Monthly Archives: July 2014

Fungal diseases of humans

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Fungus is a member of a large group of eukaryotic organisms like yeast and molds. Humans are more susceptible to fungal infection. Some fungal infections affect both the internal and external parts of the body. Candidiasis – it is a fungal disease that affects the colon. The candida causes the lining of the colon to become inflamed. The colon becomes ... Read More »

Harmful effects of tobacco in the human body

Using tobacco is dangerous to the health of the user. It can also cause health problems to other people through second-hand smoke. Tobacco contains tar and nicotine and both are harmful to the health. Tar and nicotine are addictive substances. A user of tobacco develops tolerance over time and needs larger amounts of tobacco everyday only to achieve the same ... Read More »

Dementia – Behavior, Sleep and Safety Issues

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Dementia is a group of symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by specific diseases and conditions that are characterized by memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem solving and language. Dementia can be caused by diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease or by a series of strokes. Dementia is an umbrella term and it describes the symptoms when your ... Read More »

Getting Help For A Perforated Appendix

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A perforated appendix can become a dangerous health condition with the high risk of death when immediate treatment is not given. The large intestine has a thin tube or appendage located on the lower side of the abdomen called the appendix, which function of the body remains to baffle doctors and medical scientists on its accurate role in the body’s ... Read More »

First Aid Management for Enterovirus 71

Enterovirus 71

An outbreak of enterovirus 71 occurs widely in the United States, Cambodia, Hungary, Asia and Bulgaria. The disease can easily spread and can result in a death toll among children. The enterovirus 71 infection is a form of a hand, foot and mouth disease which commonly affects children who are less than 11 years old. Learning how to prevent the ... Read More »