The Coronavirus Isn’t Alive. That’s Why It’s So Hard to Kill

The Coronavirus Isn’t Alive. That’s Why It’s So Hard to Kill

The dark secret behind the novel coronavirus’s actions is that it isn’t a living organism. Maybe that’s what makes it so sneaky and difficult to defeat? The main hero of today’s press is a small infectious agent that replicates only inside the living cells of an organism. It encodes its genetic material in RNA. In […]

6 Silent Signs of Tonsil Stones You Need to Be Aware of

6 Silent Signs of Tonsil Stones You Need to Be Aware of

When someone hears about “having stones,” they generally think of their kidneys and gallbladder. Unlike these painful types, tonsil stones present a relatively low risk to your health. For people who live their whole lives with their tonsils intact, these stones can go unnoticed. Stones in the tonsils are calcifications of mucous and bacteria. The […]

Deadly Fungal Infection Emerged Because of Global Warming, Study Says

Deadly-Fungal-Infection-Emerged-Because-of-Global-Warming-Study-Says

You may have read stories lately about people dying from a lethal fungal infection throughout the globe. Now, experts reveal in a study that the cause of this sudden rise of deadly fungal disease is global warming. Candida Auris was discovered in 2009 in a Japanese patient with an ear infection. The deadly fungus kills […]

‘Hot tub’ Infection Nearly Cost a Woman Her Leg on a Family Vacation

‘Hot tub’ Infection Nearly Cost a Woman her Leg on a Family Vacation

Indianapolis resident Taylor Bryant was vacationing in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, last spring, having relaxed in a hot tub one afternoon. Later that day, the mother of two felt cramping in her right calf, prompting a visit to an emergency clinic. Bryant, 26, was then hospitalized in Indianapolis for a blistering, oozing rash on her blue-black […]

What Exactly Is Periorbital Cellulitis—and How Do You Get It?

What-Exactly-Is-Periorbital-Cellulitis—and-How-Do-You-Get-It

Cellulitis is a skin infection that not treated can be life-threatening. Cellulitis can be contracted through the eyes. This type of cellulitis is known as periorbital cellulitis. Periorbital cellulitis, also known as preseptal cellulitis is an infection of the skin around the eyes or of the eyelid itself. It is most commonly diagnosed in children […]

Urinary Tract Infections Affect Millions The Cures Are Faltering  

Urinary Tract Infections Affect Millions The Cures Are Faltering  

Millions of people come down with a urinary tract infection every year, and it’s considered a common condition. The frightening aspect is that antibiotics used to treat the ailment are no longer working as effectively. A UTI or infection of the urinary tract is no fun and can cause a burning sensation, pain, and fever. […]

The Surprisingly Serious Problem with Rubbing Your Eyes

The Surprisingly Serious Problem with Rubbing Your Eyes

Introduction When your eyes are tired, itchy or read it can be tempting to rub them. In fact, rubbing them can cause your eyes to tear up as a protective action, thus adding more lubricant and reducing the itch. However, putting pressure on your eyes is never a good habit to get into. Hygiene Concerns […]

Is There a Link Between Stroke and Changes in Gut Bacteria?

Is There a Link Between Stroke and Changes in Gut Bacteria

Millions of people each year suffer a stroke. This is a condition that is caused by heart disease that results in a lack of oxygen getting to the brain. However, a recent study has suggested that a stroke can be caused by additional problems in the body. Research Findings Point to Correlation Between Gut Bacteria […]

A Woman’s Swollen Pinky Finger Turned Out to Be a Rare Deadly Infection

A Woman’s Swollen Pinky Finger Turned Out to Be a Rare Deadly Infection

Typically, when you have a swollen pinky finger, you think that you have jammed it, or worst-case scenario, it is a gout issue. You would never think that a pinky finger deadly infection was lurking. For one 42-year-old woman, her pinky finger issue turned out to be more dangerous than she ever imagined.  A 42-year-old […]

What to Do About Black Hairy Tongue. What is that?

What to Do About Black Hairy Tongue, What Is That?

If you’re online researching black hairy tongue, you’re likely feeling a little alarmed. Discovering that your tongue is turning black is never a fun thing. Before you panic and assume you’re the first victim of a new zombie infection, take a deep breath. You’re not dying, and your tongue isn’t going to fall off.  Symptoms […]

Hospitals’ Privacy Curtains may be Home to Dangerous Germs

Hospital Privacy Curtains May be Home to Dangerous Germs

In reference to researchers’ report, hospital privacy curtains can be hosting dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria. In the new study, researchers assessed the spread of bacteria contamination on 10 freshly washed privacy curtains in the Regional Burns/Plastic Unit of the Health Services Center in Winnipeg, Canada. They placed four curtains in a four-bedroom while another four were […]

Drinking Water Linked to Reduced Risk of Reoccurring Urinary Tract Infection

Drinking Water is Linked to Reduced Risk of Reoccurring Urinary Track Infection

Being a woman has many perks and advantages, but it also has its drawbacks as well. Chances are you will experience the uncomfortable burning and painful sensations that accompany a urinary tract infection at some point in your life. Of the 50 percent of women who develop this painful condition, 70 percent will develop another […]

12 Facts About Food Everyone Should Know

12 Facts About Food Everyone Should Know.

Many of us think they know everything about food. Here are 12 facts you probably didn’t know. 1. GMO Food is Legal in Most Countries Genetically modified food crops are allowed in most countries. This is mainly because there is no scientific evidence that actually shows that such crops cause harm to human health. The […]

3 Facts About Pneumonia You Might Not Know

3 Facts About Pneumonia You Might Not Know

You may have had walking pneumonia when you were younger or heard about a grandparent getting pneumonia in the hospital, so chances are you understand it’s a form of respiratory infection. Pneumonia might be more prevalent than you think, however, and for children, the elderly, and chronically ill, far more dangerous. Don’t miss these 3 […]

Some Of The Healthiest Foods In The World That Can Transform Your Body

Some Of The Healthiest Foods In The World That Can Transform Your Body

Are you stuck behind a desk or in a piece of heavy machinery for 8 to 10 hours a day? This leaves very little time for exercise and healthy living when you factor in the other regular day responsibilities that you have. However, you might be surprised to learn that by just simply changing your […]

The Best Home Remedies for Blocked Sweat Glands

The Best Home Remedies for Blocked Sweat Glands

There are several things that you can do at home to treat your blocked sweat glands. The first thing is to not shave under your arms. This is because when you shave, it could cause bumps on the skin. The bumps can trigger the breakouts on the skin. It might be a good idea to […]

Why the Sodium in Processed Foods Is Really Bad for You

Why the Sodium in Processed Foods Is Really Bad for You

You live in an “instant” world. With your fast-paced lifestyle, you want to get everything you need in an instant. Thanks to processed foods which are packaged for convenience, you can rush through your daily work and family duties without having to worry about cooking for hours. But, should you really thank processed food? Before […]

4 Times Your Vulva Deserves to See a Doctor ASAP

4 Times Your Vulva Deserves to See a Doctor ASAP

The vulva is comprised of the exterior part of the female genitalia. These external parts of the vulva are; inner lips which cover the opening of the vulva, the pubic hair covering the outer folds, and nerve-rich nub which is found on top of the vulva. It plays a fundamental role in protecting the sexual […]