Hypertension

Understanding And Dealing With Hypertension

Hypertension is more commonly called high blood pressure. Most people would be familiar with a blood pressure monitor and test. You have a cuff put around your arm and then it is inflated. Once it hits the set point, it will deflate and then display your current blood pressure reading. This reading consists of two […]

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shoulder pain

Shoulder Pain, Tests And Procedures

If you have pain in your shoulder, you first need to identify the cause. It may be in one or both shoulders or may move from one to the other, depending on what you are doing. If this is the first time you’re seeing a specialist, he will start by asking you lots of questions, […]

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stages of tooth decay

Don’t Let Pain Ruin Your Teeth

Nobody likes pain. The dentist is a person that most people associate with pain because whenever you get your teeth done, you may feel some pain, regardless of how good your dentist is. But pain is no excuse for neglecting your teeth. If you are not happy with your dentist, find someone you are happy […]

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A Hearing-Technology Revolution

Patients who find it difficult to hear are able to live better lives due to modern hearing technology. However, when faced with the need to talk with someone in a place filled with background noise, hearing-aid users barely understand anything. The good news is that the experts from the Ohio State University have solved this […]

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Improving Bone Grafts – a Sea Coral Discovery

Compatibility and biodegradability are two very important factors for the success of bone graft procedures. In those aspects, the current sea-coral-derived material used to initiate bone regeneration is still far from perfect. The good news is that a regenerative-medicine expert from the Swansea University managed to develop a superior coral-based bone substitute – a fusion […]

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Retrograde Gene Therapy – Avoiding Heart Transplant, Now Possible

Ernie Lively, a retired actor, successfully underwent a procedure that could heal his heart – retrograde gene therapy. If he were not able to undergo the newly developed procedure, then he would have suffered the same fate as those diagnosed with continuous heart degradation. In other words, he would have merely waited for the time […]

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Nerve-Related Disability – a Future Solution

A team of scientists from Australia has discovered a way to encourage nerve regeneration. Unlike grafts, the proposed solution should also work on the most serious cases – entire limbs rendered useless by disastrous injuries, for example. Using a polymer bridge (containing all the needed growth factors) to connect the two ends of severed nerves, […]

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sleep stages

Understanding The Various Stages Of Sleep

Sleep is essential to good health. If you don’t get enough good quality sleep, your whole life can suffer. But what actually defines good quality? There are five stages of sleep that you generally go through. There are two distinct sleep types. Non-Rapid Eye Movement (NREM) sleep is also called quiet sleep. The other one […]

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tests and procedures for diabetes

Medical Tests And Procedures For Diabetes

Once you are diagnosed with diabetes, you will quickly learn that there are several medical tests and procedures you will undergo during the course of your life. Some are frequent and some are only done occasionally. The most basic test is the one that measures the blood sugar levels; this should be done as often […]

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thyroid disorders

How To Achieve Proper Nutrition If You Have Thyroid Disorders

Your thyroid gland has the shape of a butterfly and is situated in your lower neck. It helps control your metabolism through the release of triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4), two powerful hormones. If you have thyroid disorders, it’s essential that you get enough of the right nutrients to prevent further complications. This can be […]

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