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Recurrent Stroke Risk-Reduction Using Epilepsy Drug

Feb
06

Date: February 6th, 2018

Antiepileptic Drug Can Reduce Recurrent Stroke by 53%

 

A recent study conducted on around 12,000 patients revealed that epilepsy drug that contains (HDAC9) Histone Deacetylase 9 was linked to greatly reducing recurrent stroke by 53%. This is according to the information published in January Issue of Stroke.

The researchers from Welcome Trust Case Control Consortium found that there is an association between heightened risk of recurrent stroke and mutation in HDAC9. This results from large artery illnesses.

The Challenge of Dealing with Fast-Aging in Cancer Survivors

Feb
02

Date: February 2nd, 2018

Cancer Medications Causes Fast Aging

 

A recent study conducted reveals that cancer patients are faced with a challenge of faster aging due to the treatment they get. The patients are likely to develop complications related to aging while they are still young. Some of the Illnesses they might get to include the hormone disorder, heart diseases, brittle bone, and new cancers. The survivors are likely to become weak as the years go.

No Enough Evidence for Vitamin D Use during Pregnancy

Jan
30

Date: January 30th, 2018

Prenatal Supplements Lacks Evidence to Support Its Use

A study conducted by the researchers in the BMJ to analyze the necessity of recommendation on Vitamin D intake in pregnancy revealed that there lack enough evidence to support that. The already existing studies failed to provide the reason to use Vitamin D supplements during pregnancy. Vitamin D is known for maintaining calcium level in our body and to keep our teeth, bones as well as muscles healthy. This was the initial reason why it was recommended for pregnant women.

3 Benefits of Providing CPR Training to Employees

Jan
02

Date: January 2nd, 2018

Providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on time can triple the chances of a person surviving a heart attack. However, the importance of providing CPR training to the employees is often overlooked in organizations. While most corporations provide training to reduce the risk of injuries and accidents on the job, CPR training is usually not considered.

What is a BLS Healthcare Provider Certification?

Dec
29

Date: December 29th, 2017

Healthcare personnel should be always prepared to handle an emergency situation. They should update their knowledge about the right procedure to help a victim. The fast action of knowledgeable healthcare staff can help save lives of the individuals.

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