Archives for October, 2014

Possible Link Between Space Travel and Infertility

October 27th, 2014
Possible Link Between Space Travel and Infertility

Have you ever dreamed of going into space? It is certainly something that many people have dreamed about but few have managed to achieve. However, space travel does appear to have some negative side effects, one of which could be its effect on fertility. Scientists have been gathering evidence from past and current research, much […]

The Changing Face of Erectile Dysfunction Treatment

October 24th, 2014
The Changing Face of Erectile Dysfunction Treatment

Since its introduction into the market in 1998 Viagra has been a huge success. The “Little Blue Pill” has helped thousands of men deal with erectile dysfunction. Due to its high price it was not initially accessible to many men suffering from this condition, however this did not stop over 30 million men in 120 […]

Thousands of Pounds Raised for Spinal Injury Charity

October 23rd, 2014
Thousands of Pounds Raised for Spinal Injury Charity

A well-known law firm based in Southport, near Liverpool, that specialises in medical malpractice and personal injury recently raised over £11,000 for the North West Regional Spinal Injury Centre (NWRSIC). The event was a black tie ball at Southport’s Ramada Plaza, with over 100 people attending. As well as social dancing, entertainment was also provided […]

New Cosmetic Surgery Procedure to Reverse Stretched Earlobes

October 20th, 2014
New Cosmetic Surgery Procedure to Reverse Stretched Earlobes

It’s said that fashions come and go, but there are some fashion trends that are irreversible without the use of cosmetic surgery. Unwanted tattoos are a prime case that can and do cause problems for people further down the line, when they become a burden. Tattoos, though, can often be hidden underneath clothing. However, there […]

US City Votes to Continue Health Insurance

October 16th, 2014
US City Votes to Continue Health Insurance

In what could be a landmark decision, the city of Lampasas have voted to allow health insurance cover for city employees who retire early. This means that anyone who retires before the age of 65, and is not eligible for Medicare, will continue to benefit from the same health insurance scheme their former colleagues currently […]

New Zealand Calls for a Change in Abortion Law

October 13th, 2014
New Zealand Calls for a Change in Abortion Law

The New Zealand National Council of Women (NZNCW) is calling for a change in the law regarding abortion. The organisation is asking to simplify and clarify the legal situation to ensure women have the right to choose whether or not to have a termination. The National Council for Women is a not-for-profit organisation that lobbies […]

Laughing in the Face of Hair Loss

October 9th, 2014
Laughing in the Face of Hair Loss

If there is one thing that human beings treasure it is their hair. So, it can often be devastating for people when they start losing it. However, one American citizen, Mackenzie Baughn, who lost her own hair after chemotherapy, has found it can be a source of humour. For instance, Mackenzie was speaking on the […]

Does Cosmetic Surgery Affect Ethnicity?

October 6th, 2014
Does Cosmetic Surgery Affect Ethnicity?

Cosmetic surgery is growing in popularity across the globe, including amongst ethnic communities. Research by the cosmetic surgery profession has found that between 2005 and 2013, the numbers of people in minority ethnic groups opting for cosmetic surgery grew astronomically in the USA. For example, procedures carried out on the Hispanic population rose by 84%, […]

To Visit Regularly or Not to Visit Regularly? That is the Dental Question

October 2nd, 2014
To Visit Regularly or Not to Visit Regularly? That is the Dental Question

When asked, people will often say they should visit their dentist every 6 months, even if they don’t actually do it themselves. Dentists themselves will also generally recommend 6 monthly check-ups. However, where did this 6 month time slot come from, and does it matter that much? Recent research suggests that it makes no difference […]

© Medic8® | All Rights Reserved