All About Cerebral Palsy

What is CEREBRAL PALSY (CP)? Cerebral Palsy is a term describing a condition where a trauma caused to the brain adversely affects the motor skills of a child. CEREBRAL refers to the BRAIN; and PALSY is “Lack of required muscle control”. Putting it together it is “Lack of muscle coordination caused by trauma to the…

How-to Succeed Against All Odds

Last year, I won my division at an AAU sanctioned Powerlifting meet (squat, bench press and deadlift). Not bad, considering I have a rare muscle disorder called Periodic   Paralysis . I’m not anything special, but I do know a secret that you can use today to start succeeding against all odds in your own life. It…

Defective Medical Devices Lurk in Waiting

Across America, hundreds of people were having hernia surgery and being implanted with a hernia patch. Sounds fairly straightforward, but apparently something went terribly wrong with the Kugel mesh hernia patches. They had a nasty habit of rolling up and wrinkling after being inserted. The problems with the Kugel mesh hernia patches didn’t start to…

How Diesel Fuel Injectors Work

The diesel market continues to grow from year to year as the need for reliable light-duty and heavy-duty vehicles increases mostly in secondary and third world countries. As infrastructure improves across the world so does the need for dependable work trucks. J.D. Power and Associates predicts that diesel sales will more than triple in the…

Monkshood or Aconite – Beware the Blue Plant

Aconitum napellus (Ranunculaceae) Description A majestic plant sporting unforgettable blue} blossoms bloom in mid summer season. This stately garden perennial achieves a height of 60 cms (2 ft) with unique deeply green firm leaves placed horizontally and deeply separated.One of several garden cultivars really worth developing with regard to herb garden beautification is ‘Bressingham Spire’;reaching…

How to Cure a Cold Sore

How to cure a cold sore? What is the best way to cure a cold sore? Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1, and they’re contagious. A cold sore is called herpes labialis, generally affects the mouth on the lips and face and once you are infected with it, the virus…

Shampoo for Itchy Scalp and Hair Loss

There are many things that can cause your scalp to itch, problems can range from the hair products you use, to dry scalp to something more serious like DHT. One good thing, is that hair loss is not permanent if treated correctly, another term for this is called scalp dysesthesia. Now lets talk about some…

Cleaning the Ears

When it comes to the attention people give to their ears, it can be seen how there is a lack of proper care with 12 million Americans not getting treatment out of the 16 million who are suffering from hearing loss. Here’s a rundown on some of the most common ear problems. Because of ear…

Communication in Healthcare Between Doctor and Patient

Doctor/patient communication in healthcare is the exchange of information between the two parties for evaluating a patient’s health, diagnosing a health condition(s) and treating a health condition(s). The communication is bidirectional in that information is exchanged from doctor to patient and from patient to doctor. The communication can be direct or indirect, depending upon the…

Who is Willie Lynch?

I have given my students an assignment about who Willie Lynch is and what he had done to the society to gain popularity. And I thought to make a research myself. William (Willie) Lynch, a British slave owner in the West Indies, and came to United States to advise American slave owners how to keep…

Death Metal Guitar Lessons

Death metal, as a genre of music evolved in the 80’s from thrash metal and quickly gained popularity. This genre of music is characterized by deep, dark vocals and predominant guitar work. The guitar parts are not plain lead tunes like in rock or jazz. Instead these are a combination of powerful notes enhanced further…

Assistive Technology For People With Disabilities

The only thing “disabling” about living with a disability is the inconvenience presented by things designed to suit the needs of most people. If you are in a wheelchair, a long flight of stairs presents a challenge. By removing barriers to access-for example by building wheelchair ramps-it’s possible to minimize the inconvenience for people with…