annual check-up

Annual Check-Up – Useless?

The annual check-up In an article published online January 14, 2013 in JAMA Internal Medicine; researchers evaluated data from more than 182,000 patients and assessed primary outcomes of all-cause mortality and disease-specific mortality.  The researchers found that the annual check-up and general health checks had no significant effect on total mortality even with other factors

Lyme disease

Lyme disease bacteria – Borrelia miyamotoi

Lyme disease bacteria – Borrelia miyamotoi  Lyme disease: Human Borrelia miyamotoi Infection in the United States was released by the New England Journal of Medicine, N Engl J Med 2013; 368:291-293 January 17, 2013DOI: 10.1056/NEJMc1215469 This Lyme disease bacteria is transmitted in the usual fashion via tick/insect/deer and mice. It shares viral-like similarities with classic