Medical Articles

Detailed Information on Multiple System Atrophy

MSA is also known as Shy-Drager syndrome. Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) is an adult-onset disease with features of Parkinsonism, autonomic dysfunction, urinary dysfunction and cerebellar ataxia. Patients with MSA have more widespread damage to the autonomic nervous system, the part of the nervous system that controls involuntary functions. The disorder is characterized by postural hypotension.…

Cataracts and vision loss

One quarter of all people in the UK aged over 75 will develop cataracts and after the age of 50 your chances of having cataracts really begin to increase. A cataract causes damage to the eye lens and the only available treatment to restore vision damaged by cataracts is the removal of the cataract and…

General Side Effects Of Laser Trabeculoplasty

When a doctor usually recommends having laser trabeculoplasty this is typically due to a diagnosis of glaucoma in the optic nerve of the eye which is caused by intraocular pressure present. Depending on the stage of this pressure, doctor may recommend a few therapeutic treatments before suggesting laser trabeculoplasty. However, if this becomes one of…

Sleep Disorders in Blind People

Did you know that 8 out of 10 blind people suffer from some kind of sleep disorder? It’s true. Totally blind people (those who cannot perceive light), and many other groups of vision impaired people such as those with achromotopsia (complete color-blindness) and photophobia (extreme light sensitivity) often experience problems falling or staying asleep. Researchers…

Dogs & Myopia (nearsightedness)

Optical measurements of dogs’ eyes have found a surprising incidence of myopia in some breeds. A study of about two hundred dogs by a veterinarian named Christopher J. Murphy and his colleagues found the average canine refractive error to be pretty close to normal (within a quarter of a diopter of perfect, an amount that…

High Myopia Surgery,High Myopia Treatment,High Myopia Surgery

Myopia (Nearsightedness) Surgery Several types of surgery for nearsightedness (myopia) are available to change the shape of the cornea and refocus light directly on the retina. However, surgery cannot correct pathological myopia. The goal of surgery is to allow people who are nearsighted to see clearly without corrective lenses or to be less dependent on…

Myopia

Myopia is commonly known as nearsightedness. It means you have difficulty seeing things that are far away. With myopia you can see clearly up close unless you have another condition that affects your close vision, such as presbiopia or astigmatism. Most myopia begins in childhood, but some factors can cause myopia to develop later in…

Cosmetology Education and Training

With the exceptions of makeup artists and shampooers, every barber, cosmetologist, and other personal appearance worker is required to be licensed. To qualify for a license, most job seekers are required to graduate from a State-licensed barber or cosmetology school. Education and training Most States require that barbers and cosmetologists complete a program in a…

Self Management and Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Alusine M. Kanu, D.A.             This article llustrates and evaluates self-management therapies and cognitive therapy as treatment methods.  The approach in presentation will include a comparison and contrast of treatment methods.  Without question, even though both methods are useful, Cognitive Behavior Therapy is the most studied intervention for treatment.             There are many varieties of…

Healthy Diet

One of the important things you can do for your overall health is to eat a healthy diet. Your diet affects your weight and increases your risks of health diseases. Deciding a healthy diet is easier to say than to do because it is tempting to eat less healthy foods. Different people decide different healthy…

77 tips for natural weight loss

In the twenty years from 1979-1991 the hospital costs for children and youth have risen from 35 million in 1979-1981 to 127 million from 1997-1991 (Preventing childhood Obesity: Health in the Balance, 2005, Institute of Medicine). The number of obese people is ever increasing. Here are some tips that may help people lose weight. Weight…

The Importance of First Aid

If your friend has an accident then the first person there will be the first aider or the person who will help her until others get there. First aid is about using your commonsense in ways that will keep your friend safe without doing harm to her. Until emergency help arrives, try to control bleeding.…

Hospital And Nursing Errors

Hospitals across the nation have a legal and moral responsibility to ensure their employees are properly trained to meet patient’s needs. Unfortunately, understaffing and limited funding leads to a hospital staff that is overworked and under-trained. The results can be devastating. Statistics reveal that more than 1,700 patients have died and nearly 9,500 have been…

Throat, Larynx And Trachea Problems

Throat General inflammations of the throat, associated with redness, swelling, and excessive discharge of mucus, may have many different causes. Most common, of course, is exposure to cold, or an extension of inflammation from the tonsils, the adenoids, or the nose. Excessive use of tobacco, excessive exposure to dust, smoke, and irritating fumes, and sudden…

Biomass Pyrolysis

Introduction Pyrolysis is the thermal decomposition of biomass occurring in the absence of oxygen. It is the fundamental chemical reaction that is the precursor of both the combustion and gasification processes and occurs naturally in the first two seconds. The products of biomass pyrolysis include biochar, bio-oil and gases including methane, hydrogen, carbon monoxide, and…