This Device Uses Sounds to Detect Knee Osteoarthritis
The phrase “listen to your body” is a favorite of many in the healthcare industry from doctors to personal trainers. This phrase has meant a lot of different things to a lot of different people, but it could now mean a whole lot more to people with knee pain. A […]
These Tried and Tested Remedies can Kick a Cold’s Butt
There’s no doubt about it, this year’s cold season has officially arrived. This means that the chances of you or one of your colleagues coming down with a cold will be quite high for the next couple months. Everyone reading this knows just how dreary it can be to drag […]
Have Harvard Scientists Discovered a Cure for Diabetes?
As incredible as it sounds, a cure for diabetes may be on the very near horizon following a stunning scientific breakthrough. Scientists have finally figured out a viable method of producing vast quantities of insulin-producing cells. Healthcare experts claim that this discovery could be as significant as the advent of […]
Groundbreaking Device Uses Osmotic Technology to Treat Sinusitis
Anyone who has a history of sinus problems should take note of the Vent-Os™ Sinus Dilation System. It’s a small, self-expanding device that utilizes minimal pressure to relieve the symptoms of sinusitis, and it’s inserted with a simple procedure. Clinical tests have shown that the revolutionary device successfully unblocks the sinus […]
What’s the Best Way to Prevent Meningitis?
The infection that we call meningitis causes inflammation in the membranes surrounding the spinal cord and brain. Meningitis can be caused by a virus, bacteria or even fungi. Once the infection starts, it can spread quite quickly producing symptoms such as severe headaches and chronic stiffness in the neck and […]
How Much Do You Know About the Common Cold?
It’s getting into that time of year again when the sounds of sneezing, coughing and sniffles are filling more rooms across the country. We all are more than familiar with the dreaded early signs of the common cold, but how much do you actually know about this infection? Have you […]
What Does the Future Pacemaker Look Like?
You might wonder how a metallic piece of technology, no bigger than the vitamins one might take every day, could be the key to saving a man’s life. Then again, we live in an age where nanotechnology is looming on the not-too-distant horizon. This small piece of metal is actually […]
Could Genetic Engineering Provide an Answer to Migraines?
What if genetic engineering held the key to preventing migraine headaches? It sounds like science fiction, but it’s exactly what scientists are testing in two promising migraine clinical trials. They are developing new medications which use monoclonal antibodies which have been genetically engineered to attack a new target in the […]
New Technique Could Change How High Cholesterol is Treated
The Copenhagen Center for Glycomics at the University of Copenhagen has developed a new technique which allows scientists to observe the cell in an unprecedented level of detail. Specialists have been a buzz with the possibilities since these findings were published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry. Some theorize that […]
UF Study Provides Insights into Chronic Pain and Fibromyalgia
People living with fibromyalgia deal with pain on a regular basis. This isn’t your average type of pain either, it’s a chronic pain that runs widespread throughout the body. The pain is just one part of the equation too. Fibromyalgia can produce such a wide range of symptoms that doctors have […]
Migraine Buddy App Improves Patient-Doctor Collaboration
If you’ve ever suffered through a migraine headache before, then you know the term “headache” really doesn’t even begin to describe the experience. This neurological condition can leave you incapacitated for hours on end. Although not universal, some migraine sufferers experience early symptoms (called prodromes) which warn that a serious […]
Blockbuster Drug Cures Hepatitis C in People with HIV
Gilead’s new drug, Sovaldi, has been the topic of much discussion. Much of the buzz has been regarding its rather hefty price tag, but the drug’s potential is also well worth noting. Clinical investigators have been testing it’s impact on HIV positive patients who’ve also contracted hepatitis C. Sovaldi can help […] Next Page »