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…

Internal Medicine Doctor – About Diabetes

According to new research from the Archives of Internal Medicine, doctor and patient alike will want to watch the growth of diabetes. By the year 2025, there could be as many as 380 million people affected by complications of type 2 diabetes. Because this epidemic is becoming so widespread, it is in everyone’s best interest…

Can Adults Get Diaper Rash From Pads?

Incontinence is a very common problem. Millions of people of all ages, health status and both genders have to deal with some form of incontinence. It is important to realize that not all incontinence is the same. Some people are experiencing complete loss of bladder and bowel control while others may only have light leaking.…

Andropause Vs Menopause – Differences Between The Sexes

Unknown to several men, they also experience the horrors of male menopause, which involves a significant drop in the reproductive hormones during middle age generally between the ages of forty and sixty. The condition is medically known as Andropause, Testosterone Deficiency, Viropause, Late Onset Hypogonadism (LOH), Male Climacteric, Androgen Deficiency in the Aging Male (ADAM)…