Mesothelioma Treatment

Mesothelioma refers to cancer of the mesothelium, the thin layer of tissue that covers the majority of the internal organs. Mesothelioma is an aggressive and deadly form of cancer with. Mesothelioma treatments are available, but for many people with mesothelioma, a cure isn’t possible. There are different types of mesothelioma Read more…

Lower Back Pain Surgery

Lower back pain refers to a common, painful condition affecting the lower portion of the spine. Lower back pain is caused by injury to a muscle (strain) or ligament (sprain). Common causes include improper lifting, poor posture, lack of regular exercise, a fracture, a ruptured disc or arthritis. Often, the Read more…

10 Flu Myths

If you’ve ever had the flu, you know how sick you can be. Chances are good that some of the advice friends and family gave you about avoiding or dealing with the flu was wrong. There seems to be no shortage of misinformation and bad advice when it comes to dealing Read more…

Thyroidectomy

Thyroidectomy – Overview A goiter, or goitre, is a swelling in the neck resulting from an enlarged thyroid gland. A goiter can be associated with a thyroid that is not functioning properly. Generally, over 90% of goiter cases are due to iodine deficiency. The thyroid gland produces two main hormones Read more…

10 Diseases Caused By Smoking

List of Diseases Caused By Smoking Smoking is a practice in which a substance is burned and the resulting smoke is breathed in to be tasted and absorbed into the bloodstream. Tobacco is the most common substance smoked. Smoking implements include cigarettes, pipes, cigars, hookahs and bongs. Smoking generally has Read more…

7 Causes of Postural Defects

Causes of Postural Defects – Overview Poor posture is the posture that results from certain muscles tightening up or shortening while others lengthen and become weak, which often occurs as a result of one’s daily activities. Postural defects may lead to pain, injury, or other health problems. There are several Read more…