Juvenile Arthritis

Arthritis is a condition that is usually associated with older people. However, there is a type of arthritis that affects many children around the world and that type of arthritis is commonly known as ‘Juvenile Arthritis’. So why exactly do children suffer from such a painful, restricting condition and how does it affect them in…

Do’s and Don’t’s for Post Heart Attack

Week 1 (after Discharge from hospital) – ยท One needs to stay indoors and not indulge in too many activities that may require vigour and energy. Stairs could be avoided and if necessary, be climbed with plenty of breaks but not more than two floors should be mounted. At any point of time, if symptoms…

What Really Causes AIDS?

Over 35 diseases have now been renamed AIDS diseases, all supposedly caused by one single (inactive) virus. What has been considered normal pneumonia until 10-15 years ago, if linked with HIV, it is now an AIDS disease. The same applies to Candida infection, tuberculosis, Kaposi’s sarcoma, and cervical cancer. If an African suffers from ‘slim…

Embracing New Business Ideas For Business Growth

In order for your business to succeed there is need to come up with sound business management practices especially when it comes to implementing new business ideas. Many business owners have been known to squash on new business ideas even before they have been assessed. They claim their argument on the fact that the ideas…

What Is A Bone Tumor?

Your bones are important to your body. You can move because of them. Your organs are protected because the bones surround them. The bones, however, sometimes develop some problems. In some cases, there are tissues that grow inside the bones that can cause problems. This abnormal growth is known as a bone tumor. Bone tumor…

Glaxo and Pfizer Will Provide Pneumonia Vaccines

Starting now, and for the next 10 years, developing countries will start receiving pneumonia vaccines from GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer Inc. GAVI Alliance, the public-private partnership based in Geneva, recently announced this new commitment. The program GAVI established to treat pneumococcal disease initially received $1.5 billion in funding, which came from the Italian, U.K., Canadian, Russian,…

Natural Remedy for Bronchitis

Bronchitis is a condition defined as the inflammation of the bronchi which results in persistent cough that produces considerable quantities of sputum. A respiratory infection such as a cold is the initial stage of the development of bronchitis. Bronchitis usually disappears within a few days without lasting effects in most people, however the coughs due…

Rheumatism and Arthritis – What’s the Difference?

Rheumatism and arthritis are two bone and muscle diseases that people refer to almost interchangeably. Generally speaking, most people do not really see the difference. After all, both diseases manifest the same symptoms of recurring pain in joints and muscles. While both conditions can sometimes be unbearably painful and afflict older men and women, they…

COPD Progression

COPD is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. COPD refers to a group of diseases that include chronic   bronchitis , emphysema and asthmatic  bronchitis . COPD is a lung disease, mainly caused by smoking. COPD progresses gradually and worsens over time. The rate of progression and severity of symptoms may differ from one individual to another. COPD cannot be…

Five Common Flexible Printed Circuit Design Errors

Flexible Printed Circuitry (FPC) offers a tremendous opportunity for the packaging engineer and electronic designer. These versatile electronic wiring systems can be shaped, bent, twisted and folded into endless dimensional configurations…limited only by an engineer’s origami creativity. In this regard they offer significant design advantages over a two dimensional and inflexible rigid printed circuit board…

High-Dose Vitamin D and the Decreased Incidence of Chronic Disease

It is well known that vitamin D deficiency is associated with osteoporosis, bone fracture, increased falls, muscle weakness, increased risk of certain cancers (particularly breast and colon, and possibly prostate), autoimmune diseases, obesity, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes, schizophrenia, depression, asthma, lung dysfunction, influenza, kidney disease, high blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease. Even complications…