Diseases

What is Multiple Sclerosis

January 30th, 2014

Multiple sclerosis or MS as it is commonly known is a disorder affecting the central nervous system. Multiple sclerosis affects the brain and the spinal cord resulting in loss of muscle control, vision and sensation. The nerves of the brain and spinal cord get damaged primarily due to the own defense mechanism of the body […]


Diseases

Types of Epilepsy

January 29th, 2014

Epilepsy is a common medical condition affecting the central nervous system of the body. Epilepsy is termed as a neurological medical condition as it causes seizure disorders disturbing the electrical activity in the brain. While seizures are the most obvious signs for an epilepsy attack, doctors need to make sure that the seizure is caused […]


Diseases, Wellness

What is Osteoarthritis

January 28th, 2014

Osteoarthritis medically known as degenerative arthritis, degenerative joint disease or simply OA is a form of arthritis. Osteoarthritis is a progressive disease that worsens over with time. Initial symptoms of Osteoarthritis are inflammation which eventually leads to breakdown and loss of cartilage in the joints. The joints of the cartilage wear down with time owing […]


Health and beauty

Otoplasty: Ear reshaping

January 25th, 2014

Probably no other physical characteristic cries out for cosmetic surgery more than protruding ears. Children, long the victims of cruel nicknames like bat ears; elephant ears are the most likely candidates for otoplasty, but this surgery can be performed at any age after the ears have reached full size, usually around five to six years of age. […]


Diseases

Treating Leukemia

January 23rd, 2014

Leukemia is cancer of the body’s blood-forming tissues and cells which includes the overall lymphatic node system of the body. There are many forms of leukemia with some targeting young children while other forms affect only adults. Leukemia usually starts to spread in the white blood cells of the body. Since white blood cells of […]


Addiction

Tips on How to Quit Smoking

January 21st, 2014

Quitting smoking can be one of the hardest things to accomplish. While most smokers do know that smoking is bad for their health and quitting smoking offers tremendous health benefits, they find themselves unable to kick the butt due to the addiction. Here are some tips and small lifestyle changes that you can incorporate in […]


Health and beauty, Surgery

Breast Augmentation

January 20th, 2014

  Breast augmentation (also known as augmentation mammoplasty) is one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries in the world. It is the procedure in which breast which are small in size can be enlarged and also to improve and shape of the breasts in one surgical procedure. Breast augmentation surgery can be a means to increase the size of […]


Exercise and health

Benefits of Surya Namaskar

January 18th, 2014

Yoga and meditation have been an intrinsic part of the ancient Indian culture. Regular pranayam and yogic postures offer a large number of medical benefits and followed by a large number of people across the globe. While Yoga has diversified into various forms and branches one exercise or yogic posture that remains the centrifugal force […]


Healthcare, Wellness

Cholesterol levels and what they mean

January 16th, 2014

  The total blood cholesterol is a measure of all cholesterol components in your body helpful in tracing the performance of the heart. Having good cholesterol levels is a direct reflection of having the heart in good working order without any high chance of attaining heart disease. Cholesterol levels can be tricky to understand due […]


Diseases, Kid's health

Signs and Symptoms of Dyslexia

January 15th, 2014

Dyslexia is a learning disorder that is common in children characterized by poor reading ability to an otherwise healthy child. While Dyslexia is quite common, the disease can go virtually unnoticed in a large number of cases and recognized only in adulthood. Common Symptoms of Dyslexia : Common signs and symptoms of dyslexia can vary remarkably […]