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Archive for June, 2013

Nerve disorder


Date: June 13th, 2013

The safety of vaccines in triggering GBS conditionThe recent discovery that vaccines are after all not the cause of Guillain- Barre’ Syndrome might possibly mean that there is no reason to be vaccinated in the first place. This is according Dr. Daniel Salmon from Johns Hopkins University Institute for Vaccine Safety who never participated in this study.

Physical activity


Date: June 12th, 2013

Physical activity might not contribute to weight lossFor a couple of times, researchers have for long tried to put forward the idea that the level of physical activity might not after all be very important as such when it comes to obesity. Also, past researches have explored the fact that the level of physical activity in United States has been on the decline for the last 30 years. However, the conclusions confirmed that this was not true.

Delayed food safety


Date: June 11th, 2013

More cases of food illness incidents reportedBetween 2006 and 2008, the reported cases of food borne ailments didn’t change compared to the substantial declines recorded previously. According to the data provided, there were some incidents that nevertheless increased especially vibrio that recorded a 43% increase. This refers to bacterial infection acquired after consumption of raw oysters.

Traffic accident


Date: June 10th, 2013

The odds of a pedestrian dying in a traffic accidentAccording to the findings of a newly released government report, elderly pedestrians are more likely to die in road accidents compared to young people. This was after analyzing US data on traffic accidents between 2001 and 2010. The team noted that the rates of death for women and men aged 75 years or more doubled that of younger men and women aged below 34 years.

Sleep apnea with diet


Date: June 9th, 2013

Weight reduction can help treat sleep apneaRecently, researchers did a study involving obese participants. According to their findings analyzed from the participants who were taken through a lifestyle intervention program, people who don’t get assistance for sleep apnea condition can see their condition progressing to a more severe ailment, unlike those who get help for a similar condition.

Brain Injury


Date: June 8th, 2013

Brain Reroutes Information When DamagedBody Functions Never Stops after Brain Injury

The brain is the main controller of how the body conducts its functions, and it is also prone to injuries and damages. Some of these occurrences may affect the primary learning center, and when that happens, different channels have to be created to ensure that information is sent to the various vital organs in the body to keep it up and running.

Keep Your Kidneys Healthy


Date: June 7th, 2013

Sweetened Drinks Are a Risk to Your KidneysA Lot of Sugar Is Bad For Kidneys

According to a publication on May 15th 2013, 20% American males and 10% females experience kidney stones at some point in their lives. The remedy for this problem according to the physicians is for the patients to drink lots of fluids in order to prevent the occurrence of the kidney stones again. A new research that was carried out in Brigham and Women’s Hospital indicates that there are some beverages that are of less help than others, when a patient wants to prevent the formation of the kidneys stones again.

Climate Change


Date: June 6th, 2013

Humans Are To Blame for Global Warming

The topic of global warming will always be with us until there comes a solution to the negative effects that it has caused. According to a group of scientists who carried out a detailed analysis about the causes of global warming, the main culprit turned out to be the human being. Their source of information was from abstracts or summaries from papers that were published twenty one years ago. 97% of the about 4,000 summaries stated that the effects that we are seeing are human made. This is what is referred to anthropogenic global warming. The analysis was led by John Cook of the University of Queensland.

The Denial by the Public

However, when the study was published on 16th May in the university’s journal, the public contrasted the findings. A poll was conducted in the year 2012 and the results were that more than 50% of the American citizens did not agree with the findings. Some of them said that they are not aware of the agreement of the scientists that the earth is warming because of them and their activities.

John Cook said that despite the stand that the public had taken that they are not to blame because of global warming the findings were true and their sources can affirm to that. Mr. Cook observed that the difference between the findings and the perception of the public is great, which is not the normal outcome because in normal circumstances the public tend to agree with a unanimous findings of a number of scientists. The agreement of the public with the findings of scientists is very crucial because when they are supposed to implement the policies that the scientists put in place to deal with the problem at hand.

The Need for Refined Information

There is the need to let people realize the risk that there is if they do not understand how humans catalyze global warming for this reason the researchers acquired academic articles from the database of  ISI Web of Science. The peer-reviewed climate science articles were given to a team of volunteers who would use set criteria to determine the exact facts that showed how human activities affect climate change. The abstracts were then analyzed by independent raters who were not in the group of volunteers or the scientists. It was discovered that from close to 12,000 papers that were analyzed, 33% endorsed Anthropogenic Global Warming, 66% did not agree or reject that there is AGW and 0.7% rejected it. In some of the papers, about 0.3% of the reviewed ones, the authors indicated that there was no certain cause of global warming.

The scientists are the only ones who can answer the questions whether we the humans are causing the global warming or not, and come up with policies that can be implemented to curb the menace.

Just as pertains other important things about life, people know very little about global warming or what they can do to prevent it. It is just the same as how people know that they need first aid skills, yet do not know where they can go for CPR and first aid training.

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CPR Machine


Date: June 5th, 2013

Life Reinstating Technology Is a ReliefWe Can Live Again After Dying For Up To an Hour

Many a times is when cardiopulmonary resuscitation has been tried on patients who have been declared dead but the results are mostly in vain. With the aid of the new CPR technology that was tested in one of the hospitals in Australia, it was confirmed that a man can be made to breathe again after a 40 – 60 minute death.

Underage Drinking


Date: June 4th, 2013

Most of the Drunken Deaths Are Never Caused By DrivingFocus on Drunken Teens’ Deaths Should Not Only Be On Driving

Every time when teenagers go partying, their parents are always worried that they might not get back home if they engage in driving after drinking alcohol. These parents should be concerned about other factors that cause deaths in youth who engage in drinking, an activity that they should avoid until they come of age. The analysis that was made by MADD shows that deaths related to alcohol among the youths are less related to traffic.