Cure & Prevention Archive

Dealing With Vaccine Allergies

According to a research conducted by the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), allergic reactions to vaccines are extremely rare among people. The most dangerous form of reaction to vaccine components is anaphylaxis shock. However, the redeeming quality of a vaccine-triggered allergy is that it is temporary, which means most patients outgrow it

Using Your Nursing Training to Spot Potential Prescription Drug Interactions

Although medicines are routinely used to make people feel significantly better, there are occasions in which prescriptions can have devastating effects. Most major drug interactions are known, enabling doctors and pharmacists to avoid prescribing medicines to patients that could cause harm when combined. On the other hand, nursing professionals who have gone from RN to

Gene Therapy For Disease-Free Society

As per several genome research organizations, a sizeable percentage of diseases acquired by newborns are genetic, which means the diseases were acquired through hereditary or mutations. In simpler terms, when the egg and the sperm (genetic material) fuse, the embryo formed will acquire some hereditary traits that may carry diseases. A random mutation, although rare,

Genomic Personalized Medicine

Diagnostics and prognoses are done based on set standards in Medicine. These standards include symptoms. Any two persons sharing similar symptoms can carry the same kinds of diseases or afflicted with the same disorders. But a question always looms when diagnostics (or prognoses) fail – the two persons share similar symptoms and have been given

Why One Should be opting for Personalized Medicines?

With personalization happening everywhere around the world, nowadays even personalized medicines are also offered. But what is personalized medicine? As the name suggests, receiving personalized medication for the treatment of diseases is called personalized medicine. According to National Cancer Institute (NIH), “A form of medicine that uses information about a person’s genes, proteins, and environment

Preventing HIV/AIDS by Using Liquid Silicone Rubber

HIV/AIDS. True that it isn’t much talked about these days as cancer. But the World Health Organisation still bears data that shows about 34 million people around the globe in 2011 managed to breathe air carrying this disease and 1.7 million lost their lives. It is definitely one of the most fatal diseases that has

How Anti-Depressants Work to Help you Feel Better

Depression is essentially a strange state of mental breakdown, gradual or rapid. Depression strikes some 35 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization, contributing to lowered quality of life as well as an increased risk of heart disease and suicide. Treatments typically include psychotherapy, support groups and education as well as psychiatric medications.