August Monthly Archives

Violence Against Emergency Care Provider

There never is a better sight than the arrival of EMS or emergency medical service providers at a crisis situation. These pre-hospital care providers are more often than not the only barrier between patients and imminent damage to their health and sometimes the most crucial link and factor that saves lives before the patients reach hospitals. However, in place of gratitude, these EMS workers are …

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DNA Storage To Solve Digital Data Storage Shortages

Humanity generates data at a very fast pace and storage technologies aren’t enough to store all those. The quantity of data (including videos and photos) that we produce increases by 10-folds every five years. Even though everything need not be stored, data storage manufacturers are not making enough flash chips and hard drives to contain only those data that we want to preserve. And as …

Study Shows Sperm Count Halved in The Last 40 Years

The latest study in the area of male reproductive health was conducted under the aegis of the Hebrew University, Jerusalem by the Hadassah Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The study published in the Human Reproduction Update journal in July 2017 records the alarming rate at which sperm concentration and total sperm count are …

Testimonial – Dr. Luma Haj Kassem (Author)

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Robotic Device Improves Crouch Gait in kids With Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy refers to a group of neurological disorders which hamper the individuals’ moving, walking, balancing and posture maintaining ability, say the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This disorder which affects about one in every 323 kids is the most common motor disability in childhood. source Crouch gait is caused by spastic diplegia, a type of cerebral palsy. In spastic diplegia, a normal …

Tips For Protecting Hospitals From Ransomeware

Ransomeware Attack

Hospitals in the US are now looking for ways to strengthen their digital security systems following the WannaCry ransomeware attack in the UK. The ranswomeware attack on the health care system in the United Kingdom affected some one-fifth of the National Health Service providers there. This forced many hospitals to deny treatment to their patients and postpone surgeries. source The malware effectively caused widespread issues …

People Prefer Healthy Food When Food is Called by Exotic Names

Featured healthy food

Words have power, any book lover or ardent reader will tell you this eagerly but now there’s an interesting study that proves this and what more, it is helping people to choose healthier food gladly. Eating healthy is a big task for people who are trying hard to give up on their sedentary lifestyle, junk or fast food obsession, or simply trying to eat better …

Macrophage Activation Syndrome: A Nearly Fatal Presentation, and Review of Diagnosis and Treatment Guidelines

Macrophage Activation Syndrome

Article Abstract Introduction: Macrophage activation syndrome (MAS) is a rare but life-threatening systemic inflammatory complication, usually arising from superimposed viral infections or flares of underlying rheumatological conditions. It is characterized by an uncontrolled immune response, involving the expansion of T-Cells, Macrophages, and the hypersecretion of pro-inflammatory cytokines. The pathophysiology of this disease is not fully understood, and the diagnostic criteria have been debated. In 2016, …

Testimonial – A.U El-Nafaty (Author)

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Testimonial – DR. Amit Choraria (Author)

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Swedish Drones Equipped with Defibrillator to Aid Heart Emergencies

Ambulance Drone

Drones are unmanned aerial vehicles used mostly for recreational purposes. For the first time, an experiment in Sweden has tested its use for cases of cardiac medical emergencies. They fitted a drone with a defibrillator, a device that delivers a dose of electric current to the shock to treat life-threatening cardiac arrests. source During a cardiac arrest, minutes count. In the simulated emergency trial, as …

Better Education Leads to a Better Heart

Healthy Heart

If you did better and stayed longer in school, the chances are that you will do much better with your heart and its good health. There have been a couple of studies over the years that have linked higher education with reduced chances of heart risks. source In 2010, Dr Abhinav Goyal and his colleagues from Emory School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia assessed 61,332 …

Surgery Successfully Separates Twin Girls Joined at Head

In early pregnancy, the embryo splits into two in case of identical twins. When the embryo does not separate this way, it results in conjoined twins. Conjoined twins are rare occurrences. About one in every 200,000 births is conjoined twins. Rarest of this rare case is that of twins conjoined at the head, referred to as craniopagus twins. They account for some 2% of conjoined …

Obesity Screening for Kids Should Start Earlier

Obesity Screening for Kids

When looking at a child it’s not always obvious if that child is obese. As eating habits and lifestyle changes take root, extra weight is becoming the new normal and parents might not detect when their child’s weight hits the wrong side of the scale. In the US, obesity is fairly common among children and adolescents. Obesity is associated with a number of negative health …

Identifying and Dealing with Obesity in Children and Adolescents

child obesity

According to the year 2000 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention growth charts, among children and adolescents in the age group of 2 to 19 years in the US, about 17% of them are obese, and approximately 32% of them were obese or overweight. source The current study was carried out with the aim of updating the 2010 US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation …