Recent Celebrities hospitalized appear to have a direct link to Lupus. Toni Braxton and Selena Gomez have both had medical complications associated with a chronic illness.
CTE is a brain disease that is often found in those individuals with repetitive brain trauma. CTE is Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. A protein, called Tau, forms in the brain following these episodes of injury. The protein causes “clumps” to form. When these clumps begin to spread throughout the Brain, it cause death to the brain cells.
Vitamin D is a fat soluble Vitamin that helps with intestinal absorption of several other compounds including: Iron, Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc and more. There is a push to better understand both the risks of low Vitamin D as well as the vast effect of this Vitamin on health.
You may have seen it. The hyped up “Hollywood” image of a patient on a medical table with electrodes strapped to either side of his head. The doctor pulls the lever to release a major explosion of electricity that shocks the body and causes the patient lying on the table to scream and writhe in pain.
Pfizer Inc. has issued a voluntary recall for the antidepressant Effexor. Also known as venlafaxine HCL, this medication is used to treat Depression.
Low Birth Weight is a potentially serious condition when a baby is born weeks or even months early and/or when the birth weight of the baby is low.
What if your ex-boyfriend just posted some embarrassing pictures of you just days after you broke up. What if you found out your spouse was cheating on you by a Facebook post. Some people are so obsessed with Facebook that they are constantly checking their friends posts and updating their own profile.
It is estimated that one person dies every seven second from diabetes and things continue to get worse. Health officials reported today that an estimated 366 million persons worldwide now suffer from diabetes. The estimated numbers were released in Lisbon, Portugal during the European meeting that had associations with more than 160 countries. Almost 5 million people die each year from this chronic condition.
Look into your medicine cabinet and you will undoubtedly find a prescription drug. Then think that someone out there is abusing that same medication. Many studies are pointing out what most people already know. Drug abuse is rising and just as concerning, many of the drugs are prescription medications.
Recent studies have been performed and data shows that almost 1000 deaths per year could be avoided by breastfeeding alone. Also referred to as “Preventable Deaths”. The cost associated because of the lack of breast feeding is alarming and amazing. It has been calculated that just over $13 billion dollars annually are spent because of lack of breastfeeding.