A Cure for Mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma Mesothelioma is a most lethal cancer. It has unusual characteristics. The more I look at it the more I am convinced it does not behave like a true solid tissue cancer. o Serosal membranes very rarely become malignant except with Mesothelioma. o It is not asbestos fiber dose dependent. o It is not cigarette…

Chest Infection Symptoms

Just last week, the Swine flu infection statistics A (H1N1) virus have increased remarkably. The Laboratories have confirmed the worldwide cases to the World Heath Organisation (WHO-193 member states) have increased from 19,273 to 36,038 as of the 6-17-2009. Worst cases confirmed as follows: o USA 17855 o Mexico 6241 o Canada 2978 o Australia…

What You Need to Know About Childhood Bronchitis

Bronchitis is a respiratory disorder or infection in the upper respiratory tract which commonly occurs in adults as their airways become inflamed and blocked with sputum. Bronchitis can be very mild and it can also be very severe. I am yet to see one that feels comfortable at all with the disease because it really…

Knee Pain and Skiing

Be sure to notify your orthopedic specialist if you have knee pain accompanied with swelling, cannot fully extend of flex your knee, notice a deformity, have a fever, or if the knee “gives out”. Knee Injuries from Skiing Because of the mechanics of the sport, knee injuries are quite common for skiers. These injuries can…

Arizona Child Seat Belt Law May Get A Boost

By most standards, Arizona child seat belt law is lagging. In all but three states, five-year-olds are required to ride in a car seat. Currently, under Arizona seat belt law, there are no regulations guiding seat belt use for children five-years-old and up. All children four-years-old and younger are required to have either a car,…

Cerebral Palsy and Developing the Right Attitude

Cerebral Palsy and developing the right attitude can make the difference between some measure of independence and having to depend on caregivers for a lifetime. For parents, constantly doing everything for a special needs child does him/her no favors; likewise, constantly expecting people to bail you out, if you have a disability, is only going to…

Owner’s Guide to Iguana Paralysis

Paralysis in iguanas is a very serious condition. While some iguanas may be paralyzed permanently, sometimes the condition is reversible. So, what exactly causes iguana paralysis? Causes Your iguana can become paralyzed for various reasons. The most common cause of this condition is metabolic bone disease. It can also occur if you keep your iguana…

Hiatal Hernia Surgery

Imagine passing a scan test at a hospital for chest pains or heartburn symptoms and your doctor accidentally discovers you have a hiatal hernia condition. You may be wondering if you will need to undergo surgery. Well first let me reassure you that the vast majority of this type of conditions are not considered to…

The Problem of Osteoporosis and Pilates

I. The Problem of Osteoporosis An osteoporosis web site opens with this question, “Did you know that a woman’s risk of osteo-related fracture is greater than her risk of cervical, uterine, and breast cancer combined?” Then why do people laugh when I tell them that I’m scheduled for a baseline DEXA Scan next week at…

Mercedes Benz C230: Ready to Play the Game

The game begins. Well, that is for the sports sedans of the automobile industry. And Mercedes Benz decided to enter the competition with its Mercedes Benz C230. Taking a look at this new vehicle, one could simply think that no this vehicle surely is able to take charge of the whole game. It come standard…

Nerve Pain and Nerve Disorders Can Be Treated

Nerve pain, known as neuropathic pain in medical terms, is different from so-called ‘normal’ pain. It’s often resistant to the usual pain relievers but treatments are available. Read on for key information about nerve pain treatment. “Normal” pain is called ‘nociceptive pain’. It’s important to know the difference between nociceptive and neuropathic pain to understand…

Dealing With a Pinched Sciatic Nerve

The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body, measuring 3/4 of an inch in diameter, and extending from the base of the spine all the way down each leg to the foot. Due to its size, a pinched sciatic nerve can be extremely painful. A pinched sciatic nerve generally refers to a compression…