The kidneys play a vital role in the normal physiology of humans. These small, bean-shaped organs are responsible for removing waste products and excess fluid from the body. They also facilitate the production of urine, regulate the body’s salt, acid and potassium levels and produce hormones that influence the function of other organs. Continue reading
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic autoimmune disorder marked by excessive inflammation that can damage several organs besides the joints. These include the skin, eyes, lungs, heart, kidneys and blood vessels. The disease attacks the lining of the joints (synovium) and causes a painful swelling that thickens the synovium. Eventually, this can lead to joint deformity, bone erosion and permanent disability. Continue reading
According to the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) published in 2019, neurodegenerative diseases, which affect the structure and function of the central nervous system (CNS), are the largest cause of disability globally. Parkinson’s disease, the most common of these diseases next to Alzheimer’s, is a progressive movement disorder that remains without a cure.
Unless we put medical freedom into the Constitution the time will
come when medicine will organize itself into an undercover
dictatorship. To restrict the art of healing to doctors and deny
equal privileges to others will constitute the Bastille of medical
science. Continue reading
Cooking from scratch using fresh unprocessed ingredients is an excellent disease-prevention strategy
Home-cooking also tends to result in reduced calorie consumption Continue reading
Medical doctors, MDs, and doctors of osteopathy, known as DOs, have similar training requiring four years of study in the basic and clinical sciences, and the successful completion of licensing exams Continue reading
The Human Body is host to over 130 different types of parasites. Infections can range from mild, hardly noticeable to serious. You may ask, what really is a parasite?
It is a simple celled animal that lives on or in another organism or body of another species from which Continue reading
I have to admit, the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial still holds a special place in my heart even after I have spent the past half-decade immersed in the shortcomings of our current data collection model. As I discuss here, I understand now, the role of industry bias in publication of studies, Continue reading