Medical Articles

Fracture Facture – The Jones Fracture

The Jones fracture is a foot fracture at the base of the 5th metatarsal. This is the bone that is in the middle on the outside of the foot and connects to the pinky toe. What is the history behind its name? We call it a Jones fracture, because it is Sir Dr. Robert Jones…

Cerebral Palsy Therapy

There are many forms of physical Cerebral Palsy therapy that can help reduce the disabilities associated with this disorder. Each person with Cerebral Palsy will often need a specialized kind of therapy. The Maribelle exercise assist system, otherwise known as the MEAS is one option that people with Cerebral Palsy may be interested in and…

Mild Stroke Symptoms

The clinical features of a mild stroke may include an extremely diverse group of effects, or symptoms. These include changes in sensation, changes to patterns of movement, weakness or paralysis, emotional disturbances and changes to speech. All, or only some of these mild stroke symptoms may be present in any particular case. Sensation The first…

Alcoholic Liver Disease

Alcoholic liver disease occurs due to an acute or chronic inflammation of the liver due to alcohol abuse. This disease usually occurs after a prolonged use of alcohol. In the United States 10% of men and 3% of women suffer from problems related to alcoholic consumption. The occurrence of the disease depends on the amount…

Broken Bone Myths

There are many misconceptions about broken bones. Unless you are an anatomy and physiology major or a trained medical professional, you may not even realize that they are in fact myths. However, these myths can end up costing you time, money and creating a whole lot of pain for you. Myth: Bones Don’t Change Once…

Aston Martin Cars 1915 – 1972

The company was founded in 1914 by Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford. The company name was derived from the fact that Lionel Martin raced specials at the Aston Clinton hill climb. Their first car was built in 1915 and was referred to as the Coal Scuttle. More cars were not built until 1920. Three more…

The Ocular Nerves – Oculomotor, Trochlear and Abducens Nerve

Ocular nerves are the oculomotor, the trochlear and the abducens nerves. Since they function together in the regulation of eye movements, they are considered as ocular nerves and are examined together. The oculomotor nerve (Cranial Nerve III) The Oculomotor nuclei consist of several paired groups of nerve cells, adjacent to the midline, ventral to the…

How To Bench Press 315!

A 315 bench press is the mile marker for many young trainees. Getting that third wheel on the bar is a sign to everyone that you’ve paid your dues and you are on your way. Not only does it signify an above-average level of strength, but it is a sign of things to come: more…

Occupational Noise and Industrial Deafness

Occupational noise, which is also known as industrial noise, is more than just a nuisance. It is considered to be a threat to the health and safety of employees and is considered to be so serious that there is legislation in place to protect workers from it. Occupational noise is normally associated with industries which…

Who Was Alexander Graham Bell?

Graham Alexander Graham Bell is most famous because he invented the telephone, but he was also a teacher of deaf and dumb people and a distinguished scientist. He was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1847. Bell worked with his father, Alexander Melville Bell, who invented a system of lipreading for the education of   deaf   mutes …

Audio Enhancement Vs Forensic Transcription

Thanks to movies and shows like CSI and NCIS, people have unrealistic expectations about the audio enhancement capabilities of forensic audio examiners. In the world of fiction, not only can experts do the job with a click or two of the mouse, but they can make completely unintelligible speech completely clear and easy to understand.…

E-Books Vs Printed Books

With the digital invasion that is happening in our lives, one aspect that we never imagined as kids to change namely the basic process of reading a book has undergone a complete makeover. It was always hardback or paperback. Hardback mostly if it was a gift or some gigantic book, paperback if we got it…

Consulting Case Interview Preparation Guide Part 1

In general, case interview is very common in interviews with consulting companies, interviewer will measure a candidate’s attitude toward risk and comprehensive logical analysis ability with some cases, to see whether a candidate is flexible and can adapt quickly. There are two stages of case interview: preparative stage and formal case interview stage. During the…

Childhood Speech Dysfluency

Stuttering, or stammering as it is more often called in Europe, is one of the most common childhood speech disorders. It is lumped into the broader category of speech dysfluency. Normal speech dysfluency tends to be differentiated from stuttering in that it is less frequent, less bothersome to children, and less likely to be associated…