Gastric Bypass Can Go Horribly Awry

Approximately 300,000 people in the United States die each year due to complications from obesity. Obesity is a cause of premature death second only to premature death from cigarette smoking. Obesity has been recognized as a chronic disease since 1985 and approximately one-third of all Americans are obese. Each year, thousands of morbidly obese people…

Cervical Fluid Is a Key Fertility Sign

Are you or a friend having difficulty conceiving? Starting to wonder if something may be wrong? Do not want to go to the doctor ‘just yet’, or have already taken some of those first medical steps? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, the information in this article will prove to be a…

Heart Disease: America's leading Cause of Death – An "Equal Opportunity" Illness by Lawrence Broxmeyer MD

Inflammation plays a crucial role in the pathogenesis of arteriosclerosis, especially in acute coronary syndromes such as happen with a heart attack. And it was the very inability of ‘established’ risk factors such as high blood cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia), high blood pressure (hypertension) and smoking to fully explain the incidence of cardiovascular disease that has resulted in historically repeated…

Arachnoid Cyst Awareness

Arachnoid Cyst Awareness, a non-profit organization, is the only organization of its kind. Its sole purpose is to educate and support Arachnoid Cyst patients and their families. Aarchnoid Cysts are a very rare type of brain tumor that can have a severely debilitating effect on anyone unfortunate to have one. In 2003 a young woman…

Condensation Problems at Home

Winter is upon us once again bringing not only colder temperatures and snow but many condensation and damp based problems for homeowners. In order for us to eradicate these problems, we must first establish what causes them in the first place. One consistent problem within a home during the winter period is condensation. Condensation occurs…

Shoulder Dislocation-Part 2

The management of dislocated shoulders is a matter of controversy in the orthopaedic field, with the usual management being confined to a sling for between one and six weeks, with or without a strap around the waist to prevent external rotation. The arm is maintained close to the body with the forearm across the belly,…

All About Total Knee Joint Replacement

Total Joint Replacement India What is a joint? A joint is formed by the ends of two or more bones that are connected by thick tissues. For example, the knee joint is formed by the lower leg bone (tibia and fibula) and the thighbone (femur). The hip is a ball and socket joint, formed by…