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How do nails age? Emily M. Altman, MD Dermatologist NJ by DrEmilyAltman Posted Tue 27 Nov 2012 6:44pm “Why nails age” is relatively simple.  They age as we age.  Nails are exposed to the same environmental stressors and the same mechanisms that cause the rest of the body to age.  They can dry out and become more brittle.  They grow slower and may become thickened, dull or yellowed. The most common and prominent change in nail aging is longi ... Read on »
There Are Actually 4 Different Types Of Nail Fungus Infections by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 06 Apr 2009 7:16pm A nail fungus is a disease that affect the nails of an individual, with the effect to discolor the nail, or give it a yellow, brown or dark coloration, and finally in the worst case it completely destroy the nails. These phenomena can affect the finger nails or more frequently the Toenails. The nail fungus is generally painless, except when ... Read on »
ZetaClear Nail Treatment Infection: Get It Now by Kaylleymahanta Posted Thu 20 Jan 2011 5:47am Nail Fungus Infection can be an unattractive syndrome that may be very difficult to treat. Many people become very aware of their nail infection condition and usually place on sandals and they also always try and disguise their feet in freely. The primary reason for this disease is infinitesimal plant structure also called Dermatophytes. Zetaclea ... Read on »
Is it Possible to Get Artificial Nail Fungus From Nail Shops by Steve Pistou Posted Wed 28 Sep 2011 11:50am     Is it Possible to Get Artificial Nail Fungus From Nail Shops Artificial nails have come to stay. It's rare to find a woman who doesn’t wear them these days. This naturally follows that they are used in covering their natural toes and to make them more beautiful. However, women have been known to use artificial nails to cover up na ... Read on »
Tips to Avoid Infection When Getting a Manicure by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 29 Nov 2009 10:00pm Many women (and even men) will indulge in a manicure several times a year and some have standing weekly appointments. While the results of nicely buffed, trimmed nails may be nice, occasionally you could pick up a bacterial infection or even nail fungus. Not only are infections unsightly, they can be quite painful if left unchecked. Although rare ... Read on »
Home Remedies For Nail Fungus That Work by Carolin K. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 20 Oct 2009 10:01pm Nail fungus, otherwise known as Onychomycosis, is caused by a group of fungus called dermatophytes that infect the finger and toe nails. Over 35 million people around the world suffer from nail fungus. Given this fact, a lot of people are looking for natural ways to cure this type of fungal infection to grow healthy and clean nails. But f ... Read on »
Nail Disorders & Nail Surgery by Jennifer F. Posted Tue 20 Apr 2010 11:10am Nails are excellent indicators of disease and provide diagnostic information. Patients should look for some of the following nail presentations: Discoloration Brittleness Uplifting nail Pitting nail Splitting Striations Nail thinning Ridging Change in nail consistency Change in nail configuration Nail clubbing ... Read on »
The Advantage Of Natural Yeast Infection Remedies by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 16 Mar 2009 3:19pm An abundance of women suffer with the insidious genital yeast infection, yet most don’t know what the causes are. genital yeast infection also known as candida has numerous reasons for its spreading, which includes having sexual intercourse with someone who is infected, poor diet, the use of steroids, as well as antibiotics are good reasons. Some ... Read on »
Ring Worm Infection 101 by rajesh moganti Posted Mon 29 Nov 2010 3:58am Ring worm is a prevalent fungal skin condition mostly affecting foot (athlete’s foot, tinea pedis), body (tinea corporis), private area or junction of torso & legs (jock itch, tinea cruris). Worm or parasitic forms are not responsible for ring worm arising. It is typified by globular lesion or ring like appearances. Causes The fungi tha ... Read on »
Hospital infections kill, are preventable by Louise Posted Sun 03 Jun 2012 3:10pm The images above are from a piece in the New England Journal of Medicine. The top one is the handprint of a health-care worker after examining a patient's stomach. The pink colonies are methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a virulent type of bacteria that doesn't respond to standard antibiotics. The bottom image is t ... Read on »