Helping Elderly Parents Stay in Their Homes

Ask any elderly person where they want to live when they cannot care for themselves and the majority will say at home. Staying fit and healthy for as long as possible in order to avoid having to depend on help by others is what all the elderly wish for. However unless there is adequate elderly…

Laparoscopy

A laparoscope is a small telescope-like instrument with a light on one end which is passed through a small incision below the navel. This allows the physician to view and examine the organs in the abdominal cavity.The laparoscopic surgery is a method by which surgery is done by making small incisions on the abdominal wall…

Handling Back Pain

If you’ve ever groaned, “Oh, my aching back!”, you are not alone. Back pain affects 80% of Americans at some time in their lives. It comes in many forms, from lower back pain to neck pain to sciatica. Back pain is not a diagnosis — it’s a symptom of an underlying condition. Back pain can…

Impotence: The Taboo Subject

Impotence , or the inability to manifest or maintain an Erection, is a subject that nobody wants to discuss, especially those affected by Erectile Dysfunction. One's manhood is part of the Ego, and can suffer a dramatic blow when it is first understood that there are problems in the penile department. I am writing this…

Gamma Knife – A Wonder Brain Disease Treatment

What is GK? It is a single treatment modality unit which emits 201 Gamma Ray beams stereotactically and precisely to the brain lesion without harming the surrounding tissues. It was invented by Professor Lars Leksell in 1968 at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, in Sweden. It is a great medical contribution to humanity, and is now…

Five Tricks to Increasing Community Development

Community development encompasses the creation of social and economic progress for an entire neighborhood. It relies on active participation from members of the community, as well as dedicated, driven strategies. Organizing events for bettering the neighborhood and getting people together for volunteer efforts can be daunting, but here are some tips for any community member…

Why Santa Needs Travel Insurance

With the largest toy factory in the world, an army of elves and a red velvet fur-trimmed suit, it appears that Santa has everything he could possibly want for Christmas. However, if Mrs. Claus wanted to get him something really useful then she could not go amiss with a cheap travel insurance policy. Here are…

Swine Flu: Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

Swine Flu: Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment 1Rathore K.S., 1Chauhan Priyanka, 1Sharma Surabhi, 1Rathore Savita, 1Vinod Kanwar, 2Nema R.K., 3Sisodia S.S. 1B.N.Girls College of Pharmacy, Udaipur-Raj.313002 2Rishiraj College of Pharmacy, Indore-Mp 3BN Pg College of Pharmacy, Udaipur [email protected];mobile:+919828325713 Swine flu (swine influenza) is a respiratory disease caused by viruses (influenza viruses known as H1N1) that infect…

Living With Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetes is a serious disease. It is an incurable and complex disease that can cause life-threatening complications if strict lifestyle changes are not made upon diagnosis. There are two forms of diabetes, type 1 and type 2. Each has its own characteristics however both can cause devastation if not treated properly. Type 1 Diabetes is…

Major Complications of Obesity and Their Causes

Obesity leads to various ailments and psychological problems. The muscles of obese persons are weak and flabby. Arthritis is also common in obese persons. The weight bearing joints are under constant stress and strain due to excess weight of the body. Blood vessels of obese persons get constricted due to excess cholesterol, which form plaques…

Walnut Cedar Chests

Chests are pieces of furniture that are both functional and aesthetically pleasing. They could add much needed flair in any room in the house, and could serve as a container for other articles. Chests in bedrooms could contain children's toys, clothes, books and other things. It could hold important family memoirs like letters, papers, pictures…

Tips to Prevent From Heat Rash

Heat rash is a red or pink rash usually found on body areas covered by clothing. It can develop when the sweat ducts become blocked and swell and often leads to discomfort and itching. Heat rash is most common in babies, but may affect adults in hot, humid climates. Heat Rash also can appear as…

Fantastic Race Horses of the United States

Foaled on April 18th, 1990 is retired race horse Cigar. Although he was bred to more than 30 mares, none of them conceived; Thus, Cigar was found to be an infertile stallion. He is a favorite among some racing fans, and is enjoying a well-deserved retirement at the Kentucky Horse Park. He had a decent…