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Paucis Verbis Card: CNS Infections by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Tue 29 Dec 2009 12:00am CNS brain abscess on CT Here is another installment of the Paucis Verbis (In a Few Words) e-card series on the topic of CNS infections from EM Clinics of North America 2009. Feel free to download this card and print on a 4'' x 6'' index card. [MS Word] [PDF]Other Paucis Verbis cards: Shock Reference Somand D, Meurer ... Read on »
Antibiotics in nutshell!!! by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 25 Sep 2009 10:13pm An antibiotic is a substance or compound that kills or inhibits the growth of bacteria. Antibiotics can be broadly classified as either bactericidal or bacteriostatic. Bactericidals kill bacteria directly where bacteriostatics prevent cell division. Antibiotics which target the bacterial cell wall (penicillins, cephalosporins), or cell membrane (po ... Read on »
Voluminous Research Proves Vaccines are Deadly by Cheryl Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Jul 2009 5:02pm 7 Comments Infowars June 30, 2009 An Infowars reader sent the following list of references proving vaccines are deadly. The next time somebody calls you a conspiracy nut for warning about vaccines, print out this list and give it to them. Vaccines and Immunization References and Research Citations Vaccines Have Been Linked to Leukemias and Lymphomas ... Read on »
Health Headlines - February 11 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:23pm Drug Overdose Deaths Doubled in the Past Five Years In only five years, the number of deaths from unintentional drug overdoses doubled in the United States, according to U.S. government statistics. They rose from 11,155 in 1999 to 19,838 in 2004, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Associated Press report ... Read on »
FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Severe Form of Epilepsy by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Mon 01 Dec 2008 10:08am The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug, Banzel (rufinamide), for use as an adjunctive (add-on) treatment for seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. “This approval offers another treatment option for patients who suffer from these debilitating, severe seizures,” said Russell Katz, M.D., director of the Division ... Read on »
The Four-Handled Cup by Dr. Virginia S. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:09am The Lyme Times Volume 33 by Virginia T. Sherr, MD Joanne looked at me in utter anguish. "I've 'lost it.' You have to help me." My mild attempt at humor - "Lost what exactly?" - did not even rate a thin smile. As it turned out, she was in a state of near panic over a realistic fear of losing her wi ... Read on »
LYME DISEASE AND MENTAL HEALTH by Joanne60 Posted Sun 26 Jun 2011 5:44pm Borreliosis (Lyme Disease) and its known involvement in Mental Health by Denise Longman Borreliosis (Lyme Disease) and its known involvement in Mental Health Scientists and physicians across the world have discovered that the growing numbers of people with mental illness and diseases of the nervous system are being cured or improved by ... Read on »
WHAT IS LENNOX-GASTAUT SYNDROME? ... by Serene L. Patient Expert Posted Sat 15 Nov 2008 8:50pm WHAT IS LENNOX-GASTAUT SYNDROME? Lennox-Gastaut syndrome is a severe form of epilepsy. Seizures usually begin before 4 years of age. Seizure types, which vary among patients, include tonic (stiffening of the body, upward deviation of the eyes, dilation of the pupils, and altered respiratory patterns), atonic (brief loss of muscle tone and con ... Read on »
Ventriculo-epiplooic shunt for Hydrocephalus by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Mon 06 Feb 2012 7:19am                                                         CAUTION: GRAFIC PICTURES Hydrocephalus is a world wide problem with 1 in every 1,000 children born are born with this condition. In developed countries  100,000 procedures are done every year. I have may distal in my heart it is considered a VA shunt because  I have too much scar tiss ... Read on »
LYME DISEASE CONFERENCE PART 2 by Marjorie Tietjen Posted Wed 04 May 2011 2:54pm The 30th Anniversay of Lyme Disease and Medical Conference. Lyme Disease Conference: No Compassion Observed - May 7, 2005 By Marjorie Tietjen Reprint from with permission. PART II Professor Garth Nicolson is President and Chief Scientific Officer for the Institute of Molecular Medicine ( A main i ... Read on »