Tests show that certain MRI machines may demagnetize the magnets used in cochlear implants to couple external and implanted components of these hearing devices, according to a report in the December issue of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery
Archive for December, 2008
The best way to protect high-risk cancer patients from life-threatening infection is to combine preventive antibiotics and antifungal treatment with isolation and other methods, such as the use of gloves and face masks, according to a new review of 40 studies
Organic Green Barley juice powder contains all of the vitamins, minerals and proteins necessary for the human diet. This potent super food has a tremendous ability to deeply absorb nutrients from the soil.
For up to seven years, California Liquid Fertilizer sold what seemed to be an organic farmer’s dream, brewed from fish and chicken feathers. The company’s fertilizer was effective, inexpensive and approved by organic regulators. By 2006, it held as much as a third of the market in California.
A study published in the December issue of the European medical journal Anticancer Research demonstrates that an ingredient used in a common cough suppressant may be useful in treating advanced prostate cancer.
Excessive food and drink consumption over the festive period could increase your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, leading health charity Diabetes UK warns today.
Gainesville’s first community hospital has been on life support since the Shands Healthcare system in northern Florida bought it a dozen years ago. Now, because of the recession, the plug is being pulled on 80-year-old, money-losing Shands AGH
It’s the leading cause of cancer death in the United States, killing more people each year than breast, prostate, colon, liver, kidney and melanoma cancers combined.
The Mexican mining company Autl·n maintains that there is no evidence that manganese causes any harm to human health. But in the central state of Hidalgo, where the metal is mined, adults shake as if they suffered from Parkinson’s disease and children’s mental development lags behind normal.