Hepatitis Part I – What Causes Hepatitis

Hepatitis is characterized by the destruction of a number of liver cells and the presence of inflammatory cells in the liver tissue caused by excessive alcohol drinking, disorders of the gall bladder or pancreas, including medication side effects, and infections. There are many other infective agents that can cause inflammation of the liver, or hepatitis.…

The Right Cirrhosis Liver Diet – Prolong Your Life

First, let’s discuss what liver cirrhosis is, and then we can talk about a cirrhosis liver diet that can help give your liver a break and prolong your life. Cirrhosis is scarring of the liver caused by long-term inflammation damage. The damage can be caused by a variety of things, but the most common are…

The Nausea of Hangovers – How To Survive

One of the worst parts about a hangover is the nausea. It’s sometimes impossible to take any remedy, even an aspirin, and hold it down until it can start to work. You probably already know some of the things that help you when you’re facing the nausea of a hangover – or nausea for any…

Symptoms Of Food Poisoning

Symptoms of food poisoning vary depending on the specific type of food poisoning, the amount of bad food ingested, age, medical history and other factors. With most bacterial infections symptoms of food poisoning usually develop within 12 and 48 hours. Symptoms vary considerably according to how badly the food was contaminated, but usually include, •…

Gastritis Diet urdu

Gastritis is a common stomach disorder brought on by many causes such as excessive ingestion of pain killers, alcohol, tobacco smoke and poor eating habits. The best way to cure and prevent gastritis is by forming a “gastritis diet” which introduces food items which have acid fighting capabilities while banishing items which increase the condition.…

Most Important Discoveries in Vaccinology Part II

Polysaccharides, Bacterial polysaccharide The way this will open the pre World War II, but the operation the immunological effect of the combination of bacterial polysaccharide with proteins has happened only recently. The 80’s saw the implementation of this technology coma Hib vaccine as a first conjugate being licensed for infants in 1990; A reminder is…

Information About Edema

Edema also known as oedema means swelling of body parts due to fluid retention. It is the accumulation of excessive serous fluids in cells or cavities of the body. It mainly affects lower body parts, mostly foot and ankles. It can slow down the healing process, increase the chances of developing skin infection, affect blood…

What is Bruises and Treatment of Bruises

A bruise is a mark on your skin caused by blood trapped under the surface. It happens when an injury crushes small blood vessels but does not break the skin. Those vessels break open and leak blood under the skin. Most bruises are not a cause for concern and will go away on their own.…

Risk factors of stroke disease: Cigarette smoking

Risk factors for stroke have been classified as ‘non-modifiable’ or ‘modifiable’ (Goldstein et al 2001).  Modifiable risk factors are those factors that can be managed or treated and include high blood pressure, smoking, diabetes, atrial fibrillation and hyperlipidaemia (an inherited blood disorder associated with high serum cholesterol) (Wolf and D’Agostino 1993).  Non-modifiable risk factors include…

Risk Factors for Heart Disease can be Controlled

Many of the risk factors for heart disease are related to lifestyle and environmental factors and are typically labeled uncontrollable (non-modifiable) or controllable (modifiable). These can be conditions, personal traits and lifestyles that contribute to atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), which causes coronary artery disease. The seriousness of this disease can be seen in the…