Tag: disease

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease

What is Hand-foot-and-mouth disease? Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is an infectious disease that causes bubbles type sores on the feet, hands, legs, in or out the mouth and even sometimes on buttocks. Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is an infection caused by the coxsackievirus A16. It mainly affects young children but can occur at any age. Outbreaks are most common during

Wheezing Causes and treatment

What is Wheezing ? Wheezing is a whistling sound that happens during breathing that may be a symptom of a Congestive heart failure illness or other causes or conditions. Wheezing can be more while exhaling (breathing out).   The chirp at the inhalation is caused by a narrowing in the upper respiratory tract (i.e., nose,

Electronic cigarette

Invented in China, electronic cigarette is an electronic device that generates a “steam” and can be flavoured and does not contain nicotine. Is it provided a real aid to smoking cessation? Is it safe? Should it be considered a drug These are topics of debate that inflame specialists for several months. How does electronic cigarette work

Human Papillomavirus – HPV

What is Human Papillomavirus (HPV) The Human Papillomavirus (HPV), is a virus that lives on the skin and mucous membranes of humans, such as the vulva, vagina, cervix of uterus and penis. Is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). The absence of condoms in sexual act is the main cause of transmission. It is also possible

Mastitis, symptoms and treatments

Mastitis, symptoms and treatments   The pain in the breasts during breastfeeding may be caused by the mastitis and is common to many women in the initiation of breastfeeding. Know what are the symptoms of mastitis, the causes and the treatment, in another article on breast health. What is Mastitis Is an inflammation of the

Excess coffee can lower the breast size

Studies suggests that excess coffee consumption may lead to decrease in the size of the breasts of some women.   The research published in the journal British Journal of Cancer indicates that the decrease occurs due to a genetic variation that affects about 50% of women and only among those who drink three or more

True or false? Misconceptions about beer

Beer makes you fat, rehydrates after sport, makes hair shine … While the summer sun sets in the outdoor seats are expensive and the mugs are filled, what about conventional wisdom the fermented drink? Here we discuss the issue on the misconceptions about beer. Beer makes you fat: False. Sweep the myth about the “beer bellies”!

Keep away mosquitoes in natural ways

One of the main problems that comes along with the heat and the summer is mosquitoes.Aside from annoying, tiny these insects may be hazardous for your health after carrying a bunch of microbes. In parallel, the same dangerous can be chemical formulations proposed as repellents. Don’t worry though. There are ways to save you from

Foods that stain teeth

Some foods have the power to stain your teeth and should be eaten in less quantity and moderation. Below is the list of foods that stain teeth – •  Red wine •  Grape juice •  Coffee •  Soft drinks cola •  Teas •  Beet •  Acai •  Soy sauce •  Ketchup “They can stain your teeth