Health
Health is the level of functional or metabolic efficiency of a living organism. In humans it is the ability of individuals or communities to adapt and self-manage when facing physical, mental or socia...
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What If You Stopped Sleeping?- Day 3 is when the real fun begins...
What If You Stopped Sleeping? Day 3 is when the real fun begins...
This cure for cancer was discovered 84 years ago…
This cure for cancer was discovered 84 years ago…
Boston researchers make breakthrough in reverse aging
A new study by Boston researchers say they have reversed aging in mice and it could set the stage for similar results in humans. Subscribe to WCVB on YouTube for more: http://bit.ly/2526UpS Get more ...
10 Countries With The Best Care For The Dying
We all want a high quality of life. But what about the quality of death? What constitutes a peaceful death can mean many things to different people, but it frequently includes the quality of care they...
End-Of-Life Chemotherapy: Does It Do More Harm Than Good?
The decision over if or when to stop chemotherapy is a heart-wrenching one many cancer patients and their families eventually face. Now a new study, published online today in JAMA Oncology, suggests t...
Palliative care
This short video explains what palliative care is and what palliative care teams do to help those with serious illness.
28 Ways To Keep Migraines From Ruining Your Life
Everyone has a different ritual for getting through their migraines. For some people it's about prescription meds or over-the-counter pain relief, and for others it's holistic treatments like essentia...
Narcotic Painkillers Actually Prolong Pain, Study Finds
As paradoxical as this may sound, a new CU-Boulder study reveals that opioids like morphine have now been shown to cause an increase in chronic pain in lab rats, findings that could have far-reaching ...
‘Hidden brain signatures’ of consciousness in vegetative state patients discovered
"Scientists in Cambridge, England have found hidden signatures in the brains of people in a vegetative state that point to networks that could support consciousness — even when a patient appears to be...
States move to give terminally ill 'right-to-try' drugs
A growing number of states are considering legislation to allow terminally ill patients to gain access to experimental drugs, before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration deems them market-ready.
CDC Finds Troubling Rise in Teen Suicide Method
More teens who are killing themselves are choosing suffocation and strangling, government researchers reported Thursday. And more young women are committing ...
Woman suing California for her right to die at home
A San Francisco woman battling cancer is prepared to battle the state of California in court for what she says is her right to die on her own terms.
California Assembly approves right-to-die legislation
After nearly a quarter-century of efforts in California to afford terminally ill patients the right to end their lives with a doctor's help, state lawmakers and the governor may be on the verge of gra...
Stephen Hawking: 'I would Consider Assisted Suicide'
Stephen Hawking has said he would consider ending his own life if he became a burden to others or if he had “nothing more to contribute”. But the physicist and cosmologist told a forthcoming BBC progr...
These commuters are implanting microchips...
These commuters are implanting microchips in their hands to replace train tickets.
Diseases
A disease is a particular abnormal, pathological condition that affects part or all of an organism. It is often construed as a medical condition associated with specific symptoms and signs. It may be...
Medicine
Medicine (UK English /ˈmɛdsɨn/, /ˈmɛdɨsɨn/; US English /ˈmɛdɨsɨn/) is the science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. The word medicine is derived from the Latin ars me...
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Health information technology
Health information technology (HIT) is information technology applied to health care. It provides the umbrella framework to describe the comprehensive management of health information across compute...
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Alternative medicine
Alternative medicine is any practice that is put forward as having the healing effects of medicine, but is not founded on evidence gathered using the scientific method. It consists of a wide range of ...
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Women's health
Women's health refers to health issues specific to female anatomy. These often relate to structures such as female genitalia and breasts or to conditions caused by hormones specific to, or most notabl...
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Men's health
Men's Health may refer to:
Child health
Pediatric nursing or child health nursing is the specialty nursing care of babies, children and adolescents. A nurse who specializes in this area is usually referred to as a pediatric nurse. Although ...
Adolescent medicine
Adolescent medicine or Hebiatrics is a medical subspecialty that focuses on care of patients who are in the adolescent period of development, generally ranging from the last years of elementary school...
Aging
Ageing (British English) or aging (American English) is the process of becoming older. It represents the accumulation of changes in a person over time. In humans, ageing refers to a multidimensional p...
Geriatrics
Geriatrics or geriatric medicine is a specialty that focuses on health care of elderly people. It aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults. There is ...
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Dentistry
Dentistry is the branch of medicine that is involved in the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, commonly in the dentition but also th...
Dentistry - Wikipedia
Mental health
Mental health is a level of psychological well-being, or an absence of a mental disorder; it is the "psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavior...