Exercise on dialysis: staying active to stay healthy

Deakin researchers have launched an Australian-first exercise program to help fight the debilitating physical side-effects suffered by patients undergoing dialysis treatment. In partnership with Kidney Health Australia, resistance bands and exercise guides are being...

Researchers reconstruct ancient virus to improve gene therapy

Researchers at Massachusetts Eye and Ear/Schepens Eye Research Institute have reconstructed an ancient virus that is highly effective at delivering gene therapies to the liver, muscle, and retina. This discovery, published July 30 in Cell Reports, could potentially be...

Study reveals how brain work leads to physical fatigue

Do you ever notice how stress and mental frustration can affect your physical abilities? When you are worried about something at work, do you find yourself more exhausted at the end of the day? This phenomenon is a result of the activation of a specific area of the...

Health Tip: Injuring a Hamstring

Title: Health Tip: Injuring a HamstringCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/30/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/30/2015 12:00:00 AM Via:: Medical news – Medicinenet...

Leishmaniasis

Leishmaniasis: A parasitic disease that is spread by the bite of sand flies infected with the protozoa Leishmania. There are several forms of leishmaniasis, the most common being cutaneous and visceral leishmaniasis (known as kala-azar). The cutaneous form of the...