Archive for February, 2011

Chronic Inflammation And The Cardiovascular System – A Deadly Combination

Chronic Inflammation And The Cardiovascular System – A Deadly Combination

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Despite much having been written about the effects of inflammation on the body with respect to Atherosclerosis, inflammation has a host of negative effects when it occurs at the wrong time. In many cases, these effects can be lethal so understanding inflammation is key.

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Deep Brain Stimulation And The Treatment Of Many Medical Conditions

Deep Brain Stimulation And The Treatment Of Many Medical Conditions

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Although applying electricity to the brain is not something that would immediately seem like a useful form of medical treatment to most people, Deep Brain Stimulation is continuing to find more medical uses in treating a number of problems of the brain.

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Early Cancer Detection With A Dog’s Wet Nose

Early Cancer Detection With A Dog’s Wet Nose

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Although much effort is being directed toward the early detection of cancers in the quest to save lives, research is showing that dogs are miles ahead of sensors in detecting many forms of the disease. Using their skills offers an important chance to save lives.

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Improving Immune System Health With The Calming Influence Of Gut Bacteria

Improving Immune System Health With The Calming Influence Of Gut Bacteria

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While the thought of bacteria has our cleanliness-focused society reaching for the disinfectant wipes, not all bacteria are bad bugs. Of course the bacteria in yogurt are well known, but research is finding health benefits from exposure to numerous bacteria.

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