Measles cases hit record high in Europe
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More than 41,000 people have been infected with measles in the first six months of 2018.
Health benefits of walnuts - Harvard Health Blog
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The benefits of nuts on cardiovascular health have been known for some time, but an analysis of multiple trials found particular health benefits of walnuts.
Let Kids Play
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Doctors should prescribe playtime for young children, the American Academy of Pediatrics says.
Is This Child in Pain?
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When the child is nonverbal. Nurses regularly assess patients? pain. It?s a much more difficult task when the patient is unable to articulate what they?re feeling or even where they hurt. How much more difficult is it when the patient is a nonverbal child with a complex
Open-plan office workers 'more active'
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They were also less stressed compared to people working in cubicles or private offices, a US study found.
Dr Sumer Sethi Interview featured on  IndianRadiologist Unplugged
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Pioneer in Rad Blogging. First mover in Radiology & Web 2.0.
The Scenery Never Changes Unless You Are The Lead Dog - Evidence In Motion
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Over the last 20 years I have been practicing in outpatient orthopedics as a physical therapist.  During those 20 years I have had many discussions with colleagues regarding our role as rehabilitation specialists in the medical model with many physical therapists expressing frustration with the model in which they practice.  The primary root of the ? Continued
Annan Denounced Iraqi Invasion as “Illegal” & Criticized Military Leaders Addressing UN | Inter Press Service
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The Secretary-General of the United Nations, who is a creature of member states, rarely challenges or defies his creators. But Kofi Annan, who died last week at the age of 80, did both.
The Secret to Keeping Black Men Healthy? Maybe Black Doctors
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In an intriguing study, black patients were far more likely to agree to certain health tests if they discussed them with a black male doctor.
How eating mushrooms may improve blood sugar control
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A common mushroom can alter gut bacteria and the production of blood sugar, a new study shows. How does this happen, and what are the wider implications?
Why a low-carb diet may not be so good for you
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A new study may have found the 'sweet spot' of carb intake. The researchers point out that both too much and too little carbohydrate may harm health.
Brainsway Transcranial Stimulation Cleared in U.S. for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder |
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Brainsway, Israel's leading magnetic stimulation company, won FDA de novo clearance for its system to be used to treat obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
VistaTablet for Monitoring Patients' Eight Vital Signs from Anywhere |
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VitalConnect, a Silicon Valley firm, is releasing its brand new patient-monitoring handheld interface for its VitalPatch vitals monitor. The VistaTablet
The 10 best foods to eat in the morning
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Starting the day off right with a healthful breakfast is essential for curbing hunger and boosting metabolism. In this article, learn about the best foods to eat in the morning, including oatmeal, bananas, Greek yogurt, and flaxseed. We look at the evidence behind the health benefits.
15 natural and home remedies for migraine relief
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Many people experience intense forms of headache known as migraine. There are many potential natural remedies for migraines, including diet changes, yoga, and stress reduction. Other remedies, such as staying hydrated, can prove helpful for migraines. Learn more about the best natural remedies for migraines here.
What Twins Can Teach Us About Nature vs. Nurture
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The relative importance of nature and nurture has been debated for centuries, and has had strong — and sometimes misguided — influences on public policy.
Targeting one enzyme could treat cancer, diabetes, and obesity
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A study into the enzyme PI3KC2A reveals its role in internal cell signaling processes, the disruption of which can lead to cancer, obesity, and diabetes.
Your Nursing Job: The Same Old Bed of Nails or a Comfortable Old Shoe?
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Some of us have nursing jobs that are feel like a bed of nails, and some of us nurses have jobs that feel like comfortable old shoes. Have y...
Young asthma sufferers get school warning
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Asthma hospital admissions have shot up in recent Septembers after a lapse in children's inhaler use.
MolecuLight Coming to U.S. for Easy Fluorescent Imaging of Wounds |
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MolecuLight, a Toronto, Canada firm, won FDA de novo clearance for its MolecuLight i:X device that can photograph and video record the fluorescence of
Can a high-tech toothbrush improve teens' oral health?
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How can you get adolescents to brush longer and more effectively? Using an interactive power toothbrush could improve oral health habits and reduce plaque levels in this finicky population, according to a new study.
Share Your Medical History for The Best Dental Care - Preventive Dentistry - Austin Dentist - Dr. Steven Booth
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When it comes to providing you the best dental care possible, it’s important for our Austin dental office to know about any former or active health conditions. Some health problems...
Pros and cons of breastfeeding: What to know
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Most health organizations advocate breastfeeding and, with the right support, many women find that they can breastfeed successfully. However, it can also be challenging. Learn about the pros and cons of breastfeeding, including the health benefits, costs, and the effects on mental health and parenting workload.
CBD products don?t need a marketing push from journalists
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Candy containing CBD, which can be derived from hemp as well as marijuana, is available on the internet. Growing acceptance of medical marijuana has spurred aggressive marketing of CBD (cannabidiol), a non-intoxicating cannabis derivative that?s being added to things like skin cream, candy, and dog snacks. While a CBD-containing drug was recently approved to treat ?
Soleus strain: Calf strains and other injuries
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The soleus is a calf muscle that is essential for a variety of daily activities, such as standing, running, and balancing. In this article, learn about the different grades of soleus strain and how a person can treat them with gentle stretches and first aid. We also cover other calf injuries and when to see a doctor.
Acetaminophen and alcohol: Safety and risks
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People take acetaminophen, also known as paracetamol or Tylenol, to treat pain and fever. In combination with alcohol, this drug can cause side effects, such as stomach upset, or severely damage the liver. In this article, we outline the risks of combining acetaminophen and alcohol and give tips on how to stay safe.
Traumatic breast injury: Symptoms and can it cause cancer?
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A traumatic breast injury may occur for many reasons, including a fall or sports injury. Symptoms can include pain and bruising, depending on the severity of the injury. A traumatic breast injury cannot cause cancer. Treatment typically involves rest and precautions to prevent further injury. Learn more here.
A strong doctor-patient relationship: why it matters
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Great physicians do more than treat patients; they also create trust, hope and a sense of being known.
New Device for Studying Bacterial Biofilm Formation |
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Biofilms are large groups of bacterial cells that stick together and protect each other like a Roman legion. Drugs and other therapies can poke at the
Small study links behavioral, neural changes in ADHD boys receiving video game intervention
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A recent small study published in Nature?s Translational Psychiatry journal observed a change in the brain networking and behavior of boys receiving a video game-based treatment for ADHD. Conducted in Singapore, the study was conducted as part of a larger controlled investigation of boys with ADHD. It compared an intervention group of 18 participants (mean age 9 years) to a control arm of 11 participants (mean age 9.45 years).
Did your surgeon convert your hysterectomy to an open one? - HysterSisters Blog
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Before choosing a minimally invasive hysterectomy, you and your surgeon probably sat down and talked over your options. No matter how comfortable you were with your decision, reading the consent form may have given you pause. You were asked to sign that your minimally invasive surgery may need to be converted to an open abdominal ?
6 best warmup stretches for runners
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Stretching before a run can help improve performance and prevent injury by warming up the muscles, loosening joints, and increasing blood flow. It is best to do dynamic stretches before a run and static stretches afterward. Here, learn six essential dynamic stretches to do before a run.
The impact of media on asylum seekers' sense of belonging
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Dr Siobhan Holohan , Senior Lecturer in Sociology, recently spoke at the Social Media and Society Conference held in Copenhag...
An Appreciation - Kofi Annan: A Great Man of Peace & Multilateralism has Left Us | Inter Press Service
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I woke up on Saturday morning with the heart-breaking news that our dear Kofi is no more. The peoples of the world are unequivocal in expressing their feelings of the love, respect and recognition that they have for his qualities of head and heart. Knowing him for more than four decades, my calling him “Saint […]The post An Appreciation – Kofi Annan: A Great Man of Peace & Multilateralism has Left Us appeared first on Inter Press Service.
Epigenetics research opens potential door to prevent neurodevelopmental disorders
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___ Epigenetic Changes Guide Development of Different Brain Regions (Dana Foundation): "It?s one of the greatest standing mysteries in neuroscience: Given that each cell in the human body contains ?
How Much Sugar is in Your Favorite Treat? - Oral Health - Austin Dentist - Dr. Steven Booth
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At our dental office in Austin, we always encourage our patients to limit their sugar intake in order to keep their teeth protected. But sometimes knowing how much sugar is really in...
How did you prepare for your last period? Did you do anything special? - HysterSisters Blog
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You may be experiencing mixed emotions regarding your last menstrual periodbefore your hysterectomy. Though you may have found it a monthly nuisance, it has been a part of you for several years. As you prepare for your upcoming hysterectomy, there are some tips you can follow to help you manage your last period. These can ?
Blood vessels do more than carry blood, they also keep your brain healthy
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A new organ chip system from the Wyss Institute allows scientists to make new discoveries about the importance of blood vessels for our mental function.
Pointers on the Zero Point (
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August 5, 2018 Posted by Jay Livingston As cheap tricks in data visualization go, leaving out the zero point is one of the easiest and mo...
Dear Carolyn: ?Breaking up is hard to do?
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In an era of nasty online doctor reviews and second opinions from Dr. Google, there are still many heart patients like Tommie who feel devastated when a trusted physician moves away.