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For a State Agency safety written program update I'm researching, looking for a credible answer & source; is there currently a poison ivy vaccine?
I doubt it: people may be working on it. one approach: Arch Dermatol Res. 1999 Dec;291(12):652-8. ...Read more
Online search?: Have you tried on-line search engine to find that info? Good luck! ...Read more
Depends: Premature infants are LBW (low birth weight). So are some other gestational age infants that did not achieve full growth potential. Depending on the severity of growth restriction (called SGA-small for gestational age), they may have no, small, or moderate learning disabilities. Depending on the severity of premature complications-they may have psychomotor, cognitive, or learning disabilities. ...Read more
Sweden has reviewed 16000 peer reviewed articles and concluded a low carb diet is safe and good for health. Do american doctors agree?
The Web: Purchasing an individual international health policy is easy and affordable. Don't forget to includ the option for evacuation or repatriation in the event of a severe illness or injury. Two reputable companies are sos int & medex. (see the cdc for more information) many people are surprise at how inexpensive the insurance is. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Asst. Professor in Engineering college and on study leave for PhD. @35. Low health. No child. 1 miscarriage. Long cycle. Hectic life.want safe planing?
For new innovations, what role has information technology played in improving healthcare industry?
Mhealth is Key: Legacy health it as cerner and epic systems in large hospitals have not been shown to reduce healthcare costs. They in fact were built for expensive fee for service healthcare. Emerging mhealth solutions have the potential to create drastic healthcare improvements as self care, chronic disease management, and permanent change all without even leaving your home. www.personalmedicineplus.com. ...Read more
Lifestyle: Given all that we know about the health benefits of exercise and a healthy diet, it is surprising that only a small percentage of people get the recommended amount of exercise daily, and that few medical treatments include dietary and exercise advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Soy is good for you!: Soy products are an excellent source of proteins. Plant based proteins are much better for your health thsan the animal based proteins. So enjoy them and stay healthy. ...Read more
Garlic: Garlic has been suggested to possibly have therapeutic benefit in management of hypercholesterolemia. However, one large, well-conducted randomized clinical trial revealed no benefit in lowering LDL (so-called 'bad cholesterol'). Garlic, therefore, has not been proven to have any clinical benefit in management of disease, particularly hypercholesterolemia. ...Read more
The fish oil capsules - i've heard conflicting reports regarding good changes in behaviors from them. Any research data?
Bastyr: www.bastyr.edu is as close to an on-the-level naturopathic group as you're going to find. Anybody who's offering "natural medicine" as a complete system of health care is kidding you and perhaps themselves. The folks at bastyr seems interested in figuring out what natural remedies actually work, just as the law forces mainstream physicians to do with our systems of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Not sure I understan: I am not sure i understand what you are asking. No web site can predict your fertility. There is ovulation test that can predict whether you will ovulate in the near future or not, but even if you do, that is not a guarantee you will become pregnant. I don't see how a web site can do this job for you. ...Read more
Has there ever been a study comparing the effectiveness of meds & cbt to hypnotherapy & other holistic treatments for panic attacks?
HUGE Selection Bias: The biggest mental health tx outcome studies r ones sponsored/conducted by drug companies; & those paid for by gov agencies. Biggest studies tend 2compare meds vs various types of psychological/behavioral therapies. Cbt is tx now most studied as it's structured (ppl can b trained 2do it in standard ways) & involves small #of sessions. If only eat mcdonald's burgers u may think they're the best! ...Read more
Recent news article referenced the one a day vitamins taked really aren't beneficial, what are your opinions?
Take better Vits!: The main study cited used centrum silver, a poor-quality vitamin with inadequate doses, poor absorption, toxic synthetic vits ; toxic additives; the message isn't that vitamins aren't effective but that poor-quality vitamins don't help. See http://bit.Ly/18befjw for a detailed analysis as well as http://bit.Ly/1bimyzh for my analysis of another aspect of this same study- i'll blog about this soon. ...Read more