Contact Lenses' Case Care Guidelines

Many people who use contact lenses always try to focus on the right selection of style and color. They try to give more attention to the fitting of lenses and completely over look the case in which these lenses are used to store. Lens case is an important thing to consider which is mostly over…

General Knowledge Pt.- I (a)

What are filoviruses? The Filovirus has string-like structures. Ebola and Marbarg viruses come under this category. These viruses cause haemorrhaging. The incubation period is 2 to 21 days. Death can occur in only 10 days. Compare this with the dreaded HIV or the AIDS virus that has an incubation period of a decade. What is…

What Are the Benefits of Having a Foreskin?

I just don’t go into the reasons for circumcision, which change with every decade depending on whatever disease is in the spotlight. In the 1880s, circumcision was recommended to prevent insanity and epilepsy, in the 1940s it was recommended to prevent STIs, the 1950s it was a cure for cancer and in the early 21st…

Five Common Tulip Pests and How to Stop Them

If you have been growing tulips for any length of time, you know that they require a great deal of patience. Most flowers you buy have blooms or soon will at the time of planting. With tulips, you have to prepare the soil and plant tulip bulbs in the fall, and then wait all winter…

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…

Pollen Allergies

Pollen allergies develop in humans due to the natural reproduction for plants which is done through pollination with the help of the wind. Often, pollen allergies are referred to as ‘hay fever’ because people noticeably suffer from them during haying season, but a pollen allergy can happen in spring, summer or fall because various plants…

Mood Swings in Women: Causes and Remedies

Unpredictable mood swings are very common among women and they are caused due to some unknown events and occurrences. Some people use the terms mood swings and irritability interchangeably. But, both these terms are entirely different. The anger or impatience toward an event is known as irritability. However, sudden changes in mood, temperament, or emotions…

Tylenol Liver Failure: Signs, Symptoms and Stages

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a study revealing that when given the maximum approved daily dosage of acetaminophen, patients developed early signs of possible liver damage. Acetaminophen is the generic name for Tylenol, which is a brand name. With this, patients who have suffered liver failure due to acetaminophen use have…

HGH For Energy and Endurance

The use of Human Growth Hormone or HGH for energy and endurance is controversial and hotly debated. Though it is approved for use in the treatment of a limited number of medical conditions, the FDA stipulates that it is illegal to distribute HGH products for anti-aging, bodybuilding, or athletic enhancement. What It Is HGH is…

Aneurysm – Causes and Symptoms of Aneurysm

An aneurysm (or aneurism) is a localized, blood-filled dilation (balloon-like bulge) of a blood vessel caused by disease or weakening of the vessel wall. Aneurysms most commonly occur in arteries at the base of the brain (the circle of Willis) and in the aorta (the main artery coming out of the heart), a so-called aortic…

The Six Most Common Heart Disease Warning Signs

Recognizing heart disease warning signs before a heart attack or stroke happens could literally save a person’s life. The scary part is that heart disease warnings signs don’t start to pop up until some degree of arterial blockage has occurred, limiting blood flow to the heart. Sometimes individuals have a tendency to ignore them, or…

Pericarditis – Definition, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Pericarditis is inflammation of the pericardium, a membrane that surrounds the heart and its major blood vessels. Pericarditis can be caused by infection, heart attack, autoimmune disorders, chest trauma, cancer, kidney failure, or drugs. Pericarditis most often affects men aged 20-50. Pericarditis may be acute or chronic. Heart attack (see post-MI pericarditis) and myocarditis can…