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Long-Term Effects of Sleep Deprivation That Everyone Should Know

Some people stay up all night to work, study or have fun. There are also others who are unable to sleep properly due to stress and health conditions that interfere with their sleep. However, not sleeping well and enough is not okay at all. In fact, there is a big price to pay for it.

In the…

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Understanding the Important Aspects of Colonoscopy

As implied, colonoscopy refers to the examination of the large intestines as well as the rectum. In general, colonoscopy is performed using a fiber optic or CCD camera which is attached to a flexible tube. This procedure is primarily a diagnostic process for people with certain symptoms,…

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Everything You Need to Know about Loosened or Knocked out Teeth

Dental emergencies can happen anytime and can range from loosened teeth, knocked out teeth, or severe toothaches. It's always advisable to seek immediate medical attention whenever dental trauma or pain occurs.

If an injury loosens your tooth in its socket or if the gums surrounding your tooth…

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Common Alternative Medicine Misconceptions

38% of the adult population in the USA and more than 12% of children use some form of alternative medicine, and this is according to reliable statistics from NCCIH (National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health). The numbers are even higher than this…

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Top 5 the most In-demand Healthcare Support Workers in 2016

The health care sector is one of the determining fields in the society. Health experts are always busy on the ground to deliver medical services to patients. The top health caregivers include surgeons, dentists, and doctors and various support workers assisting them. Health support workers play a…

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Doctors Planning First Human Head Transplant

While it may sound like something out of a horror film, Italian Doctor Sergio Canavero is planning to make the first attempted human head transplant in 2017. His patient is Valery Spiridinov (in the photo), a Russian man afflicted with Werdnig-Hoffmann…

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What is New about Cancer?

The growth in the number of cancer cases has for a long time affected the contemporary society. There is, therefore, a need to find solutions to the problem, which is why researches and medical experts work constantly in collaboration to develop an effective way of dealing with cancer. Many healthcare…

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The Impact of Dull and Dirty Work Environments on Cognitive Functioning

If you think the hygiene of your working environment is only detrimental to your physical health, you might be surprised to learn that an unclean work environment can actually tear your cognitive functions down, negatively affecting your mental health in the long run.

This isn’t the first…

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Scientists Try to Return Memory to Patients of Alzheimer’s Disease

Experiments have shown that Alzheimer’s disease doesn’t erase memories, but just violates the access to them.

Scientists managed to recover some memories of genetically modified mice with the symptoms of…

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Just Like Heroin and Cocaine, Heavy Use of Marijuana Can Affect Brain Functioning

Heavy usage of heroin and cocaine has been blamed for deteriorating functions of the brain; however, marijuana can also cause similar effects, new evidence points.

In the last decade or so, there has been a great push in major regions for marijuana to be legalized. In fact, more and more states…

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