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Why Do People Lose Hair and What Is the Remedy for Them?

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Why Do People Lose Hair and What Is the Remedy for Them?

Everyone loses hair, every single day. We see strands everywhere – the shower, in the brush, on our pillows. Thinning in women usually means a reduction in volume as well as less physical hairs on head. As strands diminish in number, there is a lack of density. The American Hair Loss Association estimates that women [...]

Female Twins from Tanzania Separated at Apollo Hospitals

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Female Twins from Tanzania Separated at Apollo Hospitals

In a rare surgery, doctors at Apollo Children’s Hospital Chennai in India successfully separated Tanzanian twins Abriana and Adriana who were joined at their chest and abdomen, Apollo Hospitals said Tuesday. The twins who shared a single heart cavity and a connected liver are the only living pair of thoraco-omphalopagus conjoined twins who have undergone [...]

Danica Patrick Drives the “Healthy Driven” Initiative

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Danica Patrick Drives the “Healthy Driven” Initiative

Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare is announcing “Healthy Driven,” an initiative to position one of the larger health systems in Illinois as devoted to helping patients move their health forward. In the coming months, race car driver Danica Patrick will be featured as the spokesperson in a Healthy Driven marketing blitz that includes TV and radio commercials, newspaper [...]

Samadhi – New Way to Relax Body and Mind

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Samadhi – New Way to Relax Body and Mind

A floatation industry solutions company Ifloat India has introduced Samadhi – New Life Relaxation. The company has installed floatation rooms in Pune, Mumbai and recently at Hyderabad. Floating in a floatation tank is a way of achieving extreme well-being, says the company. Essentially, it says, one can spend an hour or so lying quitely in [...]

People Honors Death-With-Dignity Crusader Brittany Maynard

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People Honors Death-With-Dignity Crusader Brittany Maynard

The new issue of People Magazine recognizes Brittany Maynard as one of the 25 most intriguing people of 2014 for her role as “The Crusader” in the death-with-dignity movement, in partnership with Compassion & Choices. American adults now believe by a record 5-to-1 margin (74% support vs. 14% oppose) that terminally ill adults – in [...]

Gay Sex Ban in India: LGBT Community Protests Human Rights Violations

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Gay Sex Ban in India: LGBT Community Protests Human Rights Violations

India HIV/AIDS Alliance held a public hearing on increase in violence and discrimination cases against sexual minorities since the Section 377 verdict in 2013. The Supreme Court of India had recriminalised same-sex sexual behaviour on 11 December 2013. According to the Alliance, the consequences of this judgment have been multiple and far-reaching. Over the past [...]

Goodyear and SOS Extend Support for Flood Victims in India

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Goodyear and SOS Extend Support for Flood Victims in India

Goodyear in India and SOS Children’s Villages of India have launched a “Rebuilding Lives – Relief and Rehabilitation” project to assist the rebuilding efforts following the devastating floods that recently affected the Jammu and Kashmir region. The assistance will ensure ongoing relief to 248 flood impacted beneficiaries of 108 families by providing start-up kits and [...]

Death with Dignity: Brittany Maynard’s New Video Released

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Death with Dignity: Brittany Maynard’s New Video Released

Compassion & Choices launched Wednesday a national initiative for expanded access to death with dignity on what would be Brittany Maynard’s 30th birthday. The organization released a new “call to action” video narrated by Brittany and featuring death-with-dignity activists from across the nation, including Anita Freeman of California, Sara Meyers of Connecticut and Dustin Hankinson [...]

FDA Clears World’s First Patient-Specific Spinal Rod

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FDA Clears World’s First Patient-Specific Spinal Rod

The Medicrea Group announced Monday the company has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for UNiD, claimed to be the world’s first patient-specific spinal osteosynthesis rod. Medicrea specializes in the development of personalized implants produced for a patient’s specific need in the treatment of spinal pathologies, The technology will be [...]

Ebola: What Nurses Need to Know

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Ebola: What Nurses Need to Know

As the Ebola outbreak continues to cause concern, Nurse.com and the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing’s Future have launched a new initiative to educate nurses across the U.S. about the disease. An educational grant provided by Johnson & Johnson to Nurse.com — a leading provider of continuing education for nurses — provides a comprehensive [...]

Was Brittany Maynard Right to End Her Life?

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Was Brittany Maynard Right to End Her Life?

The Vatican on Tuesday condemned the assisted suicide of American brain cancer sufferer Brittany Maynard at the weekend. However, Compassion & Choices, a nonprofit organization working to improve care and expand choice at the end of life, issued a statement in response to the Vatican official’s condemnation of Brittany Maynard for choosing to die with [...]

Ebola Treatment Center Opens in Sierra Leone

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Ebola Treatment Center Opens in Sierra Leone

Save the Children is opening its first specialist Ebola Treatment Center (ETC) in Sierra Leone, as part of its wider fight to treat and stop the spread of Ebola. Located in Kerry Town, 40 kilometers outside the capital Freetown, the 80-bed facility provides diagnosis and treatment to infected patients, while ensuring that children receive the [...]

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