As private ambulances are increasingly being used to answer 999 calls, we want to hear from those who work for and have been treated by them Shortages of paramedics and rising demand means that the NHS is spending almost £80m a year hiring private ambulances to answer 999 calls, figures show. Show More Summary
An honesty journal can teach you a lot about living a better life.
The availability of cheaper, off-brand cigarettes is associated with an increase in infant mortality.
Fires and explosions sent plumes of black smoke that could be seen for miles and allegedly sickened residents and emergency responders.
Facet arthropathy or facet arthritis is a type of arthritis in the spine that can be due to external or internal forces and is referred to in the medical community as “facet joint arthropathy.” We all have 24 vertebrae in … The post What causes facet arthropathy: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.
NOTE: Below is Dara Berger's speech at the Health Choice CT rally on September 15. By Dara Berger My name is Dara Berger. I am an author of the book How to Prevent Autism and a documentary filmmaker. The most...
(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) Immune-cell based therapies opening a new frontier for cancer treatment carry unique, potentially lethal side effects that provide a new challenge for oncologists, one addressed by a...Show More Summary
Angela Cooper arrived home from work to discover her daughter’s temperature had spiked to 102 degrees — a sign that the teenager, who has cancer, had a potentially deadly bloodstream infection. As Coo...
The Trump administration says many of the organizations that help people enroll in health plans on the federal insurance marketplaces don’t provide enough bang for the buck, sometimes costing thousand...
One gay, HIV-positive man tells his tale.
Scientists have helped provide a way to better understand how to enable drugs to enter the brain and how cancer cells make it past the blood brain barrier.
Parkinson’s disease is a progressive degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that affects the motor system of those affected. Nearly 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease each year, with thousands of cases...Show More Summary
Note: We're delighted to share this post by Martin Walker. Martin covered the GMC trial in the UK moment by moment and is a copious author whose book "Dirty Medicine" is sharp and thought provoking. Please visit his website Slingsho...
Getting older is not fun. We get tired more quickly and more often, we lose much of our strength, and we are slower mentally. While this can make us envy the young, our bodies have learned to cope with the … The post Older people found to use more of their brains to compensate for aging appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.
Dear friends, Do you have any phobias? If you’re unsure what a phobia is, it’s an irrational fear of a person, place, thing, or situation. Phobias are actually types of an anxiety disorder and a person with a phobia will … The post The Healthy Truth: The rundown on phobias appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.
People with chronic gum inflammation for 10 or more years were 70 percent more likely than people without periodontitis to develop Alzheimer’s disease.
Increased activity in a brain region involved in reward and motivation appears to reduce the risk of sleep-related depressive symptoms.
A pioneering study looks at the impact of caregiver burden among owners of sick animals. The results point to elevated stress and poorer quality of life.
What is patellofemoral syndrome? In this article, learn about the main risk factors, prevention methods, and treatment options available.
LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators have approved GlaxoSmithKline's three-in-one inhaler for chronic lung disease, a key new product for the group as it strives to keep its lead in respiratory medicine despite falling sales of the older drug Advair.