A critical doctor at the Eastern Virginia Medical School recently found a cure for sepsis. The treatment has been discovered by Dr. Paul Marik accidentally.
A new international study brings hope to people suffering from schizophrenia- a mental illness characterized by delusions, chaotic thought patterns, and frequent hallucinations. Researchers reveal that the brains of schizophrenic patients show signs of self-repair based on MRI scans which could lead to possible treatments in the future.
Former Ferrari Chief Luca Di Montezemolo has recently spoken about Michael Shumacher’s latest health update saying that the F1 legend is reportedly ‘reacting’ to treatments. What this statement actually means remains a mystery following a media blackout on his condition as per family’s request.
A new study shows that building up of amyloid-beta, which is a vital protein in Alzheimer's disease, may be due to the body's immune response to infection.
Scientists recently discovered what they call as ‘sunscreen gene’ with the ability to repair damages caused by UV rays- the primary cause of skin cancer. While the research requires further studies, the scientists hope that a drug could be someday be created to trigger the UV repair function of the so-called sunscreen genes based on their findings.
HIV patients diagnosed with various types of HIV-linked cancers are reportedly experiencing disparities in getting the healthcare treatment they need. Despite the medical advancement in anti-HIV medications, HIV-positive cancer patients remain largely cut-off from the medical healthcare system.
In spite of ethical and health issues, Daljinder Kaur, 72, and Arman Singh, 79, got their first baby Wednesday after undergoing two years of IVF treatment.
Hepatitis C now takes the lead over all other infectious diseases combined in terms of deaths per year. Latest figures from public health authorities indicate that more than half of the afflicted are unaware of the infection and most who died from it were baby boomers.
New study reveals that anti-coagulation drug warfarin is linked to heightened risks of dementia. The dilemma for doctors is that while the blood-thinning medication entails risks of developing amnesia, the drug remains one of the most effective life-saving treatment by reducing the dangers of blood clotting that increases the likelihood of stroke and other cardiovascular diseases.
Stephen Curry has just revealed this week that he received platelet-rich plasma therapy in his bid to speed up his recovery following mild MCL sprain during Golden State’s Game 4 with Houston during the first round of the playoffs. The treatment was used by other NBA players before notably Kobe Bryant as a cheaper and less invasive alternative to surgery.
Frozen food giant CRF is now pulling out 382 of its food items off the shelf after Listeria outbreak caused several people to be hospitalized. Initial reports reveal that most, if not all, of the affected foods are produced at the company’s Paco, Washington facility causing CRF to shut the plant down while investigations are being carried out.
Those who suffer from depression can be treated with Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy.
An ongoing UK-based study offers a promising Type 2 diabetes treatment involving a strict diet regimen. Type diabetes is a chronic and often incurable diseases linked to obesity-related health conditions affecting around 400 million people worldwide.
A UC Davis study explains that most firstborns feel that they are their parents' favourite.
The Untied Nations is warning of a "hidden [AIDS] epidemic" in the Asia Pacific region.
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