Health News Archive

28 Mar 2014

Are Electronic Medical Records the Next Hacker Target?

In the very near future, Electronic Medical Records will bring patient data to the cloud. New provisions inspired by the Health information Technology Act will make sweeping adjustments to how hospitals handle data, and what information is
22 Jan 2014

Living with Bipolar Disorder

Characterized by chronic mood swings and other symptoms, bipolar disorder can be an intense, overwhelming condition. Also known as manic/depressive disorder, this illness is associated with extreme emotional highs and lows, and can affect virtually every aspect
5 Dec 2013

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Dear readers, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is becoming more apparent in women since the year 2000. New studies find that, of those diagnosed, 58% are women. This disease of the lungs makes breathing difficult. The two
19 Nov 2013

Working Towards a Career in the Healthcare Industry

Trying to find the right career path can be exceptionally difficult. It’s something that many people believe will work out on its own over time, but this is not the right approach to take. Proper (and early)
6 Aug 2013

New Insight Into How Brain ‘Learns’ Cocaine Addiction

Release Date: 08/01/2013   A team of researchers says it has solved the longstanding puzzle of why a key protein linked to learning is also needed to become addicted to cocaine. Results of the study, published in
30 Jul 2013

Is Snoring That Bad For the Health?

As common as this problem is, it isn’t any less serious. Snoring is something that might seem irritating to those who sleep next to the snorer, but there’s a large probability that there might be more behind
2 Apr 2013

Does Bariatric Surgery Impact Medical Costs Associated with Obesity?

Bariatric surgery is a well-documented treatment for obesity that leads to considerable weight loss and health improvement, but is the surgery successful in the long run in reducing costs associated with medical care for obesity? A team
29 Mar 2013

New Method Developed to Expand Blood Stem Cells for Bone Marrow Transplant

Research Shows Fewer Donor Cells May Be Needed for Transplantation and Bone Marrow Banking May Be Possible NEW YORK (March 21, 2013) — More than 50,000 stem cell transplants are performed each year worldwide. A research team
28 Mar 2013

Liquid smoke, black and green teas and coffee produced levels of cell DNA damage comparable to chemo drugs

Cancer Biologists Find DNA-Damaging Toxins in Common Plant-Based Foods Release Date: 03/28/2013 Liquid smoke, black and green teas and coffee produced levels of cell DNA damage comparable to chemo drugs In a laboratory study pairing food chemistry