Anti Inflammatory Medicines and Ibuprofen

Anti-inflammatory medicines are so important because the airways in a child or adult with asthma may be inflamed or edematous. Anti-inflammatory medicine also causes the lining of the lungs to produce less mucus. Anti-inflammatory medicines that are swallowed, like in a pill or syrup, are taken when you or your child has serious symptoms and…

What Is Yellow Jaundice, and How Can It Be Cured?

Yellow jaundice is a condition which makes your skin turn slightly yellow. The reason for this pigmentation is intoxication of the blood with bilirubin. Jaundice is an extremely dangerous condition, which should be treated immediately. The good news is that there is a natural way to treat jaundice, which anyone can easily apply in the…

History of Chinese Dwarf Hamsters

Chinese Dwarf Hamsters (or simply Chinese Hamsters) are natives of Southern China and Mongolia. They belong, unlike the other dwarf hamsters, to the genus Cricetulus. Their full scientific name is Cricetulus barabensis griseus. In comparison with the other dwarf hamster species, these animals have bodies that are long and narrow. People who see them for…

The Irish in The Lancashire Cotton Mills

If your Irish ancestors sailed to England in the mid nineteenth century to escape the ravages and aftermath of the famine, there is a strong possibility that they would have arrived at the port of Liverpool. Many of these immigrants stayed in Lancashire and found work in the cotton mills. By 1830, there were nearly…

Daily Routine of a Physiotherapist

Physiotherapy is one of the most variable practices in medicine and as such, the daily routine of the therapist is changed dependent on the patient’s condition. To better understand the typical routine it is important to understand the role of a physiotherapist which can be defined as follows – To administer treatments to patients suffering…

Why Is Thiamin So Important?

What Is Thiamin? Known as Vitamin B1, thiamin was the very first B-Vitamin discovered. As an integral part of the B-complex spectrum of vitamins, thiamin is primarily involved in energy metabolism – turning foods into a useable energy source for the body, known as ATP (adenosine triphosphate). All of the B-vitamins work together to produce…

Did You Know a Sinus Infection Can Be Life Threatening?

Everyone at one time or another has a sinus infection, also known as sinusitis, or knows someone that has a sinus infection. There are two types of sinus infections; acute and chronic. Usually an acute sinusitis is caused by the harmless bacteria that live in most peoples upper respiratory tracts. If you catch a cold…

Nursing Considerations Of Diabetic Nephropathy

Monitor your patient’s blood glucose levels frequently. As her kidney function deteriorates, she may need less insulin or oral hypoglycemic drugs. That’s because one-third of insulin is metabolized and excreted by the kidneys, and as her kidney function deteriorates, insulin is available in the bloodstream for a longer time. Monitor her for signs and symptoms…