Medical Articles

How To Get Rid Of Cold Sores – Fast!

Does this sound familiar? You have a big night out in a few days and suddenly you feel that tell-tale ‘tingling’ on you lips. Aaaargh! Not a cold sore! Now it’s a downhill trip. First the blisters appear lovingly followed by the ugly scabs. What is a cold sore? It’s a common illness caused by…

What are Normal Cholesterol Readings?

A simple blood test is all it takes to find out if you have a normal cholesterol reading or if you need to make some changes to get it under control. But just what is a normal reading and how do you know if your numbers are to high? There are two schools of thought…

Hypnosis and Post Trauma Stress Disorder (PSTD)

Clinical psychology reports of ever increasing problems manifested by the humans in the form of anger and irritability which are part of a number of unhealthy manifestations exhibited by individuals affected by Post Trauma Disorder (PSTD from henceforth). Irrespective of the fact whether it is the result of a single incident trauma-say assault-or sustained torturing-as…

Vital Signs of a Heart Attack

The vital warning signs of a heart attack are: 1. Pain in Chest: The most important indicator of heart attack is pain in the chest. The person could feel slight to sever discomfort in the chest area that could last for a few minutes. It could be accompanied by pain, burning sensation or a feeling…

Cholesterol Does Not Cause Heart Disease

Cholesterol is an essential building block of every cell in the body, required for all metabolic processes. It is particularly important in the production of nerve tissue, bile and certain hormones. On average, our body produces about half of a gram to one gram of cholesterol per day, depending on how much of it the…

Bacterial Aquarium Fish Diseases

There are many diseases that can affect the fish in your aquarium. Most diseases can be put into four major categories; Bacterial, Viral, Parasites and Fungus. The common aquarium fish diseases we will focus on in this article are bacterial. There are many more then what we will cover today but the ones below are…

China’s Stability and Growth Challenge

November 2012 saw not only the re-election of President Obama in America but also the changing of the top leadership in China. Mr. Xi Jinping will take over from Mr. Hu Jintao as President of China in March 2013 as Mr. Li Keqiang will replace Mr. Wen Jiaboa as Prime Minister. The term of the…

COPD Case Study

I had just clocked in at the hospital. I took the report from the night shift therapist who looked exhausted. This wasn’t unusual, but she looked a little more tired than normal. I sat down with my pen in hand to busily write down notes about the patients I would soon be caring for. She…

Florenz Ziegfeld

Ziegfeld was the original impresario and showman. He is most famous for the Ziegfeld Follies which were famous theatrical productions on Broadway with the best stars of its day. Famous performers such as Eddie Cantor, Fanny Brice and Barbara Stanwyck appeared in the shows. Costumes were designed by famous names such as Lucille and Erte.…

Bras – Dealing With Underwire Poking

When it comes to support, there is little doubt that an underwire bra is the best bra on the market. That being said, millions of women hate them for one reason. They are sick and tired of being poked by that underwire! A bra is supposed to do three things for you. First, it is…

Building Global Leaders – Issues and Challenges

INTRODUCTION “The Era of globalization is fast becoming the preferred term for describing the current times. Just as the expression the cold Era was and the space age are used to describe for particular periods of history just the same way the globalization describes the political, the economic and the cultural psyche of today. People…

Shoulder Dislocation – The Diagnosis Can Be Elusive

Shoulder Dislocation is extremely common – roughly half of all major joint dislocations seen in the Emergency Department are shoulder dislocations. An unstable shoulder can result from a shoulder dislocation or a shoulder subluxation, when the ball almost slides out of the socket. So an unstable shoulder is a more broad term including both shoulder…

Dental Health: Stick Out Your Tongue and Say – Ouch!

Growing up as a Baby Boomer, I remember our generation being accused of going wild with our socially unacceptable fashion statements. Young men with shoulder-length hair and young women wearing hot pants shocked the nation’s sensibilities. It was suggested among our parents’ generation that we’d never amount to anything with our rebellious ways. Yet we…