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What Are the Anxiety Disorders in Children and How to Manage Them?

What Are the Anxiety Disorders in Children and How to Manage Them?

Anxiety disorders in children are not very different from anxiety disorders of adults. The feelings of worry and fear and an acute sense of helplessness that impairs their thinking is quite similar to what an adult may face in the similar disorder. The difference is that children have an increased physical and psychological reaction to […]

Is the Age of Safe Medicine Ending?

Is the Age of Safe Medicine Ending?

he head of the World Health Organization has claimed that the end of modern medicine as we know it may be imminent. The WHO chief has made the dark prediction that increasing antibiotic resistance could mean that a scratch on the knee could prove fatal, that routine operations become impossible and that we could be facing the […]

How to Live Your Life

How to Live Your Life After an Accident at Work

Accidents do happen and they are often due to the negligence of another. Some accidents may in fact cause changes to the person not at fault on an extremely personal level. There is only much sick pay the injured person is going to receive and this will still only be a fraction of their usual […]

What Is “Wrongful Birth

What Is “Wrongful Birth”?

We’ve all heard of wrongful death through negligence and so on, but recently a Wrongful Birth suit was awarded $2.9 million in damages. The claim made by the parents was that they suffered as a result of misdiagnosis during pregnancy, which was upheld by the court and damages were awarded. Importance of prenatal testing The importance of […]

3 Primary ADHD Symptoms in Children

3 Primary ADHD Symptoms in Children

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD symptoms in children may at first seem like deliberate disobedience to a parent, a teacher or child care giver. The truth is that the child is not being willfully disobedient; the behavior is merely a symptom of the mental disorder that he is suffering from. ADHD has three primary […]

Multiple Myeloma – Symptoms of the Cancer

Multiple Myeloma – Symptoms of the Cancer

This is a type of cancer which affects the blood and the bone marrow. It is the second most widespread type of blood cancer. The first position of that dubious distinction goes to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The American Cancer Society estimates that 20,180 new cases of multiple myeloma were diagnosed in 2010. Multiple myeloma symptoms are […]

Chikungunya Alert for the United States

Chikungunya Alert for the United States

New guidelines have recently been issued in respect of the spread of the vector borne disease, Chikungunya. A chikungunya alert has been sounded for the United States, whereas we think of the disease as being a tropical disease found in the lesser developed regions of the world. Why America is at risk This disease is caused by […]

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What Are Sickle Cell Anemia Symptoms

This genetic disorder is rather like the classic anemia as far as sickle cell anemia symptoms are concerned. The child is thus born with the defective gene that causes this disease. It takes at least four months for the first symptoms of the disease to manifest. Even then as the infant is unable to complain […]

Yet Another Diet Pill in the Offing

Yet Another Diet Pill in the Offing

There is a vast array of pills and potions out there that promise to help you lose weight and now there is another name to tag on to that list: Qnexa is the new experimental anti obesity drug that has recently got the backing of US health advisers. New diet pill and possible problems The prescription anti obesity […]