If you make a mistake, people die…
The Aztecs were the first recorded to have used the Passionflower as a medicine. Spanish doctor Nicolas Monardes documented the use of Passionflower in Peru in 1569 and brought the plant back to Europe, where it eventually became widely cultivated.
Without the benefits of medical research, the human lifespan would be much shorter than it is today. In order to continue making medical breakthroughs, we must find ways to fund and support research of diseases and cures.
I had seen videos of people crying with emotion when they put on their Enchromas. I did not. My jaw, however, did drop.
Standing in the delivery room wearing a flimsy pair of rewashed latex gloves and holding a pair of surgical scissors in my hands, I became acutely aware of one of the many statistics which had been shared with us on day one. I was a medical student working in a government hospital in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa; it was 1997. The figure flashing through my mind was that 50% of the women using the delivery unit were HIV positive.
Advances are constantly being made when it comes to pain relief, and new research is always in progress to discover new ways to treat chronic pain. We have everything, from paracetamol to powerful pain relief drugs, and are prepared to treat every degree of pain, but because the situation constantly changes, so too must we adapt.
Sure the specimen had been nibbled by a few rodents and one or two bug larvae had migrated their way across the face…but considering how old it was the head looked surprisingly good.
Spilled Capsules from Prescription Bottle.Abuse of painkillers and addiction is an ever growing epidemic in America. Knowing how to manage pain without falling prey to crippling dependency is a difficult path to navigate for most people. Here are a few guidelines to help you manage your pain without becoming addicted.
It is time we integrated complementary, evidence-based medicine into the allopathic, or conventional, medical curriculum through research and nutrition, to bring about a gentle, humanistic approach to healthcare.
For years, I have wondered if we could be getting it wrong when we assumed that x symptom meant y problem in every patient with autism. Maybe things were being lost in translation more often than we realized, because autism was its own language.