Medical Articles

God Help The Child – Toni Morrison

This book is another insightful Toni Morrison masterpiece. From the beginning, the reader is entranced by the narrative. The novel is a symphony, a poem and a thesis wrapped in one. It is a book about lives-young lives-and the painful history behind them. It is about dislocation, torment, and mending-about endings and beginnings. Once gain…

How Body pH Can Affect Your Energy Levels

WHAT MOST PEOPLE DON’T REALIZE; WE ARE BIO ELECTRICAL ENGINES In order to accomplish all the many millions of complex functions that occur over the course of the day, your body has to be able to communicate with itself… all the way down to the cellular level. And do you know how it does this?…

How Much Force Can Our Bones Handle Before They Break

You have known all along that your bones are the strongest part of your body. As they are assigned to give your body a structure, to hold your posture up and to protect your internal organs, your bones have to maintain their strength at all times. Of course, you cannot prevent external and unexpected circumstances…

Cerebral Palsy Lawsuits

Among the legal cases tackling medical malpractice,  cerebral   palsy  lawsuits are the most common. In a 1993 in a study of medical malpractices,  cerebral   palsy  lawsuits accounted for 60 percent of the total number of medical malpractice lawsuits in the United States. The United States is one of the countries that have the most number…

Examination of Ocular Nerves and Function

The ocular nerves are the oculomotor nerve, abducens nerve and the trochlear nerve. Examination of these nerves may include: testing for ocular function, the light reflex, the accommodation reflex, Horner’s syndrome, The eyelids examination, ocular movements etc. These are very important examination skills in neurologic investigations. Testing for ocular function: The pupils are examined for…

Common Health Concerns for Your Baby

As a new parent, you will probably obsess over your baby’s health. There are many different problems that can affect babies during their first year of life. Some of these are minor complications and others can be serious causes for concern. Making yourself aware of the various common health concerns for your baby can help…

How to Survive Electric Shock Burn Injuries

It is estimated that between 500 and 1,000 people, more often men, die from electric shock each year in the United States. Many of these injuries occur during work-related accidents. The construction industry, manufacturing industry and the electrician trades are the occupations with the highest proportion How severe an electric shock injury is depends on…

Coffee Titans Clash Over Espresso Centric Market

Two loosely allied US coffee giants, Starbucks and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, started taunting each other over who can project dominance in the espresso home market emerging in North America. In dueling press releases, CEO’s of both giants leveled their espresso centric ambitions publicly on March 9, 2012. On that date, Seattle, WA based Starbucks…

Hip MRI

As we get older, one of the first joints that we feel the early signs of discomfort with are the hip joints. Whether we walk, run, or even the way we sit on the couch and stand up, our hips get the brunt of our body weight. If any person above 30 years of age…

Swedish Massage – Massage Techniques Glossary

The Swedish massage is the basis of all modern massage therapy variations. It is often called Classic Massage. Various techniques used in a Swedish massage don’t sound English and for many of us their meaning is mysterious. Even English terms are hard to understand for many of us. Effleurage, Petrissage, Tapotement. These are all massage…

Alopecia Areata

Alopecia Alopecia is the name of a condition that causes hair loss. The most common form is known as Alopecia Areata and people suffering from this condition often become anxious and self-conscious about their appearance. Alopecia Symptoms Early symptoms are small, bald patches which are most usually round and about the size of a large…

Are Hair Loss Medications Safer Than Natural Supplements

If you’re anything like a lot of men with thinning  hair , then it probably feels like you’ve tried every  hair   loss  medication in the world. If you’re still looking, it’s most likely because nothing you’ve tried so far has actually worked. Sometimes, these medication causes side effects that are too problematic to ignore; other times,…

My Dog Has an Itchy and Smelly Ear! Help!

If your dog has a smelly ear it’s usually accompanied by a tickly inflammation that makes him scratch it, shake his head and perhaps hold his head to one side. Read on for free vet advice on how to give the necessary pet care whilst avoiding unnecessary vet fees. What causes it? Well, most of…

Hearing Loss Treatments – Options Available to You

Hearing loss treatments vary depending on what is causing the condition. If you have a permanent condition one of the options available is to use aids. Some people associate this condition with aging but this is not always the case because there are various factors that can lead to the condition therefore it is essential…