Breakthrough Process May Reverse Aging
Posted on : 06-23-2015 By : Samantha Pointer
There may be some good news on the anti-aging frontier. Scientists at UC Berkely have found a process that can repair damage to blood cells by slowing down mitochondria activity. Mitochondria are the powerhouses of the blood cells. They take in the nutrients and create energy, which cells then transport throughout your body. When scientists tested the process on mice, they found that when they slowed their mitochondrial activity down, the mice’s blood rejuvenated. According to Twitter scientists attribute this success to the reduction of cellular stress, which is what…
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The Importance of New Technology in Radiology
Posted on : 04-20-2015 By : Samantha Pointer
When it comes to understanding the potential benefits from developing technology in radiology, it is easy to understand why so many people are interested in finding out as much as possible. Radiology is an essential component in the medical field. Without it, it would be virtually impossible for hospitals across the country to do the job that they do. For people that are sick or injured, it is one of the first things that is often done to help qualified physicians assess their condition and then determine a definitive form…
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What is the right Dose of Exercise?
Posted on : 04-17-2015 By : Samantha Pointer
There has been much debate about exercise. What is the proper amount of exercise? What is the amount of exercise that will improve health and longevity? There are some new studies that have shown that the ideal amount of exercise for a long life less than we actually expect. Studies have also shown that really intense exercise is not great for your body and can actually add years to ones life. It is true that some exercise is better than none, but there are many risks if the proper steps…
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Law Makers are Being Pressured to Change Vaccine Laws
Posted on : 04-16-2015 By : Samantha Pointer
Vaccines have prevented countless diseases and saved millions of lives. However, recent cases of whooping cough and the measles in children, illnesses that had been previously nearly eliminated, are creating an intense divide within the American public. Parent's are given the choice to refuse vaccinations due to personal or religious beliefs , otherwise the shots are required for a child to attend most schools. Now, parents who declined the option to vaccinate their children are being blamed for recent cases of the measles and whooping cough spreading in schools. There…
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Family Asked to Leave Flight because Mother has Cancer
Posted on : 04-10-2015 By : Samantha Pointer
Normally I really like flying Alaska Airlines. The flight prices are reasonable and I have never had a problem with them before. However, after reading this story on BuzzFeed.com, I may not rave about them as much as I have in the past. Elizabeth Sedway is 51-years-old and battling a form of cancer called Multiple Myeloma. She, along with her husband and two sons, took a vacation from her home in northern California to Hawaii to take a break from everything. The family had a great vacation together, until it…
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