January Monthly Archives

A Trick for Effectively Flossing Under a Retainer

Those who have a permanent retainer know the most challenging task posed by it is, keeping it clean. Retainers tied at the back of your teeth makes your teeth look good and serve their purpose very well without any extra help. However, they have their own disadvantages as well. They tend to gather plaque and need you to invest more effort and time for flossing. …

An Overview of Dactylitis or Sausage Fingers

Dactylitis is the inflammation of the toes or fingers. The term dactylitis is derived from the Greek word daktylos, meaning finger. Dactylitis is also referred to as “sausage fingers” as the swollen finger looks like a plump sausage. VIA The condition can be painful, embarrassing and debilitating as one may not be able to freely move or bend the digits of his foot and hand. …

Skin Cancer – Risk Factors and Protective Measures

People love going out and enjoying the sun, especially in the winter. However, research says that the number of incidences of skin cancer is increasing. In particular, the melanoma type of skin cancer has increased a lot among young women. Latest studies show that those who often use indoor tanning beds have a 74 percent increased risk of developing skin cancers, including melanoma. VIA Tanning …

Edorium Journals Triumphs: Indexed in Index Copernicus International

Edorium Journals is a reputed academic publisher with more than 45 high quality open access journals in various streams of surgical specialties, medical specialties and basic sciences. It exists with an aim of providing barrier-free knowledge in the fields of bio-medical research and development to one and all. Its scholarly content are published under the open access model defined under the open access declarations of …

Eating Mushrooms Replenishes The Anti-Aging Antioxidants in Your Body

A team of Penn State scientists have found that mushrooms have extraordinarily high quantities of two antioxidants which can help in fighting aging and boosting good health. The findings of this research has been published recently in the journal Food Chemistry. VIA In their study, the scientists detected high quantities of glutathione and ergothioneine- two vital antioxidants, in mushrooms. Previous studies have found that both …

The Way Rabies Virus Works at the Molecular Level

Rabies is a viral disease which is transmitted from animals to humans through bites or scratches. The infected host becomes aggressive owing to the ability of the virus to alter behavior. VIA When rabies virus gets into a host, it attacks the central nervous system. In humans, it results in a variety of symptoms such as confusion, anxiety, agitation, hallucination, partial paralysis, and in its …

A Casual Mechanism that Associates Cesarean Born Kids with Obesity

A new study published in the Science Advances journal has found a casual mechanism that explains why cesarean deliveries are likely to result in obesity in the progenies. Introduction Cesarean deliveries are often performed to save the life of the mother or the baby. These may also be recommended for other medical reasons. Sometimes, the mothers go for an elective surgery. So, there has been …