Medical Articles

Glaxo and Pfizer Will Provide Pneumonia Vaccines

Starting now, and for the next 10 years, developing countries will start receiving pneumonia vaccines from GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer Inc. GAVI Alliance, the public-private partnership based in Geneva, recently announced this new commitment. The program GAVI established to treat pneumococcal disease initially received $1.5 billion in funding, which came from the Italian, U.K., Canadian, Russian,…

Natural Remedy for Bronchitis

Bronchitis is a condition defined as the inflammation of the bronchi which results in persistent cough that produces considerable quantities of sputum. A respiratory infection such as a cold is the initial stage of the development of bronchitis. Bronchitis usually disappears within a few days without lasting effects in most people, however the coughs due…

Rheumatism and Arthritis – What’s the Difference?

Rheumatism and arthritis are two bone and muscle diseases that people refer to almost interchangeably. Generally speaking, most people do not really see the difference. After all, both diseases manifest the same symptoms of recurring pain in joints and muscles. While both conditions can sometimes be unbearably painful and afflict older men and women, they…

COPD Progression

COPD is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. COPD refers to a group of diseases that include chronic   bronchitis , emphysema and asthmatic  bronchitis . COPD is a lung disease, mainly caused by smoking. COPD progresses gradually and worsens over time. The rate of progression and severity of symptoms may differ from one individual to another. COPD cannot be…

Five Common Flexible Printed Circuit Design Errors

Flexible Printed Circuitry (FPC) offers a tremendous opportunity for the packaging engineer and electronic designer. These versatile electronic wiring systems can be shaped, bent, twisted and folded into endless dimensional configurations…limited only by an engineer’s origami creativity. In this regard they offer significant design advantages over a two dimensional and inflexible rigid printed circuit board…

High-Dose Vitamin D and the Decreased Incidence of Chronic Disease

It is well known that vitamin D deficiency is associated with osteoporosis, bone fracture, increased falls, muscle weakness, increased risk of certain cancers (particularly breast and colon, and possibly prostate), autoimmune diseases, obesity, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes, schizophrenia, depression, asthma, lung dysfunction, influenza, kidney disease, high blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease. Even complications…

Rheumatism and Arthritis – What’s the Difference?

Rheumatism and arthritis are two bone and muscle diseases that people refer to almost interchangeably. Generally speaking, most people do not really see the difference. After all, both diseases manifest the same symptoms of recurring pain in joints and muscles. While both conditions can sometimes be unbearably painful and afflict older men and women, they…

Put Your Best Face Forward

We live in an era where almost everything is described in terms of “super”, or “extreme”. There are television shows showing the most wild and wacky sports. Fast food restaurants encourage us to forget to count calories and super size our meal choices. There is no such thing as a normal sale, it’s got to…

GERD and Menopause

Hot flashes, cold rushes, bouts of rapid heartbeat, irritability, mood swings, crashing fatigue, depression and a host of other changes ? welcome to menopause when for a while you seem to feel that life as you knew it is coming to a ?pause?. Add to this the gastrointestinal distress, indigestion, flatulence, bloating and nausea associated…

Amazing Car With Set of Features

Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) is counted as one of the leading automobile manufacture companies in India. It is a subsidiary of Suzuki Japan. Till today, 13 models have been launched with over 150 variants. The first model of Maruti was introduced in 1983 named as Maruti 800. A-Star, Baleno, EECO, Grand Vitara, Omni, Ritz, Swift,…

Watch That Sore Throat

For people on the go, it pays to know that sudden changes in weather conditions and body temperature can lead to illnesses like  sore   throat .  Sore   throat  is defined as a disease that leaves the tissues  sore , affecting the area around the tonsils. It is caused by viruses, bacteria or irritation. The illness, also known…