What Exactly is Passing of Kidney Stones?

For a patient who is suffering from kidney stone, there is a treatment for passing of kidney stone. The constituents, location and the dimention of the kidney stones affects the spontaneous passage of stones. Kidney stones that are less than 4 mm in diameter and lie in the lower ureter region, have a 90% change…

Alcohol Caused This!

Alcohol caused this! Here’s just some of the alcohol related violence and injuries I have seen so far this year in the emergency department: * 24 Year old guy with ruptured spleen and broken back when he fell off a balcony * 15 year old girl who downed 3/4 bottle of vodka – intubated /…

COLD WARS: Don’t Let The Common Cold Take You Prisoner

Elliot Dick and Jack Gwaltney are old soldiers in the cold wars. For more than 30 years, the pair of American researchers has subjected hundreds of volunteers to colds to find out how the viruses do their dirty work. Indeed, it was Dick who, decades ago, helped invent “killer Kleenex” – tissues impregnated with chemicals…

How to Protect Your Children From Lead Poisoning

Parents should be concerned about protecting their children from exposure to lead. “The reason for concern is there is no good level of lead in the body,” says Robert J. Geller, medical director of Georgia’s Poison Center. Children’s Toys and Lead Paint Most often, the lead danger present in toys comes from their paint. Ironically,…

Tools Used in Ancient Rome

For twelve centuries, the Roman Empire stood as the greatest civilizations in history. Spanning from Rome, Italy across Europe and parts of Asia Minor, the Roman Empire saw both glory and suffering. Great wars were fought in the name of Rome and entire civilizations were conquered to ensure the glory of Rome stood unquestioned. However,…

Target Specific Heart Health Risks

Heart Protection Nutritional Supplement Guide: Following a heart-healthy diet can do a lot to reduce risk, but for many people, it's not enough. Heart-protecting drugs usually come with troublesome side effects, such as fatigue and the possibility of liver disease. For some risk factors, like homocysteine ​​and low-density lipoprotein prescriptive drugs are not available. HEART…

How to Shot Put

Recently, John Smith, one of the premier shot put coaches in the world, asked the question, “What is the most important key to throwing the shot far?” Many coaches thought they knew the answer, but everybody failed to realize the simplest and most important aspect of good shot putting is to “KEEP THE BALL MOVING!”…

General Information About Ulcer

Peptic ulcer is a very common disease across the world affecting a lot of people. Modern scientists have started to make serious brake troughs in understanding and fighting this disease. because of this we now have the ability to use numerous treatments against ulcer, treating it and even curing it. It is a well known…

A Little Known Fact To Cardiac Asthma

Nowadays, this medical term is not so famous any. Cardiac asthma is very less used these days. People in earlier times mistook this disease and its relevance with pulmonary edema or fluid in the lungs and only in the later years it became clear that a cardiac asthma can occur even without having that fluid…

Diabetes Statistics – Reliable Numbers

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is an umbrella organization of over 200 national diabetes associations in over 160 countries. Beside promoting diabetes care and prevention, the IDF tracks statistics on diabetes and diabetics on a worldwide basis. The Federation publishes the Diabetes Atlas , a collection of statistics and comments on diabetes which is issued…

How To Eliminate Fear of the Lacrosse Ball

Fear of the lacrosse ball is a common trait that every goalie goes through. I don’t care what experienced goalies say. They may have forgotten the times they had fear of the ball if they haven’t experienced it in a while. Or they are just trying to act tough. It doesn’t matter. We all go…

February is Heart Month

February is Heart Month According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular diseases, including stroke, are our nation’s No. 1 killer. To urge Americans to join the battle against these diseases, since 1963 Congress has required the president to proclaim February “American Heart Month.”  As it is heart month it is important that we all understand…

Natural Ways To Treat Baby’s Eczema

Eczema is a common skin condition in babies usually developing around two and six months. The condition can, however appear at any other given age and it is characterized by dry, itchy red patches that can be very uncomfortable for the baby. A baby should naturally have silky smooth skin that is healthy, but a…