Taking the Bite out of a Biting Child
August 30, 2013 – 1:12 am | No Comment
Child care is a continuous learning process and problems are usually a stepping stone in learning more about children. Biting is one such problem that has to be handled with tender loving care. A biting child is a negative child and has to be tackled with immediately. Whether it is a home care or a day care or whether the child is just with siblings, a child who bites has to be taught the rules. The  [...]

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Heart Medicines Could Additionally Safeguard from Parkinson’s disease
January 27, 2010 – 9:40 pm | One Comment
Heart Medicines Could Additionally Safeguard from Parkinson’s disease
Investigators from UCLA have uncovered a definite form of medication employed for treating heart ailments like high blood pressure, angina and anomalous cardiovascular rhythms could additionally lower the chances of developing Parkinson’s disease. In the foremost wide-scaled populace-derived study, researchers identified that a particular sub-classing of dihydropyridine heart medicines was linked with a near thirty percent plummet in the chances of Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s disease, the second prevalent neurodenegenerative disorder in the U.S., is typified by failure of voluntary motion, the outcome of neuron fatality in the region of the brain called as the substantia nigra that are entailed in movement control. Neurons of the substantia nigra that are crucial in Parkinson’s disease are identified at having calcium channels in their cell membranes. Such calcium channels are constitutions that facilitate the cells in transmitting electrical charges in between one  [...]


Needle-free Therapies: Boon for Multiple Sclerosis Sufferers
January 25, 2010 – 12:45 am | No Comment
Needle-free Therapies: Boon for Multiple Sclerosis Sufferers
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a complex, chronic and frequently immobilizing ailment varying amongst those inflicted by it. The pill-version treatment for multiple sclerosis is soon to brace reality and a notable advancement in this area. The choice of going in for pills rather than needles is definitely a welcome change for all those individuals presently having the option of needle-only MS treatments. The presently obtainable prospective 5 first-in-line disease-modifying treatments initially started being available nearly two decades back. Four of these therapies are injections, varying in administration from being offered a single instance in a day or once in seven days. A number of years back, Tysabri drug was unveiled that offered a novel choice for MS-inflicted individuals as it was administered via intravenous route once in every 4 weeks time. These disease-modifying drugs are aimed at reducing the occurrence, severe nature of the attacks and slacken the advancement of the condition.  [...]


Notorious Norovirus – Measures to Impede Contracting the Wintry Illness Virus
January 20, 2010 – 2:25 am | No Comment
Notorious Norovirus – Measures to Impede Contracting the Wintry Illness Virus
Norovirus is the group term given to a vastly communicable assemblage of viral forms that lead to puking and loose bowels, especially rife during the wintry season. Due to this season-specific outbreak it is often dubbed the winter vomiting bug lasting during bleak winter months from October till March. Reasons for widespread outbreak The norovirus is largely transmissible – Exposure to merely ten to a hundred viral particles is enough to contract it, while in order to contract a seasonal flu virus, exposure to nearly ten thousand virus particles would be needed. Inhalation of contaminated drops suspended in air, contact with one infected with the virus or infected surfaces. The virus could additionally be contracted by consumption of polluted food items like oyster, mollusc forms that are feeding in contaminated waters could be the starting place. An individual becomes contagious in some hours prior to initially turning symptomatic to two days following the symptoms having subsided.  [...]


Efficacy of Asthma Relieving Inhalers - Novel Ways of Treating Inadequately Controlled Asthma
January 18, 2010 – 1:44 am | No Comment
Efficacy of Asthma Relieving Inhalers – Novel Ways of Treating Inadequately Controlled Asthma
A new-fangled discovery unfolded at the University of Leicester while probes into the reason why asthma relieving inhaler medicines could in fact worsen the condition and ways of allaying asthma attack phases. The study is offering novel perceptions into aspects that influence efficacy of particular asthma medications. Asthma is typified by correctible constriction of air passages in the lungs. An approximate three hundred million individuals ail from asthma globally. Till current times no perceivable asthma cure is obtainable though its apt management is possible when properly treated. Asthma is treated using largely preventing and relieving cures. Averter treatments help in controlling enlargement and irritation of lung air passages. The safeguarding outcome of averter treatment is not instantaneous, however developing eventually over periods of time. Conversely, mitigating treatments have an instant outcome and assist in assuaging asthma signs by bringing about relaxation of  [...]


Two Amazing Heart Healthy Foods
January 14, 2010 – 11:35 pm | No Comment
Two Amazing Heart Healthy Foods
Heart Specialists suggest that all those at risk or having CAD (coronary artery disease) must have nearly a gram of fish oil as part of their daily consumption. This is equivalent to an analogous quantity derived from 3 ounces wild salmon; however fishes via farming techniques are believed to have lesser heart-friendly fats as compared to wild fishes. Five hundred milligrams daily is the aimed quantity to stay heart-healthy. Studies have revealed that omega-3 fatty acids present in fishes, fish oil and a number of plant-derived foods could lower the chances of heart ailments. Consuming no less than a single fish meal weekly was linked with a fifty-two percent lowering in the likelihood of developing abrupt cardiac fatality. Dieticians suggest consuming the food-derived version of fish rather than fish oil due to high protein and nutrient content present in fish. Those people with high cholesterol levels that took EPA (a type of omega-3) every day had a reduction in non-lethal heart  [...]


Top Gadgetry and Websites to Perk Up Mundane Sprinting
January 11, 2010 – 12:35 am | No Comment
Top Gadgetry and Websites to Perk Up Mundane Sprinting
Things could get quite arduous and somewhat ho-hum when one trains for a marathon, particularly when one is not those who are habitually running or training on a daily basis. To add the zest back into the 5 or 10K or for those marathon trainers, here’s a lowdown of the light and tech-savvy sophisticated gadgetry that is bound to make sprinting less monotonous. Although not being among those thingamabob hogging ones, test running one of them would be all the rekindling one would require to set sprinting into top gear. Try the New Trainers Sneaker manufacturers (Nike Free 5.0, New Balance, Newton Running) have come up with sprinting shoes that have such an innate feel to them that it feels that one is not having any shoes on, with no compromise on the steadiness of robust yet bendable soles. The deep-set furrows alongside the base, the ultra lightness felt on wearing these shoes not just facilitates free movement but also the sole moulds itself in accordance to one’s innate  [...]


The ABC for ‘Asthma’ with ‘Food Allergy’
January 8, 2010 – 3:21 am | No Comment
The ABC for ‘Asthma’ with ‘Food Allergy’
‘Food’ is supposed   to be a very demanding material on the earth for every creature including human being. With the developments of various epochs corresponding with the time and weather changes the verities ,forms, recognition and classifications of ‘food’ have changed with their basic values and appearances. Although the word ‘food’ is a significant reason of life, it can be life-threatening if causes to any kind of reaction, infection or allergy. The allergies that are related to any kind of ‘food’ can also lead to Asthma or any other kind of infection. At some point of time, the food allergy or the infections from food create an influence approximately everyone. What is a food allergy? Most of the times, whenever people eat anything and get an unpleasant result or reactions on or inside the body, they find that they have an allergy to that particular food. Nevertheless, many clinical researches have found these kinds of allergies in 3 percent of children and 1 percent  [...]


5 Prudent Ways Of Empowering Your Patient Status
January 4, 2010 – 10:07 pm | No Comment
5 Prudent Ways Of Empowering Your Patient Status
Patient empowerment is all about being actively involved in one’s health care, going beyond the basic essentials. One’s deeds need not be exceptional as time and again it is about paying heed to the finer nuances, minute details which are the deciding and differing factors between undergoing an ideal or a terrible health care experience. Here’s how all of us could garner immense benefits and empower our patient status by implementing these tips into our daily existence. 1. Double or Triple Verification while Opinion Seeking It is always a sensible practise to seek a medical opinion for the second or even third time. The additional endeavour and advice seeking would undeniably further edify and hence empower the person concerned. 2. Raise a Bushel of Queries With nothing like a dim query, one must ensure that all our queries are resolved. This could be done by carefully jotting down our doubts on paper as often the doctor profession is mostly short of time, hence it is up to  [...]