The Long and Sad History of Obesity

Posted by on Jun 24, 2016 in Health and Medicine | 0 comments

The Long and Sad History of Obesity
Obesity is a worldwide health problem, and since 1980 its prevalence has doubled across the globe. Many weight loss doctors and scientists are working hard to treat and prevent obesity. While researchers do not have all the answers about the causes of the obesity epidemic, the historical timeline of obesity gives some signs of its origins. Obesity and other health issues Obesity puts a person at a risk of serious health complications, including high blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol, heart disease, stroke, respiratory problems, gallbladder (more…) Read More

Ticklish Superstitions about Sneezes

Posted by on Apr 22, 2016 in Health and Medicine | 0 comments

Ticklish Superstitions about Sneezes
Sneezing can be simply described as a reaction to allergens, dust or nasal drip. Some people might visit allergy specialist if sneezing trouble them, while some people consider it a sign of destiny. There are many sneezing myths prevailing all over the world. Sneezing, because of its sudden explosiveness, has fascinated people since ancient times, and as consequence multitude of sneezing myths developed. Some myths and clarifications about sneezing Egyptian and Roman cultures are considered as the source of emotions, intelligence and spirit. Therefore, (more…) Read More

The Most Interesting and Famous Medical Malpractice Cases in History

Posted by on Aug 21, 2015 in Health and Medicine, Laws and Regulations | 0 comments

The Most Interesting and Famous Medical Malpractice Cases in History
Being a victim of medical malpractice can be a terrifying experience, particularly when it involves extreme level of carelessness. There exist many unusual medical malpractice cases in history, which have histrionically changed the face of health care service providers over the years. Horrible Cases Of Medical Malpractice Medical practitioners have been considered as some of the smartest members of society. It takes years of study and persistent retraining to be a good doctor. But they are still doctors are human, and humans are fallible. (more…) Read More

Ancient Indian treatment for Arthritis Pain…!

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in Health and Medicine | 0 comments

Ancient Indian treatment for Arthritis Pain…!
Your joints may be inflamed, achy or stiff because of osteoarthritis—but the treatment which you take to reduce joint pain may cause serious side effects to other parts of your body! Have you ever heard about ancient Indian treatments for arthritis? Ayurvedic treatment for Arthritis Pain exists even before the existence of orthopedic doctors. Sometimes people want to try the ancient approach for treating chronic pains to avoid side effects which may arise because of usage of modern medicines. Ayurvedic treatment for Arthritis Pain (more…) Read More

Penicillin: An accidental invention that changed the course of medicine

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Health and Medicine | 0 comments

Penicillin: An accidental invention that changed the course of medicine
You might have heard about drug allergy trigged by Penicillin. But Penicillin was a major breakthrough in the history of medicine. This antibiotic is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections. It was 1928 when Alexander Fleming accidentally discovered penicillin. There is an interesting story behind the invention of penicillin. Story behind invention of Penicillin It was September of 1928, when famous bacteriologist Dr. Alexander Fleming was on duty at St. Mary’s Hospital of London. It was the day when he returned from (more…) Read More

The History of Essential Oils

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015 in Health and Medicine | 0 comments

The History of Essential Oils
Essential or aromatic oils have been used by many cultures around the world for thousands of years. One of the most unique aspects about the history of essential oils is that they seemed to have been developed independently by different cultures as they saw their unique value. From being used in medicinal treatments to the overall improvement of wellbeing, essential oils have had a wide number of uses and popularity. Visit Gifts Ready To Go to find premium essential oil gift ideas and gift (more…) Read More

History of the Development of Essential Oils

Posted by on Jan 28, 2015 in Health and Medicine | 0 comments

History of the Development of Essential Oils
It’s impossible to predict when Essential Oils were first used for medicinal purposes. Some say that the use of Essential Oils began in China, some say India. Moreover, others believe that Egyptians were the first to make use of the potential in Essential Oils. Temples of ancient Egypt were known to use fragrances in their rituals. Three Essential Oils documented in the history of Egyptian culture are Cedarwood, Frankincense and Myrrh. Essential Oils And The Roman Empire Use of Essential Oils was quite common (more…) Read More

Controversial connection between nightmare and previous life

Posted by on Dec 23, 2014 in Health and Medicine | 0 comments

Controversial connection between nightmare and previous life
Do bad dreams afraid your child? Do you ever have bad dreams about strange places? Or are you confused about nightmares? Well, if yes then please do not associate bad dreams or nightmares with previous life because scientifically there is NO previous life. These nightmares are nothing but sleep disorder! Childhood Nightmare or Past Life Memory! Many people believe that dreams about finding themselves in a totally unfamiliar place have something to do with the previous life mystery. People consider that strange place is a house where they (more…) Read More

Ancient cure for allergies and asthma

Posted by on Dec 14, 2014 in Health and Medicine | 0 comments

Ancient cure for allergies and asthma
Allergies and asthma have become a household name. We have read about King Menses of Egypt dying after a wasp sting; Roman Emperor Claudius’s son was allergic to horse and how King Henry III ate strawberries and put Lord William Hastings to death. So, how did our ancestors cure themselves of respiratory problems and allergies? China (c. 3000 – 250 B.C.) Shen Nong, the father of Herbal Chinese Medicine, first tasted ephedra (a plant) to treat asthma-like symptoms. Ephedra treated bronchospasms, congestion, and mucus (more…) Read More

Exploring Food Allergies

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in Health and Medicine | 0 comments

Exploring Food Allergies
Common Food Allergies Food allergies have been around since antiquity. Lucretius, the Roman philosopher, in 50 B.C. had observed, ‘What is food to one person, may be bitter poison to others’. The first recorded food allergic reaction was somewhere around 430 – 370 BC when Hippocrates found that the cheese made some people sick. Many Greek writers witnessed aggressive reactions to honey, eggs, strawberries, oysters, shellfish and nuts. In  1905, Dr. Francis Hare from Australia wrote in his book, The Food Factor in Disease, (more…) Read More