Why Wellness Panels are Important for Preventative Health Screenings

Physicians generally acknowledge and strongly endorse the benefits of primary prevention practices. In fact, prevention may be one of the most essential pillars of public health. Primary care providers can reduce the physical, emotional, and financial burden of illnesses by preventing rather than treating disease. Properly integrated preventative care may...Read More

Endocrine Disruptors in Plastics and Pesticides Can Cause Global Health Threats

A new report by the Endocrine Society and the International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN), titled “Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals: Threats to Human Health,” reveals the increasing health risks associated with Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) found in everyday environments. Presented during the U.N. Environment Assembly (UNEA-6) meeting in Nairobi, the report highlights the...Read More

Depression Affects Breast Cancer Survival Rates

A recent study presented at the European Psychiatric Association Congress 2024 highlights the profound influence of depression on survival rates and quality of life in women with breast cancer. Conducted by Russian researchers, the analysis synthesized existing research data, revealing that globally, 32% of breast cancer patients also suffer from...Read More

Weight Loss Plateau on Semaglutide

Semaglutide treatments, originally diabetes drugs, have been found effective in aiding significant weight loss, resulting in up to a 15% reduction in body weight. However, according to a recent Medical News Today article, many users encounter a plateau phase where no further weight loss occurs without changes like increasing medication...Read More

Building Resilience Against Physician Burnout

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted a rising concern in the medical community: physician burnout. According to the American Medical Association, as a result of added stress and labor during the pandemic, as much as 62.8% of physicians experienced symptoms of burnout in 2021, a 38% increase from the previous year. However,...Read More

Hair Loss – Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Despite the popularity of natural treatments and preventative measures, hair loss remains a prevalent concern. As much as 38% of healthy women experience some degree of hair loss. Meanwhile, severe hair loss afflicts 42% of men aged 18–49 years. While hair thinning may not directly impact health, it can negatively...Read More

Fasting-Mimicking Diet May Help Reduce Biological Aging

A recent study published in Nature Communications suggests that a fasting-like diet, known as the Fasting-Mimicking Diet (FMD), may hold promise in reversing biological aging by approximately 2.5 years. Led by USC Leonard Davis School Professor Valter Longo, the study explored the effects of the FMD on biomarkers associated with...Read More

A Healthy Lifestyle Can Decrease IBS Risk

Recent research highlights the crucial role of healthy lifestyle choices in mitigating the risk of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). According to a comprehensive study published in Gut, individuals who refrain from smoking, engage in vigorous physical activity and maintain a consistent sleep pattern of 7 to 9 hours per night...Read More

The Long-Term Health Impact of Heart Attacks

A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Leeds offers critical insights into the profound impact of heart attacks on long-term health outcomes, shedding light on the elevated risks of developing various health conditions post-event. The study analyzed an extensive dataset comprising over 145 million records spanning nine...Read More

Medical Insights into Traumatic Brain Injuries in Athletics

Awareness of traumatic brain injury (TBI) has grown exponentially in the past several decades. The risks, symptoms, and pathology of TBIs are continually coming to light. TBI remains a major cause of death in the United States, contributing to 50% of all trauma deaths.  Sports-related TBI has been a subject...Read More