Health and Fitness News

  • Physiomesh Hernia Mesh Lawsuit
    In this video, the opening of a Physiomesh is shown. Here we have Ethicon’s Physiomesh, Ethicon is a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson recently withdrew the Physiomesh from the market. Ethicon continues to maintain that the Physiomesh was not recalled even though they withdrew the Physiomesh from the market due... Read more »
  • Johnson & Johnson Mesh Press (Ethicon’s Physiomesh) Conference
    Bob Ferguson: Good morning everybody! Thank you so much for joining us today we really appreciate it. We’re here today to announce that my office is filing a consumer protection law suit against Johnson & Johnson. The largest manufacturer and seller in the United States of a surgical mesh designed... Read more »
  • Transvaginal Mesh Implants May Lead to Serious, Life-Threatening Injuries
    Kendall Dunson: Welcome to the Beasley Allen Report. I’m Kendall Dunson and Gibson has a night off. Every year many people use a variety of medical devices. Consumers trust that these devices will be safe and will make their lives better. But sometimes they don’t work out the way they... Read more »
  • Our weight tells how we assess food
    A new study demonstrated that people of normal weight tend to associate natural foods such as apples with their sensory characteristics. On the other hand, processed foods such as pizzas are generally associated with their function or the context in which they are eaten. But that's not all. The research... Read more »
  • Stimuli fading away en route to consciousness
    170922094036-large Health and Fitness NewsWhether or not we consciously perceive the stimuli projected onto our retina is decided in our brain. A recent study shows how some signals dissipate along the processing path to conscious perception. This process begins at rather late stages of signal processing. By contrast, in earlier stages there is hardly... Read more »
  • Effective help is available for migraine sufferers
    Although it’s the third most prevalent illness in the world, migraine is widely misunderstood and frequently undiagnosed. Until quite recently a common “remedy” for migraine was to lie in a dark room and wait for the pain to pass. But today there are treatments that work – and new medications... Read more »
  • Smartphone apps can reduce depression
    New research has confirmed that smartphone apps are an effective treatment option for depression, paving the way for safe and accessible interventions for the millions of people around the world diagnosed with this condition.... Read more »
  • Personality changes don't precede clinical onset of Alzheimer's, study shows
    No evidence has been found to support the idea that personality changes begin before the clinical onset of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia, a new and comprehensive study reports.... Read more »
  • Preterm children have more medical sleep problems but fall asleep more independently
    A new study suggests that while healthy preterm children have more medical sleep problems than full-term children, they are more likely to fall asleep independently.... Read more »
  • Babies can learn that hard work pays off
    170921161253-large Health and Fitness NewsA new study reveals babies as young as 15 months can learn the value of hard work. Researchers found babies who watched an adult struggle to reach two different goals before succeeding tried harder at their own difficult task than babies who saw an adult succeed effortlessly.... Read more »
  • New hope for people with fibromyalgia
    A novel psychological therapy that encourages addressing emotional experiences related to trauma, conflict and relationship problems has been found helpful for people with the chronic pain condition fibromyalgia.... Read more »
  • Unique gene therapy prevents, reverses multiple sclerosis in animal model
    170921161240-large Health and Fitness NewsMultiple sclerosis can be inhibited or reversed using a novel gene therapy technique that stops the disease's immune response in mouse models, researchers have found.... Read more »
  • Your neurons register familiar faces, whether you notice them or not
    170921141314-large Health and Fitness NewsWhen people see an image of a person they recognize particular cells light up in the brain. Now, researchers have found that those cells light up even when a person sees a familiar face or object but fails to notice it. The only difference is that the neural activity is... Read more »
  • Why poison frogs don't poison themselves
    170921141238-large Health and Fitness NewsPoison frogs harbor some of the most potent neurotoxins we know, yet scientists have long wondered -- how do these frogs keep from poisoning themselves? Scientists are now a step closer to resolving that head-scratcher. And the answer has potential consequences for the fight against pain and addiction.... Read more »
  • Neuron types in brain are defined by gene activity shaping their communication patterns
    170921141227-large Health and Fitness NewsNeurons are the basic building blocks that wire up brain circuits supporting mental activities and behavior. In a major step forward, scientists have described a discovery about the molecular-genetic basis of neuronal cell types. The study, which involves sophisticated computational analysis of the messages transcribed from genes that are active... Read more »
  • One in four girls is depressed at age 14
    170921110706-large Health and Fitness NewsNew research shows a quarter of girls (24%) and one in 10 boys (9%) are depressed at age 14.... Read more »
  • Brain inflammation linked to suicidal thinking in depression
    Patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) have increased brain levels of a marker of microglial activation, a sign of inflammation, according to a new study. Scientists have found that the increase in the inflammatory marker was present specifically in patients with MDD who were experiencing suicidal thoughts, pinning the role... Read more »

  • Acorn MKII Superglide 120
    51iJZc1M0WL._SL160_ Health and Fitness NewsThe unit featured is a used (3 months) Outdoor Stairlift. We carry indoor and outdoor stairlifts in stock. We can be at your home within 24 hours to measure and give you a price for your lift. Prices start as low asl $1995.00. We can install your stairlift within 48... Read more »
  • TR1800 - Wenzelite Trotter Mobility Rehab Stroller, 18 Seat
    41jq2nHrt0L._SL160_ Health and Fitness NewsWenzelite Trotter Mobility Rehab Stroller, 18 Seat Company: Drive Medical List Price: $1,810.00 Amazon Price: $1,810.00... Read more »
  • Sammons Preston Alliance Stand Aid
    21DB-bN0peL._SL160_ Health and Fitness NewsKeeps residents active and engaged in the lifting process. Transport is quick and requires minimal caregiver assistance. A padded split seat swings out for loading or unloading, then goes back to form a comfortable, yet steady seat for transport; safe working load is 400 lbs. Secure transports are ensured with... Read more »
  • Bangeran Electric Wheelchair-Lightweight 50 lbs Heavy Duty Supports 260 lbs Aluminum Alloy Frame Foldable Wheelchair Electric Power Propelled Portable Lifetime Quality Insurance Accessary Replacement
    51%2BlW9zLs8L._SL160_ Health and Fitness NewsExcellent Details: Overall Dimensions: 35.4*23.6*34.6'' Seat Height: 19.6'' Seat Width: 18.9'' Seat Depth: 16.1'' Arm Height: 8.3'' Seatback Height: 16.5'' Wheelchair Weight: 50 lbs without battery Maximum Speed: 6km/h Weight Capacity: 260lbs Motor Type: 24V/200W*2 Lithuum Battery Type: 24V/6AH*2 Max Output Current of Controller: 35A Max Output Current of Charger:... Read more »
  • OTC 1585 Power Train Lift
    31P12mmgILL._SL160_ Health and Fitness NewsOTC 1585 Power Train Lift Company: OTC Amazon Price: $2,703.75... Read more »
  • OOFAY Seniors Portable Folding Shopping Rollator Walker ?Load-bearing: 100KG? , wine red
    5134Bu7lYWL._SL160_ Health and Fitness NewsCrutches Category: old people to help drivingApplicable people: old ageHot spot: with seat belt wheelColor classification: wine red purple Company: wexe.com Amazon Price: $2,249.00... Read more »
  • Drive Medical Med Aire Bariatric Heavy Duty Low Air Loss Mattress Replacement System
    41GMiv2-9CL._SL160_ Health and Fitness NewsThe Med Aire Bariatric Low Air Loss Mattress Replacement System by Drive Medical is perfect for people looking for alternating pressure for Bariatric people. The alternating pressure system is optimized for pressure redistribution for people with up to Stage IV pressure ulcer, and thus was designed to prevent, treat, and... Read more »
  • Acorn Stairlift
    41f8gnNkhJL._SL160_ Health and Fitness NewsNew Acorn Stairlift RH and LH in stock. Specify which side in buying notes. Determined by looking up the stairs, left side or right side. Company: Acorn Amazon Price: $2,600.00 Used Price: $2,500.00... Read more »
  • TR1400 - Wenzelite Trotter Mobility Rehab Stroller, 14 Seat
    41TNE-5BnXL._SL160_ Health and Fitness NewsWenzelite Trotter Mobility Rehab Stroller, 14 Seat Company: Drive Medical List Price: $1,810.00 Amazon Price: $1,810.00 Used Price: $395.00... Read more »
  • Drive Medical tr 1200 Wenzelite Trotter Mobility Rehab Stroller 12
    41jbsEpb%2BmL._SL160_ Health and Fitness NewsThe stroller by Wenzelite has a light weight folding frame with closure strap that holds the chair shut when folded It has a sleek and attractive black fabric that is machine washable The stroller has been crash tested for transit and also passed a d... Company: Drive Medical Amazon Price:... Read more »