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Osteoarthritis: Risk Factors and Root Cause

Posted on 01/31/2012 10:25:42 AM

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most prevalent type of joint disorder. It is due to the breakdown and eventual loss of the cartilage of one or more joints. Surgery, such as hip replacement for hip joints, is intended for cases of OA that do not respond to other modes of treatment. But as a doctor stated in ...

Olive oil in Ancient Greece

Posted on 01/31/2012 08:46:16 AM

In his book "Diet and Therapeutics", Hippocrates wrote about olive oil:"With warm olive oil to anoint the women who miscarried", and especially in cases of advanced pregnancy and in cases of metrorrhagia was given a mixture of cooked wild olive leaves in vinegar.Other applications of the olive ...

Non-Absorbable Vaginal Mesh Products Sought by a Consumer Advocacy Group to be Removed

Posted on 01/30/2012 10:01:28 AM

Consumer advocacy group Public Citizen has launched an interstate campaign calling for the removal from the market of all vaginal mesh products made of synthetic, non-absorbent materials, media reports say.The recall of the Boston Scientific Pinnacle mesh products from public use, which took effect on ...

Raw-Food Diet: An Enlightening Interview

Posted on 01/30/2012 04:47:59 AM

What is wrong with cooked food? Cooked food is dead food. You cannot revitalize living cells with dead food. Cooking destroys the vitamins and minerals in your food. Isn’t that obvious? Fire destroys! Cooked food eventually clogs up your body, beginning with your large intestine or colon. It damages ...

DePuy on Issued Hip Recall

Posted on 01/25/2012 12:43:10 PM

DePuy Orthopedics has voluntarily issued a recall on their hip implant, the ASR XL Acetabular System and the ASR Hip Resurfacing System, in August 2010. It was ordered due to the health issues concerning the safety and effectiveness of the device. During the recent Biotech conference, the FDA official ...

How Does Vaginal Mesh Correct Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Stress Urinary Incontinence?

Posted on 01/24/2012 10:39:19 AM

Vaginal prolapse is a condition in which the bladder, urethra, uterus, and rectum protrude into the vaginal wall.These organs may descend into the walls of the female sex organ if the group of connective tissues that extend across it (acting as its framework of support) becomes fragile.  The diminishing ...

A Reappraisal on All-Metal Hip Resurfacing

Posted on 01/24/2012 07:39:48 AM

A technology assessment paper on metal-on-metal hip resurfacing was published by the California Technology Assessment Forum (CTAF) on October 19, 2011. In 2010, the CTAF made an assessment on the same topic, and this paper entitled "Metal on Metal Hip Resurfacing as an Alternative to Total Hip Arthroplasty", ...

Tips on Cleaning Your Ears Safely

Posted on 01/23/2012 08:11:06 AM

You are probably not aware of the fact, that earwax is a natural lubricant of the year and it's also the way of nature to keep years clean and healthy. That doesn't mean you shouldn't clean it.  A regular maintenance is required, and the best way to preform it, is by using a Q-tip. Unfortunately, ...

All you need to know about teeth whitening toothpastes

Posted on 01/21/2012 05:50:36 AM

Once considered a luxury because of their high price, teeth whitening toothpastes are now a standard part of oral care for a lot of people. Teeth whitening today has become a big and lucrative business where several companies are jumping to capture the product market. The fact stays good for the users ...

Mesh Implants and Facts about its Side Effects should be Explained to Women

Posted on 01/20/2012 08:22:34 AM

In recent years, lawsuits filed by unhappy recipients of vaginal mesh products in the Unites States have increased at a fast pace. But even if these issues have been around for a while now, the types of vaginal mesh procedures and its complications may still be unknown to many women. There are five kinds ...

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