Medical Search

Medical News from National Institutes of Health

NIH spotlights research for rare eye diseases during Rare Disease Day

February 28, 2012, 9:51 am by National Institutes of Health

On the fifth annual Rare Disease Day, the National Eye Institute (NEI), a part of the National Institutes of Health, joins patients and organizations around the world to raise awareness of rare diseases, celebrate advances in treatment, and pledge continued support of rare disease research.

Featured Medical Stories

Fitbit Flex Sleep Sensor Tracker

Will health sensors make humans immortal?

Not so fast! We need to get from here to there. Today, health/behavior monitoring and quantification sensors are all the rage. The Fitbit, a wearable sensor, is one of the more popular wearable tech devices for tracking your health. Fitbit tracks your activity (steps), diet, and even your sleep patterns. You can interact with the Fitbit using a series of tapping sequences and the Fitbit syncs all your data with your phone and computer. Then the process is to quantify, analyze, and optimize your wake and sleep life. Doing all this will not help you avoid your ultimate demise, but it could contribute to a longer life and better yet, one where you're in better health along your life's time-line. The concept is that if you are monitoring your activity, food, and sleep, you can make adjustments to improve these areas; thus better health. The Fitbit Flex is only $99! Get started Buy directly from Fitbit

Learn more at Fitbit's Official Website HOT! Fitbit Accessories & New Products Google Fitbit
Matcha Green Tea Super Food Antioxidants

Matcha Green Tea King of Superfoods

Matcha Green Tea is the latest superfood that celebs and regular folk are finding give them supercharged antioxidant purification with a non-jittery sense of focus. Most matcha available to buy is in very small sizes and is not high enough quality. It is important that you buy high quality matcha. We've found bulk high quality 100% natural matcha green tea imported from Japan. Learn more here: Japanese Matcha Green Tea in bulk here on Amazon

High Quality Matcha Find Matcha on Amazon Google Matcha Green Tea

More medical news from National Institutes of Health

NIH Statement on World AIDS Day 2015
National Institutes of Health : December 1, 2015, 2:30 am
Follow the science to fast-track the end of AIDS.

DNA repair factor linked to breast cancer may also play a role in Alzheimer’s disease
National Institutes of Health : November 30, 2015, 10:00 am
NIH-funded research suggests deficient DNA repair may lead to dementia.

Male and female drinking patterns becoming more alike in the US
National Institutes of Health : November 23, 2015, 2:00 am
Males still consume more alcohol, but the differences between men and women are diminishing.

NIH-led effort details global brain disorders research agenda in Nature supplement
National Institutes of Health : November 18, 2015, 6:00 am
More than 40 scientists collaborated to produce nine review articles that detail research priorities for different aspects of brain disorders in low- and middle-income countries.

NIH supports new studies to find Alzheimer’s biomarkers in Down syndrome
National Institutes of Health : November 18, 2015, 5:00 am
Groundbreaking initiative will track dementia onset, progress in Down syndrome volunteers.