Category: Health Care & Medical

surgery

Surgical Options for Meningioma and Pituitary Adenomas

Tumors of the skull base area can be exceptionally difficult to treat or remove due to the complexity of this part of the human anatomy. Numerous critical nerve structures are located in this area and must be successfully navigated in order to prevent damage and reduced function for the patient after surgery. Minimally invasive surgical techniques...

osteoporosis

Osteoporosis Avoiding Tips

Osteoporosis is a ever growing disease with an estimated 20 million American women affected. The disease used to be associated only with the elderly but that is changing. Younger and younger adults are having issues with the bone density disease. Osteoporosis steals bone mass from the bones causing them to weaken leading to weak brittle bones...

black eye

How to Heal a Black Eye

It may be caused by some extreme sport that you’re so into or maybe you’re just a mere klutz, but getting a black eye can certainly be a hassle. Not just because it is painful, you also get non-stop asking from people around you of how you got it. Thank heavens for the different researches done...

laset eye surgery

Laser Used in Eye Care

It can seem scary to have someone say that they can use lasers to actually improve your vision. Most of the time we see lasers portrayed in spy movies or movies where a mad scientist plans to use it as a weapon. Lasers are used in many ways these days, and can be invaluable tools for...

video assisted thoracic surgery

Getting the Basics of Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery

Any surgical procedure in the thorax region of the human body has two basic objectives – to diagnose or to treat. Whichever you need, it is better to talk to your doctor beforehand to get a clear idea about the details. The thoracic area includes the heart, lungs, esophagus, and other parts. Today most surgeons opt...

gamma knives

Gamma Knives – How They Work

One of the big inventions on the brain-cancer-curing scene these days is the use of gamma knife treatment on patients who need a number of procedures such as trigeminal neuralgia radiosurgery or to help with acoustic neuroma problems. Despite the name, it is not an actual knife, but the name is derived from the fact that the machine does...

foot

Are you Stepping Comfortably? How Foot Pain can Impact your Wellbeing

Health experts recommend that we all exercise for 30 minutes, three times a week. This can be from taking a leisurely walk to boosting your cardiovascular fitness with running or through taking a spinning class. Whatever way you decide to exercise, there is nothing that can slow down your exercise plans quite like having foot pain....

flu

8 Tips to Avoid the Flu

The flu is one of the most common diseases out there. Although it’s not seen as particularly serious for the medical community, as it is pretty common and the fatality rate is small, it is pretty serious for anyone who has it. And since once you do get it all you can do is wait for...