Category: Health Care & Medical

  • How to manage an acquired brain injury

    There are thought to be around 1 million people in the UK living with an acquired brain injury, whether due to a traumatic injury, stroke, brain tumour or a variety of other causes. This type of brain injury can have a number of serious symptoms, including physical, cognitive and behavioural effects that need careful management […]

  • How to help your Asthma if you are caught without a Pump

    Asthma is a long-term inflammatory disease of the airways and lungs. It can cause episodes of wheezing, coughing, chest tightness and shortness of breath. 5.4 million people are currently receiving treatment for asthma in the UK, including 1.1 million children and 4.3 million adults. Although on average three people a day die from asthma, many […]

  • Your guide to endoscopes and borescopes

    If you’ve ever done an ultrasound before, you probably know that there are several imaging techniques currently used by doctors to tell whether you’re suffering from a medical condition or not. One of them is the good old X-ray, with the help of which you can find out whether you have any issue in your […]

  • Health Guide: Diseases That Can Be Treated by Medical Marijuana

    Medical marijuana is one of the most effective treatment solutions for psychotic conditions and other diseases like cancer. You can read more about how marijuana acts on these diseases as well as the ways you can take it to treat different ailments. Marijuana contributes positively in the treatment of a number of diseases, so here […]

  • How Online Reviews Are Shaping the Quality of Patient Care

    Rising medical costs and higher out-of-pocket expenses are causing patients to become more discerning in their choice of providers. Increasingly, consumers are turning to online ratings platforms to make health care decisions. In fact, reporting from the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) indicates that consumer ratings for patient satisfaction carry more weight during the […]

  • 7 Facts About Advanced Cardiac Life Support You Need to Know

    Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is training that healthcare professionals will undergo to save lives if a cardiac event happens. When a child goes into cardiac arrest or a father falls to the floor, clenching his chest at a sporting event, ACLS training can save a life. But a lot of people don’t know what […]

  • What Are Your Chances of Falling Victim to Medical Mishaps?

    Millions of Americans receive complicated surgeries and procedures every week, and it seems like a large number of these end up in some kind of medical mishap, resulting in significant lawsuits and a lot of distress for the patient and their loved ones. But just what are your odds of falling victim to medical negligence […]

  • Four Innovative Wound Healing Techniques To Improve Patients’ Healing

    Wound treatment costs more than $50 billion every year. This is 10 times more than the World Health Organization’s annual budget. Treating wounds can be difficult, especially when it comes to chronic ones, or wounds experienced by people who have compromised immune systems. But innovations in wound-healing technology are treating these obstacles. Here are four […]