How To Treat Bunions
March 29, 2013 – 12:00 am | No Comment
A bunion is a deformity that is mainly made up of a lateral deviation of the great toe which enlarges due to a tissue or a bone. It is a serious foot problem. These are formed within the foot and not on the surface of the foot. An arthritic condition and  a result of bone degeneration it is found as  a lump on the outside portion of the big toe. Bunions are seen near the joint of the toe and sometimes  [...]

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UN Flashes Red Beeper On Avian Swine Flu
September 4, 2009 – 9:30 am | No Comment
The UN has cautioned that the unearthing of the H1N1 virus in avian species in Chile is bound to escalate the proliferation of the virus. In the past week, the swine flu virus was detected in turkeys in two poultry farms located close to the Valparaiso harbour. The UN is currently apprehensive about its spread to poultry farms globally. Researchers are anxious about the imminent, grim, hypothetical scenario wherein the virus might merge with more lethal strains, with a menacing track record of earlier infecting pigs after humans. Yet, the severity of swine flu continues to remain no bigger than in comparison with the seasonal flu. The provisional-head veterinary official, UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Dr. Juan Lubroth has stated that the ailing birds are not posing a significant risk to the food chain and after they have recuperated, the normalization of secure producing and processing could ensue. The authorities in Chile have created a makeshift quarantine for the sick  [...]

Looming Doubts Over Xenical And Alli Weight-Reducing Drugs Causing Liver Damage
September 3, 2009 – 10:45 am | 3 Comments
The miasma hangs heavy over the rising reports of liver injury in patients consuming weight-loss medications like orlistat, vended under the name of prescription medicine Xenical and the past-the-counter drug Alli. FDA has recently made an announcement regarding the detailed scrutiny of the thirty-two undesirable episodes of grave liver damage in those consuming orlistat that were observed during the time periods of 1999-2008, inclusive of twenty-seven cases that needed to be hospitalized and six of them with liver breakdown reported. FDA has made a notable finding that nearly thirty of the reported cases transpired outside the United States. Xenical received FDA approval in 1999 while Alli got granted approval in 2007 as above-the-counter weight loss means for adult usage. Xenical is sold in close to hundred countries following approval. The widespread cited unpleasant episodes comprised of yellowing of skin or in the white portion of the eyes –jaundice, feeling a sense of being  [...]

De-clobbering Physical Aspects Of Depression
September 2, 2009 – 9:30 am | 5 Comments
De-clobbering Physical Aspects Of Depression
Depression is believed to distort lives of nearly fourteen million U.S. citizens or close to seven percent of the age bracket of 18 and above populace annually. Depression slowly and steadily gnaws into the entire being, be it the physical aspect or the emotional one, making one feel absolutely lonesome, discouraged with even everyday tasks and existence being majorly hampered. One might be caught unawares that those depressed individuals actually experience pain or numerous others physical indicators that comprise of: Prevalent amongst individuals with depression is recurrent headaches, with migraines worsening in those already having them. Those ailing from backache will experience aggravation in back pain. Any chronic form of pain such as muscle niggles and pains in the joints increases with depression. Apparently, it is crucial to get chest pain diagnosed by an adept doctor as soon as possible. Chest discomfort could be an indicator of grave heart ailments. But, many times  [...]

Anti-Ageing Fillers: A Concrete - Jabbing Horrendous Procedure
September 1, 2009 – 11:30 am | 3 Comments
Those women that have faced disfigurement will all due credit to the new generation of age-tricking products, are strongly advocating a ban on their use. The cosmetic utilization of compounds that comprise of inject-able plastics and cement that are conventionally used in restoring broken hips is being staunchly proscribed by women who in their incessant pursuit to stay youthful have become unwitting victims of facial disfigurement. Scores of unsuspecting customers are being enticed by the assurance of a swift repair to prep up drooping cheeks and fill up facial lines or wrinkles. Presently, there are nearly 140 filler products that have flooded the markets that assert their stance at being the idyllic, instantaneous solution to combating undesirable ageing effects. These are infused into the system by beauty therapists who proclaim they are highly adept at reducing the signs of aging. Though several such centres employ doctors for these injection procedures, it has not averted the  [...]