Archive for Month: April

Diagnostic Use of Infrared Thermography in a Patient With Chronic Pain Following Electrocution: a Case Report

Survival after severe electrocution is uncommon but chronic pain after such trauma is rare. We present a case report of an individual in whom the only modality providing objective evidence of pain related injury was infrared thermography. Case presentation A 35-year-old Caucasian woman presented to the Calgary Health Region...

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Thermography in Pain Management

The four most commonly used devices to measure heat emanating from body surfaces are: electrical thermistors contact thermography video-thermography infrared “beam” thermography. Video-thermographs produce highly accurate television like pictures of heat patterns in which different temperatures are shown as different colors in a spectrum with reds usually being warmer...

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Integrative and Complementary Therapies

Many people use complementary therapies during or after their breast cancer care, or for other health reasons. They offer people the chance to try therapies outside standard medical care and include things like acupuncture, herbs and prayer. When complementary therapies are combined with standard medical care, they are often...

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Scientists Announce Boycott Against Associations for Denying Link Between Bras and Breast Cancer

No fewer than five research studies have shown that wearing constrictive bras for long periods of time contributes to breast cancer, an association that is acknowledged by many healthcare providers, including medical doctors and oncologists. Even some lingerie manufacturers have responded to this fact by developing new bras designed...

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