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The practice of neurology New Jersey will involve a specialist who deals with disorders that affect the human nervous system. Such a specialist will deal with the treatment and diagnosis of any disease that affects the nervous systems, and the associated muscles, blood vessels and other coverings. Qualifications Needed for a Neurologist NJ To specialize … Read more

The medical industry has a lot of specialists, and it is necessary for the general public to understand what they all do. Many people just know the terms with which various specialist are called but do not really know what they mean. For example, when a patient is referred to a pediatrician New Jersey, it … Read more

Defining Preventative Medicine Preventative medicine New Jersey uses methods to prevent disease and health conditions before they occur rather than focusing on a cure for already existing conditions. There are four categories that preventative medicine can be placed in. These areas are referred to as primary, secondary, tertiary, and quaternary. A team of doctors, nurses, … Read more

Defining Sports Medicine Physicians that focus on sports medicine treat patients who have injuries that are sport or exercise related. Sports medicine New Jersey specialists will diagnosis, treat, and focus on the prevention of sport or exercise related injuries. There are several levels of expertise when it comes to sport medicine professionals. An individual can … Read more

Heart disease is a common cause of death in the United States. Heart disease is the medical term for the blocking of the arteries leading to the heart. Over time, the arteries of the heart can become clogged up with fat. This is known as atherosclerosis. When the arteries become clogged up in this way, … Read more

In a study published in November 2011 in the Archives of Neurology, researchers detected brain changes in patients who were treated with chemotherapy as a result of breast cancer. The brain changes were discovered during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). For years, patients have complained that they have experienced deficits in thinking after chemotherapy, but many … Read more

Led by an anesthesiologist at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a recent study has shown that cardiac surgery patients have fewer postoperative complications if they take aspirin in the five days leading up to the procedure. The study will be published in the journal, Annals of Surgery. The anesthesiology and cardiac researchers, which included … Read more

While leeches were commonly used in the past to treat all sorts of ailments, most modern physicians have shunned the practice. In Sydney, Australia, however, a certain species of leech called Richardsonianus australis is being used as a vein center treatment for varicose veins, as well as arthritis and deep vein thrombosis. Of course, many … Read more

A study published in the Archives of Dermatology in September 2011 indicates that there are pluses and minuses to both traditional surgery and laser treatment for varicose veins. Both treatments, which are offered by most vein centers, are effective and considered safe. However, the researchers at Saarland University Hospital in Homburg, Germany have indicated that … Read more

Urology professionals disagree with a government advisory committee that proposes to end routine screening for prostate cancer. A survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report shows that over 60 percent of top doctors believe the committee proposal is ill-advised. Doctors believe that routine screening can catch more cases of prostate cancer early enough to … Read more