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Friday, December 29, 2017

Are you pregnant? Then your life is about to be changed forever and hopefully it will be for the better. Naturally, this phase of your life is marked by a lot of turbulence that can have an everlasting impact on your body and mind.

Just like a caterpillar emerges as a butterfly after drastic transformation similarly, after pregnancy you gain a whole new life as you are blessed with your bundle of joy.


Monday, October 2, 2017

Today at The Health and Disease Blog we will discuss about the clinical features (symptoms and signs including physical examination findings) of heart failure. In our previous article regarding heart failure we discussed about the definition, causes, prognosis, epidemiology and the New York Heart Association Classification of Heart Failure.

Clinical Features (Symptoms & Signs) of Heart Failure

Thursday, September 28, 2017

When you were a child, your care wasn’t left strictly up to your parents. You had teachers, babysitters, and perhaps even grandparents or elderly aunts and uncles that helped out and took an interest in your well-being. As these caregivers age, they too may need a helping hand. There is no better way to acknowledge their sacrifices on your behalf than to return the favor.

Unfortunately, that can be a challenge when you don’t live in the same neighborhood, or even the same state. It’s not like you can drop off groceries and prescriptions on your way home or even pop in for a quick cup of coffee. This can make you feel a bit helpless, but there are things you can do from the comfort of your own home, no matter the distance that blocks your path. This starts by understanding the challenges seniors often face.

The Burden of Care: Helping Seniors From Afar

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Today at The Health and Disease Blog we will discuss about Heart Failure. Heart failure, often called congestive heart failure (CHF) or congestive cardiac failure (CCF), is a common, usually progressive condition with a poor prognosis. Because many patients present without signs or symptoms of volume overload, the term “heart failure” is preferred over the older term “congestive heart failure.”

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Today we will continue our discussion on nephrotic syndrome. In our previous article regarding nephrotic syndrome we have discussed the causes, prognosis, basic pathophysiology, and diagnostic investigations of nephrotic syndrome. In this article we will elaborate on the pathophysiology of nephrotic syndrome as well as discuss its differential diagnoses, complications and treatment.

Nephrotic Syndrome: Pathophysiology, Differential Diagnosis, Complications, Treatment