Archive for the ‘Disease’ Category

How to Avoid Kidney Stones

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 7,278 views

Kidney stones are hardened formations in the kidneys or urinary tract, resulting from the accumulation of existing crystals in the urine. His presence may go unnoticed without symptoms, but can also cause severe pain that starts in the back and radiates to the abdomen to the groin. It's a pain ...

New technique reduces bleeding in liver surgery

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 2,854 views

A new technique that reduces bleeding during an operation of the liver can decrease the time of surgery and eliminate the need for blood transfusions. The removal of cancerous tumors of the liver requires a complicated and dangerous surgery. Patients may lose between one and 11 gallons ...

Everything You Need to Know About Urinary Tract Infection

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 5,535 views

The urinary tract infection (UTI) is a leading cause of consultation in medical practice, second only to respiratory infections. It is therefore important to define and characterize urinary infection and explain the terms used by doctors, which is covered in this first article.

Everything You Need to Know About Osteoporosis

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 3,914 views

Osteoporosis means porous bone, ie, is the progressive decalcification of the bones to become brittle. It is a disease in which there is decreased bone mass and deterioration of bone quality, which becomes more fragile. The higher the fragility, the greater the risk of a fracture. Although the occurrence is ...

Questions and Answers About Back Pain

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 3,037 views

Back pain is a very common complaint, also called lumbago is a pain that occurs in the lower spine (lumbar spine). About three in four adults will have back pain during their lifetime these numbers may rise due to the increased number of elderly. A large portion of the population today, ...

What is Hepatitis?

Saturday, December 10th, 2011 1,253 views

Hepatitis means any degeneration of the liver due to various causes, the most frequent infections by influenza virus types A, B and C and the abuse of alcohol or other toxic substances (such as some medicines). While viruses attack the liver when its cells to parasitize their reproduction, cirrhosis of ...

What is Meningitis?

Saturday, December 10th, 2011 1,305 views

It is an inflammation of the membranes that cover and protect the central nervous system - the meninges. Meningitis can be viral, acquired after a cold or other illness caused by viruses, or bacterial origin, usually milder.There are several bacteria that can cause meningitis. A contagious form of the disease ...

What is Fibromyalgia?

Friday, December 9th, 2011 1,236 views

The term fibromyalgia refers to a widespread and chronic painful condition. It is considered a syndrome because it encompasses a range of clinical manifestations such as pain, fatigue, malaise, sleep disturbances. In the past, people who had widespread pain and a series of ill-defined complaints were not taken very seriously. ...

Everything You Need to Know About Hypertension

Friday, December 9th, 2011 1,375 views

Hypertension is the medical term for high blood pressure. It is part of life for many people, young or old. Hypertension is a very common disease. To get an idea of ​​its importance, of every ten adults, about two have high blood pressure. It is a chronic disease, or that ...

Questions and Answers About Cancer - Part 3

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 1,130 views

What is the treatment of cancer? Cancer treatment can be done by surgery, radiotherapy or chemotherapy, used alone or combined, depending on the cell type of the organ of origin and the degree of tumor invasion.