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2015-05-20 10:03:28

Christian Louboutin once said, “High heels are pleasure with pain.” Well, Mr. Louboutin had it right in this statement—high heels are a favorite to wear, but also can be a painful one. But does that mean wearing a heel is bad for you?

2015-05-20 08:34:51

EAGLE, Idaho, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Buster "Bus" Hudson, a 92-year-old World War II veteran, athlete and bull rider, gets a new lease on life after a devastating car crash left him injured

2015-05-19 23:09:48

First Precision Knee Surgery Performed with Smaller Incisions, Less Pain, and a Rapid Recovery in New York State at NWH Westchester County, New York (PRWEB)

2015-05-19 23:05:55

Harbor Village comments on Phys’ recent article regarding non addictive pain medications. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 19, 2015 In an effort to redress the

2015-05-19 23:02:58

Kidney stones are a growing problem – the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS) offers a revolutionary solution – new laser “Stone Dusting” procedure. Ann

2015-05-19 12:32:23

OAKLAND, Calif., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Among patients with acute sciatica caused by a herniated lumbar disk (a condition also known as "acute radiculopathy"), a short course of oral steroids

2015-05-19 08:37:35

-- Endo presents encore data of research evaluating the impact of PD on erectile function and female partners, as well as the efficacy of XIAFLEX® treatment -- DUBLIN, May 19, 2015

2015-05-18 16:28:08

New YouTube Video Released of Woman Spending Final Days to Bring Peaceful Endings to Others SAN DIEGO, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Compassion & Choices filed suit on

2015-05-18 08:32:23

NEW YORK, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Immune Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: IMNP) ("Immune") announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015.

2015-05-18 08:32:19

Study also demonstrated that combination heparin and alkalinized lidocaine formulation yielded higher lidocaine absorption versus lidocaine alone SAN DIEGO, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Imprimis


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Cryosurgery
2013-04-30 10:04:11

Cryosurgery is the use of extreme cold to remove unhealthy and irregular tissues from the body. Cryosurgery is a non-invasive form of surgery that leaves hardly any scarring, has a low cost and minimal pain. When to Use Cryosurgery Cryosurgery has commonly been used to treat a lot of skin conditions; malignant and benign. It is also used to treat warts, moles, skin tags, solar keratosis, and Morton’s Neuroma. Liver cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, oral cancers, cervical disorders...

Cold Compression Therapy
2013-03-04 15:59:27

Cold Compression Therapy is used to reduce pain and edema (swelling) for instances such as soft tissue injuries, strains, sprains, or post-surgical therapy. As the name suggests, the therapy includes the application of cold (cryotherapy) but also includes the principles of R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). Cryotherapy, application of cold or ice to the painful area, lowers the metabolic rate of the tissue and prevents further injury to the site from the inflammatory...

Cystoscopy
2013-01-18 11:39:08

Cystoscopy is a medical procedure to explore the bladder with a cytoscope, a small camera with magnification. The bladder is accessed by the cytoscope through the urethra. This procedure is used as a diagnostic tool for the medical provider. Reasons for Procedure There are several complaints from patients that would make this procedure a consideration of the medical provider. Patients that present with chronic urinary tract infections, decrease in bladder control, abnormal urine...

Heat Therapy
2012-12-31 12:08:31

Heat therapy is a treatment in the medical field to relieve pain and improve over health. It can be a therapy used only once, repeatedly in rehabilitation sessions, or as part of an after-care routine in sports medicine. It can be delivered in many forms with success in all. How the Heat Helps As heat is introduced to the area, the temperature will increase beginning from the outer layer and moving deeper into the tissues. After the change in temperature, the blood vessels in the area of...

Palpation
2012-11-26 20:39:45

Palpation is a technique used by a physician or medical provider during a physical examination. By placing hands on a patient, data can be gathered that is otherwise unknown by visualization only. What Information it Provides Information such as the temperature of the skin, the moistness or dryness of the skin, the shape of a structure, the location of pain, the radiation of the pain, the quality of function, strength of a structure, amount of swelling, sensation, circulation and so...

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Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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