RSSArchive for January, 2010

Steroids Can Cause Bladder Cancer

Steroids Can Cause Bladder Cancer

Anabolic steroids, one of the most commonly abused drug over North America for its effect on human body. “Anabolic”, a Greek word that means “build up”, first discovered in 1930s to treats impotency, delayed puberty. Later was discovered that anabolic steroid aids in the growth of skeletal muscles that results into increased strength. From then […]

What Is The MMR Scare We Hear So Much About?

What Is The MMR Scare We Hear So Much About?

It was back in 1998 that we first heard the brouhaha about an alleged link between the MMR vaccine and child autism. This was a claim made by British doctor Andrew Wakefield, who at the time, made the claim on 60 Minutes that he could no longer recommend the vaccine in good conscience to parents. […]

It’s Official - It’s The iPad And Healthcare To Be Key Market

It’s Official – It’s The iPad And Healthcare To Be Key Market

The much awaited Apple Tablet that we spoke of was finally released yesterday, and by all accounts it is like a giant iPhone. The product that has been creating such a buzz in social media for a while now is now out and many in the medical services are delighted with its potential, according to […]

What Triggers Your Stomach Disorders?

What Triggers Your Stomach Disorders?

We all invariably suffer the discomforts of stomach disorders every now and then. From toddlers to adults, stomach upsets periodically afflict us even when we seem to be doing all that we know right. Stomach disorders typically include a persistent ache, sharp pain, burning feeling, cramps, and a sense of fullness in the belly. Sometimes, […]

Elderly Should Lift Weights To Improve Concentration

Elderly Should Lift Weights To Improve Concentration

A new study as cited at UK Telegraph talks about how elderly people should train with weights to help them carry out everyday tasks and improve their concentration. So there are more reasons to pump iron than just get those great biceps; a recent study shows that working out with weights is able to arrest […]

Panic Attacks Can Be Treated By Curing The Cause

Panic Attacks Can Be Treated By Curing The Cause

Every individual is unique. Individuals vary from one another by attitude, personality and behavior while other people are mainly influenced by the type of society a person has. Another factor that affects an individual’s personality is their life experiences. Some people suffer from their own experiences, especially those traumatic ones. One of the most common […]

Health Care Could Be A Big Opportunity For Apple’s Tablet

Health Care Could Be A Big Opportunity For Apple’s Tablet

All eyes are fixed on Apple’s launch of their new blockbuster product on January 27, the 10 inch touch screen tablet computer. It may be called the iTablet in the tradition of the iPod, it is being suggested and is touted as something of a game changer. Read Write Web has suggested that this is […]

Get Better Sleep Thanks To Room Temperature

Get Better Sleep Thanks To Room Temperature

Sleeping well is critical to how well we are able to function at work, school or other activities. Sleep is an essential restorative process that is fundamental to the body’s state of balance and well-being. Obviously, there are those times when sleeping will elude you for some reason or other. However, you should consistently aim […]

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Pork Products, Pepper

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Pork Products, Pepper

According to different reports about the recall of pork products by Daniele International Inc., which has recalled approximately 1,240,000 pounds of ready-to-eat varieties of Italian sausage products, including salami, the recall is linked to Salmonella. According to this USA today report, the recall has to do with pepper which is the spice used in preparing […]

The Risks Of Repeated Anesthesia

The Risks Of Repeated Anesthesia

Anesthesia generally used to lessen pain, discomfort, and shock allowing patients to undergo surgery without crying because of the unbearable pain. Since there are several forms of surgery, certain types of anesthesia are required. It is categorized into various types as general, local, regional, and conscious sedation. With the use of anesthesia, the patient is […]