Natural Medicine Gives Hope for Women With PCOS

In today’s world, many women know what PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) is, and this is due to the increasing prevalence of this condition around the world. While PCOS carry such a name due to the fact that there are many small cysts found in ovaries of women with this condition, there are also certain other…

Fermentable Fiber For Functional Foods

The title’s abuse of alliteration is meant to draw attention to an often ignored and misunderstood nutrient category with growing scientific evidence for significant health benefits. Fiber! Most consumers associate fiber with bowel regularity, an important function of normal body physiology. We all know it’s healthy to be regular but there are more subtle and…

Have You Been Injured by Lead Paint?

Lead poisoning is an extremely serious issue that can have truly catastrophic consequences for families with young children. In the majority of cases of lead poisoning, children were afflicted with the condition because they ate something that had lead paint on it, they sucked on lead paint chips, or they breathed in lead paint dust.…

3 Keno Tips To Take To Heart

Keno is one of the games that many people walk past in casinos, then realize they are making a mistake. The odds of winning the game do not seem to favor a lot of people, at first, but those that are good schools of parlor games and more, end up winning multiple times, and making…

Some Major Health Problems Which All Should Be Aware Off

In planning campaign, the entire field of action, appraises its strong points and its weaknesses and then concentrates his efforts where the dangers seem greatest and the possibilities of success brightest. Let’s examine these and then direct our attention to those conditions which offer the greatest hope of improvement. Influenza “Influenza” and “grippe” are terms…

How You Can Support Your Immune System

Media coverage of some acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) has incited fear among the American public, emptied Chinatowns all over North America and stopped much of the travel between the US, Toronto, Canada, China, Taiwan and Southeast Asia. While SARS is an urgent concern for the World Health Organization, a larger worry on the horizon for…

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,…