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Nationwide Telemedicine Takes a Big Step Forward

Nationwide Telemedicine Takes a Big Step Forward

One of the final stumbling blocks to the unfettered expansion of telemedicine services nationwide was removed in late May with the signing of landmark Texas legislation. The new law abolishes a regulation that required an in-person patient-physician relationship before telemedicine ...

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New Study Shows No Causal Link Between Melanoma and Viagra

New Study Shows No Causal Link Between Melanoma and Viagra

With a projected 2017 U.S. death toll of 9,730, melanoma is the deadliest skin cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. For sun-loving Viagra users, the news is very good indeed. Just in time for the beach season, researchers announced ...

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Can the Quality of Healthcare Keep Up with Telemedicine’s Growth?

Can the Quality of Healthcare Keep Up with Telemedicine’s Growth?

The near-exponential growth of telemedicine in recent years has prompted some industry observers to question whether the quality of health care can keep pace with the sharp increase in the use of this technology to link medical professionals with those ...

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Certain pattern of baldness increases risk of prostate cancer

Certain pattern of baldness increases risk of prostate cancer

If you’ve developed frontal and moderate crown baldness by age 45, take note: you’ve got an increased risk of prostate cancer. Analyzing the data Using questionnaire data from more than 39,000 men between the ages of 55 and 74, researchers ...

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Shingles Cases are Rising, But Why?

Shingles Cases are Rising, But Why?

Shingles is an infection involving nerves and their surrounding areas. It’s caused by the virus known as varicella-zoster (VZ). VZ is a different virus than herpes simplex, which is the virus that causes genital herpes, though the rashes may look ...

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VA Offers 50 Telehealth Specialties to Help Care for Rural Vets Implements Telemedicine Services at Veterans Affairs Department

VA Offers 50 Telehealth Specialties to Help Care for Rural Vets Implements Telemedicine Services at Veterans Affairs Department

Innovations in technologies like telemedicine aid and revamp health care facilities. To put technology to work helping people is the reason why it exists. Telemedicine is a developing technology that provides health care to those living anywhere, particularly to patients ...

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Savings from Telemedicine Stretch Far and Wide, Study Shows

Savings from Telemedicine Stretch Far and Wide, Study Shows

Studies show that telemedicine has far-reaching ways it will save people and the medical community money, but a recent analysis found that it also has an environmental benefit. Think about it. When you need the advice of a doctor, telemedicine ...

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How PTSD Effects Soldiers’ Sex Life

How PTSD Effects Soldiers’ Sex Life

Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is about more than just nightmares and flashbacks. Among the least discussed of symptoms is sexual dysfunction. In fact, according to a 2013 study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, nearly 20% of soldiers ...

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A Relaunch is Coming for Addyi, aka ‘Female Viagra’

A Relaunch is Coming for Addyi, aka ‘Female Viagra’

Will two times be the charm? Makers of the women-only libido drug Addyi (flibanserin), also known as “female Viagra”, will be relaunching the drug in hopes that this time it will sell. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. plans a U.S. relaunch ...

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Study Finds Eating More Fruits May Help ED

Study Finds Eating More Fruits May Help ED

Chocolate-dipped strawberries are a Valentine’s Day staple for many lovebirds, but new research indicates that the benefits of the colorful fruit may go beyond taste: they could reduce the risk of erectile dysfunction (ED). The research findings A study published ...

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