Not so weird but very cool…in more ways than one.
Chemotherapy patients for decades have suffered the indignity of hair loss. Clinical studies circa 2011 report on the use of scalp cooling to save hair loss propagated by chemotherapy – see the MedScape abstract from the Expert Review of Dermatology, “Presentation, Impact and Prevention of Chemotherapy-induced Hair Loss.” [2011;6(1):109-125.]
Now an innovative company with an in-hospital device called the Penguin Cold Cap Therapy System is saving both men as well as women their locks, helping them keep their cancer condition private. These helmet-like caps are only used immediately pre and post each chemotherapy procedure. Just go to Pengiun cold caps to learn more.
If someone you know is struggling with cancer – let him/her know about this to share it with his/her oncologist. Read about its clinical trials and see how it works…
Tags: An "old dads' tale", Are our bodies weird or what?, Is this Cool, We KNOW how that works!
Happy New Year!
It is clear that 3-D printing still has its challenges from the bioproduction marvels of the human body…
Our #10 pick of the Top 10 **WBMFMA is the patient whose autologous tissue was used to grow her own prosthetic ear. See the amazing CNN news video broadcast from Atlanta below.
Ear Grown on Cancer Patient’s Arm
Marvelous is the human body!
Next week…#9 of the “Top 10 WBMFMAs!
Tags: A new wives tale?, How'd they do that?, Is this amazing...or what?, Is this Cool, Is this SciFi...or what?
Did you ever wonder at what stage a fetuses develops finger prints?
…or Did you know that a person’s the tongue has a unique pattern just like finger prints?
…or How much saliva do we produce every day?
sporting two green tongues
If your answers are “yes,” “no” and “it never occurred to me” then “fascinating” is more likely the operative term for your curiosity, not “weird.”
Checkout the sites Health24.com (“30 fascinating body facts“), MedIndia and other fascinating facts at Discovery Fitness & Health HowStuffWorks.com – 16 amazing facts.
Tags: Is this amazing...or what?, Is this Cool, You think you know weird?
It’s really hot this summer for the most of us in the northern hemisphere.
So let’s think of something COOL!…
–> Cold extremities can be a real problem in the winter months.
But did you know that more than just woolen socks, gloves and even caps can be a good remedy for Raynaud’s disease, and other culprits? –
Look into what you eat!
Tags: A "not so old" wives tale?, A new wives tale?, Is this Cool, This is healthy for me?, Weird sickness?, Would you really eat that?
Now motorcycle enthusiasts have a better chance for survival…
Therapeutics hypothermia just took a huge leap from the hospital bed onto the streets. Checkout the new ThermaHelm(R) brain bucket that neatly coddles your brain like a new born babe. The manufacturer’s video says it all –>
Cryo Brain Bucket
Now EMS teams can expect more live motorcyclists due to this new cooling therapy.
Excellent intel, ThermaHelm!
Now can you make one for bicyclists?
Tags: How'd they do that?, Is this Cool, Is this SciFi...or what?, It works how?, or What?