RSSArchive for April, 2012

What Are the Different Types of Eating Disorders

An eating disorder, as the name suggests, has to do with the way a person eats or does not eat. It is to a large extent psychologically influenced by the state of mind of the patient. There exist different types of eating disorders and most of them strike young adults or teenagers. The distress and […]

What Is Normal Blood Pressure

What Is Normal Blood Pressure?

With high blood pressure being termed the biggest killer in the urban world today it is no wonder that people are keen to know more about what is normal blood pressure. Blood pressure, also known as BP, is essentially the pressure that that blood exerts on the walls of the blood vessels as it travels […]

What Affect Will Switching to the ICD 10 Have on the American Medical Profession?

Everyone in the medical profession is talking about the upcoming switch to the new ICD 10 coding system. Full compliance and switch-over is expected to take place by October of 2013. This is a major change, and the impact on the medical community is likely to be huge. Dell icd 10 implementation and other services […]

Food Intolerance Testing May Not Be Reliable

Food Intolerance Testing May Not Be Reliable

There has been a sharp rise in numbers of people with food allergies and intolerances in recent times. However, experts say that tests that indicate intolerance and allergies are often inaccurate and unreliable. This could mean that many of us are living with unnecessary diet restrictions and spending unnecessary amounts on the supposed allergy or intolerance. Intolerance […]

Obesity in the US May Be Worse Than Thought

Obesity in the US May Be Worse Than Thought

We know that anyone with a BMI (body mass index) of 30 and over is considered obese but it could now seem that levels of obesity in the United States could actually be higher than earlier thought. Researchpublished in the journal PLoS One has suggested that 39% people who are not currently regarded as obese may […]

Social Media for Health and Classical Music for Surgery

Social Media for Health and Classical Music for Surgery

Two things that are quite disparate in nature and antiquity could be good for our health: social media, if used correctly could help us improve our health and classical music, when used during or after surgery, could well improve surgery outcomes. Classical music could improve surgery finds study Research has shown that music can help […]

Coconut Water – Natures wonder

Coconut water is one of nature’s little gems and has many uses in the health and beauty industries. It is the clear liquid found inside a green coconut and is quite different in both taste and composition to coconut milk – which is a thick liquid extracted from the flesh of a coconut. Whereas the […]

What Is Pneumonia and How to Manage It

What Is Pneumonia and How to Manage It?

This used to be a fatal disease affecting the chest region before the new generation of drugs made it easy to control and treat. Essentially it is a lung disorder caused by infection. The infection can be caused by any kind of micro organism such as bacteria, viruses and fungi. There is no standard infection […]

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Cholesterol News You Could Use

We will look at recent news regarding cholesterol – a promising new cholesterol drug, and news about how cholesterol could predict cancer and save people from heart disease. The fact that healthy cholesterol levels are vital to health and that an imbalance there could indicate health problems; predict even more serious ones is well known one and […]

What Is Anemia and How Do You Develop It

What Is Anemia and How Do You Develop It?

It is essentially a decrease in the number of red blood cells in the blood. This can be because of these three reasons – blood loss, lack of red blood cell production, or high rates of red blood cell destruction. Based on the trigger in the body which makes the red blood cells decrease there […]