Categories for Diseases & Disorders

Men Beware-Insomnia Can Make You Die Young

June 10, 2010 10:14 am Published by 22 Comments
Latest studies have revealed that there is a direct link between life expectancy and sleep. However, this differs in sexes as men are more affected by insomnia than women. According to the study, men who suffered from insomnia were at a higher risk of dying in the next 14 years than men who enjoyed healthy […]

Overcome Social Anxiety Disorder

April 8, 2010 9:59 am Published by Leave your thoughts
Social anxiety is excessive fear of embarrassment and humiliation in social situations and interactions with strangers that can have debilitating effects on the personal and professional relationships and bring on feelings of self consciousness, evaluation, judgment and inferiority and in some cases may cause panic attacks. This disorder is also termed as social phobia and […]

Smokers are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s

March 11, 2010 1:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts
There is an endless list of the hazards of smoking, with a new one being added every now and then. One of the latest discoveries regarding these hazards has added to the woes of chronic smokers. As per studies, smokers are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s diseases and suffer from memory dysfunction as they age […]

Few facts of Diabetes Mellitus-Type 1

March 11, 2010 12:42 pm Published by 1 Comment
Diabetes mellitus is a disorder with biochemical and anatomical consequences. This disease occurs as a result of deficiency of insulin. There are two types of diabetes, type 1 and type 2. In the type 1 diabetes, there is no production of insulin due to destruction of beta cells of the pancreas by the immune system […]

Know the difference between cold and flu

February 11, 2010 9:55 am Published by 1 Comment
Definition: The common cold is also known as rhinovirus. It is defined as an acute respiratory tract infection marked by mild coryzal symptoms (cold reaching the head), rhinorrhea(dripping of the nose), nasal obstruction (blocked nose), and sneezing. Definition: Medically it is known as influenza virus infection. This disease is one of the most common infections […]