alcohol consumption

Higher Alcohol Consumption Leads to Greater Loss of Muscle Tissue in Postmenopausal Women

CLEVELAND, Ohio (June 7, 2017)—If you feel as though you can’t do as much physically as you’ve gotten older, there may be a reason. Both aging and menopause are known to affect sarcopenia, which...
Robocath

Robocath raises €4.7 million ($5.2M) to market its first medical robotic platform, R-one™, in...

Robocath, a medical robotics start-up that designs and develops innovative solutions for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, today announces the conclusion of a new round of fundraising worth €4.7 million ($5.2M). This round was...
fennel reduce postmenopause symptoms

Study Confirms Benefits of Fennel in Reducing Postmenopause Symptoms

CLEVELAND, Ohio (May 17, 2017)—Fennel, an anise-flavored herb used for cooking, has long been known for its health benefits for a variety of issues, including digestion and premenstrual symptoms. A new study confirms that...
breast screening

Clinics should choose women’s breast screening appointment times to improve attendance

For women who miss a breast screening appointment, giving a fixed date and time for a new  appointment could improve poor attendance and be a cost-effective way to shift national participation trends, according to...
hormone therapy

Older Age at Menopause and Use of Hormone Therapy Produce Increased Risk of Hearing...

CLEVELAND, Ohio (May 10, 2017)—It has long been suspected that menopause and the use of hormones had a direct effect on hearing. However, findings from previous studies have been conflicting, with some suggesting that...
SPORTS KNEE INJURY

Exclusive: Sports Medicine Sports Knee Injury

The knees can take a lot of punishment while playing sports or running, often resulting in knee ligament injuries. Around a fifth of knee injuries from playing sport affect the anterior cruciate ligament or ACL. A torn ACL can be painful and debilitating,...
Orthopedic Implant

Multifunctional Surface Treatment for Orthopedic Implant

During last five decades, biomaterials have seen a rapid growth, due to its direct relation and impact on healthcare and advancements in the fabrication of synthetic biomaterials. The biomaterials market, including medical device and...
Orthopedic Implants

Emergence of nano-coated orthopedic implants

According to available data, the Indian orthopedic devices market is around Rs 2,400 crores and is expected to grow at around 20 % every year. And in the world, India is one of the...
zika

Zika Virus Can Trigger Epilepsy

Beyond its known links to birth defects and other problems, the Zika virus may also trigger cases of epilepsy in infants, warn experts from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Among 48 babies...
trans fats

Research Suggests Bans On Trans Fats

People living in areas that restrict trans fats in foods had fewer hospitalizations for heart attack and stroke compared to residents in areas without restrictions, according to a new study conducted by researchers at...