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Bite Mark Forensic Evidence

BITEMARK HISTORY In struggles between assailants and victims, there is a tendency for teeth to be used as a weapon. Sometimes it is the only defensive tactic for a victim to inflict serious injury on the assailant. It is a well known fact, that in sexual attacks including sexual homicide, rape and child sexual abuse,…

What Causes Lower Left Side Back Pain?

Many people experience lower left side back pain, which can last for days, weeks or months at a time. Common symptoms may include localized pain below the ribs and around the side of the torso. In addition, lower left side back pain may be intermittent in frequency in which it is more tolerable during certain…

Menstrual Irregularity

Now, after much talk about perimenopause and menopause, we will take a u-turn and answer some very basic questions about your body. The first question that brings you to us, or any physician, regarding your reproductive system is (usually) a menstrual irregularity. There might be many questions on your mind pertaining to the seriousness of…

What is a "Normal" Bowel Movement?

With every new exam I ask the same question… “How many bowel movements do you have each day? Do you see any mucous, blood, diarrhea or constipation?” Feces, crap, stools, shit, poop, manure, BM, #2, dung, droppings, and bowel contents are all the same thing. I use all these terms as sometimes my clients don’t…

Septated Ovarian Cyst – What Makes Septated Ovarian Cysts Different and Potentially Dangerous?

Septated ovarian cysts’ structure and components make these growths very different than simple ovarian cysts. Septated cysts consist of both liquid and solid segments separated by membrane walls. Septa means wall. Doctors typically use ultrasound to assess the thickness of a septated cyst’s inner walls. This thickness is a vital measurement when determining whether or…

Symptoms of Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis A virus, which causes inflammation in the liver and affects its ability to function properly. People mostly get infected with this highly contagious virus by consuming contaminated food or water or by being in close contact with someone who is already infected. Let's have a…

Does Applying Turmeric To The Face Alleviate Wrinkles?

Turmeric is a spice best loved for its distinct aroma, flavor, and yellow color. Usually, you’ll find it in curry (chicken and pork) dishes, egg dishes, fish soups, and oriental rice dishes. Drizzled over stir-fried vegetables, potatoes, and pastas, turmeric blended with butter makes dishes more exciting to the palate. Turmeric is also used in…

4 Methods For Kidney Stone Removal

Kidney stone removal has four procedures/methods: 1. Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (ESWL) Kidney stone removal of ESWL uses non-electrical shock waves that are produced out of the body to pass through the skin and body tissues until the shockwaves hit the solid stones. The stones turn out to be sand-like and are passed. For removal of…

City of the Dead

There is little debate among Savannah residents; they live in America’s most haunted city and there is one unifying reason. Savannah is built on its dead. There are as many as seven partial cemeteries under Savannahs 2.2 square mile historic district. The total number of bodies under Savannah is anyone’s guess. The estimates range from…

Dog Nutritional Products Should Include a Detoxifier

As we domesticate the dog more and more each day, canine health problems continue to more closely follow human disorders. As the natural dog is separated further and further from their wild environment their health problems increase dramatically. One of the major contributors to this canine health problem is the constant exposure to harmful toxins.…

Why Royal Jelly is So Good

Unlike honey, Royal Jelly is not collected by the honey bees from flowers. It is a creamy white substance specially created by worker bees to feed the queen bee throughout her larval and adult life. The worker bees mix honey and bee pollen with enzymes in the glands of their throats to produce the jelly,…

Can Bee Propolis Help in H Pylori Treatment?

A number of natural products have been shown to have activity against H pylori bacteria. One such product is bee propolis. Researchers have demonstrated that bee propolis has some antibacterial effects and a small handful of scientific papers have examined whether bee propolis can be used to treat H pylori either alongside or in place…