The measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine is effective in preventing diseases. The downside is that the vaccine is a risk for encephalopathy, which refers to any acute or chronic acquired abnormality of the brain, injury to the brain or impairment of brain … Continue reading →
Tetanus is a bacterium that lives in the soil. In its spore form, it can survive, ready to infect, for forty years. Tetanus is usually introduced into the body via a puncture wound which allows the bacteria access to the … Continue reading →
Now we are not talking about regular old exhaustion. We all get tired and worn down. What we are talking about here is an illness that makes a person so incredibly tired that they are unable to function in society. The … Continue reading →
The title of this article makes light of a serious condition called encephalitis. What is encephalitis? And, how serious is this condition? According to research, encephalitis is irritation and swelling (inflammation) of the brain, most often due to infections. Because the brain … Continue reading →
Parents Allege Flu Vaccine Caused Narcolepsy In Their Children A group of parents who believe their children developed the serious sleep disorder, narcolepsy, as a result of receiving the swine flu vaccine, Pandemrix, officially launched a new support group called SOUND. … Continue reading →
“Water on the brain” or hydrocephalus is a potentially debilitating condition. Let’s break down this disease into five concepts. Your brain sits inside of your the skull Your brain is “floating” in a fluid called cerebrospinal fluid Cerebrospinal fluid does … Continue reading →
So what does it mean when someone is brain damaged? The Body Is Made Up Of Building Blocks Called Cells The body is made up of cells. Cells gather together to form organs, like the brain. Brain damage or injury … Continue reading →
An article written for News Medical by Dr. Ananya Mandal, MD, suggests that there may be an explanation of why some military personnel exposed to blasts have symptoms of brain injury even though their CT and MRI scans look normal, … Continue reading →
The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS), the federal organization established by Congress in 1986 to document adverse reactions to vaccines, received nearly 10,000 reports involving the chickenpox vaccine between the months of March 1995 and December 1999, a period … Continue reading →
The nervous system is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves throughout your body called peripheral nerves. These three components are responsible for everything that occurs in your body. Consequently, nerve damage can take on many forms. There are literally hundreds of disorders, diseases and syndromes associated with nerve damage. Continue reading → Continue reading →
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A measles outbreak in Texas has doctors all across the state worried and alert for patients who show signs of infections. The Texas Department of State Health Services asked people to seek immunizations...
Recently, many discussions about a developing HIV vaccine have taken place. A research team began working on a vaccine for HIV in 2001 wanting to cure the world wide pandemic affecting 33 million people today....
According to the CDC, the HPV vaccine is recommended to boys and girls starting from age 9 and is administered in a series of three doses. However, new research shows that a third dose may not be needed....
A non-egg based flu shot has been approved by the FDA. Although this new flu shot hasn’t been tested on those with egg allergies, it serves as an alternative option to those who experienced reactions to the...
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. The two most common skin cancers are called basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas. Although these cancers are highly curable, treatment can be...
About 50,000 people get infected with HIV each year. According to the Center for Disease Control, around 47,500 new HIV infections were reported in the United States. What is HIV? HIV is an immunodeficiency...