STD’s, Cardiomyopathy and Wilt Chamberlain

He was the greatest basketball player and possibly the greatest athlete who ever lived. The 63-year-old Wilt Chamberlain was reported to have died of a heart attack, but that tells you nothing. You are supposed to ask why the world’s greatest athlete would die of a heart attack? He was born in 1936, in Philadelphia.…

Top Four Facts Patients Should Know About Cortef

Here some great facts about Cortef: 1. Purpose – When your body does not make enough cortisol, conditions may arise that may make taking hydrocortisone, a corticosteroid, necessary. Cortef is a well-known brand name medication of hydrocortisone on the market today. This medication is used to relieve inflammation and treat various medical conditions such as…

What Are the Symptoms of Skin Cancer?

The symptoms of skin cancer are the easiest symptoms to detect. This is because cancer of the skin usually manifests itself in abnormal skin growths that are in plain sight. Although these may sometimes look like a simple sore or a pimple, when it fails to heal over time, this can immediately alert the patient…

Leiomyosarcoma – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

A leiomyosarcoma, also known as spindle cell sarcoma, is a cancerous tumor of the smooth muscle or fibrous tissue and can occur anywhere in the body. The term “spindle cell” is based upon the elongated spindle shaped appearance of the cells, along with cigar shaped nuclei. These types of tumors, depending upon the location, are…

Longinus’ Literary Sublimity in O. Henry’s "The Last Leaf"

In the short story, O. Henry used various literary devices such as personification:“Mr. Pneumonia was not what you would call a chivalric old gentleman.”1, and simile: “… said Johnsy, closing her eyes, and lying white and still as a fallen statue.“1 What’s remarkable in O. Henry’s writing style is his ability of making the ivy ‘leaf’…

Preventing Cold Sores, Fever Blisters and Oral Herpes

Preventing cold sores (fever blisters, oral herpes) can be achieved quite simply with a daily regimen of top-quality nutritional supplements. For many folks, nothing more is needed . Yes, I know this sounds unbelievable. You may be wondering why so many people suffer from these outbreaks when preventing cold sores can be done with such…

Bronchitis and Your Lungs

Your lungs are the body parts that regulate the supply of oxygen you need for survival. It is in the lungs that the oxygen from the air you inhale is transferred to your blood for circulation throughout your body. At the same time, your blood releases carbon dioxide, a waste product, which you exhale. The…

Spinal Fusion Surgery – Destination India

The advanced medical treatments available in India have made it a popular destination for medical tours. People, who can not afford the cost of spine surgeries in the West, or patients from underdeveloped countries where advanced medical facilities are not available, head for the super specialty hospitals in India to avail the cost effective and…

Is Dr Oz Right About Inversion Tables?

What is an Inversion Table? Inversion tables are devices which allow the user to attach his or her feet to the base, tilt backward, and hang upside down. Most inversion tables allow you to adjust the angle of inversion thus you can hang anywhere from a 45 degree angle to being completely perpendicular to the…