Finding a Reputable Dentistry Sedation Course

Are you in the dental profession? If this is the case, you might want to consider taking a dental sedation course in order to get yourself up to date on all the latest techniques. There are many companies that offer courses in dental sedation. However, you should never choose one at random. You need to…

Why Horseback Riding Should Be Your New Summer Exercise

Right now you probably find yourself in the middle of what the old phrase refers to the dog days of summer. This season you should think a little bigger; much bigger, in fact. Make this the summer you try horseback riding. Safety First Before any other considerations, be sure you have taken the necessary steps…

Healthy 2019 Summer Drinks’ Ideas

Hot weather calls for refreshing summer drinks. But many standard concoctions are filled with artificial juices, sugars, and syrups – plus a lot of calories. So, what to do when you want more options but don’t want to stray from the healthy side of things? Luckily, there are several beverages that can successfully spice up…

You’ve Been Assigned to Physical Therapy: Here’s What to Expect

Physical therapy can be used to help treat a variety of conditions, from chronic pain to injuries that might not need surgery. If you’ve been assigned to physical therapy, you may be wondering what it will entail, and if there’s anything you should do to prepare. If you’ve not yet chosen a physical therapist to…

Finding a Company To Help Safely Ship Your Medical Product

In an increasingly global market, companies are now shipping their products all over the world. This brings up the question of how to make products with packaging durable enough to make it to the end user. Particularly in the medical field, there are also certain hazardous materials needing to be shipped. It’s a highly regulated…

After the Diagnosis: A Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease

The most common cause of dementia in the U.S., Alzheimer’s disease afflicts an estimated 5.8 million Americans, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, and that number is only projected to grow. A difficult diagnosis for any individual and their loved ones, the progressive brain disorder “slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and eventually, the ability to…

Protein Array Applications

Proteins play a fundamental role in biological processes. The genome holds the code for thousands and thousands of proteins that are responsible for maintaining a functioning cellular environment. Protein microarrays are an emerging technology that offers valuable insight into protein development and interaction. This valuable technology has a wide range of applications; from clinical research,…

Taking Control of Your Health

For most people, health is something taken for granted. Until someone experiences sickness, they really don’t understand the impact that their everyday activities have on their overall quality of life. It’s only after developing a chronic illness later in life that you are likely to exercise greater self-discipline over your health, usually too late to…

Makeup of an individual’s gut bacteria may play role in weight loss

Gut bacteria that provide people with more energy from food may be responsible for the inability of some people to lose weight. Credit: © adrian_ilie825 / Fotolia A preliminary study published in the August issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings suggests that, for some people, specific activities of gut bacteria may be responsible for their inability to lose…