Medical Articles

Common Cichlid Diseases To Be Aware Of

As a fish owner, you must realize that they do not remain healthy all the time and tend to get sick. It is challenging caring for the sick fish. However as a cichlid grower, it is your responsibility to tend to them and ensure that they regain back their good health. If you neglect the…

Basic Science Behind Fingernails Rubbing For Hair Re-Growth

Factors responsible for hair problems are: Thyroid disorders Hormonal imbalance Smoking Anaemia Heavy medication Using hair dye of high ammonium content Deficiency of vitamin B12 Protein deficiency Hereditary and old age Rubbing fingernails: Rubbing left and right hand’s fingernails with each other is a powerful technique for curing hair fall and increasing hair growth. It…

Astrocytoma Brain Cancer Tumors

Astrocytoma brain cancer tumors are considered to be the most common type of Glioma. These tumors may develop in various regions of the brain, as well as the spinal cord. These particular type of brain cancer tumors initiate from cells that are called astrocytes. The area of the brain that these are most commonly identified…

Who Do You Believe You Are?

A small finger-sized control center located at the base of the brain called the reticular activating system (RAS) sorts and evaluates incoming data. It’s responsible for filtering all the incoming information our brain receives and acts as a receiver for information that is tagged as important. It is deep inside the brain and not very…

Can My Cat Catch a Cold?

If you are like me, you probably have never had a cat with a cold, but cats with colds are fairly common. How does a cat get a cold? The first thought that comes to mind is “can my cat catch my cold?” The answer to that is no and “no” you cannot catch your…

Natural Ways to Treat the Bronchitis

The term bronchitis is explained as the inflammation of bronchial tubes. Bronchial tubes are the airways leading towards the lungs. There are two types, namely acute bronchitis and chronic bronchitis. Acute bronchitis is normally caused by the same viruses that are the reason of the common cold. However, the chronic bronchitis is mainly due to…

The Financial and Emotional Costs of Cerebral Palsy

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), one out of every 303 children born in the United States will be stricken with Cerebral Palsy. Thousands of new parents face this reality each year, and over 500,000 Americans suffer from the condition. Cerebral Palsy is a group of medical disorders which affects a person’s ability…

Caring For Dogs With Rear Paralysis

Spinal injury is one of the most serious ailments that can affect dogs. If your canine pet acquires this injury, it can suffer rear paralysis. This is because, in most cases, the point of injury and downwards is the most vulnerable. When this happens, your dog can no longer move his rear legs. Unfortunately, this…

Cure Hernia Pain During Pregnancy

Immense pressure on the abdominal walls during pregnancy can often times be enough to cause fatty tissue or intestine to protrude through a hole formed in the abdominal muscle wall. That means lots of baby pressure on your belly caused a bit of intestine to peek out through a hole in your muscle. This can…

Spinal Cord Injuries During Football Season

Football is a violent sport. For many fans, this is part of its appeal. For the players, however, the violence inherent in the game poses a serious health risk. With this year’s football season already begun, there’s no time like the present to focus on the potential for spinal cord injury, measures for prevention, and…