Archive for category: Medicine

  • Research victories for a diabetes cure
     

    Research victories for a diabetes cure

    A Harvard Medical School study indicate that it may be possible to stop type 1 diabetes and renew the insulin-producing beta cells that are destroyed by the disease. The scientists used a mix of three [...]

     
     
  • Vitamin D and cancer
     

    Vitamin D and cancer

    Vitamin D is significant when it comes to the development of our organs. This vitamin is the regulator of calcium and phosphorous which is essential for the development of our bones. Vitamin D is also [...]

     
     
  • L.A.S.I.K.
     

    L.A.S.I.K.

    People with poor vision now have an alternative to wearing corrective eyeglasses and contact lenses with a medical breakthrough in the field of ophthalmology. In the recent years, various research and trials have led to [...]

     
     
  • Modern Surgery Overview
     

    Modern Surgery Overview

    Although it is sometimes difficult to determine when a medical procedure is considered surgery, a medical treatment that involves a cutting of a patient’s live tissue (e.g., hair and nails are dead tissue) is usually [...]

     
     
  • Circumcision can reduce risks of HIV
     

    Circumcision can reduce risks of HIV

    A report released by the WHO and UNAIDS last year stated that studies show that male circumcision can lower the risk of transmission of HIV from female to male. There is half a chance that [...]

     
     
  • ‘Rewired’ Nerves Restore Ability to Walk
     

    ‘Rewired’ Nerves Restore Ability to Walk

    Scientists have figured out how mice that lose the ability to walk after a spinal-cord injury can regain it, a finding that could someday help human patients, Scientific American reports. When the long nerves that [...]