Medical Research

  • A Diet For Your Daily Routine: The Green Coffee Bean!

    How great would it be if an all-natural, side-effect free weight loss pill was invented? Well, researchers are now testing something that could be the answer to your quest. Ever tried a green coffee bean? Learn why they're so good for you...
    By MatthewDenos June 14, 2012 

  • Closing in on a Paralysis Cure

    According to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation about six million Americans have some form of paralysis. Currently there is no cure but the problem is being attacked from several research avenues with some producing encouraging results.
    By weborglodge October 30, 2011 

  • Let the Maggots Munch: Larval Therapy to Heal Wounds

    Treating wounds using the larvae of flies, also known as maggots, may seem horrifying to some, but it has been considered as a good alternative to antibiotics and some surgical procedures for centuries. Learn more about the benefits and the safety of...
    By AngelicaMD October 27, 2011 


  • Eyes Down for an Essential Medical Terminology Quiz

    You've laughed at Becker, and been captivated by ER and House. In short you know your way round a TV hospital and waiting room. But how much do you know about the medical terminology that is bandied about? Find out by taking this entertaining...
    By Arlene McKanic September 22, 2011 

  • Study Suggests a Link Between Autism and Antidepressants

    A study published in a 2011 issue of the "Archives of General Psychiatryindicates that autism in children may be caused by a mother's antidepressant use during early pregnancy. These results aren't conclusive and further research is needed...
    By AlyssaAst July 31, 2011 

  • Secondhand Smoke May Cause Learning Disabilities in Children

    A July 2011 study suggests children who are frequently exposed to secondhand smoke have an increased risk for developing a learning disability. Children who are exposed to secondhand smoke are twice as likely to suffer from a learning disability when...
    By AlyssaAst July 31, 2011 


  • CDC Finds New Drug Resistant Gonorrhea

    Scientists have discovered a new drug-resistant form of gonorrhea. This new "super bug" is very difficult to treat and may lead to serious health complications. Prevention of the STD is essential for minimizing the risks.
    By AlyssaAst July 31, 2011 

  • How Heated Chemotherapy Benefits Cancer Patients

    Heated chemotherapy involves the use of a heated chemotherapy drug directly after surgery. The heat kills the cancer growth and improves the effectiveness of the chemotherapy drug.
    By AlyssaAst June 30, 2011 

  • Making Synthetic Bones More Natural

    Synthetic bones are needed when bone loss has occurred due to age, injury, infection or disease. The use of synthetic bones is rapidly changing as new research has developed more natural synthetic bones.
    By AlyssaAst June 30, 2011 

  • Benefits of Cold Laser Therapy: Non-Invasive Treatment for Pain

    Cold laser therapy, or LLLT, uses low-level lasers to treat an area noninvasively. This therapy technique is said to benefit arthritis pain, even though the FDA has yet to approve its use for the treatment.
    By AlyssaAst June 30, 2011 
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