There is nothing to be gained by operating on a patient with a so-called displaced fracture of the shoulder. Three weeks with the arm in a sling so that the shoulder is kept inactive yields the same results.
We've heard many stories of people hurting their knees when they run. It's a regular occurrence, and there's even a common term being used to describe several conditions that causing pain around the kneecap called "runner's knee" irrespective of the person going through it is a runner or not.
Shingles is a disease that is characterized as blistering skin that results in a painful rash. This rash usually only affects one side of the torso or face. Also known as zoster, zona, or herpes zoster, shingles can often imitate a very severe acne breakout but is more agonizing and hard to get rid of without medication.
Laser eye surgery is costly. Many who need it are unsure that it is worth it because of the price. There is also that small detail of all the post-surgery care that is required.
Loneliness can have detrimental effects on your mental wellbeing, but it can also wreak havoc on your physical wellbeing, too. Read more to find out how.
Workplace fatigue is on the rise as employees work longer hours and sleep less hours. The National Safety Council claims that fatigued workers cost companies $1,200 to $3,100 per year per employee. If you have a company with 100 employees, that’s the potential of up to $310,000 lost in productivity.
Elder abuse affects 5 million seniors per year. Abuse is a loose term, and the term may include being abused financially, sexually, physically or mentally. Some caretakers and even family members may choose to have their loved one alter their will to make them the primary benefactor.
Do you need a mobility scooter? Here’s how to determine if a mobility scooter would be a prudent investment, and where and how you should go about buying one.
Here are five apps or fitness tech accessories that can boost your health and workout routines.
Taking good care of your skin is an essential part of living a long, healthy life, yet many people don’t know where to begin when it comes to determining their skin type. This is crucially important, as not everybody is the same, which means that relying on the same skin treatment process as your friends and family members could quickly backfire.
Chronic diseases are a key factor limiting the mobility of older people. Usually individuals are conscious of their condition in the case of an acute musculoskeletal disorder
A new study suggests that sunscreen protects the skin's blood vessel function from harmful ultraviolet radiation (UVR) exposure by protecting dilation of the blood vessels.
Sugar does not improve mood and it can make people less alert and more tired after its consumption - according to a new study by the University of Warwick, Humboldt University of Berlin, and Lancaster University.
Here are the hidden dangers of testosterone replacement therapy and why it’s becoming increasingly studied with skepticism.
Here’s how to protect your loved ones from elderly abuse, and what you need to know about this unfortunate trend as the population ages more and more.