The Widowmaker Heart Attack – All There Is to Know

First of all, the widowmaker heart attack is nothing more than a nickname that is used to call a stenotic left coronary artery or a proximal left anterior descending coronary artery. It is a very serious condition. If the artery gets occluded completely and all at once then you’ll be having a massive heart condition…

When to Plant Rose Bushes

If you want your roses to do well and last for many years knowing when to plant rose bushes will give them a good head start. Proper care is definitely essential but you need to know when it is the best time to plant rose bushes. The very first months of a rose plants life…

What Are The Types Of Lung Infections?

There are several very common types of lung infections that you probably know about. There are also some not-so-common lung infections whose names probably sound familiar, but they’re no longer prevalent in most developed countries. You may not know as much about these. We’ll cover them, nonetheless, in this article. There are two types of…

Treat Pleurisy With Effective Home Remedies

Pleurisy is provoked by the inflammation of the pleura membrane. This membrane has the role to line the interior part of the chest and to protect the lungs. When this membrane is inflamed the pleura layers rub one against the other causing discomfort and severe pain while breathing. Shallow and rapid breathing, shortness of breathing,…

Knock Out Your Cold in 24 Hours or Less

With the impending cold and flu season on the horizon, many of us will experience that all too familiar tingle in the back of our throat; whether or not you choose to do something about it though, is entirely up to you. Some of you may find yourself seeking relief through the use of over-the-counter…

Kneecap Dislocation – A Common Cause of Knee Pain

There are many causes of knee pain, from strains and sprains to tears to broken bones. Another common cause of knee pain is having an unstable kneecap. This can lead to kneecap dislocation, which occurs when the kneecap does not properly align with the groove known as the trochlea. This groove is what the kneecap…

Plates and Fractures

The various bones and fracture positions dictate the different types of plate available. The DCP or dynamic compression plate and the screw holes allow compression of the fracture site to be applied as the screws are tightened up in the angled screw holes. Small plates are used to fix the lateral malleolus of the ankle…

Diagnosis and Treatment of Shoulder Fractures

Shoulder Fractures – Diagnosis and Treatment When an injury occurs that causes the shoulder bone to crack or partially crack, this condition is known as a shoulder fracture. The fracture typically involves the collarbone or clavicle, or the area that lies just below the ball of the upper arm bone, known as the humerus. The…

How is Cerebral Palsy Diagnosed?

The First Diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy The term diagnosis comes from two greek words: dia, meaning across and gnosis, meaning to know. Greeks defined the word as understanding or learning what is happening across a subject or object. More easily defined, diagnosis means to detect, learn or identify the nature of a problem. When a…