Medical Articles

Tuberculosis, What Is It?

Tuberculosis ( abbreviated as TB for Tubercle Bacillusis) is caused by a bacteria called mycobacterium tuberculosis. TB is most common in the lungs but can affect other areas of the body such as bones, joints, the circulatory system, the nervous system and the lymphatic system. Tuberculosis, what is it and what are the signs and…

Obtain New Hair Growth With a Laser Hair Comb

The laser hair comb may sound like a gimmick, but for people suffering from thinning hair or hair loss it is worth investigation. Laser hair therapy is the latest device for re-growing hair. It uses cool or red spectrum light laser to enhance the restoration of scalp hair without side effects or the need for…

The Meaningless Shrinkage of Tumor

Mark (not real name) is a 34-year old male. Sometime in September 2006 he had coughs which led to the diagnosis of lung cancer. A CT scan on 18 December 2006 showed a 5 x 5 cm mass at the right upper lobe of this lung. The right lung also had fluid (pleural effusion). In…

Current therapy for pneumonia

There are more clinical types of Pneumonia and each of them is cured according to the path gnomonic mechanism which is responsible for its apparition. If the pneumonia case is caused by bacteria, less severe cases are cured with oral medication administered at home and more dangerous conditions are usually treated in hospitals by intravenous…

GERD Complications – Inflammation Lung, Throat and Larynx

Gastroesophageal reflux disease is not generally a socially acceptable subject because it is difficult to understand the pain a person is going through when you are hearing about disgusting things like vomiting and heartburn. However, understanding the complications of GERD is something that every person that has ever had the condition should do, here are…

Common Cold Spread

Concern over common cold spread, as well as the spread of other viruses in schools, hospitals and other public places, should lead to increased focus on good health habits. There are over 200 viruses that cause common colds and washing with soap and warm water kills them. One of the best habits to remember in…

How Can Cerebral Palsy Be Treated?

Cerebral palsy is a disorder that is caused because some parts of the brain that control muscular movement are damaged. There is still no single cure for this disorder but various treatments are available to help elevate the patient’s suffering. No single doctor can help to treat a patient who has cerebral palsy. Cerebral Palsy…

Lumbar Decompression – What is It?

Lumbar decompression refers to a group of surgical procedures whose primary goals are to provide pain relief and bone stability in those who have suffered injury or disease involving the lumbar portion of the spine. The lumbar spine consists of five individual vertebra and begins at the last vertebra that is attached to a rib…