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5 TYPES OF ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

January 18, 2018 Amandalee 0

The other day I was chatting with a client about the different kinds of alternative medicine practices, and she didn’t know what other kinds were out there. This made me remember that there are so many different modalities, and each has there own benefits and uses, and everyone might not […]

Moving Forward in the Fight Against Sepsis

May 2, 2016 purposelywell 0

An international group of researchers may be making strides against sepsis, having found a very effective treatment [1]. Typically used within chemotherapy, Topoisomerase 1 inhibitors work by halting multiple nucleus processes carried out by their namesake enzyme [2]. Sepsis itself is a terrifyingly common condition, with symptoms including mental changes, […]

Heart Disease Over-medicated?

May 2, 2016 purposelywell 0

New algorithms to determine heart disease medications may be prone to over-prescribing, according to a report by TIME [1]. Heart disease is responsible for about 25% of deaths in America according to the CDC [2], and there are many reasons to be cautious in our treatment of it. Many medications […]

Placebos May Have a Genetic Component

April 25, 2016 purposelywell 0

Placebos may be a lot more difficult to define than previously thought, thanks to breaking research [1] on how our bodies handle these “inert” substances. Beyond merely perceiving a helpful compound being introduced, there happen to be multiple genetic indicators¬†(called a¬†placebome in the following text) within our bodies to act […]

MRSA, The Superbug Stopped?

April 22, 2016 purposelywell 0

MRSA, otherwise known as Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, is an antibiotic-resistant disease known to “develop into serious, life-threatening complications such as infection of the bloodstream, bones and/or lungs.” [1] A new discovery by the Institute of Technology in Sligo may finally bring hope in the battle against such so-called “super-bugs” [2]. […]

Healthcare Improved By Rating Doctors

April 20, 2016 purposelywell 0

In 2012, University of Utah Health Care began publicly releasing the patient satisfaction reviews of their doctors [1]. During the massive overhaul of their data structure, they were also able to engineer better cost tracking measures [2]. Reports of their savings, and the actual increase of patients’ satisfaction with their […]