The back is a complicated structure. Its center is the spine, Continue reading “Do You Have Back Pain?”
Understanding Parkinson’s Disease is about understanding our brain. We rely on our brains for every movement we make, whether writing, walking, talking, or even sleeping. But a serious brain disorder like Parkinson’s disease can rob a person of the ability to do everyday tasks that many of us take for granted. There’s no cure, but treatment can help. And researchers continue to seek new understanding to improve medical care. Continue reading “Understanding Parkinson’s Disease”
There is a wide variety of vaccines:
-The nasal spray is quick, easy and better yet, painless. You sniff and you’re done.
-There is a flu shot that covers four versions of the flu, and one that will protect you from three strains of the flu.
-You can even choose a flu vaccine that uses a shorter needle Continue reading “Get Your Flu Shot”
The word Arthritis means inflammation of the joints. Most people think arthritis is a natural part of aging, however, not all older individuals develop arthritis. Beside possible deformities, arthritis is mainly a pain issue. There are two distinct types of arthritis: Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis.
How can you mend a broken heart ? Or repair a damaged liver, kidney, or knee ? NIH-funded scientists are exploring innovative ways for fixing flawed body parts such as organs and tissues or even grow new ones. This type of research is called tissue engineering. Engineering New Tissues and Organs is witness to the exciting advances that continue to emerge in this fast-moving medical field. Continue reading “Fixing Flawed Body Parts”
As the world gets louder and louder, a cacophony of sounds surround us. and the need to protect your hearing becomes more and more critical. We enjoy many of the sounds — like music, birdsong, and conversations with friends. But loud or long-lasting noises—from motors, power tools, and even headphones — can permanently damage your hearing. Take steps to protect your ears from harmful noises. Continue reading “Protect Your Hearing”
Energy drinks contain a lot of caffeine or caffeine-like substances that stimulate the central nervous system, giving the body a temporary boost in energy. They’re becoming more popular among teens and tweens as a way to stay awake later to finish a homework assignment, or stay alert the next day in class when they’ve stayed up late the night before. Continue reading “The Truth About Energy Drinks”