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Monkshood -The Flower With a Deadly Side

My neighbors gardening mishap nearly cost him his life and it taught me never to take a plant for granted. It happened on a crisp clear April day in a cool but sunny Iowa backyard. Spring growth was just beginning to emerge and like most gardeners the call of spring was just to strong to…

Uterus Cancer: How Dangerous is It?

WHAT EXACTLY IS UTERUS CANCER? Endometrial cancer is the most common type of uterus cancer. It is so termed as the cancerous cells abnormally develop in the endometrium lining. It is also known as the cancer of the uterus or uterine cancer. UNDERSTANDING CANCER To understand cancer, we must first know that this ailment begins…

What You Should Consider Before Taking Ambien

Ambien, a prescription drug, is the brand name for zolpidem that is used to help treat insomnia. Ambien is a sleeping pill in a specific classification of drugs known as hypnotics or sedatives. Studies show that insomnia is caused by an imbalance of chemicals in your brain. Ambien works to induce relaxation and sleep in…

How to Care For Pet Rat Injuries

Pet rats can suffer a wide array of injuries and can cause stress, worry, and panic in their owners. While their wounds can get easily infected and turn into abscesses, a rat without an infection actually heals tremendously fast. Nevertheless, here are some common injuries of pet rats, as well as the best things to…

Clinical Examination in Respiratory Disorders

Cough with or without expectoration, chest pain, dyspnea and hemoptysis are the most frequent respiratory symptoms. Cough with expectoration is a prominent symptom in inflammatory lesions such as bronchitis and pneumonia or in irritative and allergic lesions of the respiratory tract. Pharyngitis, laryngitis, tracheitis and early stages of bronchitis give rise to cough without expectoration.…

Angelman Syndrome – Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Angelman Syndrome is a genetic disorder caused by a fault in chromosome 15. There are many ways to treat the disorder but unfortunately, there are no proven methods to cure it. However, researchers are continuing to search for ways to permanently cure the disease. Angelman Syndrome, sometimes called AS for short was once known as…

What is a Soft Splint?

A soft splint can be wrapped around the joint limb of a patient. The interlinked soft and elongated fabric sleeves are joined flexibly at the edges of the sides that create a unitary structure. These sleeves make up for the individual pockets that are full of lightweight and flow able expanded from beads partially or…

Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment for Urinary Bladder and Urethra Injury

Injuries to the urinary bladder and urethra can occur due to blunt trauma or penetrating wounds, surgery, and motor vehicle accidents. Such injuries can cause leakage of urine into the abdomen, infection, abdominal pain, difficulty in passing urine, and possible bleeding. Long-term complications include difficulty in passing urine, slow passage of urine, dysfunction of involuntary…

Vitamin B12 Deficiency Symptoms In Women

Cobalamin, also referred to as vitamin B12, plays an important role in ordinary body activities. A water-soluble vitamin, B12 assists the brain and nervous system to perform properly. B12 vitamin is also involved in the development of blood, synthesis of DNA, and energy production in the body. One can get vitamin B12 naturally from food…

Amazing Enzyme

THE IMPORTANCE OF ENZYMES Enzymes are essential proteins that are involved in speeding up the reactions necessary for proper maintenance of the body’s function. They can be divided into digestive and metabolic enzymes. Digestive enzymes include amylases, proteases, and lipases. They are integral to breaking down, controlling, and utilizing carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids (fats). Enzymes…