Sunday, August 18, 2019 7:47

‘Musculoskeletal’ Diseases

Subscribe to RSS feed
Kidney Stones in Women

Kidney Stones in Women

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 6:39

The kidney acts as a filter for blood, removing waste products from the body and making urine. It also helps regulate electrolyte levels that are important for body function. Urine drains from the kidney through a narrow tube called the ureter into the bladder. When the bladder fills ...

Tagged with:
Neck Pain

Neck Pain

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 6:27

Has a constant neck pain become a cause of serious concern for you? Before I tell you about neck pain treatment options, let me give you some idea about common causes of neck pain. Sitting in a wrong posture for prolonged periods of time is one of the ...

Tagged with:
Back Pain

Back Pain

Friday, February 25, 2011 3:58

The back is the workhorse of human body. This remarkably strong structure literally carries the burden of the entire body, and is responsible for almost every move you make. This makes it susceptible to injury, and the resultant back pain can be quite immobilizing. It is estimated that ...

Tagged with:
Ear Pain When Swallowing

Ear Pain When Swallowing

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 6:00

Other Ear-Related Problems What is Eustachian Tube Dysfunction? The Eustachian tube is a small canal that connects the middle ear (behind the eardrum) to the back of the nose and upper throat. Its purpose is to equalize the air pressure in the middle ear with the outside environment. Eustachian ...

Tagged with:
Cauliflower Ear Symptoms

Cauliflower Ear Symptoms

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 5:38

The term "cauliflower ear" refers to a condition that occurs when the cartilage of the outer ear is severely damaged or dies, causing the skin to swell and form irregular bumps. Cauliflower ear, also known as an auricular hematoma, is most often caused by repeated trauma to the ...

Tagged with:
Gene Therapy May Reverse Blindness

Gene Therapy May Reverse Blindness

Monday, February 14, 2011 5:55

Gene therapy is a highly controversial topic, in both the political and moral arenas. Scientists have made great strides in certain areas of experimental testing, the most recent involving Leber’s congenital amaurosis, a rare type of blindness that affects approximately 2,000 Americans....

Tagged with:
Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Thursday, February 3, 2011 2:31

What is deep vein thrombosis? Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot (thrombus) in a deep vein, usually in the legs. Clots can form in superficial veins and in deep veins. Blood clots with inflammation in superficial veins (called superficial thrombophlebitis or phlebitis) rarely cause ...

Chest Cold Remedies

Chest Cold Remedies

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 1:06

Chest Cold refers to the most common symptoms of bronchitis--chest congestion and cough. Bronchitis or a chest cold often follows a common cold or upper respiratory infection. While the symptoms may be bothersome, keeping you from sleeping well or going to work, studies show that home care is ...

Tagged with:
Chest Cold

Chest Cold

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 0:56

A chest cold, also called bronchitis, often occurs when an upper respiratory infection such as the common cold spreads to the airways of the lungs. Invasion by Streptococcus pneumonia or Haemophilus influenza may follow and complicate the initial viral infection. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, ...

Tagged with:
Mouth Blisters

Mouth Blisters

Tuesday, February 1, 2011 7:09

Mouth ulcers, sometimes called canker sores, are a common affliction. Often they are simply caused by trauma and heal quickly on their own. The recurrent, bothersome form is known as recurrent aphthous stomatitis or simply aphthous ulcers. ...

Tagged with: