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Horseshoe Kidney versus Crossed Fused Ectopia by Matt S. Posted Sat 06 Sep 2008 12:00am Horseshoe kidney is a relatively common (1 in 400 live births) congenital malformation of the kidney in which the kidneys are fused together. 90% of the time the fusion occurs at the lower poles (upper left photo) and the isthmus (the tissue connecting the two poles) is comprised of either renal parencyhmal tissue or fibrous tissue. In human ... Read on »
Health Headlines - November 26 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:23pm Thousands of Pounds of Ham and Turkey Recalled After Listeria Suspected HoneyBaked Foods Inc., a Toledo, Ohio based food processor and distributor, has recalled almost 47,000 pounds of cooked ham and turkey sold during the Thanksgiving holiday period. The reason, the company said, is that both the ham and turkey could contain Listeria mo ... Read on »
Health Headlines - November 25 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:23pm Unsafe Abortions Take Heavy Toll in Developing World A team from Guttmacher Institute in New York has found that 68,000 women in developing countries die each year during unsafe abortions, and up to 5 million women wind up in the hospital with infections and other complications from botched procedures. The study, which was funded by the ... Read on »
Is Your Disease on the RARE List™ – If So, More Bad News! by Chris H. Posted Mon 06 Feb 2012 3:01pm I wonder if people truly understand what it means if their rare disease or disorder is on the RARE List™? Last week, the R.A.R.E. Project and  Global Genes Project , leading patient advocacy organizations representing the rare disease community, issued the RARE List™ , a stunning 65 page ... Read on »
Fishing For Answers - Melanin, Mercury and Autism? by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Aug 2010 12:00am By Teresa Conrick Believe it or not, I like FISHING.  It may be from the memories of being a young girl with my family on vacation, the chain of northern, Wisconsin lakes, or the hope that the next one will be "the BIG one."  Autism research on the Internet is very much like fishing for me.  I can throw out all sorts of ... Read on »
Health Headlines - November 24 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:23pm U.S. EPA to Regulate Germ-Killing Nanotechnology Extremely small particles of silver used in certain products to kill germs are pesticides, and as such will be regulated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the agency announced Wednesday. Environmentalists are concerned that these "nanotechnology" particles -- which measure one-m ... Read on »
The SCM Muscle in the Neck, it doesn’t Typically Cause Neck Pain, But can cause a Slew of Neck Related Problems! by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 09 Nov 2009 10:00pm     To start off, the SCM muscle is actually named the sternocleidomastoid muscle.   This muscle is responsible for specific neck and head motions and is split into two parts.   The interesting thing is that neither part sends pain to the neck, however, it can often cause jaw pain or pain that travels up into the head.   Besides headache-like p ... Read on »
Can stress cause hives and what else causes them? by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 Nov 2008 8:41pm Attention. If you’ve got hives bad enough that your tongue and mouth are bigger or if you can’t seem to catch, get to a doctor immediately! Also, if hives persist longer than seven days or so, go see your doctor. They are little red bumps on your skin that itch like crazy. Some people describe it as a bunch of bees having a party in there. The ... Read on »
Sciatica Causes - Uncovering The True Cause Of Sciatica Pain by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 5:46pm 2 Comments Sciatica nerve pain can vary from irritating to debilitating. This article will show you how to discover both the causes of sciatica and the best treatments for sciatic pain that are available for you now. cause of sciatica Did you know that the sciatic nerve is the largest single nerve in the human body. Sciatica causes pain when the sciat ... Read on »
"Swine flu" is no cause for panic, but a good cause to wash your hands by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Fri 01 May 2009 11:33pm by: John Cmar, MD Faculty, Division of Infectious Diseases Sinai Hospital of Baltimore Anyone exposed to the media reporting on "swine flu" this past week could come away with the impression that the whole of civilization is soon to collapse under the weight of a pig-fueled pandemic. Needless to say, this isn't going to happen. There was was ... Read on »