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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Flu Shots Alternative – Can Vitamin D Really Help?
December 8, 2010 – 1:25 am | No Comment
Flu Shots Alternative – Can Vitamin D Really Help?
The sunshine vitamin that has since long been well-identified for its useful effects on bone health is extensively being researched for checking whether it assists in cold & flu prevention and be an able replacement to flu shots. On the basis of preliminary outcomes, many physicians are suggesting elevated dosages to evade upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs), and several also speculate it can be a replacement to the yearly flu shot. However even as it is well-known that vitamin D helps in boosting the immune system, several researchers state that till date there is dearth of proof that its intake would assist in keeping flu, cold at bay. Till lately, researchers have held the inclination of human-beings in congregating indoors or the less-humidity of the wintry climatic conditions as accountable for facilitating virus survival in the air for protracted periods of time. Progressively more, researchers are probing another likely elucidation – in the wintry months, people are  [...]


Wii Fit Games Superlative Choice for Golden Years
December 7, 2010 – 1:05 am | No Comment
Wii Fit Games Superlative Choice for Golden Years
As purchasing of video games goes full throttle with the approaching Christmas season, it only appears to be the most opportune moment to pose the query ‘is active video-gaming partly been targeted at the incorrect spectator?’ Active video-gaming is irrefutably games necessitating one in staying energetic or dynamic, mostly even known as exergaming. Based on the kind of game, exergaming exhorts a player into hopping, wriggling, serving & volleying, right-hooking a virtual punching rival or moving in a different mode. The fundamental principle of these exergames including NeoRacer, Konami’s DDR, Gymkids, Cyber coach, Wii Fit games, Sony PS Move systems is improvement in the health & vigour of its players. However, recent science indicates that the result, pleasing as it might be, is atypically attained by majority of the player community, especially among youngsters. Theoretically, active-gaming must closely replicate the energy requirements & physiological gains garnered  [...]


Medical Tourism – Gauging Pros & Cons
December 6, 2010 – 4:08 am | No Comment
Medical Tourism – Gauging Pros & Cons
Medical tourism symbolizes the commercializing of medicine, the concept that when one has adequate bucks one could obtain care at whatever time or location – rectitude, profitable & at times also lawful & ethical concerns be darned. Medical tourism is a booming industry approximated at eighty billion dollars yearly and shows all signs of thriving. Due to the soaring healthcare costs in the U.S., people there are travelling in throngs. An approximate 6 million would be seeking medical assistance overseas in 2010. Nations like Costa Rica, Asia Bangkok, India are wooing patient populaces in a rather aggressive manner. Must Canada, a nation located just close by also be doing the analogous? Will vending services to well-heeled people from America be an ideal means to generate bucks for paying the high Medicare expenses? In Canada, operating rooms & diagnostics imaging equipments mostly are sitting unused. However, in case one starts to vend medical-care to foreigners, would it  [...]


Medical Credit Card – What You Need to Know
December 1, 2010 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Medical Credit Card – What You Need to Know
With global slump continuing & joblessness peaking, increasingly more numbers of people in the U.S. are facing more difficulties in paying for health care & in several situations also postponing medical procedure for the same. Several fiscal services firms have sensed a rising place in the market & have come up with specially devised credit cards to be deployed exclusively for medical costs. Dubbed the ‘medical credit card’, it was formerly proposed for payment towards non-insured optional methods like liposuctions, lasik; however, lately have gained footing for other non-insured or under-insured health care requirements. Those issuing the medical credit card state that they are offering a means of having instant admission to therapies like weight reduction surgeries, chiropractics preservation, dental implant or also vet-care for pets. Here are some of the firms which offer medical credit card to customers. Citi Health Card by Citigroup. GE Money by CareCredit. ChaseHealthAdvance  [...]