How can ACLS certification help save someone’s life

In the fast-paced world of healthcare, the ability to respond swiftly and effectively to life-threatening situations can make all the difference between life and death. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification stands as a beacon of hope, equipping healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to save lives in critical situations. In this blog […]

Cancer Death Rates Drop By 30% In US Since 1991

According to Science Daily, metagenomics was used to study DNA taken from the microbiomes of Parkinson’s disease patients and those who did not have the condition but were neurologically healthy. The study’s principal author, Hayden Payami, Ph.D., a professor of neurology at the Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine, stated that their primary goal was […]

Sitting All Day Can Be Deadly, But Short Breaks Can Offset Health Risks

According to NPR, it is possible that spending all day at a computer and then spending the evening in front of another screen is harmful to your health. A substantial number of studies have demonstrated that sitting for lengthy periods of time increases the chance of acquiring diabetes, dementia, and cardiovascular disease. Research indicated that […]

America Inks $25 Million Deal to Counter Ebola

Live Mint reports that a team of researchers from the University of Texas has won a $25 million contract from the US Department of Defense to create vaccines for Ebola and other deadly infections using the RNA technology of Moderna. Together with Moderna, scientists at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston were awarded […]

FDA Approves Breakthrough HIV Drug for Adults with Limited Treatment Options

According to an FDA news release, Sunlenca (lenacapavir), a first-in-class antiretroviral medication, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for treating people with Human Immunodeficiency Virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection who have not responded to or are intolerant of existing current medicines. After administering the initial dose of Sunlenca, patients will have subcutaneous […]

Ending Involuntary Commitments Would Shift Burden of Dementia Care to Strapped Communities

HELENA, Mont. — State lawmakers from both parties have shown support for a plan to stop the practice of committing people with Alzheimer’s disease, other types of dementia, or traumatic brain injuries without their consent to the troubled Montana State Hospital and instead direct them to treatment in their communities. But a budget estimate attached […]

California Attorney General Sues Drugmakers Over Inflated Insulin Prices

California Attorney General Rob Bonta on Thursday sued the six major companies that dominate the U.S. insulin market, ratcheting up the state’s assault on a profitable industry for artificially jacking up prices and making the indispensable drug less accessible for diabetes patients. The 47-page civil complaint alleges three pharmaceutical companies that control the insulin market — Eli […]

Why People Who Experience Severe Nausea During Pregnancy Often Go Untreated

Mineka Furtch wasn’t bothered by the idea of morning sickness after going through a miscarriage and the roller coaster of fertility medication before she finally became pregnant with her son. But when the 29-year-old from suburban Atlanta was five weeks pregnant in 2020, she started throwing up and couldn’t stop. Some days she kept down […]

COVID Public Health Emergency Extended In US

    The Biden administration has prolonged the Covid-19 public health emergency until April, as a highly transmissible omicron subvariant raises concerns that the United States may experience another wave of hospitalizations due to the disease this winter.   As per CNBC News, a representative for the Health and Human Services Department stated, “The COVID-19 Public […]