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Dangers of Polypharmacy for Geriatric Patients

June 14,2018

The concurrent use of multiple medications by a patient is called polypharmacy. Since geriatric patients are more likely to need multiple medications to treat a complex medical condition,...


Impact of Hormone Imbalances on Weight Gain

May 18,2018

Don't be frustrated by unwanted weight gain. The golden rule of "consuming fewer calories than you burn" only applies to someone in perfect health. For the rest of us, there are numerous reasons...


Could CRISPR Cure the Common Cold... and More?

May 3,2018

Unraveling the secrets contained in the human genome could be the most important medical discovery of our time. The first challenge was to understand the instructions coded in DNA that creates a...


What You Eat May Affect Your Cognitive Health

April 25,2018

Each year hundreds of long-term studies reach their conclusion. This provides medical researchers with years of collective data for comparative studies. For example, the analysis of the data from...


Flu Season May Still Be in Full Swing

April 17,2018

If you are one of the many people who still fear getting flu vaccinations, the 2017-2018 flu season might change your mind. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the...


Should I Worry About How Little I Sleep?

March 9,2018

It depends. At every stage of your life, sleep plays an important role in restoring your good health and protecting your mental well-being. Although most doctors seldom have the opportunity to...


Do You Know the Six Classifications of Diabetes?

March 9,2018

Almost everyone knows about the two primary types of diabetes. However, did you know that researchers now classify up to six insulin-related health conditions as a unique type of diabetes? As...


A Low-Sodium Diet May Help Ward Off Dementia

February 9,2018

The FDA-recommended daily intake of sodium is 1500mg, which is about ¾ of a teaspoon. Unfortunately, many Americans are consuming more than twice this amount every day. In a recent...


New Concussion Treatment Being Developed

February 7,2018

Concussion prevention and treatment received a lot of press in recent years as High School, Collegiate, and Pro sports teams began taking the issue very seriously. Though the NFL instituted their...


Will There Ever Be A Universal Flu Shot?

January 21,2018

It’s the middle of flu season in the US and there has been a lot of talk this year about whether or not to get the annual flu shot. This season’s flu vaccine is not as effective as in...