health

Oct
12

First Aid – What Should Be Left to the Professionals?

If you’re not medically trained, would you know what to do in an emergency first aid situation? What about if you’re first on the scene of a car accident, or when someone has a heart attack and needs urgent medical intervention to save their life? One of the main barriers to giving prompt attention to […]

By Joanna | Medical Education
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Visit 3B Scientific at Arab Health

3B Scientific is delighted to be a key exhibitor at the Arab Health Exhibition & Medical Congress, to be held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre between 30th January and 2nd February 2017. Visit us on stands Z3 and C51 and find out how our cutting-edge simulators can help you train all your medical […]

By Joanna | Medical Education
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Nov
15

Loading… The Human Conscience

It sounds like the plot of a science fiction movie; a maverick scientific genius finds a way to save his brain and is able to live forever. Recent advances in technology mean that the idea of “uploading” the parts of a human brain which determine our personality and contain our memories might not be quite […]

By Joanna | Medical Education
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Mar
29

Is Sugar The Demon In Our Diet?

A few years ago we were all being told to cut out the carbs from our diet, and before that, fat was the big enemy. The latest shift in focus appears to have cast sugar as the food group to be avoided at all cost. Public Health England launched a “sugar smart app” at the […]

By Joanna | Food and Drink
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6 Terrifying Surgical Instruments You’ll be Glad aren’t Used Today!

It’s difficult to imagine a time before we could reach for an aspirin to relieve a nagging headache or antibiotics for a sinus infection.  Not that long ago, treatment of a patient was often the best opportunity for doctors to research and practice incredibly dangerous and painful procedures, even for fairly minor complaints.  Up to […]

By Joanna | Medical Education
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Protect Your Kids …With A Safety Suit?

Did you know that 1 in 3 people won’t help someone in need of first aid treatment in case they get sued?  63% of those surveyed* also said that they wouldn’t help someone who was sick because they felt they didn’t know enough about how to care for them!

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Cancer Patients feel less pain with Massage Therapy

    The advantages of massage therapy have been highlighted in a clinical review featured in the British Medical Journal.   Understanding the problems that pain causes cancer patients is of particular use when trying to manage treatment.  The clinical review, written by Andrew Vickers and Catherine Zollman, acknowledged the potential for massage therapy to […]

By Joanna | Massage
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Weightless Physical Therapy for Runners

For patients recovering from traumatic brain injuries or Stroke, being able to exercise can be extremely difficult and frustrating.  Developing stronger muscles and better co-ordination is imperative in regaining function, mobility and overall better health. When the FDA approved a weightless training system, first used with returning Astronauts from Space, it proved an enormous hit […]

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