Medical Articles

Encephalitis-Definition -Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Encephalitis literally define as an inflammation of the brain, but it generally belongs to brain inflammation produced by a virus.This severe and potentially life threatening disease is uncommon. Encephalitis is a viral infection may be caused by a mosquito borne or a tick borne virus.Some parasitic protozoal infestations such as toxoplasma, can also result encephalitis…

Edan Instruments Expand Medical Diagnostic Capabilities

Edan Instruments, Incorporated is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical equipment based in Shenzhen, Guangdong China. This company produces medical equipment that is used by family practice doctors as well as medical specialists in the fields of prenatal care, neonatology, cardiology, veterinary care and vascular disease. These devices enable medical practitioners to deliver diagnoses…

E.coli and Phages

E.Coli and phages have co-existed for probably billions of years and are Nature's way of maintaining a balance. When Mankind attempts to steal a march on Nature, we often come unstuck. A classic example is the antibiotics debacle. All those billions of pounds spent on compounds that the clever little bacteria simply side-stepped around. Nature…

Can You Give a Dog Aspirin?

A Google search of “what can I give my dog for pain” will result in millions of pages of information; some educational; some not so helpful. It’s difficult when your dog is in pain and you don’t know how to fix it. Unfortunately, dogs can’t sit us down and tell us what ails them. So,…

Case Against Alternative Medicine

Today, the average person in the world has the best medical treatment in history and the quality of the overall available medical treatment is only getting better. Granted, many of the poor countries can not offer their citizens adequate health-care, but more people than ever have access to exceptional medical treatment of their choosing. There…

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…