Medicine in the Victorian Age

The beginning of the Victorian age was characterized by steady population growth with a new look on medicine and a fresh approach to science. During the Victorian age, physicians used the new science of optics in the form of microscopes to confirm the existence of bacteria, the main cause of many deadly illnesses. Numerous educated…

Vitamin E and Vitamin C Reverse Emphysema

As most cases of emphysema, and other similar conditions are caused by smoking, the first step for emphysema treatment, if you are a smoker, is to quit smoking. But recent research has shown that supplements can also help. Antioxidants are proven to support lung health, therefore, supplemental antioxidants are coming on the stage of emphysema…

Facts about Gynecologists

Of the many branches of medicine, gynecology is one of the most known. Gynecologists are known as the main people who help out women when they have problems with their reproductive health. More than that, though, gynecologists are doctors who care about women’s overall health. The main job of a gynecologist is to know exactly…

The Importance Of Research- Why We Do Research

We must first understand what research is.  It is another word for gathering of information.  The more information we have the closer we get of making our own decision.  Research is the result of advancing knowledge created in the past.  There are people from all walks of life that contribute to gathered information.  These are…

Top 10 Best OTC (Over-the-Counter) Allergy Medicines

Most people who are looking for allergy treatments are suffering from hay fever, which doctors call allergic rhinitis. Your nose itches and runs; you sneeze. Your nose may get congested. For some people, the itchiness is the worst. The congestion bothers others more than anything else. Your eyes may run and itch along with your…

Understanding Skene's Duct Cysts In Women

Understanding an illness is the first step towards conquering it. A woman needs to know the symptoms, effects, and treatment of an illness she’s afflicted with. Cysts in the reproductive system of women are one of the rare illnesses of which they should be aware. Gynecologic cysts are cysts that grow in any part of…

Is C. diff Contagious: What Everyone Should Know

“C. diff” is an increasingly antibiotic resistant strain of bacteria that is causing concern in both hospitals and around communities. It’s gaining attention as even more problematic than the very dangerous strain of MRSA bacteria.  C. diff causes infections in the colon or large intestine called C. diff colitis.  The colon or the large intestine…

How Antibiotics Weaken The Immune System

Antibiotics are defined as any chemotherapeutic substance designed to kill or hinder the growth of microscopic organisms. Doctors are taught to prescribe antibiotics when they suspect that a particular condition is being caused by a bacterial pathogen. Unfortunately, many doctors also prescribe antibiotics for conditions that caused by known viral pathogens, such the cold or…

What Are The Schizophrenia Symptoms?

While the cause of schizophrenia is not clear the fact that it is linked to the brain is. It is a physical disorder and not a psychiatric disorder. It has an affect on the personality and the mind of the person that is affected by it. Treatment is aimed at the management of symptoms and…

ROLE OF REMEDIAL TEACHING

Role of Remedial Teaching In order to improve mathematics, effective remedial teaching is a must. Let us discuss. Remedial teaching is not re-teaching. Any remedy however costly or sophisticated is useless unless it cures the disease. A remedial teacher should have a mentality of a sympathetic doctor who has love and care for his/her patients…

Alopecia

Alopecia areata (AA) is a condition affecting humans, in which hair is lost from areas of the body, usually from the scalp. Because it causes bald spots on the scalp, especially in the first stages, it is sometimes called spot baldness. In 1%–2% of cases, the condition can spread to the entire scalp (Alopecia totalis)…

Deafness and Tinnitus A Single Side

Unilateral hearing loss or unilateral deafness is a unique type of hearing impairment, where there is normal hearing in one ear and deaf in the ear of another. Single sided deafness is usually a permanent condition. There are several causes of deafness and these include single-sided sudden deafness, measles, mumps, trauma, hereditary disorders and tinnitus.…