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Genetic map of African-Americans to aid study of diseases, human evolution

Genetic map of African-Americans to aid study of diseases, human evolution

ScienceDaily (July 20, 2011) — A group of researchers from the University of Oxford, Harvard Medical School and the University of Mississippi Medical Center has constructed the world’s most detailed genetic map, a tool scientists can use to better understand the roots of disease and how DNA is passed generationally to create diversity in the human species. About 5,000 Jackson-area volunteers were included in a group of nearly 30,000 African-Americans whose genetic information the scientists used to create the map Continue reading

Healthy distance for physicians online: Researchers recommend ‘dual citizenship’ on social media

Healthy distance for physicians online: Researchers recommend ‘dual citizenship’ on social media

ScienceDaily (Apr. 18, 2011) — With ubiquitous social media sites like Facebook and Twitter blurring private and professional lines, there is an increasing need for physicians to create a healthy distance between their work and home online identities, two Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center physicians assert Continue reading

Healthy distance for physicians online: Researchers recommend ‘dual citizenship’ on social media

Healthy distance for physicians online: Researchers recommend ‘dual citizenship’ on social media

ScienceDaily (Apr. 18, 2011) — With ubiquitous social media sites like Facebook and Twitter blurring private and professional lines, there is an increasing need for physicians to create a healthy distance between their work and home online identities, two Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center physicians assert Continue reading

What is Chinese Medicine?

What is Chinese Medicine?

There are different interpretations of what Chinese medicine is. There are those who see it as an alternative medicine, especially when associated with acupuncture. China and Taiwan look to traditional Chinese medicine as an important… Continue reading

Energy Medicine – A Good Alternative For Improved Health Performance

Energy Medicine – A Good Alternative For Improved Health Performance

“Energy medicine is medicine based on the appreciation that living systems have energy fields inside of them and around them and that these fields play important roles in physiology, regulatory biology and regulating processes that… Continue reading

What is Holistic Medicine?

What is Holistic Medicine?

Holistic medicine is based on healing principles and treatments that are intended to prevent dis-ease; and maintains health and wellness by facilitating the body’s innate abilities (to heal itself).

As an integrative system of health… Continue reading

Effects of Asthma Medicine on Pregnancy!

Effects of Asthma Medicine on Pregnancy!

Women suffering with asthma always have doubts that “will asthma medicine harm my child?” As five percent of pregnant women are asthmatic, this is a common problem. The important news is that asthma medicine is… Continue reading

Use of Complementary Medicine

Use of Complementary Medicine

Complementary Medicine is the use of natural therapy and medicines to restore and maintain health in addition to conventional medicine. Dating back to 420 B.C., around the time of Hippocrates, complementary medicine is also considered… Continue reading

Four Forms Of Alternative Medicine

Four Forms Of Alternative Medicine

Alternative medicine is often described as any form of treatment that differs from conventional medicine. As a method of treating a variety of ailments, alternative medicine is becoming increasingly popular with members of the public… Continue reading

Advantages Herbal Medicine

Advantages Herbal Medicine

Herbal Medicine, also referred to as Herbalism or Botanical Medicine, is the oldest healthcare known to mankind. Herbal medicine is the utilization of herbs for therapy or medicinal purposes. Derived from plants, herbs are used… Continue reading