Diodia Scandens – Emerging Antifungal Agent

Introduction Since the time immemorial, our ancestors in Africa have been engaged in the use of plants and their different parts for treatment of various ailments, as well as for as for harmful purposes- such as poisons. Generally, plants have been in use throughout the world in folk medicine and as local cures for common…

If You Have Surgery for a Torn Meniscus: What to Expect

What procedure will be performed? It is likely that you will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery, in which the surgeon shaves or cuts away flaps or tears on the meniscus, and may suture parts of meniscus back together. You will be under general anesthetic. The surgeon makes three very tiny incisions, and uses a “scope” or…

Epstein Barr Virus – How Long Does It Last?

A common question many doctors hear is “How long does Epstein Barr virus last?”. Typically symptoms of Epstein Barr virus last from 1 – 4 weeks. Studies amongst university populations have estimated that 20% of EBV patients return to work within one week, 50% within 2 weeks of becoming ill. In some cases, Epstein Barr…

Genetic Defects in Babies in India

Globally almost 8 million children are born with genetic disorders and 90% of them are born in low and mid-income countries, and my country, India is one of them. Genetic disorders are relatively very high in India, it occurs with a prevalence of 50-60 per 1000 births. Genetic defects are the second most cause of…

Weird Belly Fat Tip – Acai Berry Exposed

There are a lot of strange and weird tips regarding weight loss that are out there. They somehow victimize people into the belief that there is a very easy and fast way to lose weight. According to various sources around, the latest weight losing craze has been centered on the Acai berries! However, one must…

Things You Should Know About Sinus Infection Symptoms

Sinus infection or sinusitis is an inflammation that occurs in the sinus because allergies or infection viruses, bacteria and fungi. Cavity around the nose, there are four sinus is sinus maksilaris (located in the cheek), sinus etmoidalis (both eyes), sinus frontalis (located in the forehead) and sinus sfenoidalis (located behind the forehead). Sinusitis may occur…

Why Stress Balls Can Help Battle Stress And Relieve Tension

Physical Stress – this occurs when the body starts to suffer as a result of a stressful situation. Symptoms can come in a variety of ways and vary in its seriousness. The most common physical symptom is headaches. Stress causes people to unconsciously tense their neck, forehead and shoulder muscles. However long-term stress can lead…

Driving Fear Program Review – Pros and Cons

The Driving Fear Program by Rich Presta is becoming increasingly popular as more experts recommend it and more people provide enthusiastic testimonials about how it changed their life for the better. And indeed, having read this program, I can say that it does provide value for people who suffer from driving phobia. However, this doesn’t…