Articles Tagged with medicine

Rise Of Autism Claims Not Legitimate, Says New Penn State Study

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A new study on autism from Penn State University says that the recent claims of a rise in the disease from the years 2000 to 2010 aren’t accurate. The only reason there has been a stated rise in the numbers for autism is because of a reclassification of persons with other intellectual disorders, state the… Read more »

Listening To Heavy Metal May Actually Make You Calmer, Study Says

Listening to Heavy Metal May Actually Make You Calmer, Study Says

Apparently, Ozzy Osbourne and the heavy metal genre may hold the key to happiness. A recent study has deduced that “extreme” music genres, like heavy metal, punk, and emo may actually help calm listeners that are angry. Researchers say that the results contradict the idea that heavy metal listening is linked to aggression and misconduct…. Read more »

Top Four Possible Cures For Cancer On The Way

CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM - DECEMBER 09: A Scientist looks at cells through a fluorescent microscope at the laboratories at Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute on December 9, 2014 in Cambridge, England. Cancer Research UK is the world's leading cancer charity dedicated to saving lives through research. Its vision is to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. They have saved millions of lives by discovering new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, and as such the survival rate in the UK has doubled in the last 40 years. Cancer Research UK funds over 4,000 scientists, doctors and nurses across the UK, more than 33,000 patients who join clinical trials each year and a further 40,000 volunteers that give their time to support the work. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images/Cancer Research UK)

As technology advances, many scientists believe the human race is coming closer than ever to a cure for cancer. News stories hit the internet frequently boasting new treatments or even cures for cancer, but they never seem to amount to anything. This is often due to the time it takes before human trials begin and… Read more »

Teen Who Refused Chemo Cancer Free After Courts Forced Her Into Treatment

Cassandra C. is cancer-free!

The teen in Connecticut who famously rejected chemo is currently in remission, thanks to the court ordered treatment she received. Cassandra C. Has gone through several months of treatment during the high profile argument in the mainstream media regarding her rights as a teen and her mother’s rights as a parent. Her diagnosis was not… Read more »

Trial Reverses Tragic Memory Loss From Alzheimer’s Disease

A new trial indicates that memory loss in Alzheimer's patients may be reversible.

Alzheimer’s disease is notoriously one of the most tragic common diseases in the world. Many people have had to watch their loved ones slowly forget everything about themselves. This tragic disease affects nearly 35.5 million people throughout the world. Although Alzheimer’s disease was first diagnosed close to 100 years ago, very little is currently known… Read more »

Human Organs Grown From Animals Could Be Achieved In A Year

Human Organs Grown From Animals Could Be Achieved In A Year

According to the latest news reports, Japanese scientists could receive backing to grow human organs in animals within the next year. A panel of government appointed experts have drafted a recommendation to help create new guidelines for Japan’s world-leading approach to embryonic research. If anyone can recall the stem cell breakthrough article that was featured on The… Read more »

ADHD Could Be Due To Sleep Deprivation, Says Doctor

ADHD Could Be Due To Sleep Deprivation, Says Doctor

According to US-based doctor Vatsal Thakkar, children diagnosed with ADHD could simply be sleep deprived. This medical opinion, alongside reports that ADHD in children is linked to obesity in adulthood, means that the disorder will continue to be an issue that doctors try to better understand to ensure treatment and management is accurate. The clinical… Read more »

Medical Marijuana May Ease Symptoms Associated With Multiple Sclerosis

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Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine published a study on May 14, 2012 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal which indicates smoking marijuana has the ability to relieve muscle tightness, pain, and spasticity (contractions) associated with the unpredictable and often disabling disease known as multiple sclerosis. Dr. Jody Corey-Bloom of… Read more »