A Telemedicine Blog Attracting over 1 Million Visitors in October is Sign of Public Awareness

The Telemedicine Reporter, a blog discussing tele-health and its worldwide applications, has reached 1 Million unique visitors and over 6 Hundred Thousand returning visitors, for the Month of October. Continue reading

Plant-Based Diets Can Remedy Chronic Diseases

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 63 percent of the deaths that occurred in 2008 were attributed to non-communicable chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, certain cancers, Type 2 diabetes and obesity — for which poor diets are contributing factors. Yet people that live in societies that eat healthy, plant-based diets rarely fall victim to these ailments. Continue reading

Easy Way to Beat Performance Anxiety

Have you ever participated in a sporting match of any kind where your next move could win it all…or lose the game for you? Even if you are not an athlete, that kind of pressure can appear at many points in life, from making a presentation before a large audience at work to taking an important test. If you ever worry about choking at a key moment, there is some good new for you. A recent study found a very easy, Continue reading

Ancient Remedy Could Be the Answer for Diabetes

Here’s some health news about a tree native to India and the Philippines that could help people with diabetes. It’s called banaba, and it has been a folk remedy for hundreds of years.

A recent study conducted at the Suzuka University of Medical Science in Wei, Japan, has tracked down the compounds in banaba that are responsible for its glucose-lowering effects. Continue reading

An Inside Look at Supplement Users

We all know how popular natural supplements are these days. And, readers of Doctors Health Press are aware of the thousands of studies that point to the health benefits of taking them. A new study might be interesting to take a peek at-it found out, via a poll, what people Continue reading

New Telemedicine Grant to Help UA Improve Rural Care

A $1.3 million federal grant will allow a UA center to expand a regional program helping hospitals and health-care providers better provide treatment through telemedicine.

The Southwest Telehealth Resource Center, part of the Arizona Telemedicine Program and one of 14 regional centers around country, Continue reading

Fire Cupping a Painless Alternative To Acupuncture

Did you know…that an alternative, needle-free kind of acupuncture can cure chronic pain and ensure good health by optimizing circulation?

An Eastern acupuncture therapy called fire cupping may sound like medieval alchemy, but it is actually quick…painless…and extraordinarily effective for a range of health conditions, including severe muscle stiffness Continue reading

Natural Spider Vein Treatment: Get Rid of Spider Veins with Butcher’s Broom

You can once again wear shorts or skirts with confidence! All you need is a safe, natural spider vein treatment.

If you have struggled with the pain, swelling and unsightliness of spider and varicose veins, butcher’s broom (Ruscus Aculeatus), also known as box holly, could be the answer you’ve been looking for. Continue reading

Salt Therapy A Powerful Healing Detoxifier

Salt suffers from a bad reputation these days, thanks to its overuse in the Standard American Diet. Therefore, it’s no wonder that few people are aware of salt’s astonishing healing powers.

Yet, the fact is, salt has been known as a powerful health remedy since ancient times, Continue reading

Chemotherapy Is Not Intended to Cure You

Did You Know…

Chemotherapy can be harmful, and according to the New England Journal of Medicine, is “Not Intended to Cure You”?

Most cancer patients believe Continue reading

How an Emergency Medicine Department Embraced Mobile

On iMedicalApps we have been covering the convergence of medical education and mobile since the inception of this publication.

Mobility is already changing the way medical education is taught in medical schools. There are now multiple medical schools that have purchased iPads for all their students. Medical schools are encouraging their students to use their iPads for Continue reading

Baking Soda: A lot More than just a Baking Staple

Baking soda has long been heralded as a multipurpose wonder. Even with this sort of reputation, there are still several ways most people haven’t even thought of that it can be used as a natural and inexpensive alternative to so many of the necessities we rely on every day.

It is prudent to choose a brand of baking soda which states it is aluminum free. Some brands may be contaminated with aluminum. Although some have the opinion that Continue reading

Chinese Medicine Diagnosis: How an Interview Could Change Your Health

We arrive at the final part of this look at how Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners come to understand what ails you. It is essentially: the interview. The questions and answers are vital to arriving at a diagnosis, a true one, and then treating the underlying cause of the problem.

The interview is extensive, Continue reading

This Solution to Dementia’s Music to Your Ears

In recent health news, Researchers at the Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London, have discovered the power of music to heal the mind. The UK team of scientists conducted a large-scale review of the effects of music therapy in the treatment of dementia. Continue reading

New Revelations Support Diet and Exercise to Reverse Leptin Resistance, Thereby Promoting a Healthy Weight

Story at-a-glance

  • Leptin is a powerful and influential hormone produced by your fat cells. It plays a key role in regulating energy intake and energy expenditure. By acquiring a better understanding of how leptin and its receptor interact, researchers now believe they will be able to find new treatments for obesity and other metabolic disorders
  • Drug treatments are not likely to solve leptin resistance, Continue reading