Medical Articles

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…

Concierge Medicine In America

As our American population ages and the impact of healthcare reform continues to be felt, navigating the medical landscape is only getting more complex for employers and patients. There will be an even greater need for healthcare advisory services in the coming years as patient choices grow more complex and access to appropriate clinicians becomes…

How to Cure and Smoke Your Own Meats

In the days before man had refrigerators, curing meats guaranteed a supply of meat throughout the summer months when food poisoning from spoilage was a constant and ever-present danger. Even today, where proper refrigeration methods are readily available, cured meats are still an excellent and wonderfully tasty way to create your very own restaurant or…

An Introduction to the Sutures

Another general question is that why use sutures during the surgery and what type’s sutures are used in what type of Surgery. Wound finished products are modeled for the newest suturing process using the substances to comprise the materials that consist of absorbable, non-absorbable, synthetic sutures, tapes staples, and glues. The procedure of the sutures…

The Most Common Causes of Yeast Infection

Adult humans have 3 to 4 pounds of beneficial bacteria, numbering about 70 trillion individual organisms, living in our digestive system. Yeast is present in every one of us. The shear strength in numbers of the beneficial bacteria keeps yeast in check. They are in charge and make yeast produce vitamins, such as the B…

How Much Force Can Our Bones Handle Before They Break

You have known all along that your bones are the strongest part of your body. As they are assigned to give your body a structure, to hold your posture up and to protect your internal organs, your bones have to maintain their strength at all times. Of course, you cannot prevent external and unexpected circumstances…

How to Organize a Children’s Party

Arranging a child’s birthday party can seem like a nightmare, however, it can also be a pleasant experience for all, just try following a few of the tips below. The first thing to consider is a suitable venue. You can have your party at home or at another venue, a party at home is of…

Ibuprofen Could Prevent Altitude Sickness

A recent study by Stanford University has found that ibuprofen could prevent altitude sickness, a condition that commonly affects skiers, hikers, and tourists to high elevations. Ibuprofen is a common over-the-counter medication available worldwide. Altitude sickness (also called acute mountain syndrome or AMS) is quite common among people visiting higher altitudes. It’s most common among…

Epilepsy Foundations

Approximately 2% of the US population suffers from epilepsy, one of the widely prevalent neurological disorders in the world. To ensure that these people lead a relatively healthy and comfortable life, a voluntary health organization called The Epilepsy Foundation exists. This organization advises, educates and provides various services to epileptics and their families. The agency…

Living With a Stroke

FIRST REACTION TO ILLNESS A stroke can hit you without any warning and you do not know about it for a couple of days. In my case I had a stroke three days after open heart bypass surgery, and it was only when I was told by my wife what had happened that I was…