45 is the new 50 when it comes to Colon Cancer Screening
This week, the U.S Preventive Services Task Force lowered the recommended age for a screening colonoscopy from 50-45. Screening means that a healthy individual with…
A Skin Condition That Affects Infants
Harlequin-type ichthyosis – This is a condition where the skin of an infant becomes thick and scaly. The change occurs in the keratin layer of the skin. Large and thick, diamond shaped scales, red in color, can be seen.
New Smog Restrictions May Not Be Beneficial!
Activists that are reportedly protecting the environment want tougher standards on pollutants, ozone levels, and air quality. However, if you suffer from a severe respiratory condition extreme changes in temperature, pollutants, and smog can be quite devastating to your breathing.
10 Workable Changes in the Fight Against and Treatment for AIDS/HIV
Now that World AIDS day is over, there are several things that need to be done. Action is important in this fight against AIDS as well. Both by the community and leaders.
The Importance of World AIDS Day
The World recognition of AIDS day is Tuesday, December 1st 2009. Every year memorials, testing, and other disease related issues come to a forefront. 40,000+ individuals in the united states are affected with AIDS each year.
12 Trigger Factors Involved in Asthma
Asthma is a severe disease of respiratory difficulty with regards to bronchial tubes or airways. This is a condition that obstructs the airway of the Lungs. In those who suffer from this disease, symptoms are not always present immediately.
Where is the Vitamin D?
An alarming increase of a deficiency of Vitamin D is being seen in children, adolescents and young adults. Recently a study was released showing the…