You’ve no doubt heard about people hitting a so-called “mid life crisis.” Generally speaking, this term is used to describe a period of time when a person is greatly dissatisfied with his or her life. There has long been a ...Read More »
Tag Archives: New Developments In Medicine
A Look at Three New Tests for Concussions
Regardless of where you happen to live, there are bound to be a fair number of sports fans residing nearby. Sports are an important part of cultures the world over, although the popularity of various sports varies depends on location. ...Read More »
A New Weapon Against Antibiotic-Resistant Infections?
There’s no question that antibiotics had a tremendous impact since their introduction in the 1940s. These medicines have proven very effective in eliminating harmful bacteria in the human body, allowing patients to recover quickly from certain infections. Unfortunately, a growing ...Read More »
Is There A Connection Between Anemia and Dementia?
Probably the worst part of getting older is the impact of age on the body’s health. Seniors face a number of health-related problems, ranging from declining vision to arthritis to cardiovascular disease. Two issues that millions of senior citizens must ...Read More »
What’s Behind the Spike in Thyroid Cancer Rates?
Despite decades of research and billions of dollars spent on finding a cure, cancer still remains one of the biggest threats to the health of Americans. In the year 2010, only heart disease was responsible for more deaths in the ...Read More »
The Growing Worldwide Threat of Cancer
Despite all of the advances in medicine over the last several decades, scientists have yet to unearth a reliable cure for cancer. Even with billions upon billions of dollars spent on research, cancer still killed more than half a million ...Read More »
Microchips: A New Kind of Hearing Aid
Along with medicinal drugs, medical technology has improved by leaps and bounds over the last several decades. In the past several decades, devices such as MRIs, CT scanners and ultrasound machines have become commonplace in hospitals. Even today, medical science ...Read More »
Why a New Type of Helmet Could Prevent Concussions
Even if you’re only a casual sports fan, you’ve probably heard a good deal about the problem of concussions in sports. Specifically, football and soccer both have a major problem with this type of injury; a 2007 report published in ...Read More »
The Bionic Hand: A New Breakthrough in Medicine?
Imagine losing your hand in a terrible accident, only to have it replaced with a prosthetic mechanism that allows you to feel objects in your grip? Such a scenario probably seems far-fetched, involving technology that may not exist for decades, ...Read More »
Are There Cancer-Causing Ingredients in Your Soda?
It’s fairly obvious why soda has no place in a healthy diet. For starters, many non-diet sodas are brimming with calories; a can of soda has roughly 150 calories, whereas a 20 ounce bottle has in the neighborhood of 250. ...Read More »