Developing and Symptoms of Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an acute lung infection caused by a microorganism. The microorganisms that cause pneumonia are multiple and vary greatly with the age of the child. Generally it is difficult to accurately determine the causative agent of a pneumonia, particularly when caused by bacteria. In the newborn, pneumonia is usually caused by microorganisms acquired from…

Breast Cancer: Battleground Stories

A slip of paper with the information below was handed to me by one of the brave women I had the pleasure of knowing during the meeting of a local support group. She said, "Whatever you do, make sure at least one person reads it." "Of all the cancer related deaths, breast cancer is the…

Using Antibiotics to Treat Acute Bronchitis

Around twenty million prescriptions for infections of the respiratory tract are written every year. The common diagnoses include URIs, otitis media, pharyngitis, sinusitis, and acute bronchitis; and take note, this is happening in the US alone. If you try to combine all prescriptions around the world, perhaps it can reach to billions. Studies have shown…

The Fat Burning Power of Food

There are certain foods that burn more fat than the calorie content of the food itself and others that promote the release of fat from cells. The effects of these foods will be slightly different in each individual. As each person has a different metabolic rate the benefit from these fat burning foods will vary.…

Top 10 Risk Factors For Osteoporosis

Are you at risk for developing osteoporosis?  Over 34 billion Americans currently suffer from low bone density that can lead to osteoporosis and potentially deadly bone fractures.  Now more than ever, we want to live long and healthy lives, and prolong our active and vibrant quality of life.  Knowing whether you are at risk for…

Advance Directive Warning

Approx. 1:30 Saturday morning, Dec. 18, 2010 “I think I need help!” Mom is standing outside my bedroom door, gasping for breath and writhing in pain. She says she waited an hour before waking me up. (Backstory: When I arrived last night, Mom told me that she sometimes feels “uncomfortable” at night. Knowing that she’d…

Dynamic Face Wrinkle Treatment With Botulinum Toxin

Face wrinkles are of two major varieties. They are dynamic face wrinkles and the static face wrinkles. In this article we are concerned with the causation and treatment of dynamic face wrinkles. Dynamic face wrinkles occur as a result of excessive muscle activity. The reason the dynamic face wrinkle is labelled thus is because it…

Masaoka Shiki: The Great Haiku Master of Japan

Japanese haiku master, poem reformer Masaoka Shiki wrote around 900 Chinese poems, about 2300 tanka and composed over 25,500 haiku in his diminutive life. He is one of the four great masters of haiku along with Matsuo Basho (1644- 1694), Yosa Buson (1716- 1783) and Kobayashi Issa (1763- 1827). Masaoka Shiki (pseudonym Masaoka Tsunenori) was…

Renters and Landlords – The New Market

More renters will be looking for rental properties across the country and of course in Cleveland Ohio area with the increase of foreclosures. It's inevitable that with supply and demand, rental property will be critiqued by renters and landlords will be critiquing tenants. There is to a sort of happy medium in this equation. Many…

Prevent Digestive System Cancers

Cancer is the growth of abnormal cells. These changes cells grow and they can form into small tumors. The tumors can place pressure on nerves or blood vessels or they can interfere with the function of organs – such as obstruction the intestines. Some cancers grow slowly and it can take years for them to…

Caring for a Loved One With Cancer

In April 2014 my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer. Even though almost everyone in her family has had cancer it was a strange sensation. It was still one of those things that happened to other people. Not to us. At the time she was diagnosed, she and my sister were not on speaking terms…

Determination of Cold and Hot Spot in Stability Chambers

Back in the day, pharmaceutical companies have made a huge leap forward. When storing the drugs in one way or another may be exposed to a variety of factors, affecting the quality and lead to a change of properties. By destroying the main parameters include increased storage temperature, the action of light, moisture content oxygen…

Problems with Our Health Care System

Given the enormous amount of money that is spent on our health care system and the research that has gone into the various diseases we would be excused if we think that there should be able to trust our health care system to deliver quality health care. Sadly, our Western health care system falls well…