Renal Failure or Kidney Failure or Renal Insufficiency

Renal Failure or Kidney Failure (formerly called renal insufficiency) is a medical condition in which the kidneys fail to adequately filter toxins and waste products from the blood. The kidneys, which serve as the body’s natural filtration system, gradually lose their ability to remove fluids and waste products (urea) from the bloodstream. They also fail… Read More Renal Failure or Kidney Failure or Renal Insufficiency

Meningitis

Meningitis is a bacterial infection of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord (meninges). It is the inflammation of the lining around the brain and spinal cord. They can become inflamed when an infection occurs in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) surrounding these membranes. Other things such as medications, tumours, and chemical exposure can also… Read More Meningitis

Aspirin

Aspirin or Acetylsalicylic Acid is a derivative of salicylic acid that is a mild, no narcotic analgesic useful in the relief of headache and muscle and joint aches. The drug works by inhibiting the production of prostaglandins, body chemicals that are necessary for blood clotting and which also sensitize nerve endings to pain. Aspirin is… Read More Aspirin

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)- A Chronic Disease

What is SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is a chronic, inflammatory, multisystem disorder of the immune system. “Lupus” means wolf and Erythematosus means “redness.” Lupus is a Chronic Inflammatory Disease that occurs when your body’s immune system attacks your own tissues and organs. Inflammation caused by lupus can affect many different body systems… Read More Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)- A Chronic Disease