Medical Articles

Hepatitis A Common In Soldiers

The military has always been a victim of hepatitis A. Napoleon's army felt its wrath in the Egyptian campaign of 1799 and British, French, and German troops were severely affected in World War I. More serious outbreaks affected 200,000 US troops from 1942 to 1945. Over five million cases occurred among German armies and civilians…

Trigonometric Functions and Properties

Trigonometric functions are a special set of relationships that are derived from geometric triangles. They are first introduced in high school algebra and geometry, but are used more often in the study of calculus. This article examines the three basic trigonometric functions and highlights their important characteristics. Sine The sine function describes the ratio between…

If The Idea Of Networking Makes You Want To Vomit

Networking for fashion designers can be tough to stomach. But when you’re starting a clothing business, making contacts you can rely on, and who can rely on you is critical for your success. Here are Jane’s sure-fire tips for networking, especially for people who hate networking. When you think about networking, what comes to mind?…

Food Borne Diseases

Food borne diseases or also known as foods poisoning, can be caused by a variety of microbes such as bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites. Food borne disease is caused by consume contaminated food and beverages. A harmful toxins or chemicals present in food also may cause food borne disease. We must often ask why and…

Effective Aphthous Ulcer Treatment

The common mouth ulcer, clinically known as the aphthous ulcer is the open sore or abrasion appearing in the mucus membrane of the interior of the mouth. Emitting a sharp and uncomfortable pain persisting for days, this ugly yellow and white sore is commonly caused by a reaction to acidic food, but can also be…

Effective Natural Home Remedies for Hyperacidity

Hyperacidity is also known as acid indigestion, acid reflux, and acid dyspepsia. This disease can be explained so: our stomach contains gastric glands that produce gastric acid. This acid is vital for digestion because it breaks down the food in small pieces so that to be easily digested. If the amount of acid is very…

Acid Reflux Pain – Causes and Treatment

Causes Acid reflux pain is caused due to several reasons like eating certain kinds of food, gastrointestinal problems and stress. In the heartburn condition, the stomach acid reaches esophagus causing its inflammation and injury. Due to such esophageal injury, the patient feels a burning pain in the throat, abdomen and chest. The pain affects the…

Epstein Barr Syndrome Treatment

Epstein Barr Syndrome is caused by the Epstein Barr virus – the same virus that is responsible for mononucleosis (mono) or glandular fever. EBV syndrome is transmitted by direct contact with virus-infected saliva, mainly through kissing, although it can be picked up from sharing drinks, eating utensils, lipsticks etc., or through blood transfusions. The syndrome…

Liposuction Lymphedema – A Form of Treatment

Survivors of breast cancer treatment can now look forward to a new technique for treating lymphedema -liposuction for lymphedema is being promoted as another option available to patients. There are still some reservations among doctors, however. While some feel that this is a radical new method, there are others who feel liposuction would only aggravate…

Fruits and Vegetables – Heart Protective

“Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food.” Hippocrates Higher consumption of fruits and vegetables has been associated with improved cardiovascular outcomes. In one clinical trial, published in the June 19, 2001, edition of the Annals of Internal Medicine, subjects in the highest quintile of fruit and vegetable consumption had a 20% reduction…

Preventing the First Heart Attack

Healthy people who want to prevent heart attacks also find support at the Y. Motivated, often, by the illness or sudden death of a close friend or relative, they sign up for rigorous stress testing and blood tests to determine the health of their hearts and arteries and the risk of future trouble. Those who…

Heart Disease and Protein Needs

Cardiovascular disease kills over 16 million people worldwide every year and is the direct cause of over 30% of all deaths. In the United States, both heart disease and strokes account for over 40% of all adult deaths (Source: Natural News 2006). In 2006, there were over 450,000 coronary bypass surgeries performed in the United…