Heart Disease And The Fat Content Of Foods

According to the Indian Heart Association, heart disease is the leading cause of death among Indians. Heart disease is occurring at a much younger age with Indians. Men under the age of 50 years account for 50% of heart attacks among the Indian male population. A lack of awareness, genetic predisposition for hypertension, diabetes, sedentary…

Part 2: Different Types of Tuberculosis

The Inaccurate Belief When people hear the word tuberculosis their initial description for it would be: a disease that affects the lungs. This however is not an accurate definition. As there are many different types of tuberculosis just like there are many different types of cancer. Below is a short list of some of the…

Is Human Growth Hormone a Good Thing?

This article says that HGH seems to promise – it should if I was the manufacturer or the big pharma – but if you accept who you are without any functional problems that truly handicap your everyday life then you won’t care about HGH. For me, modern drugs and modern medicine are not 100% safe…

Pneumonia Vaccine Frequency

Pneumonia is a disease where the lungs are inflamed. It affects more than half a million people annually out of which about 50,000 people ultimately die. About 50% of the patients who suffer from pneumonia are senior citizens. Various micro organisms like fungi, virus, bacteria and other harmful parasites may cause pneumonia. However, most of…

Tuberculosis Home Remedies and Information

Tuberculosis is a life-threatening infection caused by a bacterium named Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. It is a highly contagious disease that is transmitted during coughing and sneezing. Tuberculosis (abbreviated as TB for tubercle bacillus) affects mostly the lungs but can affect the kidney, bones, and other organs too. Reductions of weight with or without persistent cough, chest…

Baby Bronchitis

Baby bronchitis is as a result of exposure to pathogens causing the infection. These pathogens include viruses and bacteria. In order to treat baby bronchitis, the exact cause should be known first. This is by doing diagnosis in your nearest baby health center. The tests done at the center will let you and the doctor…

Sneaker-Skates and Safety

You know what is disconcerting? Seeing small children darting about in a store and realizing that while it looks like they are wearing regular shoes, they are skating. They’ll have these shoes on with wheels in the heels. When they start up and scoot around they go very fast, and I can’t tell where they…

Common Sport Injuries

Injuries are a fact of life if you're into competitive sports. Whether you're out cycling through the mountain roads or rushing down the football field, whether you're diving down to great depths or dancing elegantly on a gymnast's horse, the odds of your eventually falling, being hit, or suffering some kind of trauma are significant.…

Fractures of the Plateau of the Tibia

The expansion of the flat upper end of the tibia which makes up the distal half of the knee joint is known as the tibial plateau. The plateau is an essential part of the weight bearing function of the knee joint and if compromised can severely affect the movement, stability and alignment of the knee,…

Adult Stem Cells to Fix Fractures

A new study presented in San Fransisco in the United States of America by Froilan Granero-Molto has revealed that adult stem cells can help improve healing of broken bones and could eventually serve as a new treatment for the ten to twenty percent of fractures that are unsuccessful in healing. The lack of fracture fix…

Cerebral Palsy Symptoms and Conditions

Cerebral palsy symptoms vary from case to case. This condition is caused by damage to the brain that manages motor control. It can occur during pregnancy, childbirth or after the child is born. If if shows up after the child is born, it will happen no later than 3 years old. This is a permanent…

Sleeping Paralysis

Sleeping paralysis can be defined as terrors in the night. It is a state in which a person wakes up and finds himself, not capable of moving or speaking. Sleeping paralysis is also connected to other sleep phenomenon as dreams, nightmare and night terror. It can also be known as isolated sleep paralysis, familial sleep…

Issues Raised by the Surgical Treatment for Inguinal Hernia

Inguinal hernia is a common type of hernia that occurs in the region of the groin. The disorder usually generates mild, unspecific symptoms, which can be misleading in establishing the correct diagnosis. Most people with inguinal hernia may actually have no symptoms at all, thus rendering the process of diagnosing the disorder even more difficult.…