Medical Articles

60-Inch Plasma TV – LG 60PK950 – Review

Introduction Just before a major sporting event is a great time to buy a new large screen high-definition plasma TV. The LG 60PK950 60″ TV arrived at my door for the 2010 World Cup. I needed to replace a Phillips 60″ TV which arrived for the 2006 World Cup. The LG is my second HDTV…

Common Speech Disorders in Children

As children begin to speak and learn language, there may be a variety of disorders or conditions which could hinder them along the way. It’s important to become familiar with some of the most common, so that you know what you may expect, or what type of action should be taken. Here’s a guide to…

How to Arrest Stuttering in Young Children

Stuttering in kids is usually hard to notice, especially for children within the age of 2 and 5 years. At this stage, the kid experiences different patterns of speech; it is also within this stage that developmental stuttering begins. The challenge is that it is hard to notice as kids are seen as still amateur…

Constipation – How To Cure It And Find Relief

Constipation is one of the toughest, most embarrassing things that most of us have to go through at some point. Many even suffer from chronic constipation. It can be extremely frustrating to have trouble going, and the effect takes its toll on the rest of your day. Did you know that you can cure your…

How To Become A Pharmacist

Many students these days are pursuing a career in pharmacy. And I can’t blame them. Some advantages of becoming a pharmacist are: 1) Starting salary can be anywhere from $75,000 to $150,000 depending on location and need 2) A pharmacist’s work schedules are flexible. You can work 7 on and 7 off, work during the…

Hazardous Drugs – Highly Toxic

There are numbers of  drugs  available in market and are frequently used by different healthcare organizations. It is not mandatory that every  drug  is hazardous in nature. There are certain criteria that distinguishes between hazardous and non-hazardous characters of  drugs . Although these criteria are not well standardized but are implemented in every healthcare units. Pharmaceutical…

Hemorrhoids Medicine – Medicine For Hemorrhoids

People who are suffering from hemorrhoids can get relief by using hemorrhoids  medicines  that can be bought from various sources. Hemorrhoids are caused when there is an inflammation and swelling on the cushions of the tissues in the anal canal. These are caused when there is excessive pressure exerted on the veins in these tissues.…

Crossroads of Life

We either get bitter or better due to things that happen to us in life. We can learn from our mistakes and failures or we can blame others and keep repeating the same things. The choice is all ours. There was a time not long ago that I had to make this choice. Was I…

Why Do I Feel Dizzy? – 3 Common Causes

Many people often ask why do I feel dizzy. It is a nasty sensation which can have many causes. Of course, alcohol and certain drugs can be a common reason for this condition, but there are other medical reasons which may need to be looked into by a medical professional. Here are 3 of the…

Disabled Employee Rights Under the ADA and California’s FEHA

The Americans with Disabilities Act applies only to employers with fifteen or more employees. However California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act also prevents discrimination based on a physical disability. FEHA applies to employers with five or more employees. Employers cannot discriminate based on disability. Employers cannot automatically say we cannot accommodate your request for a…

Bitot’s Spots

Diagnosing Bitot’s Spots The diagnosis of Bitot’s spots will be confirmed by an eye specialist or ophthalmologist. Vitamin A status is measured by tests for retinol, with bloodserum retinol concentrations of 30-60 mg/dl considered in the normal range. Levels that fall below this range indicate Vitamin A deficiency. Symptoms and Signs of Vitamin A Deficiency…

Medical Analysis of Acute Laryngitis

Inflammation of the larynx may result from bacterial or viral infection or inhalation of irritant gases. Unaccustomed overuse of the voice leads to edema of the vocal cords. Laryngitis is characterized by hoarseness and loss of voice. Irritant nonproductive cough may be present. Treatment consists of rest to the voice, steam inhalations, avoidance of smoking,…

Herniated Disc Exercises to Avoid

Initial treatment for a herniated disc requires an adequate rest period followed by targeted and well selected exercises. After and during recovery, the right exercises can speed the healing. However, some people think that working through the pain with the wrong movements makes the condition worse. With this point in mind, it is necessary to…