Diseases & Conditions : Health & Medical
If you're someone (or if you know someone who is) dealing with low blood sugar levels or hypoglycemia issues, here are 12 relatively simple and easy DO's and DON'Ts regarding your hypoglycemia diet th
As the name implies, these are clinical conditions or pathological states involving the deficiency of the immune system. They are mostly independent diseases with the same or common syndromes of immune system deficiency. Since the immune system is quite a complex one with different cells participati
Vascular diseases can cause heart attack, stoke, and even death by restricting blood flow to the brain and heart. Learn about three of the more serious vascular diseases: peripheral arterial disease,
Your thyroid gland controls many body processes, such as the rate of metabolism. This butterfly-shaped endocrine gland manufactures and secretes thyroxin (T4) in response to the release of TSH from th
Impetigo is a condition where the skin gets affected due to a bacterial infection. Impetigo is highly infectious and usually affects children between 3 to 6 years of age. The onset of the infection can be diagnosed by the appearance of small red blisters around the mouth and nose which later break o
People usually get scabs when they fall down and scrape their knee or other parts of their body. The blood platelets then coagulate and bind with fibrin to cover the cut, according to Kidshealth.org. Over time, the wound will heal and the scab will start to itch. There are several reasons why scabs
Heart disease is still the leading cause of mortality in the United States and even in other countries as well. Almost every year over a thousand people with ages between 30 to 45 years old ...
A Proposed Mechanism by Which Exposure to Pesticides and Herbicides Causes Cell Death in Parkinson's
Recently the breakdown product of dopamine called dopal, that accumulates when the monoamine oxidase (MAO) enzymes oxidize the ammonia group of dopamine to an aldehyde, has been shown to be a "missing link" in the mysterious process by which dopamine-producing neurons die off in Parkinson&
When you go out to the beach with your family this summer and bury your feet into the sand, it should be merely because of the pleasure of having the sand tickle your insides and not trying to conceal the irksome fungi infection but you better beware. Tinea or Ringworm as it is popularly known is th
There has been so much noise about this dreaded substance (cholesterol), yet very few people really understand what it is. So here is some light on this stuff. Cholesterol is a waxy substance present in ...