An Update on Heart Transplants

A heart transplant is one of modern medicine’s greatest achievements: removing a severely damaged or diseased heart from a human body and replacing it with a healthy one provided by a donor. Although unfortunately the demand for healthy, useable donor …

Do Men Get Urinary Tract Infections?

Roughly one in five women will develop a urinary tract infection, or UTI, at some point in her life. Conversely, approximately only four percent of men will be diagnosed with a UTI at any point in their lives. With the …

What Exactly is Food Poisoning?

Food poisoning, also known as food-borne illness, is the result of eating food or drinking water that have been contaminated by bacteria, viruses, or parasites that are harmful to the human body. It affects approximately 48 million people in the …

Regenerative Stem Cell Treatment in the Aging Population

Medicine has long tried to ease, delay, and manage the pain and difficulty of the aging process: in most cases, medication, physical therapy, and machinery have always been the only solutions, but regenerative medicine is an advancing field that aims …

Preventing a Urinary Tract Infection

A urinary tract infection is precisely what it sounds like – an infection in the urinary tract. These infections most commonly affect the urethra or bladder, but in more serious cases may affect the ureters or kidneys. A urinary tract …