Posts Tagged ‘Disease’

  • 4 Ways Smoking Can Kill You

    4 Ways Smoking Can Kill You

    Nov 4, 13 • 978 Views • HealthComments Off on 4 Ways Smoking Can Kill You

    It’s no secret that smoking is bad for you, but generally all people know about is what they see on commercials. If you are like most people the shock factor [&hellip...

  • Illnesses You May Get From Your Parents

    Nov 19, 12 • 499 Views • HealthComments Off on Illnesses You May Get From Your Parents

    There are certain traits in our parents that we may well hope to inherit.  If we have a mother who has been an Olympic standard sportswoman, we may hope as [&hellip...

  • Chalkeeper Reuses Chalk Dust To Prevent Respiratory Disease

    Nov 11, 12 • 1007 Views • HealthComments Off on Chalkeeper Reuses Chalk Dust To Prevent Respiratory Disease

    Despite the invention of white boards, for many schoolchildren the traditional blackboard and chalk are still as much a part of childhood as grazed knees and the head teacher’s study. [&hellip...

  • Debated Clinical Research Shows Potential Against Heart Disease

    Nov 9, 12 • 771 Views • HealthComments Off on Debated Clinical Research Shows Potential Against Heart Disease

    Clinical research will undoubtedly free many from disease, illness and even possibly aging but to get there many controversial, creative or strange alternative routes will need to be taken in [&hellip...

  • Understanding Mental Retardation Using Genome-Wide DNA Sequencing

    Oct 9, 12 • 496 Views • HealthComments Off on Understanding Mental Retardation Using Genome-Wide DNA Sequencing

    Mental retardation can have numerous genetic and environmental causes, and when physicians can identify the cause for a certain patient, they can better evaluate treatment options and offer more realistic [&hellip...

  • When Your Dog Is Sick

    Oct 6, 12 • 979 Views • PetsComments Off on When Your Dog Is Sick

    Fall brings lots of different allergies, skin and ear mites as well as other potential pest. These pests may cause problems for your dog making them very sick and uncomfortable. [&hellip...

  • Personal Injuries In The Home – When Are You Responsible

    Oct 4, 12 • 2554 Views • GeneralComments Off on Personal Injuries In The Home – When Are You Responsible

    For most people, their home is their haven, their refuge but it can also be an environment where a personal injury is waiting to happen. Slip-and-falls, dog bites, unintentional consumption [&hellip...

  • One In Four Die From Salmonella Infections In Africa

    Oct 4, 12 • 671 Views • HealthComments Off on One In Four Die From Salmonella Infections In Africa

    The HIV epidemic across the African continent has opened the door for new and deadly strains of Salmonella to begin a new attack against Africans. Immune systems, weakened by HIV, [&hellip...

  • Want To Help Patients Suffering From Coronary Artery Disease?

    Oct 3, 12 • 835 Views • EducationComments Off on Want To Help Patients Suffering From Coronary Artery Disease?

    Coronary artery disease or CAD is the primary reason for death in the United States for both men and women. Coronary artery disease is a disease of the arteries of [&hellip...

  • How Healthcare Is Improving In Developing Countries: Portable Ultrasound Machines Are Making A Difference

    Sep 29, 12 • 1064 Views • TechnologyComments Off on How Healthcare Is Improving In Developing Countries: Portable Ultrasound Machines Are Making A Difference

    From the Lugufu refugee camp in Tanzania, to the tribal jungles of the Amazon, portable ultrasound machines have quickly become standard equipment for medical personnel committed to helping those in [&hellip...

  • Demodectic Mange

    Sep 19, 12 • 853 Views • PetsComments Off on Demodectic Mange

    Demodex canis is a little mite that lives in the hair follicles of dogs. The mites are transferred to puppies when they are snuggling up to their mother, and all [&hellip...

  • Essential Health Checks for Men

    Aug 28, 12 • 988 Views • FamilyComments Off on Essential Health Checks for Men

    Disease is common to humans. There are diseases that are specific to men and there are some that are specific to women. As a man, especially as you age, there [&hellip...

  • The Benefits of Wearing Eyewear During Summer

    Aug 20, 12 • 665 Views • LifestyleComments Off on The Benefits of Wearing Eyewear During Summer

      One of the things that are fashionable to wear during summers is sunglasses. They not only enhance the physical appearance of an individual but also protect your eyes from [&hellip...

  • Osteoporosis Drugs ‘Increase Risk Of Eye Disease’ In Later Life

    Aug 14, 12 • 815 Views • HealthComments Off on Osteoporosis Drugs ‘Increase Risk Of Eye Disease’ In Later Life

    Oral bisphosphonates, which are prescribed to help protect the bones of sufferers of osteoporosis, is now suspected as being a cause of serious eye inflammatory problems which could have long [&hellip...