Medical Articles

Guide to Common Dog Vaccines – DHPPV, DA2PPV, DHLPPV, -C

Sometimes this particular vaccine is titled DHPPV, DA2PPV or DHPPV-C or some other similar variation. This particular vaccine is commonly referred to as the “Distemper-Parvo” vaccine or the “5-in-one” or “seven-in-one”. Although there are some differences between them, you can tell what’s in the vaccine based on the letters. The D in DHPPV stands for…

Liver Ultrasound Preparation

An ultrasound test is a radiology technique, that uses high- frequency sound waves to produce images of organs and structures of the body. The sound waves are sent through body tissues with a device called a transducer. The transducer is placed directly on top of the skin, that has a gel applied to the surface.…

How to Get Rid of Garlic Smell

Garlic is easy to grow and can be grown year-round in mild climates. In cold climates, cloves can be planted in the ground about six weeks before the soil freezes, and harvested in late spring. Garlic plants are not attacked by pests. They instead suffer from pink root, a disease that stunts the roots and…

Does Milk Help Acid Reflux?

When people suffer with acid reflux or heartburn, one of the biggest priorities is finding remedies to make the discomfort go away. One of the biggest debates surrounding this disease is does milk help acid reflux and its symptoms. The true answer to whether or not milk can help is simply yes and no. Milk…

Penis Enlargement – What’s HOT and What’s NOT

There’s lots of alternatives out there for Penis Enlargement. Let’s try and rate them:  HOT means it works. Semi-HOT means it has potential. NOT means it’s not. Penis Pills – NOT Take a class in pharmacology. There are basically two types of drugs – sympathomimetics and parasympathomimetics. One targets the sympathetic nervous system, the other…

Kefir Grains – Lowering Your Cholesterol

Though cholesterol is essential for many functions in the human body, high levels of it may contribute to anything from high blood pressure to coronary heart disease, and lowering your cholesterol now by eating healthier, exercising and avoiding sugars, saturated fats, and starches may prevent a lot of serious health problems down the road and…

Pancreatic Cancer: Acai Berry Can Help

On CNN, a story broke that may change the lives of many people who are predisposed to pancreatic cancer. As you probably know, this is one of the most lethal forms of cancer, in part because it is usually diagnosed too late. But, with the use of regular anti-oxidants, of which Acai Berry is one,…

Applications of Oxygen in the Medical Industry

Oxygen is absolutely imperative for sustenance of life on earth. It is the third most commonly occurring element in the universe after hydrogen and helium. Occurring as diatomic gas O2 under standard temperature and pressure, oxygen is odorless and tasteless. It is said that oxygen makes up 20.8% of the Earth’s atmosphere. In terms of…

Asthma Triggers – All Hot and Bothered

An asthma trigger is anything that brings on the symptoms of asthma; it does not cause the asthma itself, but because asthma sufferers have sensitive airways, it causes an attack. Everyone’s asthma is different and may have several triggers. An important aspect of controlling asthma is avoiding triggers. There are a lot of well known…