Medical Articles

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month is September

When September rolls around, I look like any other haggled parent standing in the checkout with three kids. The shopping cart is filled with packs of pencils, note paper, crayons, markers and tissues. “Why do we need to buy tissues for school?” my kindergartener asked last year. I pictured a whole class of five-year-olds with…

Excision Tattoo Removal – It Works!

“In this article I’ll discuss a specific type of removal, one which I recommend….” Excision tattoo removal works well on small to medium sized images, and most companies do guarantee complete removal. The Surgical Excision Method not only works on larger images, but is really geared towards small and medium designs. This type of removal…

Plasma Donations Put a Price on Human Life

Reminiscent of a medical facility, this plasma center, built only a year before is brimming with white lab coats, face shields and medical gloves. The sound of Velcro and beeps from blood pressure machines and the whirring of hematostats as they separate blood and plasma fill the air. The appearance is all so sterile and…

Foods That Prevent Breast Cancer

In the recent past, there has a great rise in the number of women diagnosed with breast cancer world wide. According to the world health organization, the number of breast cancer cases reported so far surpasses those of related diseases such as cervical cancer. However, cancer of the breast can be controlled if detected at…

A Guide to Electric Wheelchairs

Owning electric wheelchairs can be a big deal for those who are wheelchair bound. Choosing an electric wheelchair is a task all within itself. Many people do not comprehend this, but there are quite a few of these specialized chairs on the market today. If someone is going to invest in one, then a little…

The Easiest Way to Prevent Traveler’s Diseases

Most of us love to travel a lot without knowing what the consequences might be. We are not very aware of certain diseases that we can pick up from different countries that we travel to. So what are traveler’s diseases anyway? These are diseases that we contract when traveling away from home, most especially when…

Misdiagnosis of Epilepsy

Despite the seemingly endless number of high-tech diagnostic tests available to modern medical professionals, diagnosing a patient’s condition is still far from a fool-proof process. While doctors usually get it right, sometimes patients are told they suffer from one disease or condition when their symptoms actually have an altogether different cause. In the best case…

Outboard Motors – 2-Stroke or 4-Stroke?

Outboard Motors: The engine is one of the most necessary parts of your boat. Without it, you are not going to go very far. Outboard motors are the most common type of propulsion used on boats today. This motor is mounted to the stern end of the boat, with an attached propeller in the water.…

A Psychological Profile of Tony Soprano

Tony Soprano is one of the most intriguing and enigmatic characters in the history of television. Understanding him psychologically is a difficult proposition, although many of the shows other character’s have proffered some ideas. In one early episode, Dr. Melfi’s husband Richard refers to Tony as Alexithymic, the short definition being “the inability to talk…

An Introduction to Indian Sweet Kaju Katli

This article will introduce you to one of the most loved Indian sweets; it’s called kaju katli. Kaju katli has cashew nut as its primary ingredient. Here, we will be discussing how this special item is made and the kind of health benefits it offers. For people interested in buying this item, we will also…

Hair Loss (Alopecia) – Causes And Treatments

Hair thinning or hair loss is common among women averaging hundred hair strands of loss in a day. That said, medical conditions or alopecia is more common among men. Causes for hair loss depend on many factors including physical environment, emotional stressors and even health conditions. Some conditions may resolve on their own however, some…

Foreign Exchange: Rewarding Students With Foreign Films

Many U.S. students think foreign films are inaccessible, strange and boring. Turned off by the art house aesthetic they assume these films have, most students won’t actively seek out foreign films on their own. Here’s where teachers come in. Reward films are an opportunity to show students movies they don’t normally see. Whether the award…

Protecting Your Ears With Protective Earmuffs

If you think that earmuffs are only for the cold, think again. If you work in an environment where there are constant loud noises, you are damaging your eardrums without even realizing it. You owe it to yourself to wear protective ear wear such as earmuffs that will not only protect your hearing but will…