulin resistance and obesity are closely related, obesity is not the only factor that can cause individuals to develop the condition. Both internal and external factors can contribute to the development of the condition.

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Limiting the Side Effects of Steroid Overuse

Limiting the Side Effects of Steroid Overuse

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Though most people would consider the abuse of steroids reckless behavior where the risks are not worth the benefits, it is not just athletes who abuse these powerful drugs. Amongst patients using corticosteroids, overuse of steroids is a common problem.

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A Call for Banning Bans on Alcohol and Other Poisons of Choice

A Call for Banning Bans on Alcohol and Other Poisons of Choice

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Even though history, including modern history, has shown that bans on mind altering substances are rarely effective, governing bodies around the world still attempt to use such techniques in an effort to eliminate the problems associated with substance abuse.

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Ensuring Old Drugs Do Not Cause New Problems

Ensuring Old Drugs Do Not Cause New Problems

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Although we continue to get better at managing much of the waste we generate, when it comes to managing drug waste, we are rather behind in this respect. Given that trace amounts of these drugs can have profound effects on health, it is time that we changed this.

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