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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Prescription Drugs Intake & Driving – Unsafe Cocktail
November 29, 2010 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Prescription Drugs Intake & Driving – Unsafe Cocktail
In regards to consuming alcoholic drinks & driving, for the most part, individuals do know quite clearly that one should not be doing it, until one has a careless approach to vehicle ruins. However, what must one perceive in case one has taken some pain relievers or cold remedies? What’s the safety quotient regarding the intake of prescription drugs and driving? Largely, people have a tendency of assuming that these would not be making much of a difference - & in case they did, then the physician will notify the person concerned about them. Still a French trial noted that around three from a hundred vehicles smashes might be the result of individuals who took prescription drugs and were behind the wheel. The trial was rather original and did a comparison of people behind the wheel who were accountable for accidents against people driving and part of accidents. The records were humongous numbering to over seventy-two thousand drivers. But, it could be tricky in disentangling if  [...]


Marketing over Meals – Fast Food Chains Monopoly
November 12, 2010 – 6:00 am | No Comment
Marketing over Meals – Fast Food Chains Monopoly
Who doesn’t know the evilness of fast foods? Are we talking of a new born baby who is yet unaware of how a cherry looks? Nope. We are the grown up, educated citizens of the world. We are very well acquainted with the ill health ness of fast foods. 85 % of American parents, as the statistics say, take their children to fast food restaurants on weekends or at least one in a week’s time. Fast food chains like McDonalds, King Burger, Taco Bell, Tibb’s, KFC, Subway, Wendy’s and many more have paced greatly to support and sustain the good health options for eating, but they hardly serve it to their customers. Kids meals need to be attractive, crunchy, crispy and tasty and only then they do eat it. So, just about 6 – 8 % of times, with over 250 well- running fast food bistros, do parents seek a healthy snack option and just 26 – 28 % of times are healthy drinks suggested for their kids’ meals. The present situation of health in terms of eating in the U.S. fast food chains depicts  [...]


Warm water swimming - Lethal Consequences on the Body
November 1, 2010 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Warm water swimming – Lethal Consequences on the Body
According to swimming connoisseurs, those who compete outdoors in near ninety degrees temperature water are similar to battling in hot tubs. Just being seated in hot tubs drains out energy and those who compete outdoors feel lightheaded and dehydrated while swimming which is a sport that uses the total body. The latest calamity to hog mass attention was United States swimmer Fran Crippen’s death when participating in the ten km marathon a week back in the UAE. A number of others competing had complains regarding temperature of the water that day. S. Munatones who assisted in penning down safety regulations for the global leading body for open water swimming sport, NIDA, did agree that water temperature in the eighties is similar to being in Jacuzzis and noting the absence of cloudage during the contest making its additionally uncomfortable for the competitors. Spokespersons of game associations have indicated intense exhaustion & heart attack though the officially released details  [...]


Drug For Breezing Through Graveyard Shifts At Work
October 25, 2010 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Drug For Breezing Through Graveyard Shifts At Work
Advertisements are constantly airing on radio promoting Nuvigil or armodafinil as a remedy to drowsiness and lethargy - symptoms which individuals working in night times or other odd hours often experience. Those working in nursing, truck driving, security guard, bartending or call centre professions graveyard shifts are a part and parcel of their vocation. Even as armodafinil is a stimulant which is already in use for treating undue drowsiness experienced by narcoleptics & hypopnea syndrome or OSAHS (sleep condition wherein patients momentarily experience stoppage in respiration or start breathing in a shallow manner on several instances while asleep, hence hampering relaxing sleep), the ad totally lays focus on those working in odd shifts. Their online site calls prospective consumers to experience wakefulness again & exhibiting photographs of content, glint-eyed workers – nurses, ground traffic controllers at airports among others. Supposedly, these people have managed to trounce  [...]


Safe and Dicey Side to Pill Splitting – How to Stay Out of Harm’s way
October 4, 2010 – 3:09 am | No Comment
Safe and Dicey Side to Pill Splitting – How to Stay Out of Harm’s way
A latest study discovered that a number of people in the United States split their pills as a money-saving strategy on steeply-priced prescription medications. Such an approach could undeniably curb one’s drug bills however there is a correct manner and an erroneous method of splitting pills. In case one is thinking about this approach then mentioned herewith are pointers which would assist in ensuring that one does it in the correct manner. Firstly, asking the physician or chemist if splitting of one’s medicines could actually be done. Splitting a number of drugs is unadvisable; however, several prevalent medicines like cholesterol-reducing statin medications, hypertension medicines, antidepressants and aspirin could be split. Secondly, using pill splitters at all times for ensuring the medicines have been divided into identical parts. These are commonly obtainable in many pharmacy stores costing from three to ten dollars. Optionally checking with one’s health insurance service provider  [...]


Cabin Fever Strikes Again
September 15, 2010 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Cabin Fever Strikes Again
Thirty-three miners from Chile hemmed in for over a month’s time are reported to have grown increasingly irate and unruly thousand plus feet underground. The initial celebrations of their astounding survival have transformed to signs of cabin fever. The miners were distressed when they were not given cigarette, empanada and wines by health personnel worried regarding repercussions to their health. The miners were infuriated about their requests not being fulfilled and went loony, driving machine automobiles frantically through the mine passageways. They even declined a delivery of peach fruit which was passed down via constricted tunnelling which is their only connection to the outer world. Several miners have also become disturbed for not having received any letter intimations from near and dear ones. This complaining is the total reverse of the euphoric feelings the miners experienced following their discovery during August. Medical experts point out that such novel, cantankerous  [...]


Check out the Secret to Getting Rippling Muscles & A Buffed Body
August 15, 2010 – 9:44 pm | No Comment
Check out the Secret to Getting Rippling Muscles & A Buffed Body
All those hitting the gyms and are enthused about developing a striking build might often feel the temptation to clutch on to the weightiest of dumbbells and start lifting. However a research has shown that such people might actually be going through pointless affliction. Study investigators at the McMaster Univ. observed that when lighter weights are lifted for lengthier times the results are analogously effectual at sculpting the body and getting bulging muscles. The secret is pumping weights till the body has reached muscular exhaustion. Speaking in detail about the study, researcher Prof. Stuart Phillips pointed out that for people who needlessly grunt and strain their bodies for lifting the heaviest of weights could as an effective alternative clutch a comparatively light weight and then continue weight-lifting till the time one’s body is not able to do that task any further. Prof. Stuart expounds that their study team is certain that muscle growth essentially translates  [...]


Get Set to Avail from the Latest FDA-Approved Vaccines for 2010-2011 Flu Season
August 3, 2010 – 11:51 pm | No Comment
Get Set to Avail from the Latest FDA-Approved Vaccines for 2010-2011 Flu Season
Though the influenza season usually does not kick-start till October, however consignments of the vaccination have already begun. Brands like GSK, Novartis, AstraZeneca and Sanofi-Aventis have made announcements in the past fortnight that they have begun shipment of vaccinations to distributors. Varied brand names and forms of vaccinations have the United States Food and Drug Administration approval for varied age bands. The seasonal flu vaccine shields from 3 influenza strains, inclusive of the 2009 H1N1 flu virus that lead to last year’s outbreak. Previous year since the 2009 H1N1 flu virus surfaced following manufacture of the seasonal vaccination, duo vaccinations were required to be administered separately for protecting from the seasonal influenza as well as the 2009 H1N1 epidemic flu virus, however during 2010, merely a single vaccination would be needed. Nonetheless, some children in the age band of six months onwards to eighteen years old with unidentifiable inoculation  [...]