Medicine

“Bacteria die on cicada wings-new treatment?”

Researchers have found that cicada wing structure able to kill bacteria on contact. Researchers find cicada wing structure able to kill bacteria on contact Below is an enlarged Cicada (P. claripennis) wing surface. Credit: Biophysical Journal, doi:10.1016/j.bpj.2012.12.046 (Phys.org) A combined team of researchers from Spain and Australia believe their research shows the first known occurence […]

“HUMANITARIAN COALITION gets $8.5 million from Canada”

HUMANITARIAN COALITION members receive $8.5 million from Government of Canada’s International Development Agency The HUMANITARIAN COALITION wishes to express its gratitude to the Government of Canada and the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) for its contribution of $8.5 million for relief efforts in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, announced today. The money, which is part of […]

“Last antibiotic standing-losing to Gonorrhea”

The last line of defense for treating gonorrhea is crumbling, according to an article published in the July 8 issue of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Cephalosporins, the last class of antibiotics that treat gonorrhea, seem to be losing their effectiveness as the pathogen quickly evolves to […]

“Health risks Benadryl + diphenhydramine”

Drugs commonly taken for a variety of common medical conditions negatively affect your brain, causing long term cognitive impairment. They include such common over-the-counter brands as Benadryl (or Dimedrol in other countries), Dramamine, Excedrin PM, Nytol, Sominex, Tylenol PM, Midol PM and Advil PM though some Unisom products contain doxylamine instead. Other anticholinergic drugs, such […]

“Face to face match made by angels”

A perfect match. Anna Kasper, who took care of nursing home patients, delivered pizza and cleaned offices, had a warm giving personality. Connie Culp, (Seen on the right.) who waited tables and painted restaurants and shared her time and good will with people before a tragedy nearly took her life. Connie has became the recipient […]

“Did you know?”

Did you know? If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee. (Hardly seems worth it.) Resources Image courtesy of  http://bit.ly/fEhB3c Share on Facebook

“Ashwagandha helps calm nerves and improve brain funtioning”

Hope for memory challenges of the elderly may come from an Indian herb Ashwagandha.

"To be or not to be stressed out of it-that is the question"

Solving life’s stressful situations naturally with homeopathy.

"Testing of US Drugs in third world – Pfizer is the poster child"

Pfizer may finally see its day in court over the Trovan scandal. This may be the case that opens Pandora’s box to finally show how US drug companies really test a drug before it goes to the open US market.

"Cool treatment for Sudden Cardiac Arrest"

When someone suffers cardiac arrest, the heart suddenly stops beating due to an abnormal heart rhythm called ventricular fibrillation. Within seconds, the victim loses consciousness, collapses and has no pulse. The blood and oxygen supply to the brain and body dminishes. Only immediate emergency treatment to restart the heart, such as CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and […]