Heart Failure Prognosis

The prognosis or predicted outcome of heart failure depends on several factors. Clinical prediction rules are based on factors such as blood pressure, laboratory test results, patient's general health, time of detection and use of

Osteoporosis Treatment

Teriparatide is approved to treat osteoporosis in men and women who are at increased risk of fracture and treatment is also likely to include nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle guidelines for preventing bone loss. If bone

Mammogram, X-ray of the Breast

Mammography is the X-ray imaging that is used to screen for abnormalities in the breast. Mammography plays a key role in the early detection and treatment of breast cancer and helps to reduce the number

Smallpox Biological Warfare

Smallpox, a disease caused by variola virus, is considered one of the biggest killers in terms of diseases in human history. Its eradication culminated a decade-long World Health Organization effort which began despite serious doubt

Vomit Content

Vomiting is usually a symptom of an underlying condition and the contents and color of vomitus provides clues as to what that condition might be. Some of the properties of vomitus and what it indicates

Osteoporosis Prevention

Physical activity. Nearly half of all Americans do not get enough physical activity to strengthen their bones. Children and teens should get at least an hour of physical activity every day. Jumping rope, running, skateboarding,


Schizophrenia is a chronic mental health disorder that causes people to think, feel and perceive the world differently to the general population. It is characterized by episodes of psychosis, usually with hallucinations or delusions. The

Glaucoma Symptoms

There are several types of glaucoma and all of them are characterized by raised intraocular pressure. Symptoms of different types of glaucoma include:- Chronic open-angle glaucoma In this type of glaucoma there is usually no

Carbohydrate Monosaccharides

Carbohydrates are large macromolecules made up of carbon (C), hydrogen (H) and oxygen (O) and have the general formula Cx(H2O)y. Carbohydrates can be classified according to the number of sugar units they contain, as follows: