Medical Articles

Epstein Barr Virus – How Long Does It Last?

A common question many doctors hear is “How long does Epstein Barr virus last?”. Typically symptoms of Epstein Barr virus last from 1 – 4 weeks. Studies amongst university populations have estimated that 20% of EBV patients return to work within one week, 50% within 2 weeks of becoming ill. In some cases, Epstein Barr…

Home Remedies For That Annoying Cough

Most coughs are very uncomplicated. A simple cough may be caused by a tickle in the throat, or by coming in contact with someone that has a cold. There are, of course, more serious coughs such as those due to smoking or allergies. Regardless of the cause, there are things that you can do to…

Can Acupuncture Help Bronchitis?

Acupuncture is a healing system that has been practised for thousands of years in the East and these days it continues to increase in popularity in the Western World. If you know nothing about acupuncture it may seem odd that sticking needles in a person could alleviate various health conditions, including bronchitis. My First Experience…

The Problem of Rationality in the History of African Philosophy

Introduction The discourse on problem of rationality in African Philosophy has been associated historically with two related happenings: Western discourse in Africa and the African response to it . The Western discourse had come in form of such notorious proclamations and claims as “reason is Greek”, “emotion is African”, which meant to them that Africans…

Aerospace Aluminium Alloys

It would be a truism to say all aircraft are different with differing materials requirements. Military aircraft have fewer flying hours in a lifetime and fatigue and corrosion resistance are less of a consideration than in a civil aircraft with required life of 30,000 flying hours or more. Where the properties of aluminium alloys are…

Everything You Need To Know About Barbie

Skipper. Midge. Ken. Barbie. Everyone knows these names, but do you know the name Ruth Handler? You should, she’s the one who brought Barbie and her friends to life in 1959. Ruth was the wife of Elliot Handler, a co-founder of Mattel toy company. In 1954, Ruth noticed that her daughter, Barbara, often gave her…

Preventing Paralysis Tick

One of the biggest threats for dog owners , living on the east coast of Australia, is the paralysis tick (lxodes holocyclus). There are about 75 different tick species found in Australia but the greatest concern is the deadly paralysis tick, particularly during the warmer months of the year. True to its name, this tick…

Using a Body Girdle For Back Pain and Posture

Do you often find yourself experiencing some discomfort when it comes to your back? Well it can be caused by various things. Here are some tips to help you relieve your backpain and finally live a more comfortable, happy life. Posture problems: do you have bad posture? This could actually have been developed as early…

Calcium Carbonate for Treating Anxiety

Calcium Carbonate otherwise known as or Cal Carb, Calcium Carbonate, Oyster Shell, Mother of Pearl or Carbonate of Limeis is the mineral that all sea shells are made of, and is not too different from the calcium in human bones. The homeopathic remedy is made only from Oyster shell with the mother-of-pearl removed. They are…

Gallstones In The Liver Can Cause Disorders Of The Bone

Although bone is the hardest tissue in the body, it is, nevertheless, very much alive. Human bone consists of 20 percent water; 30-40 percent organic material, such as living cells; and 40-50 percent inorganic material, such as calcium. Bone tissue contains many blood and lymph vessels and nerves. The cells responsible for balanced bone growth…