Video Game (Re-Mission) Helps Cancer Patients Take Meds

Thursday, August 7th, 2008 1,968 views

As according to Reuters: Playing a specially designed video game can help adolescents and young adult cancer patients adhere more closely to their prescribed treatment, according to a report in the journal Pediatrics. "Targeted video games can help improve the lives of young people with cancer, most importantly improve their adherence to ...

Mobile Phone and Cancer Risk, An Interesting Article

Thursday, August 7th, 2008 9,950 views

Scientific evidence so far shows that using mobile phones doesn't increase your risk of any type of cancer. What does the evidence say? The largest study so far on mobile phones and cancer is a Danish study, which looked at over 420,000 people. It found no link between mobile phones and any ...

The History of Plastic Surgery

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008 2,909 views

The Early Years The history of plastic surgery began more than 4,000 years ago. Although reconstructive surgery was used in India in 800 BC, the history of plastic surgery moved very slowly for thousands of years, especially in European medicine. (Eastern medicine’s history of plastic surgery is much more lengthy, with ...

New Facts In The Battle Against Cancer

Friday, August 1st, 2008 1,798 views

There are two closely linked research areas in the fight against cancer: microtubules and epothilones. Microtubules are linear polymers of tubulin, a globular protein, that transport vesicles, chromosomes and other biological matter in cells, and epothilones are natural products that can stabilise microtubules and in turn inhibit cancer-cell growth.

Athletes In Olympic Games Are risking health to win

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008 1,746 views

Recently I did read an article on BBC about what some athletes are doing to improve their results in olympic games. Some Experts say that professionals are favouring substances such as growth hormones over easily-traceable anabolic steroids, the New Scientist reports. Many Winter Olympic competitors have taken illegal drugs at some ...

What Are Hormones: All You Need To Know About Them

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008 1,703 views

What They Are Hormones are one of the body's admirable communication networks [the others are the nervous and immune systems]. They are chemical substances in the body. A hormone molecule, released during one of about a dozen glands, travels via the blood up to it reaches a cell with a receptor ...

Another Facts About Erythopoietin Hormone

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008 3,377 views

Erythropoietin is a hormone that occurs naturally in the body, and it is produced by the kidneys. It stimulates the body to produce more red blood ...

How do I Choose a Health Plan?

Saturday, June 7th, 2008 1,660 views

If your employer gives you a choice of plans or you must to acquire your own coverage, it is crucial which you read your health insurance choices and pick the insurance which is best for you and your family. Here are a few questions you ought to ask yourself when choosing ...

Untreated Mental Disorders Up Risk of Disease, Injury, and Death

Friday, June 6th, 2008 2,106 views

Untreated mental disorders vastly expand the planet's burden of illness, trauma, and early mortality. The finding comes from Martin Prince, MD, director of the centre for popular Mental Health at King's College London, and fellows. The examine is the 1st in The Lancet Global Mental Health Series. Prince and fellows note which ...

What Are Your Health Insurance Choices?

Friday, June 6th, 2008 1,463 views

There are many questions which individuals have regarding health insurance. One at a time we will explain these questions here at Pharmaknow.com. This is because the insurance purchasing process involves many population, from the customer and the agent to the underwriter and insurance company. For the typical person, it is ...