Understanding and Preventing Prion Diseases
11 November 2016
Prion diseases occur due to abnormally folded proteins, which cause neurological damage. Although these neurological conditions are rare, there are some ways you can minimize your personal risk or the risk of passing the condition to your children.
Rare but Fatal Diseases
Fortunately, prion disease are rare, but this rarity also makes them harder to diagnose since many clinicians may not see a case. All prion diseases are inevitably fatal due to their destruction of the brain and other parts of the nervous system.
DIY Emergency Medical Treatment
27 October 2016
While you should never try and do a doctor's job under normal circumstances, you may experience or witness an injury while far from civilization. You may need to perform a procedure to help someone until you can take them to a hospital or clinic. During an emergency, you may need to do the following.
If you are camping and someone slices open your foot or hand, you can stitch up a wound yourself if binding it with cloth or gauze does not stop the bleeding.
How Radiation Therapy Can Help with Cervical Cancer
26 October 2016
Cervical cancer takes away a woman's ability to get pregnant. Your cervix is located at the lower part of your uterus which opens into your vagina. This disease occurs when regular cells in your cervix turns into cancer cells. It can take several years to develop, but can also occur in a short period of time.
Cervical cancer is a serious disease. It causes kidney failure, severe pain and vaginal bleeding.
Why You Should Seek Medical Help If You Have Symptoms Of A UTI
11 October 2016
Does it always seem like health issues arise on the weekends when your regular doctor's office is closed? This tends to be a common problem for many people, yet there are times when situations arise that need immediate attention. An example of this is if you are having all the symptoms of a urinary tract infection (UTI). This type of infection is not likely to go away on its own and can be very painful and uncomfortable.