Mind and Spirit

Intel's Personal Health Management Device: Approved by FDA

Intel's Personal Health Management Device: Approved by FDA Chip manufacturer Intel Corporation has gained FDA approval for its Health Guide PHS6000 electronic device that allows patients with chronic conditions to be monitored remotely and relevant information to pass between patients and their health professionals without the patient having to visit the hospital or talk to them on the phone. This device allows patients to stay in touch with their...

Syphilis Percentage Increased in USA, Europe, Canada, China and Several Developing Countries Recently

Syphilis Percentage Increased in USA, Europe, Canada, China and Several Developi Did Columbus and his men introduce the syphilis pathogen into Renaissance Europe after contracting it during their voyage to the New World? While it is generally agreed that the first recorded epidemic of syphilis occurred in Europe in 1495, controversy has raged ever since over the origin of the pathogen. Sadly, our national silence may be related to our difficulty discussing the roles that race...

USA Men With Multiple Female Partners Facing Risk of STDs and HIV

USA Men With Multiple Female Partners Facing Risk of Stds and HIV Having multiple sexual partners (or her partner having multiple sexual partners) means the risk of getting infected with HIV increases with the number of sexual partners and the number of sexual acts. The higher the rate of partner change, the greater the likelihood that the virus will pass from infected to uninfected persons. Because of their experience of sexual assault, some men attempt to...

DHEA: is it beneficial? Expert’s Suggestion and Fact of DHEA

DHEA: is it beneficial? Expert’s Suggestion and Fact of DHEA Dietary supplements have been gaining widespread popularity to treat a myriad of health conditions and physical complaints. However, the extent of this use along with prescription medications is widely unknown or underreported by primary care physicians. The following herbal supplements are most popular: Chondroitin, Coenzyme Q, DHEA, Echinacea, Garlic, Gingko biloba, Ginseng, Glucosamine,...

Travelers Should be Aware of Chikungunya Fever

Travelers Should be Aware of Chikungunya Fever Chikungunya is similar to those of dengue fever, and is caused by a flavivirus (Alpha virus), which is transmitted by the mosquito "Aedes aegypti". It has been spreading across Indonesia during the rainy season, particularly in regions with high rainfall levels. Recently people who've visited tropical areas -- particularly India and islands in the Indian Ocean -- and are suffering from fever and...

Risk of Cyclists and Motor Cyclists Injury

Risk of Cyclists and Motor Cyclists Injury CYCLISTS AND MOTOR CYCLISTS: This includes conventional motor cycles, motor scooters, mopeds and pedal cycles. Accidents to cyclists and motor cyclists are commonly caused by turning in front of a vehicle from one side or the other. The cycle is hit and the person is thrown violently to the ground or into some other object or on to the car. In being thrown, they may injure the groins or legs by...

Professional Secrecy of a Doc

Professional Secrecy of a Doc It is an implied term of contract between the doctor and his patient. The doctor is obliged to keep secret, all that he comes to know concerning the patient in the course of his professional work. Its disclosure would be a failure of trust and confidence. The patient can sue the doctor for damages if the disclosure is voluntary, has resulted in harm to the patient and is not in the interest of...

Heat Cramps, Heat Exhaustion, Heat Stroke. What May Happen If You Fall Such Condition?

Heat Cramps, Heat Exhaustion, Heat Stroke .What May Happen If You Fall Such Cond Three clinical conditions may result from exposure to high environmental temperature: (1) Heat Cramps, (2) Heat Prostration, and (3) Heat Hyperpyrexia. The onset is usually sudden, with sudden collapse and loss of consciousness. In some Cases, prodromal symptoms of headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, weakness, faintness, staggering gait, purposeless movements, mental confusion, muscle cramps,...

Small Intestine /Enteric Bacteria Not A Major Factor For Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) /Spastic Colon

Small Intestine /Enteric Bacteria Not a Major Factor For Irritable Bowel Syndrom IBS is also called functional bowel syndrome, irritable colon, spastic bowel and spastic colon. It's not the same as inflammatory bowel diseases like ulcerative colitis.rritable bowel syndrome involves a combination of abdominal pain and alternating constipation and diarrhea. There are many possible causes. For instance, there may be a problem with muscle movement in the intestine or a lower...

Bypass Surgery is More Effective than Stent for Coronary Artery Blockage/ Chronic Unstable Angina

Bypass Surgery is More Effective than Stent for Coronary Artery Blockage/ Chroni The arteries that bring blood to the heart muscle (coronary arteries) can become clogged by plaque (a buildup of fat, cholesterol and other substances). Disease develops when a combination of fatty material, calcium, and scar tissue (plaque) builds up in the arteries that supply the heart with blood. Through these arteries, called the coronary arteries, the heart muscle (myocardium) gets the...

First New Hepatitis E Vaccine Shown 96 Percent Effective

First New Hepatitis E Vaccine Shown 96 Percent Effective Hepatitis E is similar to hepatitis A.Mild cases of hepatitis A don't require treatment, and most people who are infected recover completely with no permanent liver damage. Unlike hepatitis B and C, hepatitis A doesn't develop into chronic hepatitis or cirrhosis — both potentially fatal conditions.In general, hepatitis E is a self-limiting viral infection followed by recovery. Prolonged viraemia...

Antibiotic Resistance for Excessive Antibiotic Use Due to Its Favor of Bacteria / Super Bugs Carrying Gene

Antibiotic Resistance for Excessive Antibiotic Use Due to Its Favor of Bacteria Because antibiotics are used a lot, and sometimes are used inappropriately, antibiotic resistance is becoming a common problem in many parts of the United States. It occurs when bacteria in your body change so that antibiotics don't work effectively to fight them anymore. This can happen when bacteria are repeatedly exposed to the same antibiotics or when bacteria are left in your body after you...

Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) by Changing Autoimmune Response with Parasite Infection; Showing Hope

Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) by Changing Autoimmune Response with Parasi Parasites that live inside the body of the host are called endoparasites (e.g., hookworms that live in the host's gut) and those that live on the outside are called ectoparasites (e.g., some mites). An epiparasite is a parasite that feeds on another parasite.Necrotrophs are parasites that use another organism's tissue for their own nutritional benefit until the host dies from loss of needed...

Water Disinfection by-Products (DBPs) Such as Trihalomethane or Haloacetic Acid

Water Disinfection by-Products (Dbps) Such as Trihalomethane or Haloacetic Acid Millions of people in the U.S. are exposed to these drinking water DBPs (disinfection by-product) every day.While it is vitally important to disinfect drinking water, as thousands of people died from waterborne illnesses before we started disinfection practices in the early 1900s, it is also important to minimize the chemical DBPs formed. A drinking water disinfection by-product (DBP) is formed...

Drug for Chronic Myeloid Leukemia : Gleevec(Imatinib) Shown Long-Term Survival Rate

Drug for Chronic Myeloid Leukemia : Gleevec(Imatinib) Shown Long-Term Survival Leukemia is a broad term covering a spectrum of diseases.Leukemia is cancer of the blood cells, usually the white blood cells. Leukemia cells look different than normal cells and do not function properly. usually white blood cells (leukocytes). It is part of the broad group of diseases called hematological neoplasms. Leukemia (or leukaemia)is a cancer of the blood or bone marrow characterized by...