Articles By: kjh

Mosquitos and Disease

Mosquitoes can carry deadly diseases, including malaria, yellow fever, dengue, West Nile virus, chikungunya, and Zika. According to World Atlas, mosquitos killed about 830,000 people worldwide in 2018 According to the National Park Service, in the United States, there are hundreds of species of mosquitoes. Most mosquitoes do not feed

Apr 17 2021 | 0 | status: publish
Is Women's Reproductive Life Span Increasing?

The Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) published an article on April 6, 2021, about trends in the reproductive life span of women and the age at menopause. The permanent cessation of menstruation for more than 12 consecutive months resulting from the loss of ovarian function, marks the end of a woman’s reproductive cycle. Apr 11 2021 | 0 | status: publish

Surgery for the Aging Neck

One of the hardest areas to correct with surgery is the neck. I have seen many facelifts where the face looks young but the neck still does not match the face.  The neck is problematic.  The skin on

Mar 24 2021 | 0 | status: publish
What is SPECT Technology?

Most doctors don’t use SPECT anymore although it is capable of helping to detect conditions like strokes, tumors, and a rare form of Alzheimer’s disease known as front temporal dementia.

Mar 21 2021 | 0 | status: publish
How Healthcare Students Practice on Manikins

This spring, the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance (HSHP) at Ithaca College is creating a new patient simulation lab, which will allow students to get hands-on experience with two state-

Mar 18 2021 | 0 | status: publish
Duke Cancer Center and Free Legal Assistance

Duke Law School provides free legal assistance through their Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. Services include drafting legal documents, such as a power of attorney, healthcare power of attorn

Mar 16 2021 | 0 | status: publish
Medications That May Cause Heart Failure

According to Dr. Ramdas Pai, clinical professor at the University of California-Riverside School of Medicine, there are medications that may cause heart failure and medications that increase the risk

Feb 24 2021 | 0 | status: publish
Leona Helmsley: Can You Put Your Dog in Your Will?

Back in 2007 Leona Helmsley, billionaire hotelier, left $12 million to her dog, Trouble. She also left instructions for her dog to be buried next to her at the 12,000-square-foot Helmsley family mauso

Feb 18 2021 | 1 | status: publish
New Hope for Acne? HT-003 Treatment

There is exciting research being done at Hoth Therapeutics in conjunction with Weil Cornell Medicine.  Those suffering from acne will be glad to know that HT-003 is being studied for efficacy and saf

Feb 15 2021 | 0 | status: publish
The New Artificial Kidney: UCLA Doctor Ira Kurtz

Dr. Ira Kurtz and others at UCLA Health are in the process of developing an amazing device that could save the lives of so many people waiting for a kidney transplant.

Feb 04 2021 | 1 | status: publish

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