Tag Archives: Medical

Medical University of South Carolina completes acquisition of 4 hospitals from Community Health Systems

MUSC School of Medicine-courtesy MUSC The Medical University of South Carolina Hospital Authority has completed its first-ever acquisition of medical facilities with the purchase of four South Carolina hospitals from subsidiaries of Community Health Systems. These hospitals include 82-bed Chester Regional Medical Center, 225-bed Springs Memorial Hospital, 396-bed Carolinas Hospital System and 124-bed Carolinas Hospital… Read More »

Medical News Today: Onions and garlic could protect against cancer

Aside from their ability to inject deep flavor into almost any meal, onions and garlic might also protect against cancer, according to a recent study. A recent study adds to the evidence that allium vegetables reduce cancer risk. Garlic, onions, leeks, chives, and shallots are classed as allium vegetables. They are grown throughout much of… Read More »

Medical News Today: Inflammation in midlife hastens cognitive decline

As we age, we may experience a decline in our mental ability. A recent study has concluded that chronic inflammation in midlife might speed up this decline as we get older. Could influencing inflammation slow cognitive decline? The average age of the population of the United States is gradually increasing, so conditions of old age… Read More »