Medical Articles

2015 – Patient Safety Goal Review

The goals listed below are the items identified by the Joint Commission for Health Care Accreditation for 2015. Each year the JC identifies the goals that it feels will help improve the levels of patient care and safety in health care organizations around the world. These goals were developed by a panel of patient safety…

Medicare Deadline Spurs Hospitals to Prevent Pressure Ulcers

The Announcement That Started It All Last year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced that it will stop reimbursing hospitals for treating eight reasonably preventable conditions – including pressure ulcers – in October 2008. That simple announcement has put hospitals across America into a state of anxiety and with good reason. Up until…

Canine Heart Murmur – A Complete Guide

There is an estimated 3 million dogs that are diagnosed with canine congestive heart failure every year – that's a massive 1 in 10 dogs. In this article we will give you all the facts that you need as an owner to understand the signs and symptoms of a canine heart murmur. This disease is…

Stage 2a Breast Cancer

Stage 2a breast cancer is just part of stage 2 breast cancer. In stage 2a breast cancer there are certain characteristics that distinguish it from stage 2b breast cancer. There are a few conditions of what defines stage 2a breast cancer. This small piece will cover those differentiations. In stage 2a breast cancer there can…

Adaptive Aids For Cerebral Palsy

The sixth of our series of ten articles on cerebral palsy (CP) looks at the range of aids and other adaptive equipment that help people with CP to move about and communicate effectively. With such equipment, people all over the world are able to lead independent lives. Equipment that enhances mobility of people with CP…

The Emotional Impact of Diabetes

Unless someone is diabetic, or very close to someone who is, they do not realize how life changing this disease can be. I believe one of the reasons this is, is because so many people are diagnosed with diabetes; that somewhere down the line, the seriousness of the disease, in people's minds, have diminished. Diabetes…

What Is Epilepsy Disease?

Epilepsy is a condition which affects the communication between the nerve cells of the nervous system when there is a sudden overactive electrical discharge in the brain. Now let's discuss in detail what is epilepsy disease? It's often an overwhelming experience when we get to see a person having hit by an epileptic seizure. Such…

Diabetes Mellitus Risk Factor – Stroke

Stroke happens due to insufficient blood flow to the brain. It is considered as a very serious emergency case that should seek for immediate help. There are two types of stroke. The first type is clot stroke due to a blockage of blood flow and oxygen supply to the brain. The second type is bleeding…

Quick Ejaculation Problem – What Are The Causes?

Around 25% men suffer from quick ejaculation problem also known as premature ejaculation, rapid ejaculation or early climax. The characteristic of this condition is an individual's lack of control over ejaculation. It can cause distress in the person who suffers from it and also dissatisfaction for his partner and can lead to problems in the…

Hair Growth Remedies

If you are a man losing your hair, the most likely cause is Androgenetic alopecia or male pattern baldness and there effective remedies to deal with this. If you are a woman, the cause of your hair loss could be one of several, so the remedy will depend somewhat on what the condition is deemed…

How to Beat Hair Loss in Women

Even though men and women both suffer from hair loss, women seem to take it harder, as so much of a woman's self worth and self confidence is founded in her hair. There are however ways that women can fight this. They just need to know how to beat hair loss in women. This can…

Psoriasis – Can it Provide Slower Body Aging?

Psoriasis is a cosmetically devastating disorder which usually manifests on the skin, but sometimes also affects the nails and the joints. In the rarest cases psoriasis may even affect the mucous membranes. Red lesions covered with abundant silvery scales may appear at any time in a genetically predisposed person, triggered by some unfavorable factor, such…

Dog Breeding – History

Studies reveal humans enjoyed taking dogs as pets even in prehistoric times. For thousands of years man has enjoyed a good relationship with certain types of dog. Dogs which proved useful were fed and taken care of. Over time dogs became domesticated until they reached the point where they were able to serve a variety…