Medical Articles

History of Hip Hop Music

Many point to the origins of hip hop music starting in the Bronx, New York during the 1960s and 1970s. Kool Herc (real name: Clive Campbell) was a Jamaican resident in the Bronx and is accredited with founding this music genre. Considered a pioneer of the style, this Jamaican DJ created a style of reciting…

Latex Allergy Is Not Just A Rubber Allergy

Natural rubber latex (NRL) allergy has emerged over the last decade, it is an allergic sensitivity to the proteins in NRL that often worsens with each exposure, which is a process called allergic sensitization. It may be difficult to recognize that various symptoms can be caused by latex allergy due the nonspecific nature of symptoms…

Vitamins For Hair Loss

Similar to every part of the body, there are several vitamins and minerals you can take to maintain a healthy hair growth. Vitamin A is an antioxidant that promotes the production of healthy sebum found in the scalp. A good supply of this vitamin can be found in fish liver oil, meat, milk, cheese, eggs,…

Are You at Risk For Meningitis?

Yes, you are. Anyone can get meningitis. The highest risk groups, though, include: 1. Travelers (especially out of the country). 2. College students (especially freshmen). 3. Adolescents and pre-teens. Did you know that 10% of people infected with meningitis will die? And some of those who do not die will experience a long-term disability (deafness…

How to Sound Decent When Singing

There's a saying that if you can sing then you were probably born to sing. Now that may be true, but who knows what we were really born to do. I just feel that people who can sing just have a good ear when listening to music. They hear notes in a song differently than…

Understanding Skin Care Creams You Need

When you are looking for products that can help with skin problems, you can find different beauty products on the market these days and one of the type of beauty products visible in the exhibition areas of department stores, pharmacies and grocery stores are the skin care creams . You can find skin creams that…

Male Hair Loss – the Causes of and Treatments For

Male hair loss, also known more once as Androgenic Alopecia, is a very natural and gradual response to a lack of tolerance of some hair follicles to male sex hormones. Male hair loss is a genetically passed trait, and is very common, affecting roughly 2/3 of the male population. An estimated 35 million men in…

Hair Loss Solutions for Young Men

Many men start balding at a young age. This can be very detrimental for ones confidence and self-esteem. That is why it is important to learn about hair loss solutions for young men. This article will go over four different methods to helps prevent further hair fall. Hair Loss Solutions for Young Men – 4…

Brain Diseases – Meningitis Overview

Infections are responsible for the inflammation of the brain. These infections can be parasitic or fungal but bacteria and viral infections are more common. Inflammation will depend of the infected region. Common cases include spinal cord inflammation (myelitis), inflammation of the meninges (meningitis) and inflammation of the brain (encephalitis). When the brain swells, it pushes…