Articles tagged with: Medical Research

Johns Hopkins University Study: Misdiagnosis the Most Harmful Medical Mistake

Johns Hopkins University Study: Misdiagnosis the Most Harmful Medical Mistake

Which of the following medical errors is the most costly and harmful?

    1. Surgical mistakes
    2. Medication errors
    3. Misdiagnosis
    4. Sanitation-infection

If you chose #3, then you have a pretty good handle on the medical malpractice situation in the United States...

Migraine Device ‘Cephaly’ Uses TENS to Reduce the Incidence of Migraine Headaches

Migraine Device ‘Cephaly’ Uses TENS to Reduce the Incidence of Migraine Headaches

It looks like something designed for Star Wars, a sleek forehead tiara with a jewel mounting in the middle. Actually, it’s meant to get rid of migraine headaches. The Cephaly, produced by Roxon (St. Leonard, Quebec Canada) uses an approach with a long name, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, shortened to TENS, which has a decade or two of history but at least up to now, limited success...

New Study Links Multi-Vitamins with Reduced Breast Cancer Deaths

New Study Links Multi-Vitamins with Reduced Breast Cancer Deaths

You can buy enough multivitamin and mineral pills to last a year for about twenty dollars. If taking those multivitamins could possibly reduce your risk of breast cancer, or if you have cancer, reduce the fatality rate by 30% – what’s not to like? The answer isn’t as positive as you might think...

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