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Know your Ayurvedic herbs - II by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 12 Feb 2011 9:35am Bakuchi: Its botanical name is Psoralea corylifolia. It is also known as Vakuchi, Avalgujabeeja, Somaraji, Poothifalee and kushtaghni.It is used for treating leucoderma, ulcers, scabies, leprosy, muco-membraneous disorders and dermatitis. Bala: Its botanical name is Sida retusa.It is also known as Common sida, Janglimedhi.It is used f ... Read on »
Know your Ayurvedic herbs - III by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 22 Feb 2011 8:04am Chandana: Its botanical name is Santalum album. It is commonly known as sandalwood, chandanan, santal. It is used in Ayurvedic medicines to treat burning sensation, headache, hyper prespiration, skin disease, psychotic ailments, memory loss, cardio myopathy, ulcer, jaundice, cough and inflammations. Chitrak: Its botanical name is P ... Read on »
The Hidden Value of Rice by Wise Woman Wisdom .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 28 Mar 2011 8:15am The Hidden Value of Rice by Jennifer Tan Perhaps some Americans wonder why Asians consume so much rice. We've learned through experience handed down literally from the ages that polished round-grained rice is a most valuable, gentle tonic for all of us. It provides us with much of what we need in the way of nutrition an ... Read on »
LIVER CARE FOUNDATION , NEW DELHI by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 11:34pm About the Liver The Liver is an organ on the right side of the body weighing about 1.5Kg. It is distinctly the largest and a key organ of a human body, characterized by its muddy red colour. It is strategically the first port of entry from the process of digestion before nutrients leave for the rest of the body. It is the only organ in the hum ... Read on »
HALASANA by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm HALASANA This asana is called the plough pose. In this posture, the abdominal muscles are strengthened and it ensures a healthy condition of the spine. It enhances the flexibility of the spine and all the 31 pairs of spinal nerves are well nourished. Lifting the legs to touch the ground above the head, is not easy in the beginning. Try ... Read on »
DIGESTIVE DISORDERS AND ACUPUNCT... by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 1:12am DIGESTIVE DISORDERS AND ACUPUNCTURE Acupuncture is effective in treating most digestive disorders ranging from bacterial infections, peptic ulcers and heartburn to food allergies, hiatus hernia syndrome, lactose intolerance, and hiccough. TCM utilizes several techniques to treat digestive conditions, including acupuncture, moxibustion (burni ... Read on »
The number of acupuncture points... by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:57pm The number of acupuncture points was originally established to be the same as the number of days in the year: 365. These points were mapped to 14 major channel lines, one channel for each of the 12 inner organs, one channel along the spine (called the governing vessel), and another along the midline of the abdomen (called the conceptio ... Read on »
Health Headlines - September 24 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm Thalassemias Thalassemias is the name for the group of genetic blood diseases which vary widely in severity. As frightening as thalassemias can be, the outlook is encouraging. In the past 20 years, new therapies have greatly improved the quality of life and life expectancy in kids who are diagnosed with this disease. What Is Thalass ... Read on »
Keyhole surgery in children by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 17 Jan 2012 6:46am This article explains how the technique of laparoscopicA keyhole surgical procedure. surgery can be applied to infants and children and what procedures can routinely be performed this way. Keyhole (laparoscopic) surgery involves making small openings on the abdomi ... Read on »
Medical Sonographer by Shilah C. Azib Posted Mon 20 Dec 2010 5:45am A Medical Sonographer helps in diagnosis of various diseases with the help of certain equipments that generate high frequency waves to produce images of internal organs. He will also help in determining the status of fetal development during pregnancy. The medical sonographer will record the images of internal organs of a patien ... Read on »