Courses Included In Computer Science Programs

A degree in computer science can be earned from most colleges, universities, and community colleges. Some students even opt to complete a degree in an online format. The following is a list of some courses in which individuals can expect to participate when in a computer science program. While this is not a complete list…

The Dangers of Bleeding Ulcer

More and more people are suffering from digestive disorders these days. Due to poor diets, unhealthy lifestyles and the abuse of caffeine, cigarettes and alcohol, most people develop different forms of ulcer. There are multiple types of ulcer and some of them are considered to be life-threatening. Even milder forms of ulcer may endanger a…

Can Peanuts Cause Acid Reflux Problems?

It is quite possible for someone suffering from acid reflux to do all of the right things only to find their symptoms are not getting any better, or that they may even be getting worse. This usually means that there is something else going on, and that someone has to look deeper into their diet…

Can Peanuts Cause Acid Reflux Problems?

It is quite possible for someone suffering from acid reflux to do all of the right things only to find their symptoms are not getting any better, or that they may even be getting worse. This usually means that there is something else going on, and that someone has to look deeper into their diet…

Gastrointestinal Side Effects Of SSRI Drugs Used For Treatment Of Depression And Anxiety Disorders

The term ‘SSRI’ is abbreviation for ‘selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor’. It is a family of drugs used for the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders. They are safer than most other anti-depressants because they act selectively on the brain’s ability to use serotonin, which is the principal neurotransmitter affecting a person’s mood. SSRIs do not…

How to Get Rid of Swollen Ankles

What Causes Swollen Ankles? Swelling around the ankles and feet can be caused by a number of factors. Some of the most common causes, among others, are: • Injury • Poor circulation • Pregnancy • Walking and standing for long periods • Certain medications • Premenstrual syndrome • Rheumatoid Arthritis • Swelling of the lymph…

The Dangers of Diabetic Drugs

Diabetes Drugs Associated with Heart Disease One common debate is whether diabetes medications increase the risk of heart disease. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires oral diabetes medicines to carry a warning regarding increased risk of heart attack. Several studies have associated a diabetes drug, Rosiglitazone, with cardiovascular mortality and morbidity. Rosiglitazone belongs to…

Getting to Know Heart Attack Symptoms

As everyone grows older, it is crucial for one to be aware of the symptoms for mild heart attack. Heart attack is common in both men and women, but men are prone to getting one. Heart attack is very common in our society these days which is probably due to the lifestyle that we have…

The Prevention of Ischemic Heart Disease

Ischemic heart disease occurs when there is a partial blockage of blood flow to the heart. When the heart does not get enough blood it has to work harder and it becomes starved for oxygen. If the blood flow is completely blocked then a myocardial infarction (heart attack) occurs. As we age we naturally have…

Fertilizing Bonsai

Basics of Fertilizing Your Bonsai When to Fertilize For just about all varieties of tree (excluding some tropical varieties), feeding should take place from early spring right through until the beginning of Autumn (fall) and can be done fortnightly. When Autumn arrives, at this point your tree should have enough energy stored and will start…

Brain Matters

Ever wondered why wearing helmet is a legal requirement for motorcycle riders? Why is it when the rain starts pouring, the first thing we cover is our head and not our feet? Why are head gears necessary for boxing, baseball, taekwondo, American Football, and all extreme sports? Why is it in times of accidents and…