What Is Urology And How Can An Urologist Help You?

Ideally, you should consult an urologist whenever you face problems while urinating. The problem can be of varied types. For instance, you may be experiencing a burning sensation while you urinate or the frequency of urinating may be irregular. In some cases, you may experience a pain in your lower abdomen as well. Under no…

What Is Insulin

Insulin is coined from the latin word insula which means island. Insulin is a peptide hormone that is found in animals. It is composed of 51 amino acid residues. Insuline is a naturally produced hormone that converts sugar and starch into energy. As a hormone insulin present in the body is a proof that the…

The Basics of Migraine and Its Types

Migraine is a severe recurring headache that is usually accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and other symptoms such as blind spots, flashes of light, and tingling in some parts of the body. The sharp pain is very disturbing, for it can last for hours or days. If you are a migraine sufferer, then you know that…

The Collapse of Enron: Managerial Aspects

Executive summary Its revenues made up US $139($184) billion, assets equaled $62($82) billion, and the number of employees reached more than 30,000 people in 20 countries around the world. While Enron Corporation was so highly praised by the outside observers, internally it had highly decentralized financial control and decision-making structure, which made it practically impossible…

The Growing State of Medical Tourism

Over the past few years Medical tourism has been a debatable concept overseas specifically in case of expatriates. Well, if you are someone who is just out loud known to a country like India must make sure that you know all medical service facilitators close to your place in India (if not anything else). Although…

Is Pycnogenol An Effective Treatment For Melasma?

I often write about treatments for melasma. I’ve been asked if taking pycnogenol shows any promise in treating this condition or at least in making it look somewhat better. By no means am I an expert on this topic but because of my own issues, I have researched it and experimented with different treatments. I…

Best Diet for Hypothyroidism

There are a number of conditions that are easily diagnosed, but unfortunately, that’s not true for all health problems. Hypothyroidism is often difficult to diagnose in some individuals. This condition is a disease that is caused by an insufficient production of the thyroid hormone. The thyroid hormone is produced by the thyroid gland and is…

Decoding The Depression Puzzle

Are We Overusing Antidepressants? Eleven percent of Americans over 12 years old take antidepressants, which is the second most commonly prescribed medication in the U.S., after cholesterol-lowering drugs. Many more women than men use them. About 21 percent of women aged 20 and over take them; among women aged 40-59, the rate is 25 percent.…

Protective Function of Probiotics Against The Flu

Flu or influenza is an acute respiratory tract infection caused by the influenza virus. It has been a common health problem because it is rampant but has no definite cure. There are treatments available but only for palliative purposes (relief of symptoms). So far, the most reliable treatment that has been developed is the flu…

Soy Foods – Cancer Fighters and More

Can tofu help prevent breast cancer? Increasingly, it looks that way. Soy foods – soybeans, tofu, miso, tempeh, soy milk, soy protein and textured vegetable protein (TVP), but not soy sauce – offer all the healing benefits of the other beans. In addition, they contain unusually large concentrations of chemicals – isoflavones and phytosterols –…

Children And Rodent Poison

Using rodent, rat or mouse poison in your home is a very serious matter to consider, especially if you have children or pets. Each year over 10,000 kids are poisoned by rodenticides. Rodenticides, commonly known as rat or mouse poison, is meant to kill rodents. Some work with one dose while others take multiple doses…

Overview on Veterinary Steroids

Veterinary steroid are steroids that are made to be used on pets like dogs, cats and horses for various purposes and are administered by the veterinary doctor. These steroids are available in pet stores and are easily accessible than human steroids or pharmaceutical steroids. There are not specific laws that govern the sale or buying…

Benefits of Homeschooling Your Child

Recent surveys revealed that as many as 30% of American parents are giving some serious thought to homeschooling their children. Homeschooling is a somewhat non-traditional approach to education that many feel takes away from the pressures that children who attend school commonly feel. It also helps that the parent and child seem to forge a…