London Air Ambulance

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London’s Air Ambulance, also referred to as London HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service), is an air ambulance service that responds to injured casualties in and about London, England. The service was formed in 1989 by Dr. Alastair Wilson OBE, as … Read More

Chemical contraception – Hormonal contraception

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Hormonal contraception refers to birth control methods that act on the hormonal system. Currently, all hormonal contraceptives are designed for use by women rather than men, though research on a male hormonal contraceptive (“the male Pill”) has been underway for … Read More

Cannabinoids

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Cannabinoids are a group of chemicals which activate the body’s cannabinoid receptors. Before other types were discovered, the term referred to a unique group of secondary metabolites found in the cannabis plant, which are responsible for the plant’s peculiar pharmacological … Read More

New medical uses of telocytes

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Academician Laurentiu M. Popescu, who discovered in 2005 telocytes, said Tuesday that they could be used in liver regeneration after previous studies have shown that they have a role in restoring the heart muscle after a heart attack. Telocytes are … Read More

Antitussives

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A cough medicine is a drug used to treat coughing and related conditions. Dry coughs are treated with cough suppressants (antitussives) that suppress the body’s urge to cough, while productive coughs (coughs that produce phlegm) are treated with expectorants that … Read More

Weight loss

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Weight loss, within the context of medicine, health or physical fitness, can be a reduction of your total physique mass, as a result of a imply loss of fluid, physique fat or adipose tissue and/or lean mass, namely bone mineral … Read More

Antihistamines

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An antihistamine is a drug which serves to reduce or eliminate effects mediated by histamine, an endogenous chemical mediator released during allergic reactions, through action at the histamine receptor. Only agents where the main therapeutic effect is mediated by negative … Read More

Hair removal

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Hair removal is to remove, temporarily or permanently the hair worn by a man or a woman. It can affect all parts of the body, more visible (face, legs, arms, etc..) to intimate (pubic hair). The reasons range from the … Read More

Antidotes

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An antidote can be a substance which can counteract a kind of poisoning. Occasionally, the antidote for a certain toxin is manufactured by injecting the toxin into an animal in compact doses, the resulting antibodies being extracted from the animals’ … Read More

Hygiene

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Hygiene is the maintenance of healthy practices. In modern day terminology, this is commonly regarded as a certain reference to cleanliness. The term Hygiene originates as a reference to Hygieia, who was a daughter of Asclepius and the goddess of … Read More

Aerobic exercises

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Aerobic exercise is a physical exercise that requires a specific breathing. The exercises While performing this type of exercise, the body tries to dribble the oxygen as oxidizer, producing adenosine triphosphate (ATP), which is the main energy carrier for all … Read More

Anticonvulsants

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The anticonvulsants, sometimes also called antiepileptics, belong to a diverse group of pharmaceuticals used in prevention of the occurrence of epileptic seizures. The goal of an anticonvulsant is to suppress the rapid and excessive firing of neurons that start a … Read More

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