Medical Articles

Depression Causes and Treatment – Are You Depressed

Depression is one of the most serious medical and psychological problems. It is caused by different factors from physical to emotional to intellectual and spiritual aspects of being; and it could also result to various circumstances like suicide and mental abnormalities. Depression is the feeling of being low, sad and down for a long period…

Asbestosis and the Respiratory Distress Due to Asbestos

Asbestosis: respiratory distress due to asbestos Asbestosis, the name says it all, is a disease caused by the inhalation of asbestos. The lungs become less elastic so that the patient may have difficulty breathing, the patient also has a greater chance of lung cancer. The therm Asbestos is a generic term for a number of…

Cough In Children

Childhood coughing can be due to many factors, often more than one in a given child. Certainly the most common causes are common colds, more serious respiratory infections like pneumonia, and asthma. Aspirated foreign bodies to the airways, sinusitis and psychogenic cough are other causes. The typical cough from a cold virus is associated with…

Her Most Famous Painting (The Roots) – Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo, born on July 6, 1907, was an incredibly strong woman and an internationally recognized Mexican painter. She was married to a Mexican painter Diego Rivera, whose artistry she admired. Her work used to carry a competent blend of the Mexican and European cultures. Most of her paintings were self-portraits (55 out of 143),…

Football Related Knee Injuries

Ligament Injuries Football players frequently injure one or more of the knee ligaments. These ligaments include the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), the medial collateral ligament (MCL), and the lateral collateral ligament (LCL). ACL Injury – When an athlete changes direction rapidly, lands wrong from a jump, or simply slows down…

Bowling Rules: How The Game Works

Obviously, any bowling rules will be relevant and important, but keeping score? You have to learn all of the bowling rules there are, but before I tried my first game my father showed me how. You will learn many bowling rules as you continue bowling–from your very first day! · Bowling Scores: There are 10…

Exogen Express Bone Healing System

The Exogen Express Bone Healing system by Smith and Nephew works by using ultrasound waves to speed up the bone healing process, particularly in the case of wrist, ankle and shin fractures. Ultrasound waves can stimulate the mechanical receptors in the bone thus producing faster healing, resulting in a faster return to everyday and sporting…

Sarcoidosis Cure – Natural Treatments For Sarcoid

Looking for a sarcoidosis cure? It is often true that nothing works better than natural treatments when it comes to finding a sarcoid cure. There is an array of contemporary medicines available these days, however, they all come with their share of side effects, many of which can actually make the condition worse. Alternative Sarcoidosis…

Cancer Treatment in India – Lung Cancer

Medical Tourism is the most recent trend in privatization of healthcare services and is gaining prominence in developing countries like India. The term ‘medical tourism’ here is not tourism in real sense of the word i.e. it is not destination tourism rather it involves medical health package tourism. Tourism here refers to the provision of…

Book Review: The Shallows, by Nicholas Carr

The question of whether new media technologies are mind numbing is an age old one, going back to classical antiquity. Nicholas Carr, in his new book The Shallows, a nuanced and considered study on the ill effects of too much Internet usage, uses the fascinating example of Plato and Socrates. History of New Media Technologies…

The All New 2012 Toyota Camry

Toyota, the name to be reckoned with in the automotive industry, has been a major torch-bearer for all car manufacturer’s world over by constantly improving its car designs and features as anticipated by its customers. It made its debut nearly 3 decades ago and has been quite a successful car by Toyota Motor Company. After…

Effective Home Remedies for Sore Throat That Work

Sore throat, also known as pharyngitis, is quite common a problem found in every home. The primary indication of sore throat is a swollen and painful throat. It may occur due to a number of causes that are listed as follows: 1. Viral attack can cause sore throat. Viruses causing mononucleosis and flu can cause…