Here’s in interesting infographic for those of you interested in immortality.
Here are some of the key points:
What stops us from living forever (in order of most common)?
- heart disease
- respiratory disease
You can add years to your life by:
- working less
- eating less
- drinking red wine in moderation
- eating dark chocolate
Thanks to Greatist for creating this.
Below is an infographic touching on some of the important facts about Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA).
Some of the important facts pointed out include:
- 1 in 10,000 people in the US have RA
- 90% of RA patients develop symptoms in the foot/ankle
- joint erosion will occur within 2 years if undiagnosed/untreated
- warning signs include fatigue, swollen joints, low-grade fever, morning stiffness in joints, loss of appetite
You can read more about this common condition in our Rheumatoid Arthritis Overview.
Thanks to Genentech for developing this infographic.
If you’re interested in the process involved in knee replacement surgery, here’s a video from the surgeon’s point of view. Orthopedic surgery can be similar to carpentry, but with much cleaner tools. As is typical with this type of surgery, there’s plenty of blood and bone chips involved. The video is graphic. You’ve been warned.
Next step, off to physio.
It may be the most wonderful time of the year but it’s not a time without it’s health hazards. From decorating injuries, to travel risks, to elevated stress levels and the dangers of overeating, there are many dangers that accompany the holiday season. This festive infographic was created by MastersInHealthcare.com and outlines some of the dangers.