Medical Articles

Brando’s The Men – Hollywood’s First Look at Paraplegia

Sixty years ago a relatively unknown actor named Marlon Brando helped Hollywood introduce to the general public a relatively unknown segment of society–paraplegics. The unveiling of Hollywood newcomer, Brando, and these newest members of society took place on the Big Screen in the 1950 hit movie, The Men. The Men served to launch Brando’s film…

Polypropylene – The Non-Woven Fabric

Polypropylene is a great eco friendly fabric that is being used today to replace other disposable plastic materials. For example, polypropylene has taken a great share of the disposable plastic bags used in grocery stores. There is still much work to be done to minimize the disposable plastic bags, but the polypropylene bags are working…

Gluten Intolerance, Elevated Liver Enzymes and Liver Damage

You may not know you have gluten intolerance – but you should be highly suspect if you have elevated liver enzymes. Gluten intolerance, largely a genetic disorder can cause many health challenges. People who suffer with bloating, constipation and/or diarrhea, fatigue, weight gain, bone or joint pain, dental enamel defects, depression, infertility, anemia, alopecia areata…

Does Being Fat Or Overweight Cause Acne?

Acne is definitely something that happens to thousands of Americans across the nation. It’s something that scars both on the outside and on the inside. However, I think there’s something even more widespread than acne, and it’s the fact that being overweight is something that’s being more and more common in the United States. And…

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) And Sperm Allergy

There are rare disorders, which affect a woman’s fertility, and yet which are not ‘household names’ so-to-speak, even among those women who would consider themselves to be well-informed about woman’s health issues. If you talk to women about Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Sperm Allergy, you are likely to get a few raised eyebrows. This might…

Anxiety and Depersonalization Fueled By Energy Drinks

Consumer alert, as loosely regulated, highly commercialized energy drinks are victimizing those who believe the hype. Serious health issues are being noted by innocent consumers who bought into the false claims surrounding these potentially dangerous drinks. The ingredients of high energy drinks revolve around massive doses of caffeine, inordinate amounts of sugar and other unnecessary…

Severe Depression – The Worst of Its Kind?

Severe Depression occurs when the illness is in its worse stages. Too many Americans will not seek help for this disorder until it is so severe that it takes years to bring under control. Depression of some type afflicts 15 million people in the USA annually. Medical attention will only be sought by about 4.5…