This is no hoax. The end of Alzheimer’s could be in sight. A drug the FDA has approved for psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis improved cognition within minutes in a patient with advanced Alzheimer’s disease. Continue reading “Alzheimer’s Disease Reversed By Researchers In Minutes” »
The wall of the colon is composed of several layers, two of which are an inner, smooth layer, surrounded by a muscular layer. At times, the muscular layer can weaken, which allows the inner layer to protrude, forming a small pouch. This pouch is referred to as a diverticulum, and the presence of diverticuli is called diverticulosis. Continue reading “Diverticular Disease” »
In this section we will talk about attention deficit as a learning disability with and without hyperactivity. Here, the child is inappropriate in attention span and impulse control. The child may or may not be hyperactive. The age of onset is usually before the age of four, and almost always before the age of seven. Continue reading “Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)” »
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is defined as a compression of the median nerve as it goes through an area of the wrist known as the carpal tunnel. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a common ailment that mostly occurs in women between the ages of thirty and sixty. It also occurs in men, especially those who work with their hands. Continue reading “Carpal-tunnel syndrome” »
Intervention strategies everyone should observe fall into three categories:
- Risk Factor Assessment.
These are general problems and not found in all cancers but a lot of different cancers. Our goal is not to get specific on any one cancer but give an overall view. Later we will go over specific cancers. Also, these are incurable or malignant cancers. Continue reading “GENERAL CANCERS” »
Colon cancer was uncommon before 1900. It is now the second leading cause of cancer death in men and third in women. This would suggest that colon cancer has less of a genetic influence, and more influence from things such as lifestyle, diet, and possibly toxins and chemicals. While there is definitely a genetic predisposition to colon cancer, it only accounts for an estimated 5-10 percent of all cancers of the colon. Continue reading “Colon Cancer – second leading cause of cancer death” »
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, and it is the second leading cause of female cancer deaths. Risk factors for breast cancer have been extensively studied, and data is still emerging. A number of risk factors and theories for the development of breast cancer have been developed, and the data at times show conflicting results. Continue reading “Breast Cancer – most common cancer in women” »
Antioxidants. Normal cellular metabolism produces substances called Free Radicals. If left unchecked, free radicals are capable of producing cellular damage, and they are felt to be involved in the development of certain cancers, of cardiovascular disease, and in cellular destruction that accompanies aging. Continue reading “DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS IN ASTHMA” »
Food allergies are often mentioned in regard to asthma, but identifying specific food allergens and arriving at a dietary plan presents a challenge for the asthmatic and their families. Allergy testing can be helpful in identifying food allergens. The skin tests (or RAST tests) which may have been done can determine some potential food allergens. However, skin tests are designed to identify only one type of antibody, which is called the IgE antibody. Continue reading “DIETARY FACTORS IN ASTHMA” »
Dementia is described as an anatomically caused, progressive degeneration of memory and intelligence that causes problems in family life or at work. Fifty percent of all cases of dementia are classified as Alzheimer’s Disease. Alzheimer’s is described as a degeneration with loss of brain cells in the cerebral cortex and frontal lobe. Continue reading “ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA” »
DIAGNOSIS OF ADD: The proper diagnosis of ADD is key. It is critical to rule out other behavioral and learning disorders that can be confused with ADD. As well, other behavioral and psychiatric conditions, called comorbidities, can co-exist with ADD. Unfortunately, there is no specific test for ADD, and consideration should be given to having your child evaluated by a behavioral therapist, psychiatrist, or pediatrician skilled in the management of ADD. Continue reading “ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER” »
Treating cystic acne scars is a careful job. Since they are cysts, they are to be handled very carefully or else they can spread as they quite come under the contagious disease categories. Continue reading “Treatment of Cystic Acne Scars” »
Removal or the treatment of red acne scars includes some internal medications and some external therapies. Combining them, one can get rid of red acne scars. Continue reading “Treatment for Red Acne Scars” »
Developed by Relaint technologies, Fraxel laser treatment has been approved by FDA to be the safe treatment for acne scars.
Continue reading “Fraxel Laser Treatment for Acne Scars” »
Certainly if you wish to avoid the social recluse due to the scarred face then you need an immediate treatment. The treatment which must be fast enough to make you comfortable against scars say, within a couple of the weeks or months. Continue reading “Fast Removal of Acne Scars” »
Acne is the most common skin disorder known today. In United States alone, nearly 60 million people are infected with acne, where 85 per cent of teenagers suffer from it.
Skin experts and practitioners recommend several natural acne treatments. Here are some that we have compiled just for you. Continue reading “Home and Over-the-Counter Acne Medications” »
Inflammation of glomerulus of kidney or nephron is called as Glomerulonephritis. Kidney has the minute units called nephrons . Nephrons are the structural and functional units of kidney. Continue reading “Glomerulonephritis : Causes, Types, Treatment” »
Tongue cancer is the cancer type affects mouth and oropharynx. Tongue has two parts, anterior tongue and base of tongue. If anterior tongue gets cancer, it is known as oral cancer. When the posterior base of tongue is affected with cancer is called as oropharyngeal cancer.
Squamous cell carcinoma is the common type of tongue cancer. Squamous cells are the flattened cells forms the mucus lining of mouth, nose, pharynx or throat.
Causes of tongue cancer:-
* The exact causes of tongue cancer is not known.
* The suspected causes of tongue cancer are
* Smoking tobacco,
* chewing tobacco, and
* excess alcohol consumption.
Symptoms of tongue cancer:-
* Red or white spot on the skin, for long time.
* Chronic sore throat,
* Numbness in tongue or mouth,
* Bleeding of unknown origin in the tongue,
* Pain while chewing or swallowing,
* Sore spot on the tongue which has not healed,
* Some times pain in ear
These are the main symptoms of tongue cancer.
Drowsiness is the strong feel to sleep in the day time, the drowsiness compels to actual sleep, at right time or at inappropriate time, when the body feels so. Drowsiness is also called as Hypersomnia or Somnolence. Continue reading “Drowsiness : Symptoms, Causes, Treatment Drowsiness:-” »
Polio is also called as poliomyelitis or infantile paralysis. Polio is a viral infectious disease, contagious in nature. The highly infectious virus, polio virus causes polio the historically devastating disease. Polio has been eliminated from western countries during the later period of 20th century. Continue reading “Polio : poliomyelitis, causes, signs and symptoms” »
The form of arthritis with inflammation of joints is known as Gout. Even a small touch can cause severe pain . Gout pain is a pain of high intensity and highly difficult to bear pain in gout arthritis. Big toe is the mainly affected joint with Gout. Ankle joint, wrist joint, knee joint, fingers and elbow are also affected with Gout. Continue reading “Gout disease: causes, diet, attack, treatment and Prevention” »
Number of factors causes bacterial, viral or fungal infections of mouth. The mouth sore are the painful infections or rupture of the mucus membrane of mouth is called as mouth sore. A loose orthodontic wire, improper implantation of denture, sharp edge of broken teeth causes mouth sore. Mouth sore are the common mouth problem that makes an individual very difficult to eat and even to drink hot or cold drinks. Mouth sore may occur as symptoms of a particular disease or disorder. Examination of mouth by a dentist is needed to visualize mouth sore that lasts a week or longer. Continue reading “Mouth sores : causes and treatment” »
Pertussis is also called as whooping cough. Pertussis is an important communicable disease caused by bacteria, results in uncontrollable, violent cough. Especially children are affected with pertussis. As the sound comes during cough and taking air in, is called as whooping cough. Nearly 5000 to 10000 children in united states are dieing every year because of pertussis. Continue reading “Pertussis : Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment” »