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  • Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) is an involuntary retrograde passage of gastric contents into the esophagus with or without regurgitation or vomiting. Most episodes of reflux in healthy individuals last less than 3 minutes, occur in the postprandial period and cause few or no symptoms. Sometimes infan

  • Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men. It is also one of the leading causes of cancer death among men of all races and Hispanic origin populations.1 For men diagnosed with prostate cancer, the question of what to do next is foremost in their minds. Surgery?Radiation?Wait to see how qui

  • Need for planning diet in Gall Stone Disease: To prevent gallstone formation and To reduce the likelihood of painful attacks if the patient is already suffering from stones, it is important to reduce the intake of foods high in cholesterol and fats. Although diet doesn’t directly cause gallbla

  • The worldwide increase in the number of patients with chronic kidney disease and ultimately end-stage kidney disease requiring kidney replacement therapy is threatening to reach epidemic proportions over the next decade. This has an adverse effect on one’s health and quality of life, and gives rise

  • Mixed pain phenomenon in chronic pain Chronic pain has been shown to be the result of NEUROPATHIC  as well as NOCICEPTIVE  pain mechanisms and has therefore been classified as a MIXED pain syndrome (Carlo Luca Romanò,et al). Nonspecific nociceptive pain is the result of an inflammatory response to t

  • Studies reveal that outpatient office visits for BPH in Canada rose by over 50% in four years. 1 With these rising numbers has been a dramatic shift in the assessment and treatment of LUTS due to BPH. As a consequence, the initial management of BPH has shifted from the urologist to the family practi

  • Chronic low back pain is …. Low back pain which has been present for longer than three months.   Chronic low back pain may be due to Injury to structures of the back such as bones, muscles, ligaments, joints, nerves or the spinal cord. Disease of the structures of the back.   Type of pain felt

  • The human bone is as strong as granite in supporting the weight. We are born with 300 bones, but only end up with 206 when we are adults because many of them join to make a single bone. The human hand has 27 bones; the face has 14! The longest bone in the body is the thigh bone, the femur — it

  • An ancient Chinese proverb states “Better to be deprived of food for three days, than tea for one.” Did you know!! Green tea originates in China and was first brewed in 2737 B.C. during the reign of Emperor Chen Nung. Green tea is made from the leaves from Camellia sinensis that have und

  • AMI  risk is  COMPOUNDED by vitamin D deficiency Vitamin D deficiency  is involved in the development of atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease Low levels of 25(OH)D are associated with higher risk of myocardial infarction in a graded manner, even after controlling for factors known to be associ