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Fast Food and Traditional Food

The term “cooking” includes a wide range of methods, tools and combination of ingredients to create the flavor and digestibility of food. Cooking technique, known as culinary art, generally requires the selection, measurement and combining of ingredients in a controlled procedure in an effort to achieve the desired result. Constraints on success include the variability…

The Four Stages of Congestive Heart Failure

The heart is no doubt one of the most important parts of the body. Its job is to pump blood into the lungs where it is oxygenated, retrieve the oxygenated blood, and redistribute it to the other parts of our body. When a condition arises wherein the heart is no longer able to pump blood…

What Are Enzyme-Based Cleaners?

Several stain- and odor-removing cleaning products are available today that are advertised as “enzyme-based”. They are considered some of the most effective products for the removal of stains and odors caused by organic material, such as urine, grass, blood, or the like. However, many consumers are skeptical of such claims. How can a single solution…

Isoniazid Toxicity Treatment Information

Isonicotinic acid hydrazide, commonly called isoniazid (INH), is an antimicrobial agent that was used to treat tuberculosis (TB). The toxic response of the body to the substance, perhaps by allergic reaction or overdose. Inuits and American Indians are at increased risk of tuberculosis and, subsequently, INH toxicity. Acute toxicity can occur in all age groups.…

Benefits Of Snakes To Mother Nature

As humans, we are naturally terrified of all snakes, the reason their bite can lead to death. Agreed, there is lot of negative stigma around them, because of various myths. Many of the human population are of the belief that all snakes are venomous and the only way to get rid of the fear is…

Can PQQ Help With Depression?

From skincare products to testosterone to hair restoration treatment, the anti-aging industry continues to post record returns as consumers search for the elusive modern equivalent to the Fountain of Youth.With estimated net revenues of $122.3 billion in 2013, the massive global industry adds thousands of new products and services each year. Although financially successful, many…

The 3 Food Groups That Lower Cholesterol

The 3 food groups that lower cholesterol form the foundation for heart disease prevention & treatment. Relying solely on prescription drugs is a dangerous strategy that could leave you at risk. Eating the right foods is often the key step to reaching your target cholesterol level. The 3 food groups that lower cholesterol are: binders,…

The Importance of the Bladder

The body is made up of many different things that work together in a complicated, beautiful system. This system does everything needed to allow a person to live their life -it pumps blood throughout the body, it pumps oxygen to the lungs, and it digests food and turns into waste that exits the body so…

Dangers of Mobile Phone to Students of Secondary School

Secondary school is a term used to describe an educational institution where the final stage of schooling, known as secondary education and usually compulsory up to a specified age, takes place. It follows elementary or primary education, and may be followed by university (tertiary) education. There are many different types of secondary school, and the…

Countdown to Flu 2010: Flu vs. Pneumonia

So you are coughing and have a fever. How can you tell the difference between the flu, which will get better on its own and pneumonia, which requires an antibiotic? This is a question I see many patients come to the emergency department with and one we can use iTriage to help us figure out.…