RSSArchive for December, 2007

Lack Of One Gene Can Trigger Overeating And Obesity: According To The Research

One-third of population in United States is obese and another one-third is overweight, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With alterations in energy balance, excessive weight gain is evoked. A protein called brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is critical in developing obesity. Lack of BDNF gene and its receptor during development leads to […]

Red Spots And Hard Pimples With Rosacea!

Red Spots And Hard Pimples With Rosacea!

Ever one wants a glowing and radiant skin. Rosacea is a skin disease that can disfigure your skin. It can cause redness and hard pimples. At times, it can be misunderstood as acne or sun burns. Do drinking alcoholic beverages cause rosacea? In some cases intake of alcohol increases the affect but does not continue […]

Lung Inflammation Due To Infections Can Develop Pleurisy!

Lung Inflammation Due To Infections Can Develop Pleurisy!

Pleurisy is often heard from the people who are suffering from acute chest problem. In medical terms, when the two double membranes that lines the chest cavity and surrounding the lungs get inflammable, it can cause pleurisy. These membranes are like satin clothes rubbing each other when the lung expand and contract while breathing. But […]

Is Ganglion Cyst Connected With Repetitive Stress Injuries?

Is Ganglion Cyst Connected With Repetitive Stress Injuries?

Losing grip on your hand is ganglion cyst. It can be felt or appears as fluid filled lumps near joints and wrists. Size can vary and often becomes irritated, swollen and red. This cyst can be felt as painless lumps. Are ganglion cysts connected to cancer? These cysts are non-cancerous lumps and not at all […]

Cystoscopy To Detect The Bladder Tumors!

Cystoscopy To Detect The Bladder Tumors!

Cystoscopy is a procedure of detecting your bladder tumors in which a tube or an instrument is inserted into the urethra to see inside the bladder. In cystoscopy, an instrument called cystoscope is inserted into the bladder from urethra. It allows looking the tumors which are present inside your bladder that are not identified in […]

Colitis Along With Crohn’s Disease Can Cause Serious Inflammatory Problems!

Colitis Along With Crohn’s Disease Can Cause Serious Inflammatory Problems!

Ulcerative colitis along with crohn’s disease can occur any where in digestive system. This inflammation mainly affects small and large intestines in the digestive system. It can be in mouth or in stomach or even in anus. Entire digestive system can be affected with this inflammation. Ulcerative colitis mainly affects people below 30 years of […]

Low Birth Weight Babies In Women Who Had Miscarriages And Abortions: New Research

According to the new research, women who had miscarriage or abortion run three times the normal risk of having low birth weight babies. The research showed that more miscarriages and abortions a woman has, the greater are the chances of giving birth to underweight child or premature child in the future. Children born with low […]

Getting Excessive Daytime Sleepiness? This Could Be A Sign Of Narcolepsy

Getting Excessive Daytime Sleepiness? This Could Be A Sign Of Narcolepsy

Recognizing narcolepsy is very difficult. It is a very rare condition. A narcolepsy sufferer can be diagnosed with this condition, only after suffering the symptoms for 10 to 15 years. Basically narcolepsy is a neurological disorder. Sleep signals are sent to your body at an unpredictable and inappropriate time. This situation happens during the times […]

Protect Yourself From Dreadful West Nile Virus!

Protect Yourself From Dreadful West Nile Virus!

West nile virus is a dreadful mosquito borne disease which is most prevalent in warmer places. As the temperature rises the growth in mosquito population rapidly increases. These mosquitoes not only transmit west nile virus but also spread equine encephalomyelitis, a virus which causes sleeping sickness. West nile virus not only influences people but also […]

Development Of New Methods In The Treatment Of Mesothelioma Cancer!

Development Of New Methods In The Treatment Of Mesothelioma Cancer!

Asbestos exposure causes mesothelioma cancer, which is a very rare cancer on the earth. Asbestos is a fibrous material and a deadly carcinogen that causes mesothelioma and asbestosis. It has been established that there is a link between mesothelioma cancer and asbestos exposure, but the symptoms of this disease cannot be seen until years or […]