Medical Articles

Doctor Who – Facts

The Doctor Who is known as the longest-running TV series all over the world. It has started to air in the year 1963. The show was mainly showed in the UK and since then it has already been a regular show up to now. The Guinness World Records listed the show as the longest-running sci-fi…

How to Write a Speaker Bio That Impresses

One of the most neglected steps in securing speaking engagements is in creating a bio. A bio is more than an “About the Speaker” paragraph-it’s your sales pitch! So, to attract event planners, your bio has to sell you more than the competition. It has to pack your expertise and your experience, but it also…

New Stroke Rehab Techniques in Circulation

New stroke rehabilitation techniques are in circulation showing a continuous effort on specialists to provide more effective solutions to stroke patients’ dilemma. One effort involves teaching physical therapists (PT) and occupational therapists (OT) the new and reimbursable treatments included in Modified Constraint-Induced Therapy or mCIT. Stephen Page and Peter Levine, developers of mCIT, will conduct…

Dietary Supplements – Are They Dangerous?

Dietary supplements refer to any health products that can supplement our diet. They include vitamins, minerals, amino acids, digestive enzymes, Probiotics, herbal supplements, glandular extracts and dietary fibers etc. The consumption of dietary supplements has been rising every year. Whereas many people believe that dietary supplements can improve their health or prevent certain diseases, some…

The Responsibilities of a Clinical Nurse

There is no doubt that a hospital-related job can be very daunting and straining. If you are a registered nurse, you would be working in a clinic-like environment. These nurses are now also popularly known as the clinical nurse or nurse practitioners. If you are one of them, you are surely flexible when it comes…

12 Pomegranate Health Benefits

Countless studies have shown the seemingly countless benefits of fruits for a person’s health. The U.S. Government recommends that people get several servings of fruits every day. Of all the fruits available in the market today, one fruit is at its height of popularity because of its legendary Greek mythology association and its exoticism-the pomegranate…

Itchy Penis – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Experiencing an itching sensation in the genital region, primarily on the penis, is symptomatic of a patient having an “itchy penis.” Although some symptoms of itchy penis are easily treated, other symptoms may necessitate contacting a general practitioner to get advice on how to treat the underlying cause. Major causes of an itchy penis include:…

Drugs, Side Effects, and Pharmaceutical Error

Modern medicine can do many things. Today, doctors can transplant organs, attack cancers, and even fight diseases on a genetic level. Millions – even billions – of people around the world benefit every day from the treatments, therapies, and drugs created by medical professionals and scientists. Side Effects and Regulations But there is a darker…

Pain Medicine: Different Types of Pain Medicine

The formal term for painkillers is analgesics, a word derived from the Greek words an (without) and algia (pain). The three most commonly used types of pain medicine today are the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), the paracetamol based drugs and the opioid drugs. The nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs) group contains a wide range of different…

What Are Centers of Excellence at Hospitals?

When I first began researching information on various hospitals across the United States, I came across many hospitals that offered a variety of Centers of Excellence. I was curious as to what constituted a Center of Excellence as opposed to just listing a program as a specialty service, so I decided to research this as…