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Hepatitis C – What You Should Know

What is hepatitis C? First, hepatitis as defined in most dictionaries and medical literature is simply “inflammation of the liver.” Inflammation is, again from the dictionary, “localized heat, redness, swelling and pain as the result of irritation, injury or infection.” In other words inflammation is an abnormal or diseased state of the body. In the…

Liver Diseases: Effects of Alcohol

Three out of four liver diseases is completely avoidable. Among the effects of alcohol are major and life-threatening liver diseases. Nearly fifty percent of those who undergo or receive liver transplant are frequent alcohol drinkers while ten percent of them are severe alcoholics. A few major effects of alcohol on the liver are the following:…

Avoid Surgery For Kidney Stones

What is renal calculus or kidney stone? Renal calculus, in simple terms, kidney stone, consists of aggregates of crystals and small amounts of proteins and glycoproteins, which may damage kidney. But there genesis is poorly understood till date. Crystalline component usually consists of calcium oxalate(more than 50% of cases),calcium phosphate(10%),magnesium ammonium phosphate(10%) or rarely cystine…

How to Clean Vomit Off Spirit Sleep Mattresses

It’s a problem that not many people think about, until it happens to them. What do you do if your child or pet vomits on your mattress? And the even better question: what if that mattress is all memory foam, like a Spirit Sleep brand mattress? 1. First, remove the cover if possible, and wash…

Clostridium In Dogs – Symptoms and Treatment

The genus Clostridium is a group of anaerobic bacteria (they can thrive in conditions where oxygen is not present) which have been linked to several important diseases in dogs. Two of the most common clostridial infections in dogs are caused by Clostridium perfringens and Clostridium difficile. Some healthy dogs have been found to harbor C.…

A Healing Diet to Plug Pressure Sores

Pressure ulcers are a significant and costly healthcare problem for patients and healthcare providers. An understanding of the role of nutrition in their prevention and management can help ameliorate the condition to a large extent. Pressure ulcers are also referred to as decubitus ulcers, pressure sores, and bedsores. The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel defines…

Reasons Why Your Stomach Ulcer Won’t Heal

Here are some possible reasons why you may still be suffering from stomach ulcers and what steps you could take to help cure your stomach ulcer. 1.) If you’ve returned back to the same old eating habits as before your stomach ulcer ordeal, your digestive system will become clogged up in no time, forcing your…

What is Angioprim?

What exactly is Angioprim and why thousands of peoples with angina are rushing to find an alternative treatment like angioprinm instead of angioplasty? Angioprim is a proprietary liquid blend of amino acids which is effective in the elimination of plaque and calcium or fatty deposits that has been collected in our arteries. The main cause…

Manteno Illinois Healthcare History

Manteno State Hospital was for most of the twentieth century the largest institution for the mentally ill in Illinois, and one of the largest in America. Located in Kankakee County about forty miles southeast of Chicago and fifteen miles west of Wilmington hospital, Manteno State Hospital opened in 1930 and from its inception was in…

Present and Expected Future Growth of Catering Services Business

Catering services business is a rewarding option with huge potential of growth. Considering the importance of social celebrations and events, corporate cultures and social lifestyle, you can consider the catering industry to expend its status and profitable nature further. Catering service providers are finding recognition at small as well as big levels. The catering industry…

Signs of Gall Bladder Tumors

The exact indications of gall bladder cancer tumor usually are registered while in the advanced state of the cancer and people who know about gallbladder diseases have also been conscious of this. That is the reason why people with gallbladder difficulties have to test their own issue on a regular basis. Gallbladder cancer tumor symptoms…