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What Is the Most Common Cause of Myocarditis?

By John Nassivera The heart is subject to a variety of problems that make it hard to maintain health, among them being myocarditis. This disease involves the myocardium, the muscular layer of the heart wall, experiencing inflammation and not being able to contract or relax properly. As a result, blood has trouble reaching the rest of the body, increasing your chance of a heart attack or stroke. There is a variety of sources for this disease making its way into your body, and this guide ...

Medical Safety Gear

We all depend on the wonders of modern medicine to protect our health and extend our lives. The very process of practicing medicine, however, presents unique hazards. Medical safety gear, when used correctly, is very effective in protecting against these dangers, so it’s important that you understand what does what. Personal protective equipment Personal protective equipment (PPE) is safety gear designed to protect health care workers and patients from the spread of bacteria and germs. ...

Rediscovering The Path To Efficient Pain Management and Relief

Life throws to us challenges from time to time and it takes a willing soul and a healthy body to face these difficult moments without crushing. One of the worst factors that can make life lose meaning or transform each day to be a great burden is constant pain from any part of the body. Generally, pain is not limited to where and how it can affect anyone making it one of the core areas that has been a subject of discussion and much attention even in the medical sector. While on the one hand, we ...

You Will Save Money if You Choose a Recruitment Agency to Look for Medical Staff

Finding quality professionals to fill a role is not the only reason for choosing a recruitment firm to work with you. Another reason is to save time. You don't want to spend many days or even weeks looking for the right person to do a job when someone else can do it for you. Besides, recruitment is only a part of the many tasks you need to finish. You will also save lots of money in the process. Yes, you need to pay recruitment firms to do the job, but they will give a lot in return. ...

The Rise of Urgent Care: Has Medical Negligence Increased With It?

Urgent care centers are popping up everywhere, and while many of them offer a wonderful alternative to the expense and long wait times of a hospital emergency department, there are things to watch out for, including medical negligence. What is medical negligence? Negligence is what’s behind most malpractice lawsuits. By definition medical negligence is a failure by a medical provider to provide the appropriate treatment to take action where it is necessary. It may also involve providing ...

ADHD: new drugs that are more effective and tolerable for all ages

Lancet Psychiatry has published the largest meta-analysis ever conducted on the subject. It has allowed to identify some drugs able to act effectively on the symptoms of ADHD both in children and adults. As attention deficit disorder /hyperactivity disorder ( ADHD) is between childhood disorders and appears to be one of the most popular. According to some estimates it affects 5% of children in the world and 2.5% of adults. The meta-analysis published by Lancet Psychiatryis the ...

3 Secrets to Staying Young After Retirement

Although Pew Research suggests that 10,000 baby boomers retire each day, many of us would love nothing more than to stay young forever. But eventually, we all have to face the ways in which our age affects us—physically, mentally, and emotionally. That doesn’t mean the situation is hopeless, though. There are countless ways that seniors can take a proactive role in preserving their youth and health through the choices they make on a daily basis. The “secrets” outlined here may seem ...

What’s the Connection Between Sleep Apnea and Cervical Spine Disorders?  

 Cervical Spine Disorders?  Let’s face it. No one wants to be interrupted during a good night’s sleep. Whether it’s a snoring partner, a phone call, or aches and pains that keep a person from catching our full seven or eight hours of zzzz’s, a lack of solid sleep at night can make most of us tired and cranky the next day. But for the estimated 22 million Americans suffering from sleep apnea, the results can be much more serious, and studies show that, unfortunately, patients who ...

Navigating the Northeast Ohio Medical Community  

For those looking to take their medical or dental career to the next level in Ohio, finding a place to start can seem impossible — especially when considering the top medical communities in massive cities. If you’re studying pre-med in college, just moved, already live in Cleveland, or are looking to relocate to the Cleveland area, opportunities are available to help you navigate the medical community. The Cleveland Clinic  The Cleveland Clinic is a physician-led, non-profit, group ...

Whiplash Injury: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

When we want to agree with someone without talking, we nod our heads. It’s something we do every single day without thinking. You won’t get whiplash from nodding your head too much, but it does stem from the same basic motion. It develops after something violent happens, like a car accident which causes your head to go forward and backward very suddenly. Some people can feel the effects of whiplash for years after the initial injury. With that said, here are some important things you ...