Atopic Dermatitis or Eczema

Atopic Dermatitis, a chronic inflammatory skin disease, is often referred to as “Eczema,” which is a general term for the several types of inflammation of the skin. Atopic dermatitis is the most common of the many types of eczema and onset typically begins in childhood and can last through adulthood. The cause of atopic dermatitis…

Dry Eye Disease – A new Class of Drug Approved by FDA

Dry eye syndrome is one of the most common ophthalmological disorders, causing chronic discomfort in up to 100 million people worldwide, and the disease burden is forecast to increase as the average life expectancy rises. Normal tear production is needed for clear vision and eye health, Xiidra is the first medication in a new class…

Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C – Zepatier by Merck & Co. Inc.

Globally, between 130–150 million people globally have chronic hepatitis C infection. Approximately 700 000 people die each year from hepatitis C-related liver diseases. Antiviral medicines can cure approximately 90% of persons with hepatitis C infection, thereby reducing the risk of death from liver cancer and cirrhosis, but access to diagnosis and treatment is low. Hepatitis C…

Rage Disorder or Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED)

What is Rage Disorder or Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED).   Rage Disorder or Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED), is characterized by disproportionate rage responses, leading to serious harm through violent words or deeds. Rage Disorder or Intermittent Explosive Disorder begin during the early teen years and evidence has suggested that it has the potential of predisposing…

Body Mass Index (BMI) Method is Flawed measure of Health

Body Mass Index (BMI) can not distinguish between fat and muscle, which tends to be heavier and can tip more toned individuals into overweight status, even if their fat levels are low. In the journal Science, the latest data from University of Pennsylvania shows that BMI also does not tear apart different types of fat,…

Artificial Pancreas – Good News For Diabetes Patients

Type-1 Diabetes is an autoimmune disease, caused when the body mistakenly destroys pancreatic cells that produce hormones like insulin and glucagon that control blood sugar. High glucose levels damage tiny blood vessels, which in turn can lead to blindness, heart disease, stroke and kidney failure. People can lose toes, feet or legs to amputation. When…

Video Game Addiction or Online Gaming Addiction

What is Video Game Addiction or Online Gaming Addiction Playing games on a computer, video game console, or hand held device is a very common thing these days, most of the youngsters invariably spend at least sometime daily on these games. Most of them are able to meet the multiple demands of school, sports, work…

Prostate Enlargement or Benign Hrostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

What is Prostate Gland? The Prostate Gland surrounds the urethra, which is the tube that carries urine from the bladder out through the tip of the penis. As the prostate grows larger, it may press on the urethra. This narrowing of the urethra can cause some men with prostate enlargement to have trouble with urination….

Anti-Aging Studies

Aging is defined as the process of becoming older, which involves a number of biological mechanisms that lead to deterioration of health . Aging involves deterioration of both cognitive and physical health over a period of time. Presently, it is beyond the realms of medical science to stop aging, however, it may be within reach…

Chocolate Health Benefits

Various study show that a daily chocolate intake will decrease the risk of heart disease and diabetes. Increasing number of studies are suggesting that regular, moderate chocolate consumption may yield significant health benefits, particularly when it comes to dark chocolate. Dark chocolate has the highest cocoa content, which means it has the highest levels of…

Health Benefits of Matcha Tea

What is Matcha Tea Matcha is a Japanese green tea in a powder form that is whisked into hot water or milk. Matcha or maccha is a finely ground, bright emerald-green tea powder. It is a natural, organic green tea which has been the part of the famous Japanese tea ceremony for over 900 years….