Medical Articles

Chest Pain

Chest pain is one of the most frightening symptoms a person can have. This pain includes any type of pain or discomfort that occurs between your upper belly area and your lower neck. This pain is often a classic symptom of a heart attack, or its milder relative, angina – but it is also associated…

Colostrum

Colostrum is produced by all mammals. It is the thick, yellow milky fluid secreted by the mammary glands before milk is produced in the breasts. Although colostrum is produced in the last stages of pregnancy, it is consumed by many adults in its original or artificial form for its incomparable benefits. The medical benefits of…

Celebrities Have Asthma Too

Asthma need not be a life limiting condition, neither in terms of longevity nor in terms of involvement. In the past, it was often the case that asthmatic children were labeled ‘sickly’ and did not participate in exercise. Now, however, exercise is thought to be one of the best ways of controlling asthma long-term. Many…

Broken Bones and Dislocated Joints

Employers are required to maintain a safe working environment for their workers. Many industries, such as the construction, manufacturing, restaurant and sports require extra precautions and guidelines due to the nature of the job itself. However, injured workers are often unguided and left to themselves to figure out the claims process while time slips out…

Global Dislocation and False Hopes

It has become fashionable among pundits to comment on the great shift which in their eyes is taking place on the globe. This view holds that the “Atlantic World”, which includes Europe and North America, is in decline. Both wealth and power are shifting to Asia, with India and China as the main beneficiaries. We…

Top 5 Bone Fractures

Most people have experienced some kind of bone fracture in their lifetime, whether treated or untreated. These can sometimes be in the form of a hairline fracture, or even a major break. Either way, fracturing a bone is no laughing matter, even if it’s your funny bone. The top five bone fractures are common among…

Cerebral Palsy – What is Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral Palsy or CP (sometimes referred as cerebral pares) is a term used to describe a number of permanent disorders of the development of movement and posture that are non-progressive and non-contagious. CP causes activity limitation due to non-progressive disturbances that happened during pregnancy or infancy on human brain. The name comes from the cerebrum,…

Blame it on Mars

There are two facets for deficiency of sex; physical and mind. When either of them or any one of them afflicted, it causes a disease in the mind with respect to sex. This disease may be caused by Mars who is not well posited in a horoscope. It may not be to the extent of…

Enlarged Liver Symptoms

Enlarged liver symptoms typically indicate that an individual has liver trouble, and one of several possible diseases is developing in this important organ which largely controls metabolic function. Without treatment, it could lead to liver failure. Once it fails, the only way to keep a patient alive is through a transplant. As with most forms…

Shingles at a Glance

The frustrating condition known as shingles is the reactivation of the common chickenpox virus which has lay dormant for many years in a nerve root randomly located in your body. Its onset is usually triggered by some form of stress that lowers your resistance driving the immune system below a threshold that allows the dormant…

Home Remedies for Morning Sore Throats

Sore throats can be painful in the morning, but they typically improve as the day wears on. The most common causes of sore throats in the morning are mouth-breathing while you sleep, dry air, post-nasal drip or a viral or bacterial infection. If your sore throat gets worse, contact a doctor. If it remains persistently…

Toddler Bad Breath

Halitosis in adults is relatively common – we all worry about it – but toddler bad breath is much more unusual. This is probably because the most common causes of halitosis, such as gum disease and post nasal drip, are generally only seen in adults. When we notice that the breath of a child is…

Classification of Hereditary and Genetic Disorders

Genetic disorder are either hereditary disorders or a result of mutations. Some disorders may confer an advantage, at least in certain environments. There are a number of pathways to genetic defects, the simplest of which are summarized below. There are genetic disorders caused by the abnormal chromosome number, as in Down syndrome (three instead of…