Scientists may have figured out how to use spinach to directly repair your heart!
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Going to the chiropractor isn't something intuitive, unless you're into holistic health. But did you know that a chiropractor can fully treat many conditions, one of which you may already have, without resorting to medications? One of them is frozen shoulder.
Sensory Integration therapy was proven efficient in helping people diagnosed with autism who are dealing with sensory challenges.
In a recent study, 5 autistic boys who received SIT for 10 weeks, each session lasting up to 30 minutes, have shown improvements in certain autistic traits. It was observed that while participating in occupational therapy intervention, with emphasis on sensory integration, the five subjects made gains in goal-directed play (mastery play)and engagement, four subjects demonstrated fewer non engaged behaviour, of the five children two demonstrated interaction with adults more than 25% of the time during the intervention phase.
Auditory integration training (AIT) decreases hearing sensitivity and improves behavioural issues in people diagnosed with autism
People diagnosed with autism have been shown to have two hearing related impairments. The first is called hyperacusis, which an increased sensitivity to certain frequency and volume ranges of sound. The second impairment is called tinnitus, which is the perception of sound when no actual external noise is present. Both conditions are debilitating leading to peer isolation and sound avoidance. But, Auditory integration training, which aims to re- educate the hearing process has been proven to reduce hypersensitity to sounds in autistic patients.
Half of the Nation's doctors have come together to issue a stark and in depth report highlighting how climate change is ruining our health that can no longer be ignored.
Listening to your body isn't always easy. Here are a few common symptoms you might not notice, and what they could mean.
Wearing a device similar to a FitBit or Apple watch could tell you if you're sick. Wearable technology of the future could make medical care more individualized and even alert you and your doctor that something's brewing before you have symptoms.
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a painful condition caused by blood clots. Here are some natural remedies that may alleviate DVT.
The Endocrine Society has released a position statement highlighting why Donald Trump's temporary travel ban negatively impacts everyone's health.
Trump doesn't believe in global warming caused by industrial processes, but now his beliefs are turning into governmental actions. One of the first things he's done to further his beliefs is cancel a meeting of scientists on the potential adverse health side effects of climate change.
Researchers have discovered millions of people may be low in the antioxidant vitamin E. The vitamin is difficult to measure in the bloodstream for millions of people with metabolic syndrome. Are you one of the millions of people who needs more of the antioxidant for better health?
Stem cell research has been a moral debate for decades. But some innocent research with very promising applications is getting discriminated against without doing any inherent harm. Adult stem cell research has nothing to do with fetuses -- these cells come from people who are already born.
Recent studies show that employees aren't getting enough sleep - and it's affecting their corporation's income! Are you getting enough sleep, and is it affecting your money making?
Recent news announces that scientists now know a little more about your gut. They've learned more about the membrane surrounding your gastrointestinal tract, which is called the mesentery. Here's what they found and why getting a massage can help your gastrointestinal health.
Medical assistants can drastically reduce the time it takes doctors to document patient exams so they can actually spend more time with patients.
Do you know who took your vitals the last time you went in for a checkup? It might not have been a nurse, doctor, or physician's assistant. Here's how important medical assistants are in the healthcare industry.
The current U.S. surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy, has released his opinion on e-cigarettes. Although researchers found that e-cigarettes have virtually no harmful effects and are a dream-like tool to help smokers quit, Murthy now says they're actually dangerous to teens.
The deteriorating nature of our air is causing significant harm to human health, and human activity is contributing to climate change and the air pollution that is damaging lung function. This relationship was highlighted by the findings of a new study presented at EuroEcho-Imaging 2016, which pointed out the influence of air pollution on respiratory function and the critical health issues it raises.
Remember the days when you rocked out with your select group of friends in your family's garage pretending to be a musical band? Scientists actually think it's the reason why you passed your high school math classes.
Researchers say that missing breakfast and not getting adequate sleep can result in kids becoming overweight. Addressing these issues may help cut down obesity in kids.
It's best to go to the doctor when you have a health concern, but you most likely would rather look up your symptoms online and go with whatever information you find. This can be dangerous or misleading. But if you're really set on not seeing the doctor, here are a few ways to get better unofficial medical advice online.
For some people, the Tasmanian devil is a cartoon character, but for others it could represent an opportunity to kill MRSA (methicillin-resistant S. aureus) and other dangerous pathogens. New research indicates that the milk of these marsupials, who are found only on the island of Tasmania, contains special peptides that can destroy potentially deadly human germs.
A hug is understandable as a show of gratitude to someone who is taking care of you or a loved one. But did you know that it’s a potential health risk to hug your nurse? Here’s what a recent study found and why you should resist the urge to hug your nurse.
Is Your Dentist Giving You Your Rights Under HIPAA? Here's How to Help Protect Your Sensitive Medical Information
Your dentist always greets you with a warm smile and takes care of all your tooth aches with excellent care. But is she handling your medical records with the same quality care?
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