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Make Schedule to Immunize Your Adolescent Against Meningitis

Make Schedule to Immunize Your Adolescent Against Meningiti Many of the bacteria or viruses that can cause meningitis are fairly common and are more often associated with other everyday illnesses. Sometimes, however, they spread to the meninges from an infection in another part of the body. The infection can start anywhere, including in the skin, gastrointestinal tract, or urinary system, but the most common source is the respiratory tract. Viral...

Shed /Control Weight during Pregnancy without Harming Baby

Shed /Control Weight during Pregnancy without Harming Baby Your health care provider will suggest a range of weight that you should gain, usually about 20 to 35 pounds. You will gain 20 pounds just by being pregnant as your breasts, uterus, and baby get bigger. The placenta, bag of waters (amniotic sac), and extra blood and body fluids also are included in this 20 pounds. An additional 5 to 10 pounds are needed for adequate nutrition for your baby. On...

Childhood Risky Disease: Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL) Could Accelerate by Ultraviolet Radiation

Childhood Risky Disease: Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL) Could Accelerate by Ultrav A lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is a part of the body's immune system and helps filter out bacteria, viruses, and other unwanted substances. Most people don't notice the workings of their lymphatic systems; in fact, the only time you may be aware of your lymphatic system is when the lymph nodes (which are sometimes referred to as glands) swell up.Non-Hodgkin's...

Taking Nolvadex (Tamoxifen) for Breast Cancer and Having Hot Flashes?

Taking Nolvadex (Tamoxifen) for Breast Cancer and Having Hot Flashes? Breast cancer, which is highly treatable by surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and hormonal therapy, is most often curable when detected in early stages.Pathologically, breast cancer is frequently a multicentric disease. However, clinical diagnosis of two or more primary cancers in a single breast is uncommon [48]. Similarly, simultaneous bilateral breast cancer is unusual. It is more...

Chromium Supplements Not Beneficial For Glycemic/ Type 2 Diabetes Control

Chromium Supplements Not Beneficial For Glycemic/ Type 2 Diabetes Control Vitamins are organic substances (made by plants or animals), minerals are inorganic elements that come from the soil and water and are absorbed by plants or eaten by animals. Your body needs larger amounts of some minerals, such as calcium, to grow and stay healthy. Other minerals like chromium, copper, iodine, iron, selenium, and zinc are called trace minerals because you only need very small...

Cognitive Impairment Test: for Risk of Future Development of Alzheimer's Disease (AD)

Cognitive Impairment Test: for Risk of Future Development of Alzheimer's Disease The early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease (AD) may be overlooked because they resemble signs of natural aging. Older adults who begin to notice a persistent mild memory loss of recent events may have a condition called mild cognitive impairment (MCI). MCI is now believed to be a significant sign of early-stage Alzheimer's in older people. Studies now suggest that older individuals who experience...

Handle your Children Sibling Battles by Mediation Training and Understanding

Handle your Children Sibling Battles by Mediation Training and Understanding Have you ever heard of the green-eyed monster called jealousy? Sometimes brothers and sisters are jealous of one another. For instance, if your sister always does well at school, it may be frustrating for you, especially if your grades are lower.When brothers and sisters don't get along, it's called sibling rivalry (say: sih-bling rye-vul-ree). A sibling is a brother or sister and rivalry means...

Syphilis and AIDS Increasing Roughly Due to Unsafe Sexual Practices

Syphilis and AIDS Increasing Roughly Due to Unsafe Sexual Practices Sexually transmitted infections (STI) are a common and serious problem worldwide. The most widely known are gonorrhoea, syphilis and HIV – the virus that causes AIDS –but there are more than 20 others. Many of these are curable with effective treatment, but they continue to be a major public health concern in both industrialized and developing countries. The World Health Organization (WHO)...

One Square is One Too Many!

One Square is One Too Many! “One square is One too many!” Pop star and environmentalist Sheryl Crow recently stated that Americans should reduce habits of over consumption and start by only using one square of toilet paper after using the bathroom. This movement was taken even further by Paul Sochacki and Praveen Bhutani who recently proclaimed, ‘One square is one too many!’ Sound like a ridiculous claim? Not if you’re the...

Excessive TV/ DVDs/ Videos Watching in Children have Negative Academic Outcomes

Excessive TV/ DVDs/ Videos Watching in Children have Negative Academic Outcomes The favorite interests or hobbies of kids in the U.S. include sports (51% of all boys and 40% of all girls), followed by watching television (26%), video games (23%) and hanging out with friends (23%); listening to music (12%) and 11% choose reading1 (11%). The Omaha World-Herald reports children’s television viewing is increasing, while PR Newswire reports almost 10 million children use the...

Women Age 25 and Younger Should be Aware of Risk of STD: Chlamydia

Women Age 25 and Younger Should be Aware of Risk of Std: Chlamydia Treponema pallidum (syphilis), Neisseria gonorrhoea (gonorrhoea), Chlamydia trachomatis (chlamydia), Trichomonas vaginalis (trichomonas) and HIV have all been classified as high priority for inclusion in the STI prevalence survey. The first four STI are curable, cause considerable adult and infant morbidity and mortality, are spread primarily by sexual transmission and are often asymptomatic in...

Neupro Skin Patch (Rotigotine Transdermal): for the Treatment of Parkinsons Disease (PD)

Neupro Skin Patch (Rotigotine Transdermal): for the Treatment of Parkinsons Dise Parkinson's disease occurs when the nerve cells in the part of the brain that controls muscle movement are gradually destroyed. (The damage is progressive, which means it gets worse with time.) The exact reason that the cells of the brain deteriorate is unknown. The disorder may affect one or both sides of the body, with varying degrees of loss of function. Nerve cells use a brain chemical called...

Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity May Decrease the Progression of Parkinson’s Disease (PD)

Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity May Decrease the Progression of Parkinson A major symptom of Parkinson's disease is tremors. A tremor is a rhythmic shaking over which you have no control. Tremors of the hands and sometimes the head often occur along with a constant rubbing together of thumb and forefinger.Over time you may stop making some movements that are normally automatic, such as the natural swinging of arms that makes walking smooth.The rigidity of Parkinson's...

Woman with moderate amounts of alcohol may stimulates the growth of breast cancer

Woman with Moderate Amounts of Alcohol May Stimulates the Growth and Progression Each year, 233,000 American women die of cardiovascular disease, 65,000 die from complications of hip fractures (commonly as a result of osteoporosis) and 43,000 die of breast cancer. Although breast cancer is the more feared of these three health issues, it is actually a less serious problem than either cardiovascular disease or osteoporosis. When doctors are deciding whether to put a patient on...

Young Bicycle Riders Head Injury Rates Minimized by Helmet Wearing Law

Young Bicycle Riders Head Injury Rates Minimized by Helmet Wearing Law Although most automobile/bicycle accidents involving adult cyclists are caused by the motorist, most of those involving child bikers are caused by the child. Young children may have difficulty understanding the rules of the road. However, many of these accidents can be avoided by helping children to understand and obey bike safety rules and exercise caution while riding in traffic. Biking is a...