Whether you’re the parent of a teenager or you’re a 30- or 40-something adult who has put it off, facing wisdom tooth extraction is a hard expense to swallow. And depending on what state of health the teeth are in, you could be facing a substantial bill. So, what should you expect for the procedure… Continue Reading »

A bunion is a bump that appears on the foot between the first and second joint on the big toe. Bunions are classified as a deformity of the foot and can be quite painful. Salt Lake City bunion surgery may be required if the foot pain isn’t reduced by other methods of treatment and lifestyle… Continue Reading »

Pediatric meningitis is a serious condition that can put your child or teen’s health at risk. Because meningitis is easily spread among individuals in close quarters, children who attend Salt Lake City schools or daycares are at an increased risk of contracting the disease. The early signs of viral meningitis can mirror influenza symptoms, which… Continue Reading »

Each year, International Clinical Trials’ Day is celebrated around the world on or near the 20th of May. Today, we can celebrate the work we do here at Jean Brown Research. Thanks to everyone and remember that we are making the difference! About International Clinical Trials’ Day In 1747, a Royal Navy surgeon named James… Continue Reading »

Bad breath is not only a minor medical curiosity, it is also an unsettling condition that undermines your social self-confidence with coworkers, friends, and loved ones. If you experience bad breath or even suspect that you may, take heart: bad breath can be defeated. What causes bad breath? There are many causes of bad breath;… Continue Reading »

It is estimated that chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) affects over 35 million adults in the United States. Chronic idiopathic constipation is the difficulty in passing stools. It includes straining, incomplete bowel movements or a feeling of incomplete evacuation after defecation, passing hard/lumpy stools, and a prolonged time interval between two bowel movements. The causes of… Continue Reading »

Constipation is one of the most common reasons for visiting the doctor. It is estimated that in the United States as many as 35 million adults may suffer from chronic idiopathic constipation. Constipation occurs when bowel movements become difficult or less frequent. It includes difficulty in passing stools, straining, incomplete bowel movements or a feeling… Continue Reading »

Pediatric Influenza Vaccinations Influenza infections can be very dangerous for young children. Severe, even life-threatening, complications are most common for children under the age of two. Children five and under often need medical treatment if they contract the flu—20,000 of these kids are hospitalized each year. The US Center for Disease Control estimated more than… Continue Reading »

Neuropathic pain is caused by damage or disease that impacts a diverse sensory system made of receptors and processing sensors that produce sensations such as touch, temperature, body position, and pain. Some of the drugs in chemotherapy treatments can damage nerves leading to Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathic Pain. Due to severe symptoms, cancer patients with neuropathic pain… Continue Reading »

Treatments for Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathic Pain Neuropathic pain is caused by damage or disease that impacts a diverse sensory system made of receptors and processing sensors that produce sensations such as touch, temperature, body position, and pain. Some of the drugs in chemotherapy treatments can damage nerves leading to Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathic Pain. Due to severe symptoms,… Continue Reading »