Study links cold sores to cognitive decline
By: Isabelle Esteves
Cold sores, according to a new study released by Columbia University are more than just unattractive and an annoyance. They are now linked to loss of cognitive ability. The Study was published on Monday March 25, 2013 in the journal Neurology. The Study entitled Infectious...
Liquid drops could replace allergy shots
By: John Atchison
Folks on the East Coast and in the Midwest might disagree, but Spring is just about in the air. The temperatures will begin to warm up and the sour dispositions brought out by the cold will begin to recede. The world will become a happy...
By: Heather Brennan
Thousands of surgeries are performed every day on virtually every part of the human body. Although surgery has existed since prehistoric times, most of the things that people consider a normal part of surgery, such as anaesthesia, sterility and a careful procedure that is not...
The average brain and a killer's brain: Is there a difference?
By: Rena Sherwood
More studies are coming out showing the many physical differences between the brains of murderers and psychopaths and brains or "normal" people. It’s hoped that isolating the causes could lead to treatments to fix those changes and possibly prevent murderers from killing again. Although...
Vesalius's approach to human anatomy
By: Patricia Jankowski
Andreas Vesalius, a Flemish physician, was born on December 31st, 1514, in Brussels, Belgium. He is known as the father of modern anatomy. He was born into a wealthy family that was deeply involved in science and medicine, and was inspired at an early age...
By: Christyl Rivers
Women were never officially allowed to be physicians and pharmacists until the late 19th century. However, the tradition of women in the healing arts is as ancient as midwifery, shamanism and care-giving. It has always fallen to females to be the primary nurturing helpmates of...
Obama seeks $100 million for brain studies
By: John Atchison
Scan the headlines of any American newspaper and one is likely to find one group dominating them. That group is Congress, who have seen their approval ratings plummet while they battle among themselves trying to determine a way out of the current economic downturn. Many...
An introduction to modern medicine
By: Virginia Gaces
Nowadays, medicine has expanded to various disciplines; doctors now have their own specializations. During the old days, when a patient paid a visit to his doctor, he expected his doctor to be able to diagnose all his conditions. Presently, however, there are different doctors for...
How to control sugar levels in the blood
By: Ann Major
For people who are diabetics, the most important aspect of managing this disease is to monitor blood sugar levels as much as possible, with adherence to diet, exercise and leading a healthy lifestyle. As such, controlling sugar levels in blood involves eating a variety of...
How to control sugar levels in the blood
By: Patrick Sills
There are many factors in play when it comes to people maintaining good health, and it would require thousands of words to discuss them all. However, and with that established, keeping one's blood sugar levels (also known as glucose) in a safe range is essential...

 

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