Appendectomies May Become a Thing of the Past

For decades, surgeons have commonly treated acute appendicitis by removing the inflamed organ. However, research performed by a group of scientists from Finland tested the theory of prescribing antibiotics to patients demonstrating... Read more »
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NYU Medical Students to Obtain Medical Degrees for Free, Donors Include Jake Gottlieb and Kenneth G. Langone

An estimated 20,000 students are enrolled in American medical schools on a yearly basis. Almost all of them have to take out large federal loans as means to finance their studies. In... Read more »

Moms Benefit from Breastfeeding Too

Nearly all medical experts agree that breastfeeding has significant benefits for infants. These include better growth rates, stronger immune systems and emotional advantages. Now, according to a new study, breastfeeding mothers may... Read more »

France remains little aware of the HIV preventive pill, the PrEP.

The AIDS organization in France has reported its launch of a nationwide campaign to notify the French on the benefits of the PrEP pill. It’s an antiviral drug that can protect an... Read more »

Where Does Hydration Fit into Your Fitness Routine? Waiakea Water Weighs in

Hydration is essential to life. For those who lead active lifestyles, hydration is critical for performance. Today’s market has seen an explosion of new drink options that make health-related claims about how... Read more »

E.coli Outbreak Traced Back to Contaminated Water Supply

A Thursday report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is blaming water on a recent serious E.coli outbreak. The outbreak update was in response to the spring strain... Read more »
How to Find the Best Energy Drink for You- Nevo by Jeunesse, Fusion Energy by V8, and More

How to Find the Best Energy Drink for You: Nevo by Jeunesse, Fusion Energy by V8, and More

It’s easy to walk into a store and find a long line of shelves filled with one of the latest trends: Energy drinks. You’re likely to see Red Bull, 5 Hour Energy,... Read more »

Exploring Bundled Payment Systems With Deirdre Baggot

Traditional payment methods that healthcare organizations have employed for the last several decades are getting an overhaul, partially thanks to the work of Deirdre Baggot, Ph.D., MBA, RN. While today’s structure is... Read more »

WHO Classifies Gaming Disorder in its Diseases Manual in the Latest Updates

The World Health Organization said on Monday that it was expanding its manual of disorders to include what it termed as the ‘gaming disorder.’ According to CNN, the new classification puts individuals... Read more »

Report Identifies Hot Spots for Disease Outbreak Due to Low Vaccination Rates

A report published on Wednesday in the Public Library of Science (PLOS) Medicine journaldetails the alarming trend of increasing amounts of “hot spots” throughout the country that are in danger of experiencing... Read more »