Health

Medical Mistakes a Serious Problem

MANY MEDICAL MISTAKES ARE ACCIDENTAL

Researchers concerned about the number of medical mistakes. Parents and caregivers will do anything to help a sick loved one feel better. But a new study finds more Americans are accidentally making matters worse by taking or giving the wrong dose of medication. A 13 year study at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Ohio found every year between 2002 and…

Men Not as Fertile Today

REDUCED FERTILITY CONNECTED TO THE ENVIORNMENT

      Researchers are finding men are significantly less fertile than men were just 40 years ago. Researchers analyzed 185 previous studies involving almost 43-thousand men. From 1973 to 2011, both sperm concentration and overall sperm count declined more than 50 percent in men from North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Shanna Swan, a senior research says ,”it…

“Sisters For Life”

1/3Courtesy: Martha Dazzio Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3Courtesy: Susannah Cleveland Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3Courtesy: Martha Dazzio Show Caption Hide Caption How far would you go to help a friend in need? Well, when Martha Dazzio found out her sorority sister Susannah Cleveland was about to go on dialysis and needed a kidney, Dazzio did not hesitant. So, this past…

High Schoolers Football Head Trauma

HEAD TRAUMA REVEALED IN AUTOPSIES

    Autopsies of athletes reveal brain damage.   A new report shows just how dangerous football and repeated blows to the head can be.  Researchers at Boston University studied the brains of deceased former football players. They reportedly found evidence of severe brain damage called chronic traumatic encephalopathy in the majority of collegiate players. Of 111 former NFL players,…

Rare HIV Remission

CHILD NO LONGER SHOWS SIGNS OF HIV

  HIV remission is rare, but, it can happen.   A rare case of HIV remission has been reported in South Africa. A 9-year-old child was diagnosed with an HIV infection as a baby. Doctors put the baby on anti-hiv medication and the treatment was able to suppress the virus enough to put the child into remission. The child has…

U-S gets First Opioid Court

OPIOID OVERDOSES SURGE IN THE U-S

  Courts are hoping opioid drug courts can help addicts. Rural Georgia and Alabama are among the places seeing a surge in opioid addiction. Buffalo, New York is struggling with a crisis losing one person every day to drug overdoses. But, a new program there is trying to change that with the country”s first opioid court. The idea is to…

More People Driving While Sleepy

DANGERS OF DRIVING SLEEPY AFTER A LITTLE DRINKING

Driving sleepy after alcohol is a dangerous combination. We hear a lot about the dangers of drunk driving. But poor sleep can also affect your safety behind the wheel. Researchers in Australia found alcohol levels within the legal limits for driving, combined with sleep deprivation, leads to drowsiness and lapses in attention. Their study showed drivers were most impaired 30…

First Time Brain Damage is Reversed

BRAIN DAMAGE IS REVERSED AFTER TODDLER NEARLY DROWNS

  Two-year-old now strong and healthy.   From dancing , laughing and talking to lifeless. Two-year-old Eden Carlson nearly drowned in her family’s pool in 2016 causing serious brain damage. Kristal Carson, Eden’s mother said , “She had gotten through a baby gate and pushed open a heavy door and she was in the pool floating face down. I immediately…

Women Might Avoid a C-Section with Diet and Exercise

SOME C-SECTIONS CAN BE AVOIDED

There is even more evidence about the importance of diet and exercise during pregnancy. New research shows programs that encourage healthy eating and physical activity , limit excess weight gain and lower the risk of having a c-section. Women in the study were given access to a nutritionist , diet and lifestyle classes or structured exercise programs. The benefits were…