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Different Types of Medical Imaging

Different Types of Medical Imaging

Today we’ll be looking at different types of medical imaging tests, as listed in a UVA Radiology article. X-Rays These are simple, painless tests that use ionizing radiation to produce images of the structures or bones in your body. These are used to diagnose...

Kidney Stones : An Overview

Kidney Stones : An Overview

Today we’ll be going through an overview of kidney stones, as listed in a Mayoclinic blog post. Kidney Stones These stones, commonly called calculi, nephrolithiasis, or urolithiasis, are hard deposits made from the salt and other minerals that generally form in your...

The Most Common Infections

The Most Common Infections

Human health has long been an essential part of society. Health care centers have been developed to improve health care delivery. Despite the presence of these healthcare facilities, there are still various infections that affect human beings daily. Here are some...

Common Thyroid Abnormalities

Common Thyroid Abnormalities

The thyroid gland is a widespread butterfly-like organ located in the throat area at the trachea section. Its prime roles affect numerous body functions such as digestion, heart function, skin nourishment, fertility, and growth. Thyroid abnormalities are caused by...

Different Types of Strokes

Different Types of Strokes

A stroke occurs when part of your brain is unable to get the blood and oxygen it needs. It can be a scary time for families and loved ones. Oftentimes, people don't understand what happens to them during a stroke. Depending on what type of stroke a person has,...

Inpatient Care: An Overview

Inpatient Care: An Overview

The terms “inpatient” and “outpatient” have very different meanings when referring to the care you receive medically. Today, we will be talking about inpatient care, as referred to in a Cigna article. Generally speaking, inpatient care talks about receiving medical...

The Difference Between a Stroke and Heart Attack

The Difference Between a Stroke and Heart Attack

Strokes and heart attacks are both severe: they happen suddenly and need inmate medical attention once they occur. However, it is vital to know the difference between the two as they each have different symptoms and require different types of care. Below we will...

Treatments for Gallstones

Treatments for Gallstones

Gallstones are not always highly problematic. Usually, if they are not causing you to experience any symptoms, you are fine to leave them alone. However, sometimes there can be an issue that will lead you to have a gallbladder attack or other problems alike, and this...

The Most Common Treatments for a Heart Attack

The Most Common Treatments for a Heart Attack

By getting an early and effective treatment done during and after a heart attack, you can limit the damage done to the heart. Heart attack treatment depends on the patient and how severe their blockage may be. Early treatment can begin even before a diagnosis. This...

The Future of Healthcare Personalization

The Future of Healthcare Personalization

During the past year, the healthcare industry has seen great innovation and growth that only seems to be its beginning. How healthcare internally operates and how patients interact with their health providers will be more than different than ever. At the very center...