Elderly people may seem frail, but messing with them is never a good idea. Though their bodies have aged, their minds are still sharp as a whip, and their lengthy life experience gives them an upper hand in many situations. The following letter was sent to a bank manager by an
Alzheimer’s develops slowly, says Deborah Halpern, of the National Family Caregiver Alliance, in Kensington, Maryland. Like the fog in Carl Sandberg’s poem, it “comes on little cat feet.” We had trouble distinguishing Alzheimer’s from normal age-related changes. But if you know what to look for, dementia is different from normal aging.
Physical features have been the objects of study in deciphering the character traits of people. Though not that prominent, the gap between front teeth has always been interpreted in different ways. It is estimated that in India alone there are more than a million people with gap between their front teeth.
What's worse than "nightmare" bacteria that are resistant to nearly all antibiotics? New nightmare bacteria that have the potential to spread their resistance genes to germs in hospitals around the country. “Superbug” bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics have the potential to create a nightmare scenario for modern medicine, but experts
Hydrogen peroxide – chemically represented as H2O2 – is one of the most common household disinfectants in the world. In fact, odds are pretty good that you have a bottle in your medicine cabinet or under your kitchen sink right now. People typically use hydrogen peroxide for sanitizing small cuts and
Even before marijuana became known in every household across the globe it was used as a treatment for varying reasons, including health conditions. Marijuana has been used for at least three thousand years and it is possible that it was used even before that. However the Food and Drug Administration of
This treatment is incredibly effective. Activating T cells in tumors eliminated even distant metastases in mice, Stanford researchers found. Lymphoma patients are being recruited to test the technique in a clinical trial. An injectable "vaccine" delivered directly to tumours in mice has been found to eliminate all traces of those tumours, cancer