Medical Articles

Cardiovascular Diseases

The cardiovascular diseases are those diseases which are caused by disorders of heart and blood vessels. Coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, hypertension, artery disease, rheumatic heart disease, congenital heart disease and failure of heart came under the category of cardiovascular diseases. Most of the western countries face the high and increasing rate of cardiovascular diseases.…

To Evaluate the Extent of Side Effects of Anti-tuberculous Therapy (att) on Different Body Systems in Various Age Groups:

Authors:Bhurgri Ghulam Rasool,Momina Taki Muhammad,Shamim-Ur-Rehman,ShahMurad,RajKumar Chohan,DahriGhulam Mustafa, Shaikh zulfikar, INTRODUCTION: TUBERCULOSIS: Tuberculosis, one of the oldest diseases known to affect human, is caused by bacteria belonging to mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. The disease usually affects the lungs, although in up to one third of cases other organs are involved. If properly treated, tuberculosis caused by drug…

Pneumonia Vaccine Side Effects –

A recent study by the National Institute of Health states that the pneumonia vaccine prevents most cases of pneumonia. Some people believe that administering the pneumonia vaccine will result in contracting pneumonia . However it is not so, as the vaccine is not a live vaccine. Along with the required effects, all vaccines have side…

Signs and Symptoms of Lupus

Lupus is a disease that in many cases is characterized by the distinctive rash that once was thought to resemble a wolf bite. That’s why the disease got the name lupus, the latin word for wolf. However, there are cases when the distinctive rash does not occur, and it was seen that there are not…

Acute Respiratory Case Study" a Cute Exacerbation in Copd"

Evidence based case study in management of acute Exacerbations of COPD. Introduction: Chronic pulmonary diseases have become increasingly one of the most common chronic lung diseases and a major cause of morbidity and mortality in modern world. It is characterized by airflow limitation that is not fully reversible.  Chronic Obstructive Disease is a leading cause…

Bronchitis: the Respiratory Problem

Bronchitis is the medical condition of Inflammation of bronchi of lungs. Microbes or bacteria and foreign substances that entered the respiratory tract lead to the bronchi inflammation stimulating surplus mucus secretion. Thus bronchitis is also defined as a disease of acute or chronic inflammation in the mucous film of the bronchial pipes. The root cause…

Physiotherapy of Your Shoulder

The function of the human arm is to allow placement of the hand in useful positions so the hands can perform activities where the eyes can see them. Because of the huge range of positions required the shoulder is very flexible with a large motion range, but this is at the expense of some reduced…

The Treatment of Wrist Fractures by Osteopaths

When the weather begins to get icy it gets less safe underfoot and people start to fall over and hurt themselves. A common injury is a fall on the outstretched hand (FOOSH) which often results in wrist fracture. When we say wrist fracture we are usually describing a fracture of the end of the radius…

Multidisciplinary Pain Management for Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy affects an estimated 800,000 people in the U.S, and 3 out of every 1,000 children. It’s a condition that affects every aspect of the human body, from movement, muscle tone to developmental brain abnormalities, vision and hearing problems, and seizures. According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 10,000 babies per years in…

The 3 P’s: Perfectionism, Procrastination, and Paralysis

Do you set your standards high, but always feel like you’ve failed?  Learn about the 3 “P’s” and end the vicious cycle that keeps you stuck and ineffective. The Vicious Cycle Perfectionism, procrastination, and paralysis – one often leads to the next, in a vicious cycle, especially on large, long-term projects with no clear deadlines. …

How to Treat Inguinal Hernias

An inguinal or groin hernia is caused when the intestines are protruding out of the abdominal wall. When this happens a lump will form on the upper thigh where it connects to the stomach. More often then not the pain that one can experience will vary depending on how far the intestines are sticking out.…

Types and Treatment of Bone Fractures

Did you know that each of us, on average, will have two bone fractures over the course of our lifetime?  Naturally, some people, on account of their vocations, avocations and lifestyles, will have more. Human activity can generate fractures of every bone in the body. Some bones, like the skull bones and ribs, form protective…