Medical Articles

Chinese Medicine Colleges: What Do They Teach?

Find Chinese Medicine Colleges in the United States and Canada. While Chinese medicine may be considered “alternative” medicine in the West, it is an accepted form of conventional medicine in Eastern cultures – Chinese medicine colleges are trying to change this Western mode of thinking by researching, teaching and administering comprehensive training in this unique…

A Question And Answer Guide On The HIV Home Test

HIV infection is rampant everywhere in the world. It is a sexually transmitted disease that can also be spread through blood transfusion, breast milk or needles. It is very important to know your status if you often find yourself having vaginal intercourse with different people or anal intercourse with men. The latter is usually a…

First Aid for Bleeding

When someone experiences a cut or any form of bleeding you might start to panic and worsen the situation if you don’t know what to do. Every second counts in a situation where blood loss is rapid. Here are simple steps to take to see to the safety of the victim by acting diligently. What…

The Diagnosis of Death

DEATH DIAGNOSIS The duty of a medical doctor is not confined only in the treatment of his patients, but also there are several other duties to be performed. One among them is death diagnosis, and in case of any unnatural death, reporting the same to the concerned authorities. When a person losses consciousness, a doctor…

Coping With Cancer: When Treatment Ends

It is good news: the intensive stage of cancer treatment is coming to an end. Through chemo, radiation, surgery and other remedies, we cancer survivors have endured a lot and managed the rest of life as best we could. We feel grateful, but that is not all. When the routine and intensity of treatment ends,…

Speaking to a Diverse Audience

Any professional speaker will tell you that one of the most important rules of speaking is to know your audience. For most speakers, this means hours of preparation researching the company or organization to which they will present their material. Speakers know that by reading trade publications, in-house newsletters and promotional materials, they will learn…

The Amazing Tape Measure

When the word "Nurse" is mentioned, there are two possible images that come to mind: an incredibly young woman in a white uniform holding a needle and syringe, or an incredibly old surly woman holding a needle and syringe-always a syringe. Never a tape measure. Many people take measurements for granted, and see this tool…

Epilepsy and Nutritional Guidelines

Epilepsy is a fairly common condition that can cause repeated or prolonged seizures. These seizures can cause a number of different sensations, depending on the type of seizure that is involved and the severity of the epilepsy. It is important to note that not everyone who has a seizure has epilepsy and that not all…

250cc Motocross – Two Or Four Stroke?

250cc 2-stroke vs. 250cc 4-stroke If you’re looking to get into racing motocross at AMA sanctioned tracks and are wondering which bike to buy for the 250cc class, then pay attention. Although the four-strokes have pretty much taken over the motocross market lately, it seems that there are a lot of people trying to bring…

Insomnia Series – Causes of Insomnia

When it comes to insomnia, there are many causes. Some of these may be situational factors, some of these may be due to primary sleep problems, and some of them may be medical or even psychiatric conditions. Insomnia is of three types – transient (where the symptoms last up to one week), short term (where…

Crazy in America

“A national scandal” is the coined phrase Ms. Pfeiffer, an investigative reporter, uses to describe mentally ill persons and their shockingly tragic encounters with the criminal justice system. In this heartrending book she meticulously documents the stories of six mentally ill individuals who came into contact with the criminal justice system because of aberrant psychotic…

Viral Infection Headache From Meningitis

A viral infection headache can come from different types of viruses. The concern about having such headaches is that the root cause may be meningitis. So what is meningitis all about? This is an infection in the membrane that surrounds your brain. Brain and spinal cord infections can be very dangerous because they cause inflammation,…

Consider Products Like Hair Growth Shampoos

Pattern baldness is a very real issue, and many people are facing it on a daily basis. The worst part of this issue is that it can hurt a person's level of self-confidence. This is the reason that this article is going to be discussing some things to consider about hair growth shampoos. There are…

DHT and Hair Loss

DHT hair loss affects both men and women. DHT stands for Dihydrotestosterone which is the resulting product of direct contact between the enzyme 5-alpha-reductase, found in the skin and the scalp, with the hormone testosterone. DHT hair loss is caused by the DHT binding to receptor sites on the scalp and hair follicles which interrupts…

Facts About The Daschund

When it comes to Dachshund dogs, people love how cute and adorable they are. But, most people do not know much about them. If you are interested in learning all about these dogs, read on. The Dachshund dog are part of a breed of dogs that are born and bred to hunt a number of…