Omnia Tantawi, MSc

June 27, 2022
Got Fractures? Here are Signs to Watch Out For

Whether it's due to a nasty fall, stumbling on an object, a car accident, or direct impact — it's always a better choice to have it checked out by a doctor. Failure to seek immediate care after a bone fracture puts you at risk for a lower quality of life or even permanent disability as […]

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June 9, 2022
ESBL in the Elderly: A Problem on the Rise?

ESBLs are a class of enzymes that can break down penicillin and other antibiotics, making them ineffective against certain bacteria. They're often carried by Escherichia coli bacteria, which live in the intestines of healthy people. Some E. coli strains produce more ESBLs than others, which makes them more likely to cause infection and spread throughout […]

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May 23, 2022
PEMF Therapy and How Does it Work?

PEMF, also known as ‘Pulsed Electromagnetic Field’ therapy, is an innovative technology designed to help treat patients with pain and inflammation to manage their symptoms better. This treatment is still under investigation and has only been used as complementary medicine combined with other medications rather than as a primary therapeutic option. This article will answer […]

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May 12, 2022
The Complete Story Behind Fibromyalgia

“I only get one life, and I will not let fibromyalgia take the joy from living it.” —Morgan Freeman.  Following in the brave steps of Mr. Freeman are many other celebrities like Lady Gaga, Mary McDonough, Kyle Richards, Rosie Hamlin, and Michael James Hastings, to only name a few who suffer from Fibromyalgia and refuse […]

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May 5, 2022
6 Things That Might Be the Reason Behind Your Joint Pain

There are many reasons why you’re suddenly experiencing pain across multiple joints. It’s a condition that’s known as arthralgia. When we’re talking about joint pain across various points, this is known as polyarthralgia. Here’s a list of signs and symptoms if you’re feeling polyarthralgia: Persistent pain Joint swelling Reduced ability to walk Weakness Joint stiffness […]

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April 29, 2022
Your Ultimate Guide to C60 and Arthritis

About 58.5 million people worldwide. That's the number of people who have been diagnosed with arthritis so far.1 The high percentage of arthritic patients is not the problem, but the fact that currently existing treatment options are consistently outpaced by the debilitating symptoms that they must endure. Imagine stiffness, inflammation, weakness, restricted movement, and unbearable […]

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April 20, 2022
How Hyaluronic Acid Can Help Those Living with Joint Pain

To many — Joint pain can be a little bit too much to handle.  Whether it's the swelling, stiffness, inflammation, or unbearable pain; living with joint pain can be one of the most challenging ailments to continue living with, so scientists and researchers are always on the hunt to test for the efficacy and safety […]

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April 8, 2022
Vitamin D: Your Complete Guide to Healthy Joints and Bones

Everything you’ve been told up till now about vitamin D has been backward! In this article, we’re determined to set the record straight and debunk some of the most widespread myths about it. Stay tuned and continue reading to learn the pros and cons of vitamin D, where you can find it, and how you […]

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March 26, 2022
Red Light Therapy Effects on Bone Fractures

Did you know that as of the last twenty years, something as ordinary as red light has the potential to heal you from several ailments?   Never in a million years would we've thought that using artificial light could help in medicine; these were the stuff science fiction movies were made of. Going back to its' […]

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March 18, 2022
What Does Arthritis Feel Like?

Arthritis: To Feel, or Not to Feel — That’s the Question Pain, stiffness, swelling, redness, and decreased range of motion; are all common and unspecific signs that you’ve most probably encountered at one point or another throughout your life. However, if these symptoms are all combined, then you should start to get worried and inquire. […]

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March 9, 2022
The Thyroid Story and How It Affects Your Knees

How the Story Starts 2016, in the Netherlands, ten scientists conducted experimental research to determine the effect of thyroid function on the way we walk; they called it The Rotterdam Study.1 But before we get into the specifics of our topic for today, here’s a quick recap on the thyroid gland. It’s a gland located […]

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March 4, 2022
Mobility Service Dogs and Physical Disability: A Preferred Cooperation

We all enjoy dogs’ companionship, often think of them as our best friends. With their kind eyes, loyal nature, and irresistible cuteness. Increasingly, science is now linking them to powerful physical and mental health benefits. Mobility assistance dogs are of great value to people suffering from severe ambulatory disabilities, and this was proven by several […]

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February 23, 2022
A Walk to Remember: Obesity Edition

Never underestimate the power of a piece of cake to change someone’s life! I know what you’re probably thinking – How can it possibly have any impact on changing a human life? The answer is easy but it’s not going to be close to anything you’ve got in mind. A piece of cake is subcategorized […]

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February 19, 2022
Healthy Food—Healthy Bones!

Relationship between Food and Bone Disease By the wise words of Hippocrates—the father of western medicine—“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. ”Perhaps this was many decades ago, but it still applies in our modern age today!  Nowadays, there is an increase in the prevalence of fractures and broken bones. In fact, […]

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February 7, 2022
Antibiotic Resistance: One of the World’s Most Pressing Public Health Concern

What would you say if we told you that humans are collaborating to engineer a new ‘superbug’? An untreatable, incurable bug that would stand to kill millions of people one day. Well, it’s happening right now! We’re currently in the process of creating a super bacterium, and there’s no coming back from here.    What […]

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