Why haven’t we cured arthritis? – Kaitlyn Sadtler and Heather J. Faust

While regaling you with daring stories from her youth, it might be hard to believe your grandmother used to be a trapeze artist. However, the bad backs, elbow pain, and creaky knees so common in older people is more than just “old age.” In fact, the source of this stiffness plagues many young people as well. The culprit […]

The Surprisingly Useful Medicines Hiding in Pee

Maybe you don’t think much about the 1-2 liters of urine you flush down the toilet every day. But when you send it swirling down the drain, you could be getting rid of liquid gold. Because there’s molecular goodness hidden in that pale yellow puddle, which has been used to treat everything from basic infections to menopause. That’s […]

Why Stimulants Help ADHD

[♪ INTRO ] Odds are, you’ve heard of Ritalin or Adderall. They’re both members of the class of drugs called stimulants, and they’re often prescribed to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, better known as ADHD. But stimulants and hyperactivity seem like a weird match. If someone can’t sit still, why would you give them more energy? Like with […]

Travelling with medicines and medical devices

Traveling with medicines and medical devices. Are you planning to travel with medicines and medical devices? Don’t end up with an unpleasant surprise. You need to know about the rules and requirements that apply to travelers Why do you need to be careful about traveling with medicines and medical devices? Australia has regulations about carrying medicines and medical […]

What Does Testosterone Really Do To Your Body?

Many of your bodily functions, from metabolism to growth, are controlled by chemicals produced and distributed by your body’s endocrine system. These chemicals are called hormones. In total, there are about 50 different ones that travel through your bloodstream and affect your development. Today we’re going to talk about testosterone, which is a hormone commonly associated with one […]

Can gargling Saltwater cure Sore Throat? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. Can gargling saltwater cure sore throat? No. It produces soooothing music. Oh AumSum. Gargling with saltwater is a common method to treat sore throat. But it is important to note that it doesn’t cure sore throat. It just provides some relief. A sore throat is usually caused by bacterial or viral infection. This infection activates […]

Enterprising Research: a smarter way to use antibiotics to combat implant associated infections

When you go to hospital there’s a small chance of picking up a bacterial or fungal infection. Increasingly these infections are associated with common medical materials, such as catheters, dental implants and contact lenses, as well as orthopaedics. Sometimes implant infections become so serious that the patient dies as a consequence. Whilst we can still take antibiotics before […]

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