Month: June 2024

Smart Bandages That Heal Wounds Faster and Talk to Your Doctor Are on the Way

Smart Bandages That Heal Wounds Faster and Talk to Your Doctor Are on the Way

A new generation of smart bandages that could allow doctors to remotely monitor wounds, decrease scarring, and speed up healing with a zap of light or electricity is on its way.

These high-tech bandages could eventually replace today’s usually simple constructions of gauze and plastic or latex, which can’t detect anything about the wound underneath and don’t do much more than apply pressure or hold cream or ointment in place.

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The Science Behind Why Heat Waves Make Us So Tired

The Science Behind Why Heat Waves Make Us So Tired

When hot days leave you feeling tired this summer, the sensation isn’t all in your head: There’s real biology behind your lethargy.

Soaring temperatures this month set records for the earth’s hottest days and sapped people’s energy levels. Exposure to hot surroundings can jump-start a series of physiological processes in the heart, brain, skin, and muscles that can leave you mentally and physically drained.

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Foundation Training for Back Pain & other Muscular Methods & Issues

Foundation Training for Back Pain & other Muscular Methods & Issues

Foundation Training, developed by Dr. Eric Goodman, is a movement-based program designed to alleviate back pain, improve posture, and enhance overall physical performance. The core principle of Foundation Training is to strengthen the posterior chain of muscles, which includes the muscles running along the back of the body, such as the glutes, hamstrings, and lower back muscles. Here’s an overview of the science, research, and benefits behind Foundation Training, particularly for low back pain.

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Cocaine, Addition, Risks, Detox Treatment an In-Depth Look

Cocaine, Addition, Risks, Detox Treatment an In-Depth Look

Among people who snort cocaine, more than half have some type of complication such as intranasal crusting, chronic sinusitis, and/or recurrent nosebleeds.9 Other snorting-related conditions include loss of smell and problems swallowing.4 Snorting cocaine can also result in lung injury and barotrauma, which is physical damage to body tissues caused by a pressure-related change in body compartment gas volume (such as the pressure inside the lung vs. the surrounding fluid).

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