Monday, July 26, 2010

Anhidrosis: ever wished your body couldn't sweat?

Think again.  This disorder is known as anhidrosis.  Under certain circumstances, it can kill:

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Glenn Beck announces diagnosis of macular dystrophy

Most of us had never heard of this disorder until the Fox News personality announced that he had been diagnosed with it and could be blind within a year.  Here's a bit about this condition:

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Fun facts and trivia about Iowa

It's a state blessed with a rich agricultural heritage.  However, there are many fun facts and trivia associated with the state of Iowa:

Monday, July 19, 2010

Fun facts and trivia about Louisiana

Some will remember it best for Hurricane Katrina and the Gulf oil spill.  However, there's a lot more to Louisiana than these disasters:

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Researchers find potential test for early kidney cancer

Kidney cancer has a very high mortality rate.  For nearly 80 percent of patients, it's discovered during a procedure to locate another medical problem--too late for effective treatment.  However, recent research gives hope that a test to detect early kidney cancer is in the works:

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

What are the complications of lupus?

Although each patient has somewhat different symptoms, lupus has a fairly well-defined set of complications:

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

How to create your own butterfly garden

They're peaceful and beautiful...also not very hard to create.  You can even make them using containers:

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

The bad things about drinking too much soda

One of the basic questions to ask yourself is this:  What exactly is too much?  Here's the lowdown on the dangers of drinking too many soft drinks: