How "Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation" Treats Addiction
Funko Pop Captain Kirk from Star Trek: The Original SeriesDom Talbot on Unsplash. A U.S. Surgeon General report issued in 2016 estimated that 21 million Americans have a drug or alcohol addiction. Addiction to drugs or alcohol is more common than cancer.
Scientists Believe a Biological Cure For Mental Illness Is On Its Way
When the breakthrough is expected remains under debate in the medical science community. Though I am a former mental health professional with training in psychology, I am neither a scientist nor a doctor and I offer no medical advice or diagnosis herein. Please contact a currently practicing medical or mental health professional foranypotential issue related to this article that requires attention.
ALCO MED-Project offers free needle, medicine disposal
(Ethan Miller / Getty Images) (ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif.) The Alameda County MED-Project offers residents free and safe options to dispose of unwanted or unused medicines and needles.
Global pharmaceutical company opens new headquarters in Forsyth County
(Forsyth County, GA) With the opening of the new Alimera Sciences headquarters in Halcyon, Forsyth County has become the home of a global pharmaceutical company. Alimera leadership team representatives and local leaders celebrated the new facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 9 Located in the 1200 office building next to Town Square, Alimera’s space now has a fresh, contemporary appeal as innovative as the company itself.
Living With Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD): A Mental Health Perspective
C-PTSD remains among the most misunderstood of all mental health issues. Though I am a former mental health professional with training in Psychology, I am not a doctor and I offer no medical advice or diagnosis herein. Please contact a currently practicing medical or mental health professional foranypotential issue related to this article that requires attention. Sources for this article include BridgesToRecovery.com, The National Library of Medicine, and TheMighty.com.
Scientists Believe Death May Be Reversible Through Computers and Robots
The Singularity’s theoretical merge of man and machine is opening new doors of science and technology. This article is based on technology and science postings, and related media reports. All linked information within this article is fully-attributed to the following outlets:LiveScience.com, Metro.Co.uk, Dr. Ian Pearson, Futurism.com, Stanford Computer Science, Villanova University, and NPR.org.
2022 Is The Worst Time Ever to Become a Nurse, And Here's Why: Op-Ed
As remarkable a profession nursing is, the facts are indisputable. Not only the one in the title, but also the fact that in addition, 4 out of 10 nurses plan to pursue a role somewhere else.
The 9th grade dropout giving away millions in Florida
Herbert "Herbie" Wertheim has led a very interesting life. I write a lot about business leaders and entrepreneurs, but few have done as much as Herbie Wertheim. He grew up in a disadvantaged home, dropped out of high school in ninth grade, and avoided the Miami Juvenile Detention System for truancy by joining the US Navy at the age of 17.
The Original Stethoscope was a Simple Wooden Tube Used for Listening to the Heart
Back in the day, doctors listened to a person's heart by placing their ear on the chest with varied results. Since such a diagnosis could mean the difference between life and death, the invention of a device that could make listening to the heart more accurate became of great importance.
DEA National Prescription Drug Take-back Day, April 30th
The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has designated the 30th of April, National Prescription (Rx) Drug Take-Back Day. National Drug Take-back Day is April 30th, 2022.MGN Image. Each year, law enforcement agencies nationwide mobilize to receive prescription drugs from citizens. According to DEA.gov through National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, the DEA is:
The Babylonian Skull Cure was a Disturbing Ancient Medical Practice
Imagine kissing and licking a skull seven times each time on the recommendation of your friendly ancient Babylonian doctor. That was the treatment prescribed for a patient who ground their teeth. According to history.com, ancient Babylonian doctors had more in common with priests and exorcists than modern-day doctors and they believed that a deceased relative was trying to contact the patient, hence the teeth grinding.
My mother was horrified when a hospital failed to remove gauze from her surgical site following a procedure
*This is a work of nonfiction based on actual events I witnessed firsthand; used with permission. My mother underwent surgery earlier this year. The surgery was successful, and she has fully recovered. However, the day of the surgery didn't run quite as smoothly as her recovery.
The Controversy Behind Medicinal Cannabis
Though the cannabis plant has been used as a curative for centuries, controversy over its recreational use often overshadows its touted benefits. But are those benefits as promised in medical marijuana centers and mass market products real, or akin to a placebo?
Medical Science Says Beer Is Healthy In Moderation
Doctors largely agree a daily brew is generally nutritious, though some debate remains as to limitations and turns toward risky indulgence. This article is free of opinion and bias, and is based solely on science and accredited media reports. No medical advice is offered herein on the part of the author. All listed theories and facts within this article are fully-attributed to several medical experts, scientists, and media outlets, includingWebMD.com, NBCNews.com, European Association for the Study of Diabetes, Penn State, RXList.com, and Healthline.com.
Routine Prescription of Statin Medications and Prevalence of Sexual Dysfunction
The embodiment of the need for a Personalized approach for optimal Patient Compliance and Health Outcome. Disclaimer: This article is written to serve as a source of perspective based on my view and the existing scientific evidence. On no account should it be used as medical advice. My advice is for everyone to consult their medical doctor to seek the unsurpassed personalized treatment option.
The billionaire who lives in Kalamazoo County
Each year Forbes releases its list of billionaires. This year 2,668 people made the list, and eight of those live in Michigan. However, today I want to shine the spotlight on the billionaire that lives in Kalamazoo County.
New Jersey Legal Weed
It has been a year and a half since New Jersey residents had voted to legalize the use of recreational marijuana in the state. The New Jersey State Commission has finally granted seven medical marijuana companies permission to start selling cannabis to all adults (21 and over) at the thirteen regulated dispensaries. New Jersey is now the second state on the east coast to fully authorize the use of cannabis by adults for recreational use. In years prior, medical-marijuana dispensaries were only permitted to sell the substance with written doctor approval to be used as medicine only. This change in policy opens the door for recreational use by adults and revenue through tax dollars for the state. In addition, growers, laborers, and dispensaries will reap profits from this new venture.
Cancer Cells Feed On Iron: Scientists Have An Advantage
Huge developments in cancer research.(Erdark/iStock) After years of research on genetic mutations of cells and a key discovery made of cells carrying KRAS gene mutations having large amounts of a reactive form of iron, scientists can attack this aspect of the mutated cells by delivering cancer medications to the “ferroaddicted” cells without causing damage to the healthy cells. This approach could spare cancer patients a significant level of discomfort going forward.
Oscar telecast started conversation about alopecia
Alopecia is a rare autoimmune conditionCC0 Dominio publico via pxhere. Will Smith left his seat and smacked Chris Rock after the comedian made a joke about his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. The moment is the most talked about from Sunday's telecast of the Academy Awards, and there are people on each side. There is more to the story than the anger between the two men.