OverviewKeratoconus is a degenerative eye disease characterized by thinning of the cornea and its deformation (cornea will have cone-shaped).Cone-shape deviates light beam from the eye and vision will be distorted.Keratoconus can occur either … [Read more...]

Herpes Zoster Shingles: Getting Acquainted with the Disease


If you think you are now immune from developing chicken pox rashes and blisters since you got it when you were still a kid—but then the opposite is true! You might have developed chicken pox before but this doesn’t make you immune from developing … [Read more...]

Health problems you did not know computers can cause


By now, I believe that most of us people living in a developed country own a computer at home or at least work at one at our work place. We consider computers very helpful and we can admit that we are a little bit addicted to them. They save us a lot … [Read more...]

Four Myths About Tanning

For most of the world, we look forward to when the weather starts to warm up so that we can get outside to enjoy the warmth and good feelings of the sun. Some people can't wait that long and decide to do tanning booths, not only to darken their … [Read more...]

Aspiration pneumonia

OverviewAspiration pneumonia represents the inflammation of the lungs and airways of the lungs (bronchi), after inhalation of foreign material (usually food, liquids, vomit or fluid) through the mouth or airways leading to lungs.This may have … [Read more...]

Congestive Heart Disease 101: Understanding the Disease Process


More than five million Americans are suffering from this disease but many people are still unaware of this condition. Many people are only aware of heart attack, high blood pressure and other more common forms of heart disease which is one reason why … [Read more...]

How to Treat Schizophrenia?

Treatment of SchizophreniaAs we know that actual causes or factors behind schizophrenia are still not sure therefore its treatment depends upon the symptoms manifested by patient in various cases. Therefore the treatment methods for schizophrenia … [Read more...]

how you can be affected with colon cancer?

CANCER OF COLON Cancer of colon, also known as colorectal cancer is the malignant disease of colon and rectum characterized by growths in colon rectum and appendix. Colon cancer is the fifth most common cancer in the world. It causes 0.6 million … [Read more...]

Armpit Odor – causes and treatment

What is armpit odor? An unpleasant smell due to perspiration under the arms is known as armpit odor. Perspiration itself does not have any smell. When exposed to atmosphere, chemical changes occur on the skin’s surface due to the presence of certain … [Read more...]

The health benefits of dandelion

OverviewEven though many people believe that dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) is a weed with no use, experts believe that it is a valuable plant that can be used both as food and as medicine.Dandelion is a rich source of vitamin A, C, D, B … [Read more...]