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About Jason Bachmayer

A graduate of The University of Arizona College of Medicine, after practicing as a junior Physician for a few years, has devoted his expertise in the publication of content for online distribution. He believes medical jargon should be made easily accessible and digestible by anyone who reads it.

Zika Virus Developing Into A Global Public Health Emergency- According To WHO

A meeting conducted on 1st February 2016, by the WHO, concluded that the outbreak of the Zika Virus Plaguing large parts of Central and South America, needs to be treated as a major public health emergency, and mandates international co-ordination[i] This consensus was reached largely based on the strong co-relation between the Zika Virus and [...]

New Research Shows That Men’s Sexual Health Supplements Are Not As Effective- Or Safe As Claimed

A report published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine had revealed that common over the counter remedies available to enhance men’s sexual health may not be as effective as claimed- or even safe for that matter. The report comes at a very important time; since as much as 40-70% of men experience symptoms of erectile [...]

Teenagers Who Use Cannabis At Higher Risk Of Developing Schizophrenia

Research conducted and published in the Journal Cerebral Cortex[i] revealed that exposure to cannabis (marijuana) during the adolescent years contributed to significant schizophrenic-like changes in the brain. The results from these findings could be particularly troublesome, since according to the National Institute Of Drug Abuse[ii], as much as 15% of kids in the 8th grade [...]

New Study Demonstrates Use Of Light Therapy May Be Very Effective In Treating Year-Round Depressive Illness

In an 8 week trial conduced in Canada[i], it was discovered that the use of light therapy was effective in the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD), whether it was used alone, or in conjunction with popular anti-depressant medications, the SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) The use of light therapy in treating seasonal affective disorder [...]

Use Of Certain Anti-Biotics Linked To Higher Risk Of Cardiac Disease

In a meta-analysis of 33 studies conducted, encompassing over 21 million patients, Chinese researchers, led by Su-Hua Wu, MD identified the positive association of macrolide antibiotic use, and the incidence of cardiovascular death and ventricular arrhythmias[i]. It was revealed that the use of these macrolides was associated with a 242% higher incidence (2.42 fold) of [...]