Fatal Gadolinium Side Effects

Gadolinium based contrast agents are used in the medical field for MRI and MRA scans. Although these types of scans can produce high quality images of the inside of your body, using a contrast agent can make an even clearer image. Unfortunately, there exist some side effects of gadolinium in the body that have proven…

An Overview of the Pancreas and Pancreatic Tumors

Pancreatic tumors, as their name states, occur in the pancreas. They are growths or masses of abnormal cells that occur on various parts of the pancreas. In the mind of most people, the pancreas is a little-understood organ. But to understand pancreatic tumors, one must understand the affected organ. A relatively small structure about 6…

Silicone in the Kitchen For So Many Tasks

Cooking with silicone provides an easy to store, easy to clean experience in the kitchen. This flexible material that is both heat and cold resistant has exploded in its number of applications for cooking, baking and kitchen preparation in the last several years. This article explores several of these new opportunities to expand your silicone…

Guide to Scalp Psoriasis

What is Scalp psoriasis? As the term suggests, scalp psoriasis is psoriasis involving the scalp. It is common and approximately half of all people with psoriasis have it on their scalp. The reason it describes a special mention is that it can be particularly difficult to treat and usually requires specifically formulated medicines. Psoriasis in…

Bass Fishing With Subsurface Plugs

On the market today there exist numerous lures in the category of subsurface plugs. These lures are hard-bodied baits that run from a few feet to as much as thirty feet benefit the surface. In this article I will give you a brief overview of subsurface plugs and then explain the four major types, and…

Chest Pain Not Caused by Heart Disease

Before I begin, let me make sure you know that you should consult your doctor for * any * chest pain, to rule out a serious health problem. However, there are other things that can cause pain in that region. Some are minor and some may be as life threatening as heart disease. Heartburn :…

Various Causes of Peptic Ulcer

Peptic ulcer is a disorder of the digestive system that causes inflammation and lesions in different regions of the gastrointestinal tract. The disorder involves erosion of the mucus-covered protective surface of either the stomach or the duodenum. Most peptic ulcers occur on the premises of genetically inherited physiological abnormalities, such as: inappropriate production of mucus…

Knee Dislocation – Painful, But Easily Treated

Among the many painful injuries that can happen to the knee, one of the most painful is knee dislocation. Basically, this happens when the shin and thigh bones (tibia and femur) are not in the proper alignment, or out of place. These bones are held together by ligaments, and when the ligaments become torn, usually…

Anxiety Disorders, Classified? What It Really Is

It is natural to feel anxiety at different times in your life. This feeling actually becomes a problem although when anxiety disorders, like genetics, hormonal problems, and so forth, are present on a daily basis and completely ruins your life. For yourself and those you care about, get informed! That way, if you ever come…

Overcoming Duodenal Ulcer

Increasingly more people suffer from digestive disorder nowdays. Statistics indicate that ulcer is the predominant condition among people with digestive problems. Ulcer develops due to inflammation and corrosion in the lining of the gastrointestinal tract. Ulcers that occur at the level of the duodenum are referred to as duodenal ulcers, while ulcers that occur at…