A Bit More Healthy Archive July 2011

Significant Changes Proposed for Human Research Studies

Significant Changes Proposed for Human Research Studies

Clinical researchers cannot afford to ignore this.

RESEARCH If you are involved in clinical research, you cannot ignore the 92-page Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking from the United States Department of Health and Human Services that shapes your personal privacy and future research.

Help Me Give You a Framed Poster

Help Me Give You a Framed Poster

We have a fully assembled aluminum framed anatomy poster for you.

CONTEST A framed anatomy poster naturally appeals to future and present physicians. This group of professions is being given an opportuntity to elevate the quality of the exam room or classroom in appreciation of the service given to patients. We rapidly approaching 3210 tweets. When that number is reached, a randomly selected Twitter follower that meets the criteria will be selected to win.

Porcelain Veneers or Bonding?

Porcelain Veneers or Bonding?

Which cosmetic dental technique is more natural and durable?

HYGIENE Cosmetic dentistry is any dentist treatment that is performed to improve the appearance of your teeth and or smile. We have all seen our favorite Hollywood stars and TV celebrities sporting perfectly straight white smiles and, for a while, this sort of smile came with a celebrity price tag to match.

Complications of Psoriasis

Complications of Psoriasis

The good news about psoriasis is that it's not contagious.

DERMATOLOGY Psoriasis is an incurable skin condition where surface skin cells build up about 50 percent more rapidly than normal. Silvery, itchy scales and painful red patches can appear on the scalp, eyelids, ears, mouth and lips, skin folds, hands, feet, nails or other areas of the body.

Is Processed Vegetarian Food Safe?

Is Processed Vegetarian Food Safe?

Is it healthy to eat tofu and faux meats like tempeh, seitan, or textured vegetable protein?

NUTRITION In simpler days, being a vegetarian meant you avoided meat and ate vegetables. Nowadays, you are likely to run into a self-proclaimed "vegetarian" that eats poultry. A growing number of meat substitutes are enticing vegans and carnivores alike.

Should Mothers With Nipple Eczema Breastfeed?

Should Mothers With Nipple Eczema Breastfeed?

Are there breastfeeding benefits or infant risks when suffering from Paget's disease?

DERMATOLOGY Viewer Discretion: If you are considering breastfeeding but have nipple eczema or mammary Paget's disease, ask your doctor what can be done before giving birth, when possible. Breastfed babies have numerous benefits. Breast milk is rich in the nutrients that best promote brain growth and nervous system development.

How to Get Followed on Twitter

How to Get Followed on Twitter

He who follows everyone, leads no one.

SOCIAL MEDIA Each week, followers come and go. Ideally, they follow because they enjoy the flow of fresh information. Some never read the timeline; they simply follow to be followed back. Others don't even know who they are following because the accounts are controlled by robots that crawl Twitter for keywords and follow users for a preset length of time; if not reciprocal, they automatically unfollow.