Headache Pain Pills

Some Basics About Headaches Headaches are the most common form of pain. They’re a major reason why people miss work or school or visit a health care provider. This fact sheet focuses on two types of headache: tension headaches and migraines. Researchers have studied complementary health approaches for both. Tension Headaches and Migraines: What’s the Difference? Tension headaches—the…

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Latest Dental Technology

As in all medical fields, technology is having an impact in dentistry. Dental professionals are seeing an influx of new and improved technology that can help them be more efficient and effective in their practice. Here’s a look at the latest in dental technology. Digital Dentistry and 3D Printing With the reinvention of 3D printing…

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Importance of stethoscope

Despite advances in medical technology, the stethoscope still has important diagnostic value, according to an editorial published online Jan. 15 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Valentin Fuster, M.D., Ph.D., from Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, discusses the continuing importance of stethoscopes, which are frequently disregarded for newer technologies such as…

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Common Blood Tests

Blood tests, sometimes called blood panels, are one of a physician’s most basic tools. Not that long ago, doctors diagnosed patients through observation and the patients’ answers to questions. Today, we have a wide range of testing options to choose from, with blood tests being among the most basic. Blood tests allow a doctor to…

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