Archive for October, 2017
When your daughter told you that she and her husband had an upcoming appointment at a fertility center you could not help but remember your fertility center experience 25 years ago. You wonder if now is the time to tell your 25 year old daughter that you visited several infertility specialists before she was born. Even though you know that the latest advancements in infertility procedures are probably much different than what they were 25 years ago, you are guessing that many of the emotions and the frustrations are the same.
Although you have had many conversations with your daug
Any time we receive a prescription or even do something as basic as pop a painkiller or take a decongestant, we’re reaping the benefits of those who participate in a clinical drug development trial. Medical research studies help medical professionals figure out what treatments are safe for use. In short, any treatment or drug we undergo has already been tried by thousands of people before being released onto the mainstream market. Those who participate in medical research studies or clinical trials often have the first access to groundbreaking new treatments that can save thei
Have you ever needed to go to the emergency room? In one study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (CDCP), it was found that as many as 48% of ER patients were seeking treatment at that location because their primary physician’s office was closed. This problem will increase the wait time for the average patient due to observing triage protocol. But there is a better option for patients who are not experiencing an emergency, and yet need care.
How Urgent Care Expresses the Treatment Process For Patients.
If a health concern is not an emergency, it is likely an urgent problem. This is categorized as a health concern in the form of an injury or illness that needs treatment soon to avoid excessive damage to the body. Such problems might be a fever of 100 degrees in a newborn, o
The cure for cancer is right around the corner. Incredible advances in short-term and long-term treatment have been made over the past few years, increasing the lifespan of those afflicted as well as helping others reach a diagnosis as early as possible. Advanced cancer treatment options around the world are starting to embrace proton treatment. Unlike other forms of radiation therapy, proton therapy targets more specific areas of the body to bolster its effectiveness while actively reducing the chances of complications during recovery. How could proton treatment change the way we look at cancer in the future?
Brain cancer treatment,