Home / Finance / Health and Fitness / Disease Illness (page 10)

Disease Illness

Bird Flu No Risk To Poultry Consumers

News about avian influenza–often called bird flu–is everywhere these days. But American consumers needn’t worry. Experts at the American Meat Institute in Washington, D.C., say they can continue to enjoy their meals with confidence because U.S. poultry is among the healthiest and safest in the world. “Multi-Firewall” Strategy Protects U.S. …

Read More »

Ankylosing Spondylitis, Treatment and Symptoms

What is Ankylosing Spondylitis? Ankylosing Spondylitis is a condition which is related to arthritis. Ankylosing Spondylitis affects approximately 1 in every 250 mainly young men so while many may have not heard about it, it is quite common. The word Ankylosing means inflammation of the spine while Spondylitis means joint …

Read More »

Incontinence: A Treatable Disease

Incontinence does not only affect the elderly. This is an annoying and irritating problem that can embarrass a person whether at home or out and about. Unwanted leaks can lead people to be isolated in their homes in fear of embarrassment. People with incontinence can lose their self-confidence and it …

Read More »

What is Peritoneal Mesothelioma?

Peritoneal Mesothelioma is a tumor of the membrane Peritoneum. The peritoneum is a thin membrane in the organs in the abdomen consisting of mesothelial cells. Peritoneal Mesothelioma is associated to coming about from having previous exposure to asbestos, and in many cases is found through routine abdominal xrays and CT …

Read More »

Mesothelioma treatment is certainly an aid to the ailment

Description of mesothelioma Mesothelioma is mainly caused due to contact with asbestos, which has zeolite. When inhaled, the asbestos fibers reach the pleural layer of our lungs and damages the mesothelial cells. When consumed, the asbestos fibers get to our abdominal cavity and cause peritoneal mesothelioma that can spread to …

Read More »

Chickenpox

Chickenpox is one of the ‘classic’ childhood diseases. Most children will catch it sooner or later. Chickenpox is an airborne disease and is very contagious. The symptoms are: – general mild flu like symptoms (headache, fever, tummy ache, and loss of appetite); – followed a day or two later by …

Read More »

I am a mouth ulcers

Although it’s not my favorite thing to be in the world, I am a mouth ulcer. My street name is most commonly: canker sore. I’ve got a fancy name, and that involves painful open sores that will exist in your mouth when the mucous membrane breaks. You might also choose …

Read More »

Chronic Fatigue – The Facts You Should Know

There is significant concern about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, also known as CFS. In fact, there are criteria patients must meet in order to be diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Receiving the diagnosis may be difficult for some patients because the guidelines for diagnosing are very specific. The fatigue must have …

Read More »

What You Should Know about Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is a digestive disorder caused by the by consumption of gluten, a protein commonly found in many grains, especially wheat, barley & rye. Therefore, those products containing these grains MUST be avoided by those diagnosed with celiac disease. Among those products to be especially mindful of are: bread, …

Read More »