Surgery For Aortic Stenosis

Such is the case for patients diagnosed with aortic stenosis, a life-threatening disease in which a heart valve narrows due to calcification, wear or infection. Ultimately, aortic valve stenosis can lead to thickening of the cardiac muscle and heart failure. To treat aortic stenosis, highly skilled cardiothoracic surgeons perform open heart surgery in which the…

Stroked Out! Understanding the Pathology of Acute Stroke

A cerebrovascular accident, or stroke, occurs when blood flow stops reaching brain tissue. There are several different causes for the cessation in blood flow. The different causes determine how much brain is involved in the stroke. If the entire brain is involved it is referred to as a "global" stroke; if a specific region of…

How to Avoid Heart Attacks

Heart attack, which is also known as myocardial infarction, is a major cause of worldwide deaths. Heart disease occurs when the arteries that supply oxygenated blood to the heart get blocked due to some stupid clot formation. This blood flow interruption can lead to the damage of the heart muscle and ultimately result in tissue…

No More Dentures! Your Dentist Can Help You Grow New Teeth

Have you lost your teeth in an accident? Don’t worry! You can grow them again using ultrasound technology. It may take a hundred days approximately, but imagine new natural teeth growing in there instead of using artificial teeth or dentures! Your dentist may soon start using the same ultrasound technology that was used by orthopedics…

The Causes Of Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer, is the growth of malignant cells or cancer cells in the breast. Breast cancer is the most common cancer occurring for women today. There are rare issues occurring for men of having a breast cancer. Now, breast tumor is not as mush as life threatening but there is such a high risk that…

Morel’s Along the Trail

A great aspect of a good hike, is that you never know what is around the next corner. Early to mid Spring, brings a bunch of budding trees and new growth all over the forest floor. As the suns rays warm the soil all around, wildflowers and wonderful mushrooms begin to pop their heads up.…

Pancreatic Tumors – Know the Facts

Before you learn about pancreatic tumors, you must understand a little about the pancreas itself. It is an organ that exists and functions in the endocrine and digestive systems. One way of describing the pancreas is that it is exocrine. This means that it operates as part of the digestive system and secretes digestive enzymes.…

Childhood Pneumonia

Pneumonia is the infection of the either one lung or both. When both the lungs get infected it is known as double pneumonia. When the pneumonia is mild enough that the visit to the doctor can be avoided and the child can carry out daily activities normally, it is known as walking pneumonia. The lungs…

Fluid Pneumonia

Pneumonia, is when the lungs fill with fuild, and in turn prevent oxygen from reaching the bloodstream. This is a medical condition that can have result from severl diseases where the tiny, air-filled saces in the lung, which are responsible for absorbing oxygen from the air, are filled with fluid. Many different types of pneumonia…

Using Homeopathy to Control Asthma

Asthma is a chronic condition that affects millions of people all over the world. Studies show that 1 in 7 children, and 1 in 12 adults, suffer from asthma. Thought the severity of the attacks can vary – it can be mild and easily treated, or lead to weeks of hospitalization – anyone who suffers…

Use Effective Home Remedies for Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a type of skin disease. The persons suffering from psoriasis get red patches of solver border and thick skin on the body. These patches appear especially on elbows, knees, scalp and trunk or even n the genital arms and under their arms. The affected areas are itching and painful. In spite of the…

Asthma and Chronic Bronchitis-Causes and Cures

Anything chronic is considered to be a persistent, recurrent and lasting condition. While chronic bronchitis has often been associated with allergies and/or asthma, there are many other causes that can trigger a bronchial infection. Asthma as we know is a lung disease that is characterized by asthmatic events triggered by a variety of factors which…