Vaccinate your child against rotavirus infection

OverviewFor the start you must learn that children under one year are the most exposed and the infection is transmitted mainly in winter. Early vaccination, before the first infection with rotavirus, can prevent most cases of disease.Many … [Read more...]

Leg cramps and tendrils

OverviewYou can’t enjoy sleep at night because you wake housings pain or cramps in the calf, thigh or fingers? It could be about the kind of discomfort and inconvenience that will make getting out of bed to look for any improvement.You may think … [Read more...]

Sexually transmitted diseases: Infection with Chlamydia trachomatis

Chlamydia has become nowadays one of the most frequent sexually transmitted disease, affecting every year about 4 million people in the US and a lot more in the whole world, as statistics say.The bacterium called Chlamydia trachomatis can affect … [Read more...]

8 Remedies for sore throat

1. OverviewThe sore throat, known as tonsillitis or pharyngitis, is a symptom of a disease that affects the pharynx or tonsils. This may be due to an infection with a virus or bacterium.Sore throat is encountered most frequently in children and … [Read more...]

The link between impotence and caffeine

OverviewAlso known as erectile dysfunction, impotence is one of the most common sexual problems found in men. It is characterized by the inability to achieve and / or maintain an erection during sexual activity.Impotence can be experienced both … [Read more...]

Water retention – symptom of premenstrual syndrome (PMS)

1. OverviewWater retention also known as edema is a condition that results when liquid (water) infiltration manifest in body tissues from blood plasma. Under normal conditions, the liquid is drained from the tissues by the lymphatic system that is … [Read more...]

Ataxia telangiectasia (Louis-Bar syndrome)

OverviewAtaxia telangiectasia, also known as Louis-Bar syndrome, is a rare hereditary disorder that affects nervous system, immune system and other body systems.The condition is characterized by progressive difficulty of a person to coordinate … [Read more...]

Diseases associated with obesity

1. Obesity and type 2 diabetesOver 80% of people with type 2 diabetes (the most common form of diabetes) are obese or overweight. Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body either does not produce enough insulin in the blood or when cells do not use … [Read more...]

Anaphylactic shock

OverviewAnaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction which may endanger a person's life. This can occur within seconds or minutes of exposure to an allergen, such as poison resulted from a bee sting or peanut consumption.Large amount of chemicals … [Read more...]

Cholecystectomy

1. OverviewCholecystectomy is a surgical procedure that involves removing the gallbladder (pear-shaped organ located under the liver on the right side, above the abdomen).Gallbladder collects and stores bile - digestive fluid produced by the … [Read more...]