Medical Articles

What is Atherosclerosis?

Atherosclerosis is a inflammatory condition of the arterial wall which is characterized by localized lipid rich deposits of atheroma (cholesterol containing leisons) that mostly remain silent until they become large to impair blood flow or until ulceration or erosion of the lesion results in obstruction or embolisation of the affected vessel. Atherosclerosis is a condition…

The Truth About Red Wine and Heart Disease

Red Wine, Heart Disease, Hungry Sharks and Knights in Shining Armor What is so special about wine? What is it that makes it potentially more protective against coronary heart disease, and possibly other diseases, that other forms of alcohol? In recent years, scientists have concluded without doubt that many human diseases such as heart disease,…

Real Vampire Graves in America

In researching my books, I come across all sorts of strange trivia, but even I was taken back by this one. It sees that in New England there are real vampire graves from the great "New England Vampire Panic" of the early 19th century. How is it that this is the first I heard about…

NASA Works On Growing Food In Space!

We've all seen the movies and television shows that portrait space travel as being more than just a few days or weeks living in space, which is a far cry from reality. The media tends to show an exciting future where living in space for very long durations is possible. But, what about food in…

Cat Pneumonia – An Owner’s Guide to Pneumonia in Cats

Pneumonia in cats is a serious condition. It occurs when there is inflammation in the lungs. The condition can quickly become life-threatening as it progresses. As the disease advances, your cat will have more and more trouble breathing. It can effectively be treated if caught early enough. Causes The inflammation in the lungs is a…

Causes of Back Pain After Using A Trampoline

Internet forums are full of questions relating to connection between back pain and trampoline use. There are many different types of injuries that can occur from jumping on a trampoline, from dropped muscles to head trauma. The types of injury below may cause back pain. Pulled Muscle Back pain after trampolining may be caused by…

NSAIDs Can Slow Healing Of Certain Musculoskeletal Injuries

Over-the-counter pain medications have become a regular part of our lives. Few people think twice about popping a pill to tie the pain of a head or strained muscle. Many take medication while recovering from a severe muscle, ligament, tendon or bone injury. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), both over-the-counter and prescribed, are one of the…

Want to Get Rid of Sleep Paralysis? Read This Now

If you do not get rid of sleep paralysis you will suffer in the long run. These episodes leave you tired and emotionally drained and if not corrected will lead to more episodes. This condition normally occurs when a person is under tension and their stress levels are high. Stress and tension can be avoided…