Civil War 'bone pit' reveals how combat surgeons who sawed off limbs to save the lives

CIVIL WAR 'BONE PIT' REVEALS HOW COMBAT SURGEONS WHO SAWED OFF LIMBS TO SAVE THE LIVES

Scientists have found an unprecedented pit of bones containing limbs amputated by Civil War combat surgeons to save soldiers who were...

Practice Change From Intermittent Medication Boluses to Bolusing From a Continuous Infusion in Pediatric Critical Care: A Quality Improvement Project

PRACTICE CHANGE FROM INTERMITTENT MEDICATION BOLUSES TO BOLUSING FROM A CONTINUOUS INFUSION IN PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE: A QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

Objectives: To determine whether implementing a guideline to bolus medications from continuous infusions in PICUs affects nursing satisfaction,...

 
 
 
Children separated from their parents suffer permanent damage to their physical and mental health

CHILDREN SEPARATED FROM THEIR PARENTS SUFFER PERMANENT DAMAGE TO THEIR PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH

There is a decades-long legacy of studies showing the adverse health affects that children suffer after separation from their parents...

Scientists discover bacteria in testicles that could dictate a man's fertility in world first

SCIENTISTS DISCOVER BACTERIA IN TESTICLES THAT COULD DICTATE A MAN'S FERTILITY IN WORLD FIRST

Researchers at the Institute for Research and Health Care Hospital San Raffaele in Milan have discovered bacteria living naturally...

 
 
 
A stressful job could leave you blind: Psychological pressure can cause vision loss, scientists warn

A STRESSFUL JOB COULD LEAVE YOU BLIND: PSYCHOLOGICAL PRESSURE CAN CAUSE VISION LOSS, SCIENTISTS WARN

Stress can bring on or worsen vision problems and even lead to blindness because of conditions like glaucoma and diabetes, according...

200,000 bottles of supermarket own-brand cough syrups are recalled

200,000 BOTTLES OF SUPERMARKET OWN-BRAND COUGH SYRUPS ARE RECALLED

The MHRA, which polices the safety of medical products in the UK, warned that a colouring agent used in the syrups may allow mould...

 
 
 
How your HAIR can tell if you're an alcoholic

HOW YOUR HAIR CAN TELL IF YOU'RE AN ALCOHOLIC

Researchers from the University of Antwerp, Belgium, found people suffering from alcohol-use disorders are more likely to have two...

Study Shows Link Between Strong Muscles and a Strong Brain

STUDY SHOWS LINK BETWEEN STRONG MUSCLES AND A STRONG BRAIN

By Dr. Mercola Science has linked the benefit of physical exercise to brain health for many years. In fact, compelling evidence suggests...

 
 
 
Cancer patients 20 per cent more likely to take own lives in first six months following diagnosis

CANCER PATIENTS 20 PER CENT MORE LIKELY TO TAKE OWN LIVES IN FIRST SIX MONTHS FOLLOWING DIAGNOSIS

While the risk of suicide was higher among all those diagnosed with cancer, a study has shown the danger is even greater with certain...

Non-dairy Drinks Dangerous for Infants

NON-DAIRY DRINKS DANGEROUS FOR INFANTS

Infants below one year who were given non-dairy drinks instead of breast milk were found to be at risk of malnutrition.

 
 
 
Not so green after all? New study says biodegradable plastic bags might not be helpful to the environment

NOT SO GREEN AFTER ALL? NEW STUDY SAYS BIODEGRADABLE PLASTIC BAGS MIGHT NOT BE HELPFUL TO THE ENVIRONMENT

Plastic pollution is slowly but surely killing our environment, and many of us strive to find better alternatives to problematic items...

As pace of innovation slows, new sources of omega-3s, higher concentrates, combo products still appearing

AS PACE OF INNOVATION SLOWS, NEW SOURCES OF OMEGA-3S, HIGHER CONCENTRATES, COMBO PRODUCTS STILL APPEARING

Omega-3s companies continue to seek ways to differentiate their products. Among the innovations that are appearing in the marketplace...

 
 
 
The 10 Best Protein-Filled Foods to Keep You Full and Help You Drop Pounds

THE 10 BEST PROTEIN-FILLED FOODS TO KEEP YOU FULL AND HELP YOU DROP POUNDS

Eating a diet of 1,000 calories with foods that don't have any nutritional value is exactly what you shouldn't do if you want to lose...

Variability in Peru fishery, PR hit for krill continue to tinge omega-3s sustainability picture

VARIABILITY IN PERU FISHERY, PR HIT FOR KRILL CONTINUE TO TINGE OMEGA-3S SUSTAINABILITY PICTURE

The sustainability of marine omega-3s sources continues to be a background concern for the industry, with variable anchovy harvests...

 
 
 
International Yoga Day: Healthy Homemade Foods Just for You

INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY: HEALTHY HOMEMADE FOODS JUST FOR YOU

International Yoga Day is observed on 21st June every year. Here are some healthy homemade foods just for you to have after your yoga...

Six reasons you may be having lower back pain and how to treat it WITHOUT painkillers

SIX REASONS YOU MAY BE HAVING LOWER BACK PAIN AND HOW TO TREAT IT WITHOUT PAINKILLERS

Lower back pain is a common ailment. In the U.K., it is the leading cause of disability and is responsible for more than one in 10...

 
 
 
Heart Disease Sufferers are Exercising Too Little

HEART DISEASE SUFFERERS ARE EXERCISING TOO LITTLE

People living with heart problems or who are at risk of developing them are exercising too little. Walking for at least 150 minutes...

Don't Believe This Weight-Loss Myth If You're Trying to Lose Fat and Drop the Pounds

DON'T BELIEVE THIS WEIGHT-LOSS MYTH IF YOU'RE TRYING TO LOSE FAT AND DROP THE POUNDS

There are a lot of gimmicks when it comes to losing weight and losing it quickly. One of these gimmicks is sitting in the steam room...

 
 
 
Disney's 'Incredibles 2' Could Pose Epilepsy Risk

DISNEY'S 'INCREDIBLES 2' COULD POSE EPILEPSY RISK

The memo asks theaters showing the movie to flag customers to the scene, USA Today reported.

Indian doctors save girl, 19, who has lived her whole life with her organs outside her body

INDIAN DOCTORS SAVE GIRL, 19, WHO HAS LIVED HER WHOLE LIFE WITH HER ORGANS OUTSIDE HER BODY

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Sauda Suleiman Amour was born 19 years ago with her liver in a skin sac outside her body. Finally, Indian...