The Z-Track Method for IM Injections: FAQs

The Z-track method of injection is a unique technique for administering IM (intramuscular injections.) The procedure is more complicated than many other types of injections. For this reason, it is not as common that patients self-administer via the … Read more

Blastoma: Types, Diagnosis, and Treatments

Blastoma is a type of cancer occurring in cells that are actively developing, such as that of a fetus or child. For this reason, blastoma typically affects children rather than adults. Blastoma can take many forms, affecting a wide range of systems, … Read more

Why Am I So Tired All the Time?

With all that 2020 has thrown at us, it’s not surprising that many of us find ourselves feeling tired and worn out. We all go through periods of increased tiredness in our lives, such as when we have young children or are under pressure at … Read more

The Fascinating Link Between ASMR and Heart Rate

After watching the first minute of this video, which has almost 23 million views on YouTube, you may find yourself asking “why is this woman whispering into a microphone and tapping on a hairbrush, and why has it got so many views?” Good question. … Read more

Epilepsy Awareness Month: November 2020

Epilepsy awareness month is more than just an excuse to talk about the condition for a month each year. It aims to keep the 50 million people around the world affected by the condition as safe as possible. By getting people talking about epilepsy, … Read more

Diagnosing and Dealing with Hemophilia

Hemophilia is a genetic blood disorder that impacts the body’s ability to make blood clots. Patients with hemophilia have reduced numbers of clotting proteins in their blood and, as a result, are at risk of experiencing excessive bleeding … Read more

Living With PCOS: Dieting, Supplements, and More

PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) is a common hormonal disorder affecting 10% of women of reproductive age. There is no definitive way to diagnose this disorder and it has no cure. However, lifestyle adjustments and the use of medication can help to … Read more