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New Tuberculosis (TB) Test Introduced, Shown More Accurate, Faster and Cheaper

New Tuberculosis (TB) Test Introduced, Shown More Accurate, Faster and Cheaper A complete medical evaluation for tuberculosis (TB) must includes a medical history, a physical examination and a chest X-ray. It may include a tuberculin skin test, other scans and X-rays, surgical biopsy, microbiologic smears and cultures. Two tuberculin skin tests are available: the Mantoux and Heaf tests; The Mantoux skin test is used in the United States and is endorsed by the American...

Different Types of Tablet

Different Types of Tablet Tablet is a solid dosage form in which powder, crystalline or granular form of drug is compressed in a disk or molded. It is the most frequently used means of administering a drug. Most of the tablet is administered orally. However, the tablet for application as implant, solution, vaginal use, and external use are also available. Oral tablet is designed to release the drug within the...

Stop Sepsis in its Tracks, a New Study Suggesting

Image of Stop Sepsis in its Tracks, a New Study Suggesting If you’ve had a heart attack or stroke, paramedics, doctors, and nurses follow standardized protocols for what to do right away, and their efforts improve your odds for a full recovery. That’s not the case if you have a body-wide infection known as sepsis, which can be fatal within a few hours and is often not diagnosed until it is too late. Now, a new, multicenter research consortium, called...

Psychological Cognitive Effect of Music Therapy

Psychological Cognitive Effect of Music Therapy If blood stops to flow completely to a leg or arm - numbness in that part starts to occur after just a few minutes. If blood stops flowing though out all head and brain for many seconds - consciousness in the physical body is lost and a little later death may occur. There are no physical obstructions in your spiritual body; however mental blockages or emotional blockages in your behavioral...

Types of Drug Delivery (Route) System

Types of Drug Delivery (Route) System Local or Topical application: For the local action on the skin and mucous membrane of the mouth, nose and eye, suitable medicinal preparations are used externally. The preparations like, liniments, lotions, drops, ointments, suppositories etc are used externally for local action. Systemic Administration: For systemic or internal action chiefly oral and parenteral routes are used. The choice of...

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (Gerd)

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (Gerd) / Heartburn May Exacerbate Chronic Obstru The leading cause of COPD is smoking, which can lead to the two most common forms of this disease, emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a group of lung diseases involving limited airflow and varying degrees of air sac enlargement, airway inflammation, and lung tissue destruction. Emphysema and chronic bronchitis are the most common forms of COPD....

Reduce Tension for Arthritis Pain by Yoga or Other Self Meditation Techniques

Reduce Tension for Arthritis Pain by Yoga or Other Self Meditation Techniques Long-lasting pain, like the kind that accompanies arthritis or fibromyalgia, is different. While it tells you that something is wrong, it often isn't as easy to relieve. Arthritis pain is processed in brain areas concerned with emotions and fear, Managing this type of pain is essential to enhance your quality of life and sense of well-being. The relationship between arthritis and stress is...

Migraine Headaches

Migraine Headaches Migraines are different from other headaches because they occur with symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, or sensitivity to light. In most people, a throbbing pain is felt only on one side of the head. In 2005, research was published indicating that in some people with a patent foramen ovale (PFO), a hole between the upper chambers of the heart, migraine might result and that the occurrence of...

Meditation Can Ease Arthritis Pain

Meditation Can Ease Arthritis Pain Taken daily, it can untangle tension, fight fatigue and even lower your blood pressure. It can lift your spirits and help you find inner peace. What's more, it costs nothing, has no side effects and doesn't require medical help. The "treatment" is meditation, an ancient practice that has gained modern medical approval in many quarters. Research shows meditation can help relieve many arthritis...

Be Aware : Cell Phone in a Thunderstorm

Be Aware : Cell Phone in a Thunderstorm It seems Americans have a lot to talk about. U.S. cell phone subscribers racked up more than a trillion minutes of cell phone talk time in one year alone, according to the Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association (CTIA). However, people don't just use cell phones to talk. Thanks to text messaging, mobile downloads and Internet access, today's phones provide a variety of services at...

Nsaids Accelerate Death Risk for Heart Attack Patients

Nsaids Accelerate Death Risk for Heart Attack Patients Pain is markedly undertreated in community-dwelling older people, which may have serious implications for their well-being and functioning. Although we noted a tendency for safety in the use of prescribed analgesic drugs, a significant effort must sill be made to implement evidence-based practice. Self-treatment of pain has increased in 1 decade, which may reduce the overall safety of analgesic...

Common Intestinal Parasitic Disease

Common Intestinal Parasitic Disease The high prevalence of intestinal infestation in the pediatric population in developing countries poses a serious challenge to health workers. Multiple infestation so-called poly parasitisms are often encountered. Varying degrees of protein energy malnutrition is an important component of the clinical picture. ASCARIASIS Ascaris lumbricoides (Round worm) accounts for the highest proportion of...

Impact of Pedestrians Traffic Accidents Injuries

Impact of Pedestrians Traffic Accidents Injuries A large variety of injuries are sustained by persons involved in traffic accidents. It is always not possible to associate injuries sustained by pedestrians with specific features of external automobile design, especially when the victims are children or the accident is of the low speed type. (1) INJURIES OF PEDESTRIANS: Three patterns of injury are often seen. (1) Primary impact injuries (the...

How Earth Temperature Is Changing for Global Warming and its Effect

How Earth Temperature Is Changing for Global Warming and its Effect Global surface temperatures have increased about 0.6°C (plus or minus 0.2°C) since the late-19th century, and about 0.4°F (0.2 to 0.3°C) over the past 25 years (the period with the most credible data). The warming has not been globally uniform. Some areas (including parts of the southeastern U.S.) have, in fact, cooled over the last century. The recent warmth has been greatest over North America...

Outweigh Benefits of Detox Diet and Its Misconception

Outweigh Benefits of Detox Diet and Its Misconception Although detox diet theories have not been proven scientifically, the people who support detox diets believe that toxins don't always leave our bodies properly during the elimination of waste. Instead, they say toxins hang around in our digestive, lymph, and gastrointestinal systems as well as in our skin and hair. According to proponents of detox diets, these toxins can cause all kinds of...