Category: Health Care & Medical

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...

cereals

7 Tips for Living with a Pollen Allergy

  Spring is the time of year when most pollen allergies kick in. In the UK, it means lots of tree pollens floating about – ash, birch and elm – whilst in America it is ragweed pollen that triggers many allergies in spring (although tree and grass pollen is also prevalent at this time of year)....

5 Healing Foods if You Have an Autoimmune Disease

Diet plays an essential role in mental and physical well-being, but even more so when a person is dealing with an ongoing chronic illness like an autoimmune disease. This is when the body’s immune system misidentifies healthy cells as foreign, which triggers the release of proteins known as autoantibodies that mistakenly attack cells. This can occur...

Cardiovascular disease patients listening music

Cardiovascular disease patients health improved listening to music

Cardiovascular disease patients quailty of life are greatly improved simply listening to their favourite music Current studies have discovered that listening to music could actually help men and women recovering from cardiovascular disease to significantly strengthen their heart. Cardiologists from the Institute of Cardiology, University of Nis, Serbia, explained the findings indicate that individuals could very well improve the...