Medical Articles

About the Hernia Repair Mesh Recall

If you pay attention to the news, you probably hear about product recalls all the time. Chances are likely that you’ve been a part of a recall, whether for a toy for your children, a part for your car, or another product you bought from a company. Sometimes companies simply don’t know about dangerous defects…

Inguinal Hernia

An inguinal hernia is a protrusion of soft tissues which are usually a part of the intestine, via a weak point or some tear in the lower abdominal wall. With this protrusion, there may be some pain in some conditions like when coughing, bending over and lifting a heavy object. Sometimes an inguinal hernia develops…

Gilera scooter London

Gilera was founded in early 1900s by an Italian motorcycle manufacturer, Giuseppe Gilera, in Arcore(a small city in the Province of Milan). In 1935 Gilera purchased rights to the Rondine four-cylinder engine and later this formed the basis for Gilera’s racing machines. From the mid-thirties it started developing a series of four-stroke engine machines that…

Functions of Digestive System and Excretory System

The digestive and excretory systems are subsystems of human body and are connected to each other. The digestive system is responsible for providing fuel required for the proper working of human body whereas excretory system manages and removes the waste out of human body. The description for the working of digestive system and excretory system…

Facts About Sore Throat and Ear Infections

Many parents have a lack of information when coming to deal with affections their children develop. In most of the cases they get worried over nothing and exaggerate over mild and temporary diseases their children have at some moment in life. The most frequent problems a child can have are the respiratory affections. They impress…

Diabetes And Numbness In Feet

A doctor will always advise a person that has recently been diagnosed with diabetes to keep a careful eye on the condition of their feet. They often do this because the condition of the feet is the most noticeable indication that diabetes complications are setting in and it gives the person a straight forward way…

The Causes Of Snoring In Children

Occasional snoring may be normal to children. Recent studies show that 3 to 12 percent of children between the age of 1 and 9 snore. But frequency doesn’t mean normality. Habitual snoring can be a cause of a more serious medical condition called obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) or simply, sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is…

How to Recognize Poison Ivy – The Plant and the Rash

If you live in North America and venture beyond your front porch, you’re at risk of contracting poison ivy. Thankfully, by learning to recognize this dangerous plant, you can limit the likelihood of developing a nasty rash. Staying out of parks and forests does not guarantee your safety. Although poison ivy grows in wooded areas…

Head Sores – Causes of the Itching and Scalp Irritation

Head Sores: What exactly are head sores? Head sores are open skin infections on the head that cause extreme discomfort. When one or more of your hair follicles gets irritated, you may begin suffering from head sores. Hair follicles on the head, if inflamed, will eventually get infected and when that happens, the automatic symptom…

Psoriasis: Signs and Symptoms

Psoriasis is a skin condition in which skin cells grow at too rapid of a rate, and cause scaly formations to appear upon the skin's surface. Basically, the psoriasis patient has too efficient of an immune system, as skin cells form in a matter of a few day's time, rather than the normal time frame…

Surgery For Toenail Fungus

Though it seems a radical response to what many would consider a cosmetic problem, surgery for toenail fungus is actually quite common. This is because, even in the days of modern medicine, we simply don’t have an easy, safe, and reliable way to get rid of persistent nail fungus infection (onychomycosis). Many people opt for…