Category Archives: Health
Stroke has a new indicator! i.e. the Tongue:
During a BBQ, a woman stumbled and took a little fall – she assured everyone that she was fine (they offered to call paramedics) …she said she had just tripped over a brick because of her new shoes.
Since many people are alone when they suffer a heart attack, without help,the person whose heart is beating improperly and who begins to feel faint, has only about 10 seconds left before losing consciousness.
Depression is described as feeling sad, low, unhappy, and miserable or down in the dumps. All of us can feel it in every period of life. It’s a mood disorder with the feelings of anger, loss, frustration, sadness or frustration interferes in our daily life. It lasts for weeks or months. Duration of the depression starts from 6 months and lasts for 1 year.
A frail 65-year-old woman sitting under the mango trees in a rural village in Chad suffers from a tropical disease that eats into the brain, and the locals blame on witchcraft.
“I’ve been suffering for more than two months now. I have headaches, fever, and I just feel very tired,” said Lea Sadene, who has just been tested and diagnosed.
Goggles that trick the wearer into thinking the plain snack in their hand is a chocolate cookie, or make biscuits appear larger have been unveiled in Japan, offering hope to weak-willed dieters everywhere.
Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed devices that use computer wizardry and augmented reality to fool the senses and make users feel more satisfied with smaller — or less appealing — treats.
Medical expert have said that iron deficiency anemia was a leading cause of maternal mortality and perinatal mortality as well as complications to fetus including risk of premature delivery and low birth weights.
This was said by Associate Professor Gyenae Unit-1 of Civil Hospital Karachi, Dr. Lubna Ali speaking at a Continuing Medical Education Seminar held at Dr. Essa’s Laboratory, here on Monday.
Italian doctors in March implanted the smallest ever artificial heart into a 16-month-old baby before the infant received a permanent organ donation, said the hospital that performed the operation.
Nature always has something in store for all of us. It just takes a stroke of luck to explore it or for e.g., in this case of Patient TN, it was perhaps a stroke of unluckiness. Patient TN, is completely blind by his own account because two consecutive strokes had destroyed the visual cortex of his brain, and consequently, his ability to see.
Scientists claimed Tuesday to have pinpointed the genes most responsible for schizophrenia in a breakthrough they say will allow better diagnosis and treatment of the debilitating mental illness.
In a study involving genetic information from thousands of schizophrenia patients as well as healthy controls, the researchers said they identified hundreds of genes that can show who is most at risk.
Spontaneous human combustion (SHC) is the alleged burning of a person’s body without a readily apparent, identifiable external source of ignition. The combustion may result in simple burns and blisters to the skin, smoking, or a complete incineration of the body. The latter is the form most often ‘recognized’ as SHC.