Monthly Archives : December 2014

Soy beans

A Major Breakthrough in Osteoporosis Treatment

Adelaide researchers are on the verge of a major breakthrough in their quest to treat osteoporosis.

0 Comments / 21 View / December 8, 2014

Spinal Cord Drug

A New Drug for Spinal Cord Injury

A drug that can encourage nerves in the spinal cord to grow and repair injuries has been developed by US scientists.

0 Comments / 5 View / December 8, 2014

Flu Vaccine

Flu Vaccine May Be Less Effective This Winter

This year’s flu vaccine may not be as effective against the most common form of the virus making the rounds this season.

1 Comment / 1 View / December 7, 2014

Oxygen

Supplemental Oxygen Delivery to Suspected Stroke Patients

Supplemental oxygen delivery to suspected stroke patients in pre hospital and emergency department settings Background: Recent data suggests that high-flow oxygen started promptly after stroke symptom onset salvages ischemic brain tissue. We investigated the  consistency of oxygen delivery to suspected…

0 Comments / 14 View / December 7, 2014

Opioids

Harms of Prescription Opioid Use in the U.S.

Harms of prescription opioid use in the United States Background: Consumption levels of prescription opioids (POs) have increased substantially worldwide, particularly the United States. An emerging  perspective implicates increasing consumption levels of POs as the primary system level driving factor…

0 Comments / 14 View / December 7, 2014

Aspirin

Risks of Taking Aspirin for Women Under 65

Is aspirin the wonder drug for everyone? A new study of healthy women finds the risks of taking low-dose aspirin may outweigh its value in preventing heart disease and cancer.

0 Comments / 3 View / December 7, 2014

Smoking

Smoking May Cause Cancer In More Men Than Women

Researchers found smoking decreases the amount of Y chromosomes in men’s blood cells, leading to a higher chance of getting some cancers.

0 Comments / 17 View / December 5, 2014

school

International Children’s Education And Health Organization Gets a Boost From Blaine Pollock

Blaine Pollock is a man dedicated to change, change for the better. For many years he has struggled to improve the quality of healthcare available to his fellow Americans. Like all successful businessmen, Blaine Pollock is a light in his…

0 Comments / 39 View / December 4, 2014

EbolaAtNew

New Ebola Patient Has Arrived in Atlanta

” An American health care worker from West Africa who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus is being transferred to Emory University Hospital’s Serious Communicable Diseases Unit for monitoring and observation to see if an infection has been…

0 Comments / 17 View / December 4, 2014

Webknee

Web-based Therapeutic Exercise for Knee Osteoarthritis

Web-based therapeutic exercise resource center as a treatment for knee osteoarthritis: a prospective cohort pilot study Background: Although beneficial effects of exercise in the management of knee osteoarthritis (OA) have been established, only 14 -18% of patients with knee  OA…

1 Comment / 10 View / December 4, 2014