Posts Categorized: Health News

Healthcare: Moving in the Right Direction

American healthcare

American healthcare is in a state of flux right now. Nobody knows what condition it’s going to be in a year from now, due to how politicized the subject has become. The Affordable Care Act recently survived an effort to repeal and replace because of public outcry, but that doesn’t mean that Americans’ healthcare is…

Keeping Seniors Safe From Fraud

preventing fraud

The AARP Fraud Watch Network recently published a report revealing that older Americans who remain active investors and who tend to prefer unregulated investments could be more vulnerable to potential investment fraud. The Fraud Watch Network was established by the AARP back in 2013 with the purpose of increasing fraud awareness and preventing fraud. The…

Clinical Trial Produces Encouraging Results for ASD Treatment

ASD treatment

According to research released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2014, roughly one out of 68 children had Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Fortunately, recent research focusing on gut microbiota may have revealed a potential treatment for autism. Gut Microbiota Gut microbiota is a collection of microorganisms that live within the human body. Everybody…

6 Facts About Low Vision Awareness Month

Low Vision Awareness Month

It’s Low Vision Awareness Month, which means you may want to have your vision checked by an eye doctor to make sure you’re not suffering from low vision. Low vision affects a lot of people – especially as they age. In fact, it’s believed that even more people will suffer from low vision in the…

3D Bioprinter to Print Functional Human Skin

Print Functional Human Skin

Technology continues to advance in ways that nobody could have imagined only a few years ago. Take for example 3D printing. Most people are still amazed by the capabilities of 3D printing, yet 3D printing continues to advance in leaps and bounds year after year. Only recently, a group of scientists presented a 3D bioprinter…