Complete Information on Cogan’s Syndrome

Cogan’s syndrome is an uncommon, rheumatic disease characterized by inflammation of the ears and eyes. Cogan’s syndrome causes symptoms that are related to those of syphilic keratitis although there is no evidence of pox transmission in Cogan’s syndrome. Cogan’s syndrome primarily targets children and inexperienced adults in their 20’s and 30’s. Cogan’s syndrome often occurs…

Knowing Heart Attack Signs Can Save Your Life

Chest pain is the most common heart attack sign but it is important to understand that there are different kinds of chest pain. Many people with coronary artery disease suffer from angina pectoris which is chest pain or discomfort when the heart is not receiving enough blood. It normally occurs when the heart is working…

Cellulitis Lymphedema Patients

People suffering from lymphedema may experience cellulitis at some point in their lives and many would say that it is the worst nightmare that any lymphedema patient can face. Numerous causes could prompt an attack of cellulitis, ranging from a small cut or bruise to an insect bite or sunburn. The treatment may involve a…

Surgery For Aortic Stenosis

Such is the case for patients diagnosed with aortic stenosis, a life-threatening disease in which a heart valve narrows due to calcification, wear or infection. Ultimately, aortic valve stenosis can lead to thickening of the cardiac muscle and heart failure. To treat aortic stenosis, highly skilled cardiothoracic surgeons perform open heart surgery in which the…

Stroked Out! Understanding the Pathology of Acute Stroke

A cerebrovascular accident, or stroke, occurs when blood flow stops reaching brain tissue. There are several different causes for the cessation in blood flow. The different causes determine how much brain is involved in the stroke. If the entire brain is involved it is referred to as a "global" stroke; if a specific region of…

How to Avoid Heart Attacks

Heart attack, which is also known as myocardial infarction, is a major cause of worldwide deaths. Heart disease occurs when the arteries that supply oxygenated blood to the heart get blocked due to some stupid clot formation. This blood flow interruption can lead to the damage of the heart muscle and ultimately result in tissue…

No More Dentures! Your Dentist Can Help You Grow New Teeth

Have you lost your teeth in an accident? Don’t worry! You can grow them again using ultrasound technology. It may take a hundred days approximately, but imagine new natural teeth growing in there instead of using artificial teeth or dentures! Your dentist may soon start using the same ultrasound technology that was used by orthopedics…

The Causes Of Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer, is the growth of malignant cells or cancer cells in the breast. Breast cancer is the most common cancer occurring for women today. There are rare issues occurring for men of having a breast cancer. Now, breast tumor is not as mush as life threatening but there is such a high risk that…

Morel’s Along the Trail

A great aspect of a good hike, is that you never know what is around the next corner. Early to mid Spring, brings a bunch of budding trees and new growth all over the forest floor. As the suns rays warm the soil all around, wildflowers and wonderful mushrooms begin to pop their heads up.…

Pancreatic Tumors – Know the Facts

Before you learn about pancreatic tumors, you must understand a little about the pancreas itself. It is an organ that exists and functions in the endocrine and digestive systems. One way of describing the pancreas is that it is exocrine. This means that it operates as part of the digestive system and secretes digestive enzymes.…

Childhood Pneumonia

Pneumonia is the infection of the either one lung or both. When both the lungs get infected it is known as double pneumonia. When the pneumonia is mild enough that the visit to the doctor can be avoided and the child can carry out daily activities normally, it is known as walking pneumonia. The lungs…