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…

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…

Put Your Best Face Forward

We live in an era where almost everything is described in terms of “super”, or “extreme”. There are television shows showing the most wild and wacky sports. Fast food restaurants encourage us to forget to count calories and super size our meal choices. There is no such thing as a normal sale, it’s got to…

GERD and Menopause

Hot flashes, cold rushes, bouts of rapid heartbeat, irritability, mood swings, crashing fatigue, depression and a host of other changes ? welcome to menopause when for a while you seem to feel that life as you knew it is coming to a ?pause?. Add to this the gastrointestinal distress, indigestion, flatulence, bloating and nausea associated…

Amazing Car With Set of Features

Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) is counted as one of the leading automobile manufacture companies in India. It is a subsidiary of Suzuki Japan. Till today, 13 models have been launched with over 150 variants. The first model of Maruti was introduced in 1983 named as Maruti 800. A-Star, Baleno, EECO, Grand Vitara, Omni, Ritz, Swift,…

Watch That Sore Throat

For people on the go, it pays to know that sudden changes in weather conditions and body temperature can lead to illnesses like  sore   throat .  Sore   throat  is defined as a disease that leaves the tissues  sore , affecting the area around the tonsils. It is caused by viruses, bacteria or irritation. The illness, also known…

Do You Have a Tonsil Stone?

Tonsil stone is a little white ball of calcareous matter that can be found in the back of your throat. It is caused by the accumulation of bacteria that produce sulfur and other debris that form in the tonsils. This debris usually consists of mucous from post nasal drip and collects small pockets called tonsil…

Diabetes in Senior Citizens

Your body obtains glucose from the food you take in, the liver and muscles also supply your body with glucose. Blood transports the glucose to cells throughout the body. Insulin, a chemical hormone, helps the body’s cells to take in the glucose. Insulin is made by the beta cells of the pancreas and then released…