Category Archives: Physical and Mental Health

The Wonder Down Under: The Insider’s Guide to the Anatomy, Biology, and Reality of the Vagina

Read Online: Book Description: A joyful and indispensable guide filled with astonishing, important, and little-known information about the vagina that will equip a new generation to make informed choices about their sexual health and happiness. The Wonder Down Under is a comprehensive guide to a miraculous and complex part of the body that too few […]

The Encyclopedia of Arthritis

Read Online: Book Description: (Futura) Univ. of South Florida, Tampa. Brings into focus the major advances in cardiac pacing over the last 5-6 years, placing particular emphasis on new techniques for the treatment of congestive heart failure. Topics include new and unusual indications for pacemakers and the clinical aspects of expanding pacemaker memory. DNLM: Cardiac […]

Some COVID-19 patients have a higher risk of bleeding

Excessive blood clotting is a recognized feature of severe COVID-19. But a new study suggests that some hospitalized patients may also be vulnerable to bleeding, which is associated with an increased risk of death. After an injury, clotting prevents dangerous loss of blood. Blood clots, or “thrombi,” can also block blood vessels, however, with potentially […]

The ECT Handbook

Read Online: Book Description: The fourth edition of this popular Handbook provides the latest guidance on prescribing and administering electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). Leading researchers and practitioners review new research on ECT and related treatments, including their efficacy in children and adolescents, and in those with bipolar disorder and neurological conditions. With a focus on safe […]

Synopsis of Neurology, Psychiatry and Related Systemic Disorders

Read Online: Book Description: Symptoms and signs in neurology and psychiatry typically present in the clinical context of other underlying conditions. When evaluating a patient, a physician may choose to review a diverse list of potential underlying diagnoses with the aid of the editor team’s existing text: Neurological Differential Diagnosis: A Case-Based Approach. However, if […]

What are the treatment options for sciatica pain?

There are various treatment options available to ease sciatica pain. These include over-the-counter (OTC) medications, creams, exercises, massage, and surgery. Sciatica, or sciatic nerve pain, is a nonspecific term that describes a variety of leg or back symptoms. It may refer to a sharp or burning pain that radiates down the legs from the buttocks. […]

What are some of the best exercises for meralgia paresthetica?

Meralgia paresthetica involves the compression of a nerve in the upper leg. This causes tingling, numbness, and pain in the outer thigh. Stretching and strengthening exercises may help release the nerve, thereby easing the symptoms of meralgia parasthetica. Below, we describe what meralgia paresthetica is and what causes it. We also outline some standard treatments […]

Explaining HIV and AIDS

HIV is a virus that targets and alters the immune system, increasing the risk and impact of other infections and diseases. Without treatment, the infection might progress to an advanced stage called AIDS. Due to medical advances, people with HIV and access to quality healthcare very rarely develop AIDS once they have started taking HIV […]

Defining Physiology: Principles, Themes, Concepts. Volume 2: Neurophysiology and Gastrointestinal Systems

Read Online: Book Description:   Provides definitions of essential key words with conceptual elaborations on Nervous and Gastrointestinal SystemsOffers figures to enhance each definitionIs a useful companion to the “Physiology-Question Based Learning” titles This second volume of Defining Physiology: Principles, Themes, Concepts. continues on the same format as the first. In this new release, a […]