Rising occurrence of psychosis and associated ailments is fuelling the requirement for antipsychotic drugs. The foremost aspects adding towards the rising occurrence of these illnesses comprise substance-induced psychoses, genetic mutations as well as physical illness ensuing in depression.
Whether or not ADHD (Attention Deficit-Hyperactive Disorder) is a made-up condition doesn’t seem to matter to the millions of doctors prescribing powerful psychotropic drugs to a whole new generation of Ritalin-addicted third graders. But, what about when the kids get the munchies? Here are some dietary Do’s and Don’ts for children diagnosed with ADHD that may keep this modern scourge (which used to be called hyperactivity) under control and help kids shut up, sit down and pay attention. Now, where were we?
Leaked British government documents say the UK could encounter a shortage of fuel, food, and medicine if they leave the European Union without an agreement in October. The documents, published in the Sunday Times, reveal predictions of chaos in the UK, and the return of roadblocks on the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, which could fuel protests.
A drug-eluting balloon is an emergent device which improves clinical results in coronary corridor ailments. It turns into a practical elective treatment alternative for the hindrance of coronary restenosis as well as consequent revascularization through stent advances. Drug-eluting balloons are foreseen to be quickest developing category over the years to come because of nonstop endorsement of new products, benefits over standard balloon as well as lesser price when contrasted with stents.
Like the old saying goes, you’ve got everything if you’ve got your health. And most people will do anything to keep it. Especially if Grandma says it worked in her day. Turns out, old people don’t know what they’re talking about either. Here are some health myths that have been proven to be completely wrong.
And (mostly) hilarious…
Eat Breakfast To Lose Weight
The theory is, if you’re full you can have a light lunch and a well-balanced dinner. It actually does work. Unfortunately, it’s all the junk food you fill up on in between that’s really making you fat…
All-White Omelettes Lower Cholesterol
Pure bunk. In fact, egg yolks are rich in Omega-3s, which prevent the risk of heart disease. So, THAT’S why the Lunch Lady always gives you dirty looks…
Actually, you should get most of the daily vitamins you need with a regular, well-balanced diet of meats, fruits, vegetables and whole grains. And (like everyone who gulps down vitamin pills like they were Pez) plenty of nuts…
Don’t Give Kids Sugary Sweets
It makes them hyper. In reality, that’s not why it’s bad for them, since it’s been proven that sugar doesn’t make kids act out. Too much sugar (unavoidable in a processed food diet) is bad for EVERYBODY. It’s the adults that are driving kids crazy…
Avoid Colds by Staying Warm
Being cold doesn’t give you a cold. Germs give you a cold. And, most germs are inside soaking up the warm air. So, go ahead, take that skiing trip. Or, spring for that Arctic air conditioner you’ve been dreaming of and chill out on the couch. Binge watching Netflix shows about ski trips. But, if you DO catch cold…
Beware Green Mucous
Clear snot, good. Green snot, bad. Wrong. Greenish mucous is not a sign you’re coming down with deadly flu. It means your body is fighting a common cold in its own, healthy way. Also, it’s a good time to get even with the Lunch Lady…
Coffee Enemas Are Good For You
First off, Ewww? Whoever started this rumor was just looking for a good butt buzz. The tip-off? That chain of coffee enema shops popping up all over, driving up rents and bringing in a wave of Hipster Doofuses. Thanks Starbutts…
Drink 8 Cups Of Water A Day
Most of the water we need we get from our food. Drinking 8 cups daily only chains you to the nearest bathroom at work, ensuring you don’t stray far from your desk at your struggling start-up firm. In the fancy bottled water company that started this silly rumor. What goes around, comes around. Which, of course, leads to…
Avoid Touching The Toilet Seat
Actually, it may be the only surface in the bathroom that’s been scrubbed clean lately. You’re much more likely to get sick fingering that funky chrome water faucet. Or the urinal flush lever. Either way, just use a paper towel, wash your hands and get back to work.
And, don’t forget to jiggle the thingy…
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Throughout history, the human race has made some great advances in biology, with significant scientific discoveries proved by intuitive logic, successful hypothesizing and irrefutable empirical evidence. And, oh yeah. Just plain old dumb luck. Still, some mysteries of the human body have yet to be solved.
Here are some of the last remaining few…
This week, Durig Capital looks to a Canadian issuer, a specialty pharmaceutical company that is successfully treating long-term HIV patients with its unique medicines so that patients have the opportunity to have a better quality of life. Theratechnologies (TSX:TH) has two landmark drugs, Trogarzo™ and EGRIFTA™ specifically developed to help HIV patients. The company has reported its second quarter results (for the three months ending May 31, 2019) and continues to see outstanding growth over its product lines.
Intravascular imaging allows healthcare professionals to examine the inner structure and changes in the internal lining of the blood vessels. There are various uses of the intravascular imaging techniques and are used for different applications.
Plasma cells help in fighting infection however, malignant plasma cells in multiple myeloma accumulate in the bone marrow, blocks the normal function of plasma cells. The M protein which is an abnormal antibody produced by malignant plasma cells cause tumors, bone destruction, kidney damage, and damaged immune function.
A catheter is a medical aid device made up of thin tubing system which is normally utilized to perform intervention in procedures associated with chronic conditions and disease. Catheter systems are inserted into body cavities and are utilized for therapeutic and diagnostic purposes.
Global Medicinal Plant Extracts Market is growing due to increasing demand for herbal medicines and Ayurveda & homeopathic products because of changes in consumer behavior thus influencing the growth of this market. Increasing acceptance of medicinal plant extracts based products due to rising awareness as well as health concerns is also one of the key factor driving the growth of the global medicinal plant extract market.
Intracardiac Echocardiography is one of the powerful imaging modality which is being used in the interventional laboratory globally. Intracardiac echocardiography imaging is carried out using a miniaturized ultrasound transducer which is mounted on the tip of a percutaneously placed catheter.
A microRNA is a tiny non-coding RNA molecule that is found in animals, plants as well as some viruses, that is utilized in post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression and RNA silencing.
X-rays are electromagnetic radiation that go into structures within the living body and produce images of these structures on a fluorescent screen or photographic film. X–ray system combines both an X–ray source and a fluorescent screen to enable pasteurization.
Dynamic spinal tethering systems are used for the correction of irregular spine in adults as well as pediatrics. The dynamic spinal tethering systems are generally used in the patients suffering from the scoliosis or any other form of the spine deformity.
Smart pills are revolutionary technological innovations that have reduced the gap between digital technology and healthcare. Smart pills are basically small-embedded electronic appliances or medical devices that are embedded with cameras, sensors, and trackers. These electronic devices can be easily swallowed, as they provide a complete evaluation of the gastrointestinal monitoring tract.
Functional medicine is a district medical model which separates from conventional approach. Functional medicine is something which promotes wellness and helps to prevent and treat chronic disease. Functional medicine doctors in Denver focuses on how your body works, they view each individual as genetically and biochemically unique.
How Does a Functional Medicine Treat Diseases?
The global active pharmaceutical ingredient market is projected to value at approximately $1.5 billion in 2019, and is expected to register a CAGR of over 6.4%. The global active pharmaceutical ingredient market is segmented on the basis of manufacturing process, API type, drug type, therapeutic area, and region.
Clinical trials are type of research studies, conducted on individuals who volunteered for testing medical equipment or drugs in order to determine treatment for certain diseases or disorders. They are conducted in order to diagnose, detect, prevent various types of diseases.
The 3D cell culture market is largely dominated by major key players such as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., Merck KGaA, Becton, Dickinson and Company, and Lonza, Corning Incorporated, and Synthecon, Inc. that serve various types of 3D cell culture products.
Track and trace solutions are implemented using various electronics such as traceability electronic chips which works to be efficient tool to fight against the falsification and illicit distribution of medical products. These solutions can be based on clustered units, on a product batch, on units of sale, immediate or primary packaging.
Medical packaging has the primary function to protect packaged medical or pharmaceutical products. Different types of medical components have resulted in developing various types of medical packaging, ranging from preformed packaging to customizable packaging.
North America is the prime region for advanced wound management products as healthcare practitioners now prefer advanced wound management products over traditional products in the region. APEC advanced wound management market is expected to grow due to rising patient pool and rising geriatric population in major economies, such as Japan.
According to the latest report by IMARC Group titled, “Generic Drugs Market Report: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023”, the market reached a value of $315 billion in 2017. Looking forward, the market is expected to reach a value of $474 billion by 2023, exhibiting a CAGR of around 6.8% during 2018-2023.
In terms of revenue, others product type segment-consisting of mattresses and pillows, chin straps and mouth pieces & nasal devices is projected to remain dominant. By indication type, insomnia segment is expected to be most dominant segments and collectively gain more the 35% market share over the forecast period. Sleep apnea segment is expected to gain more traction than narcolepsy over the next decade owing to rising prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea.Among all distribution channel e commerce segment is the second most dominant segment for sleep aids market which is then followed by hospital pharmacies. Asia-Pacific is the second most lucrative region for the sleep aids market and projected to grow at fastest CAGR over the forecast period.
The sound waves with frequencies above 20kHz are called as Ultrasound and operate at the frequencies higher than the normal human hearing range i.e. 20 Hz to 20 kHz. These are used to measure the distance of an object by projecting sound waves on them. Ultrasonic probe uses the ultrasonic wave which generates the signals and detects the returned signals and creates image of the object. This technique is widely used for the visualization of the internal body parts for diagnostic purposes because it is considered to be safe for the human body. The Probes need to be disinfected every time before use.
The global telemedicine market is expected to exhibit a strong 16.8% CAGR over the forecast period from 2017 to 2023. The global telemedicine market is expected to exhibit a valuation of $56.7 billion by 2023.
The latest market report published by Credence Research, Inc. “Medical Devices Outsourcing Market – Growth, Future Prospects, Competitive Analysis, 2018 – 2026,” the global medical devices outsourcing market was valued at $39.20 billion in 2017 and expected to grow at compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.6% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2026.
A number of factors such as increasing preference for minimally invasive procedures, ongoing technological advancements, and improving regulatory framework are fueling the growth of the global arthroscopy instrument market. Additionally, increasing occurrences of sports-related musculoskeletal disorders, such as the bone tumor, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoarthritis, are propelling the growth of this market.
According to the latest research study by Persistence Market Research, the global cutaneous mastocytosis treatment market value is projected to exceed $300 million by the end of 2026. The report also projects significant growth potential for the cutaneous mastocytosis treatment market throughout the forecast period, 2018-2026.
Biomarkers have their own importance in the process of a therapeutic intervention. It is considered a crucial part of the drug discovery as well as the detection and cure of a disease. Neurological biomarkers is a new branch that is gaining traction in the global market. A new report by Future Market Insights depicts the progress of global neurological biomarkers market and the forecast for the upcoming years. This comprehensive research report projects the overview of global neurological biomarkers market, titled ‘Neurological Biomarkers Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012-2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017-2025)’.
Future Market Insights (FMI) has published a new report on ultrasound conductivity gels. The report has been titled, “Ultrasound Conductivity Gels Market: Global Industry Analysis 2013 – 2017 and Opportunity Assessment, 2018 – 2028.” The report caters to the numerous needs of the global as well of the regional vendors and presents a distinguishing scenario of the market along with factors such as drivers, inhibitors, prospects, and trends based on the regional as well as the global dynamics.
The recent outbreak of Zika in Brazil and in the rest of Latin America, the Caribbean, the United States, Canada and various parts of Europe was caused by a more virulent viral strain from Asia. This has increased the rate of Zika virus tests being conducted worldwide.
Future Market Insights (FMI) has published a new report on terephthalic aldehyde, which has been titled, “Terephthalic Aldehyde Market: Global Industry Analysis 2013-2016 and Opportunity Assessment 2018-2028.” According to the report, the global market for terephtahlic aldehyde is on the verge of downfall owing to the amount waste water being generated from the production of only one tonne of terephthalic aldehyde.
Primarily driven by increasing instances of fractures due to road accidents and sports related injuries, the global market for orthopedic trauma devices is anticipated to expand at a promising CAGR of 6.8% over the next decade. By the end of 2028, the orthopedic trauma devices market is estimated to attain the global revenues beyond $14 billion. As per the research presented in a recently published report by Future Market Insights, titled “Orthopedic Trauma Devices Market: Global Industry Analysis 2013 – 2017 and Opportunity Assessment, 2018 – 2028,” the market will also continue to be driven by impactful presence of some of the local players within respective regional markets.
Future Market Insights presents pertinent insights and a revised forecast of the global 3D printed medical devices market in its published report titled ‘3D Printed Medical Devices Market”: Global Industry Analysis (2012-2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017-2027)’. The global 3D printed medical devices market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 18.1% during the forecast period 2017–2027. Increasing prevalence of chronic diseases and rising awareness regarding personal care are major factors that are driving the growth of the 3D printed medical devices market.
Providing a detailed assessment of the potential opportunities in atrial fibrillation treatment, Future Market Insights’ recent analysis of the global demand for appendage management showcases a promising future for mechanical appendage closure devices. FMI offers a 10-year assessment, 2018-2028, of the global appendage management market, combined with an analysis of the key market influencers.
Nucleic acid testing is a new age testing practice that helps in detection, diagnosis and screening of pathogens even when there is no relative clinical sign for a health condition. Due to the assistance provided by nucleic acid testing to healthcare centers and common public, the market is expected to have positive prospects in coming years.
This market look into examine breaks down the biochips market on worldwide premise and gives appraises as far as income from 2014 to 2023. It depicts the market flow influencing the business and examines their effect through the conjecture time frame. In addition, it features the noteworthy open doors for market development in the following eight years.
Revenue from narcolepsy treatment, globally is projected to stand at a valuation of $3.8 billion, registering an annual growth rate of 5.7 percent, from 2018-2028. Future Market Insights (FMI), in its newly published market intelligence outlook, highlights substantial demand for narcolepsy treatment in North America. Narcolepsy treatment landscape in Europe, will witness significant revenue growth given the rising affinity toward adoption of prescription treatments and adherence to the same on a long term basis.
Increasing incidences of allergies and inefficient treatment methodologies, such as pharmacotherapy, for controlling the occurrence rate of allergies are fueling adoption of allergy immunotherapy, which is deemed as a designated cure for various types of allergies. A notable shift of patients and healthcare providers towards allergy immunotherapy has been observed, owing to its competency to change the course of the disease and improve the immunological resistance.
Expanding at a rather modest annual growth rate of 4.6 percent, the global market for oxycodone is projected to reach a revenue of $4 Billion in 2028—showcasing an absolute dollar opportunity of $181.3 million, through 2018-2019. Future Market Insights, in its recent analysis of the global oxycodone market, elaborates on the key market dynamics, opportunity assessment, and regional and competitive landscape analysis, for a period spanning 2018 to 2028.
The growth of the healthcare industry is expected to play a vital role in shaping the future prospects of the prefilled formalin vials market. Formalin is a derivative of formaldehyde, and prefilled formalin vials are used for tissue fixation. According to a latest research by Future Market Insights (FMI), the global prefilled formalin vials market is projected to account for over $515.8 million, in terms of value, by 2028 end. The report on prefilled formalin vials market projects significant growth potential with average compound annual growth rate pegged at 4.1% through 2028.
According to a new report published by Future Market Insights titled “Pediatric Vaccine Market: Global Industry Analysis & Opportunity Assessment, 2016 – 2026”, in terms of revenue, the global pediatric vaccine market is expected to increase at 12.2% CAGR during the forecast period 2016-2026. The global pediatric vaccine market is expected to reach $27.97 billion in 2016.