Monthly Archives : December 2014

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Expecting Fathers Experience Prenatal Issues Too – Blaine Pollock

Women are not the only ones who experience prenatal hormone changes.  Their male counterparts also experience these. Impending fatherhood can lower two hormones — testosterone and estradiol- for men, even before their babies are born, a new study found. This…

0 Comments / 26 View / December 19, 2014

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Shock Therapy for Depression – Facts and Misconceptions – Blaine Pollock

When most people think of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), or shock therapy, they visualize a strapped-down patient flailing in pain. Many regard it as an archaic and outdated treatment that no longer in use.  In fact, ECT is still in operation…

0 Comments / 111 View / December 19, 2014

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Pet Therapy – The Wonderful Effects of Man and Animal Together

Close to 72 million Americans or (62%) have a pet and most people think of their pets as members of their family. Who does not just love animals?  Animals play an important role in many people’s lives.  In addition to…

0 Comments / 33 View / December 19, 2014

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10 Deadliest Diseases in Human History

The human body is capable of many amazing things, but its power can often end in the fatality of thousands. This video explores the 10 deadliest diseases throughout all of human history.

0 Comments / 17 View / December 19, 2014

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Chemotherapy – Scientists are Discovering Ways to Boost Healthy Cells – Blaine Pollock

Scientists are very close to discovering a way to boost healthy cell production in cancer patients as they receive chemotherapy. It is also known to create chaos on normal, healthy cells. By adding thymine – a natural building block found…

0 Comments / 17 View / December 18, 2014

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Potato Can Fight Obesity and Reduce Inflammation

The team hopes to patent the potato extract, and is currently seeking partners, mainly from the food industry, to contribute to funding clinical trials. Although humans and mice metabolize foods in similar ways, clinical trials are absolutely necessary to validate…

0 Comments / 24 View / December 18, 2014

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Epileptic Seizure-Detecting Watch

Boston Children’s Hospital Testing Epileptic Seizure-Detecting Watch. Epilepsy is a tough condition to live with and, despite treatment, many patients often still have seizures.  But now there’s a new way to warn their families when there is trouble.  Researchers have…

0 Comments / 24 View / December 18, 2014

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New Suit in the Fight Against Ebola

Innovators at Johns Hopkins University are working on building a protective suit to better treat patients suffering from Ebola. The prototype suit was developed in partnership with Jhpiego, an international, nonprofit health organization affiliated with Johns Hopkins. The goal is…

0 Comments / 10 View / December 16, 2014

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Diagnose Concussions with Eye Tracking

Researchers at the Stanford Concussion Center, are testing a new device that uses eye movement tracking to diagnose concussions more accurately, more quickly and for a lower cost. The device can be used directly on the field.

0 Comments / 14 View / December 16, 2014

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Deadly Dangers of Powdered Caffeine

One teaspoon of powdered caffeine is the equivalent of 30 to 40 cups of coffee. It goes into your bloodstream instantly, not over a day or even an hour and it kills people.   Ingesting massive doses of caffeine all…

0 Comments / 15 View / December 15, 2014