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THE EFFECTIVENESS OF RK (RADIAL KERATOTOMY)

Referring to statistics based on studies of 15,126 patients who underwent RK in the United States, Robert H. Marmer, M.D., in private practice of ophthalmology in Atlanta, in June 1984, told Ophthalmology Times, the monthly magazine distributed to the entire ophthalmic profession, “Radial keratotomy appears to be safe and effective, judging from results with patients […]

METABOLIC CAUSES OF OBESITY AND EVENING PRIMROSE OIL

The Metabolic Unit at the University of Wales in Cardiff has been investigating evening primrose oil (Efamol) in severely obese patients. The Cardiff doctors found that 30% of their patients had low sodium-potassium-ATPase activity, and they felt that this group had a metabolic cause for their obesity. This complicated-sounding substance is an enzyme which is […]

CHILD’S HEALTH/SPECIFIC PROBLEM BEHAVIOURS: BITING

Biting is a distressing manifestation of aggressive behaviour in young children. More common in boys than girls, it is most common in the toddler and preschool age groups. The behaviour can be directed against parents, siblings or peers. Cause The immediate cause of biting is often the child being angry or frustrated, usually at not […]

SUPER LOVE FOR SUPER SEX/LOVE-MAP LANDMARKS: DESCRIBE YOUR MOST

THREATENING OPPOSITE-SEX CHILDHOOD FOE It may be difficult to recall, but try to think of that one girl or boy of the opposite gender who seemed to clash with you. This most likely would have taken place around later elementary school, when the genders are trying to mix in a society that blocks that mixture […]

HEART ATTACK – CONCLUSION

Close monitoring will show any dangerously abnormal heart rhythms before they go on to develop fibrillation. The abnormal rhythm can then be reversed by the injection of drugs. Should ventricular fibrillation occur, it can be reversed by using a defibrillator machine to give an electric shock directly over the heart. Mobile intensive care units (MICA) […]

THE PILL – INTRODUCTION

In the late sixties, it appeared that the Pill was the answer for the contraceptive needs of most women. Although some women cannot use the Pill without undue side effects, most can take it, especially the newer low-dose ones with minimum side effects and almost 100 per cent success in preventing conception. Unfortunately, reports about […]

BABY AND CHILDHOOD URINARY TRACT DISORDERS: CHRONIC NEPHRITIS

Chronic nephritis, or chronic glomerulonephritis, means that the kidneys are damaged, and that blood and protein are found in the urine as a result. It may follow on from an acute attack, or it may simply appear for no apparent reason. Sometimes it may flare up after recurring throat infections by the streptococcal germ. There […]

BABY AND CHILDHOOD INFECTIOUS DISEASES: TREATMENT OF FEVERS

Many simple measures are readily available, and certain forms of medication are recommended for many of these illnesses. It is worth having supplies of these medications on hand. Probably the most likely are those used for reducing fevers and lessening body aches and pains: the paracetamol and aspirin products. The usual dose for these is […]

PRE-MENSTRUAL TENSION

Known also as Pre-menstrual Syndrome, PMT refers to a range of symptoms experienced by women in the leadup to their menstrual period. Common physical symptoms include fluid retention, sore breasts, pimples and abdominal cramps. Many women also feel irritable and depressed and will cry more easily when pre-menstrual. Some become clumsy and accident prone as […]

AGE EXTENDERS: SLEEP. DISORDERS AND DISDAINS

You don’t hear a lot of guys these days bragging about how much they sleep. Your typical male looks at sleep and sees an unproductive waste of time, an indulgence of the newborn, the retired, and the slothful. Sleep experts, on the other hand, see it as a restorative daily health tonic, an ally of […]