MENINGITIS BACTERIA TO BLAME FOR OREGON’S STUDENT’S DEATH

MENINGITIS BACTERIA TO BLAME FOR OREGON’S STUDENT’S DEATH

On Friday public health officials stated that the death of an Oregon student-athlete who was found unresponsive in her dorm room was caused by a bacterial infection which is related to meningitis. Lauren Jones, an 18 year old freshman student athlete at Oregon University, was on Tuesday last week…

HUNDREDS POSSIBLY EXPOSED TO ‘SUPERBUG’ AT UCLA MEDICAL CENTER

HUNDREDS POSSIBLY EXPOSED TO ‘SUPERBUG’ AT UCLA MEDICAL CENTER

Los Angeles Times are reporting that more than 100 people may have been exposed to “superbug,” a deadly drug resistance bacteria while at UCLA’s Ronald Regan Medical Center. In addition to the hundred who have been exposed to these deadly bacteria the Times is also reporting that…

Potassium, Magnesium and Calcium

Potassium, Magnesium and Calcium

Potassium is crucial for functions of tissues, organs and cells! The daily intake of potassium should be 7.400mg. It can help you in several ways. Potassium can lower your blood pressure, so it is good for people who have high blood pressure. Many diets used for lowering cholesterol have high levels…

Well Known Tips to be Healthy

Well Known Tips to be Healthy

When you are a working professional, being in the pink of health is of the vital essence for you. If this is not the case you cannot perform your day to day tasks as well as you could have. To know more about how you can lead a healthy life you need to keep the following aspects in mind. Become a…

Fasting Can Do More Good Than Harm

Fasting Can Do More Good Than Harm

A first phase trial on humans suggest that prolonged cycles of fasting protects against toxic effects of chemotherapy and triggers stem cell regeneration of new immune cells and clearing out of old, damaged cells. The study is the first to show that a natural intervention can trigger regeneration…

Bell's Palsy Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Bell's Palsy Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Bell's palsy is a paralysis or weakness of the muscles on one side of your face. Damage to the facial nerve that controls muscles on one side of the face causes that side of your face to droop. The nerve damage may also affect your sense of taste and how you make tears and saliva. This…

Signs and Symptoms of Tuberculosis

Signs and Symptoms of Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacterial disease caused by mycobacteria, specifically Mycobacterium tuberculosis, M. bovis, or M. africanum. The disease is spread from inhalation of organisms dispersed as droplets from the sputum of infected persons. TB traditionally was diagnosed among economically…

Should You Exercise when Sick?

Should You Exercise when Sick?

Once we start working out at the gym it can be really hard to stop. They feel and the workout boosts our daily life and not going to the gym make us feel tired and lazy. However, if you fall sick or are suffering from mild symptoms then you don’t know if hitting the gym is a good option or…

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Cholesterol

Cholesterol

Your body needs cholesterol. It is produced by the liver and it comes from some food. Food like eggs and red meat contains high levels of cholesterol. There are two types of cholesterol. LDL or bad cholesterol is responsible for cluttering the arteries, heart disease, stroke and other condition. The…

Five steps towards maintaining a good health

Five steps towards maintaining a good health

Leading a healthy and fit life is a big challenge for people in today’s fast pacing life. Depending on fast food and junk street side food is the main source of filling their empty stomach for the office goers around the globe. These unhealthy food habits are now leading to various diseases…