Medical Articles

How to Treat Crohn’s Disease

Information about Budesonide and Crohns Treatment Budesonide is one of the glucocorticoid steroids, a class of steroids which takes its name from two facts: they play an important role in the body’s metabolism of glucose; and they are produced in the adrenal cortex. In addition to being naturally-occurring, this important substance is also available in…

Famous Indian Authors and Their Books

Indian authors have been widely read for their vivid portrayal of the diverse culture and the modern ones owing to their representation of more cross-over, global India. There is Mulk Raj Anand, a pioneer of Anglo-Indian literature to follow for his realistic depiction of lower castes. Then, Arundhati Roy deserves to be read as a…

How Is Frac Sand Used

What is Fracking? Fracking is a common, or slang term, for hydraulic fracturing. Hydraulic fracturing involves drilling into the earth to obtain energy rich natural gases from the shale rock below. First, a hole is drilled vertically. Once the shale layer is reached, the drilling is completed horizontally, or parallel with the shale rock layer.…

How to Prevent Stress Fractures

Few injuries have as much negative impact on a runner’s training program than a stress  fracture . The treatment involves the cessation of running for six to eight weeks (12-15 weeks in severe cases) to allow the bone to heal. Stress  fractures  affect elite and recreational runners alike. Women’s marathon record holder Paula Radcliffe has suffered…

All About Cerebral Palsy

What is CEREBRAL PALSY (CP)? Cerebral Palsy is a term describing a condition where a trauma caused to the brain adversely affects the motor skills of a child. CEREBRAL refers to the BRAIN; and PALSY is “Lack of required muscle control”. Putting it together it is “Lack of muscle coordination caused by trauma to the…

How-to Succeed Against All Odds

Last year, I won my division at an AAU sanctioned Powerlifting meet (squat, bench press and deadlift). Not bad, considering I have a rare muscle disorder called Periodic   Paralysis . I’m not anything special, but I do know a secret that you can use today to start succeeding against all odds in your own life. It…

Defective Medical Devices Lurk in Waiting

Across America, hundreds of people were having hernia surgery and being implanted with a hernia patch. Sounds fairly straightforward, but apparently something went terribly wrong with the Kugel mesh hernia patches. They had a nasty habit of rolling up and wrinkling after being inserted. The problems with the Kugel mesh hernia patches didn’t start to…

How Diesel Fuel Injectors Work

The diesel market continues to grow from year to year as the need for reliable light-duty and heavy-duty vehicles increases mostly in secondary and third world countries. As infrastructure improves across the world so does the need for dependable work trucks. J.D. Power and Associates predicts that diesel sales will more than triple in the…

Monkshood or Aconite – Beware the Blue Plant

Aconitum napellus (Ranunculaceae) Description A majestic plant sporting unforgettable blue} blossoms bloom in mid summer season. This stately garden perennial achieves a height of 60 cms (2 ft) with unique deeply green firm leaves placed horizontally and deeply separated.One of several garden cultivars really worth developing with regard to herb garden beautification is ‘Bressingham Spire’;reaching…

How to Cure a Cold Sore

How to cure a cold sore? What is the best way to cure a cold sore? Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1, and they’re contagious. A cold sore is called herpes labialis, generally affects the mouth on the lips and face and once you are infected with it, the virus…

Shampoo for Itchy Scalp and Hair Loss

There are many things that can cause your scalp to itch, problems can range from the hair products you use, to dry scalp to something more serious like DHT. One good thing, is that hair loss is not permanent if treated correctly, another term for this is called scalp dysesthesia. Now lets talk about some…

Cleaning the Ears

When it comes to the attention people give to their ears, it can be seen how there is a lack of proper care with 12 million Americans not getting treatment out of the 16 million who are suffering from hearing loss. Here’s a rundown on some of the most common ear problems. Because of ear…

Communication in Healthcare Between Doctor and Patient

Doctor/patient communication in healthcare is the exchange of information between the two parties for evaluating a patient’s health, diagnosing a health condition(s) and treating a health condition(s). The communication is bidirectional in that information is exchanged from doctor to patient and from patient to doctor. The communication can be direct or indirect, depending upon the…