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Tea Tree Oil - A Bottled Wonder For Treating UTI

Besides the aroma therapeutic prowess of tea tree oil it also has its own medicinal uses. It has been around for years. Its benefits has spread from mouth to mouth even before any scientific researches or studies had been made to support and provide evidences for these stories of wonders and successes regarding the adventures of tea tree oil. It the earlier days, oils extracted from the leaves of the tea tree were primarily used to treat common cough and colds through inhalation. Infusions were also utilized to manage sore throat and other skin diseases. Tea tree oil uses were not very popular back then as much as it is to date until a researcher came up and proclaimed the anti microbial prowess of the oil extracted from tea tree.

Indoor Air Pollution - Effects of the Sick Building Syndrome

Have you ever experienced symptoms such as sensory irritation of the eyes, nose, throat, neurotoxic or general health problems, skin irritation, nonspecific hypersensitivity reactions, odor and taste sensations while working in your work place? Subconsciously, you feel more relieved upon leaving that particular room or working zone? Chances are, you may be a victim of SBS or what is termed as "Sick Building Syndrome". It is quite a common occurrence for a dozen sick occupants to report a surprising variety of individual symptoms which may be dismissed as unconnected. However, the increased incidence of illnesses in general within a relatively short period of time, usually with the onset of the cases within a period of a few weeks of each other, should raise the suspicions of the company doctor.

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New Findings Show How Human Movement May Have Brought Chagas Disease To Urban Peru

New research shows how the migration and settlement patterns associated with the rapid urbanization of Peru may link to Chagas disease transmission. The study, published December 15 in the open-access journal PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, suggests that the practice of shantytown residents from Arequipa making frequent seasonal moves to rural valleys where Chagas vectors are present may have contributed to the growing presence of Chagas disease near urban Arequipa, Peru. Chagas disease causes more morbidity and mortality than any other parasitic disease in the Western Hemisphere. Vector-borne transmission occurs only in the Americas, where 8-10 million people currently have the disease.

Primary Lymphedema Treatment

Primary lymphedema is most common in women and it can also be termed as a genetic condition that could get serious if not treated well and in time. Although there is no cure for lymphedema in the primary stage as well, it can still be treated effectively so that the patient enjoys a normal lifestyle. Primary lymphedema treatment usually involves the use of compression garments and even bandages that help in keeping the swellings down as well as gently nudges the flow of lymph fluid. Manual lymph drainage therapy is another effective primary lymphedema treatment that is a part of the Complete Decongestive therapy and involves gentle use of fingers and palms along with pressure applied by the wrists to aid the flow of fluid.

PHT Corporation's Market Leading LogPad And StudyWorksTM EPRO Solutions Used In Sanofi Pasteur's Phase II Study Of New Clostridium Difficile Vaccine

PHT Corporation announced that Sanofi Pasteur is using PHT's LogPad® System and StudyWorksTM online portal for a Phase II trial to develop a vaccine against the Clostridium difficile bacterium. PHT is the leading provider of ePRO solutions used in pharmaceutical and biotechnology clinical trials worldwide. Sanofi Pasteur, a world leader in the vaccines industry, is the vaccines division of the sanofi-aventis Group. Sanofi Pasteur is working with PHT Corporation to collect direct capture patient experience data quickly, safely and accurately at medical centers across the United Kingdom and the United States. Sanofi Pasteur's phase IIb trial plans to study over 600 people with an acute infection caused by C.

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GERD Acid Reflux Suffers Will Need to Make Lifestyle Changes If They Hope to End These Conditions

The fact of the matter is that most patients that suffer from GERD, acid reflux or heartburn are doing it to themselves. Another thing that these individuals usually do not realize; is that if they do not make these adjustments there conditions will continue to deteriorate and the bouts will increase in magnitude and the intensity of the pain will also intensify. This will happen because each time acid comes in contact with your lower esophageal sphincter (LES), it is damaged and is weakened over time; decreasing its ability to function properly. The LES is a valve at the top of your stomach that is supposed to open when food is being consumed, and then close shut to prevent food, acid and other digestive juices from being refluxed or regurgitated back up your esophagus.

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