Angiomyolipoma is a non cancerous tumor composed of fat cells, blood vessels, and smooth muscles. This tumor can develop in any part of body such as the pancreas or adrenal glands, but it is predominantly seen in kidneys. Renal angiomyolipoma …

Puffer fish is found in coastal areas of Indian Ocean and waters of South Pacific Ocean. Eating puffer fish can often cause food poisoning which can have high mortality rate. This sea fish is considered to be poisonous because of …

Sea anemones are marine creatures named after ornately colored anemone flower that they resemble on land. They belong to the same family of jelly fish, sea pens and corals. Sea anemones live deep inside the sea mostly on the ocean …

Abdominal weight gain has become a great concern than ever before in modern day life. Weight gain in this area occurs due to collection of fat. Unhealthy fat accumulation around the mid section of your body in medical terminology is …

It is not uncommon for a person to feel weak and depressed after being sick for a long time. Weakness may continue even after the symptoms of disease have subsided. Whether it is a brief illness or sickness of long …

Pain behind ears and neck is common complain. There are number of conditions that are responsible for this discomforting pain. Often neck pain radiates to other parts of the body. Many people complain of pain radiating from neck to shoulder …

Exposure to sunlight has many health benefits such as it improves mood, it is good source of vitamin D. However, for some people it can be a cause of headache. Certain persons who stay for a long time in sunlight …

Intussusception is a disorder of gastrointestinal tract. In this condition the proximal part of the intestine invaginates or slides into the adjacent distal portion of intestine. Imagine how a telescope slides. The overlapping of intestine leads to obstruction of the …

Many people feel sleepy in the afternoon and some of them may feel it to be a good thing to take afternoon nap. However, for some people it may not be so, especially if they are suffering from sleep disorders …

Salt is an essential element required for maintaining proper function of each and every cell in the body besides its importance in making the food tasty. In the stomach salt helps to stabilize its pH. During stress salt plays an …

Triglyceride is a type of fat that circulates in the blood. After a meal the body converts calories that are not needed immediately into triglycerides. Triglyceride is stored in the fat cells of the body. Later on when the body …

Majority of people love to eat sweets and indulge in its delicious taste. Whether it is an ice cream, candies, lemon pie etc, adults as well as children all loves the sweet taste. Eating sugary products is known to have …

Human appetite is regulated by complex mechanism of several factors. Your appetite is governed by the appetite center in the brain. It is not your stomach or intestine that particularly determines when to eat food. The brain is super specialty …

Lightheadedness is a peculiar feeling in which a person feels dizzy and has tendency to faint and fall. It is a symptom you may come across in many condition, some of them may not be bothersome while some may be …

Most people who wake up early in the morning feel energetic and recharged from the good things that nature offers. The fresh air, aroma of flowers, and chirping of birds boosts energy level and refreshes brain. But some people roll …

Bowel strangulation is a serious condition in which a part of intestine may get twisted and strangulated cutting the blood supply of the intestine. This can lead to incarceration and gangrene within short period of time. Strangulation of intestine produces …

The urinary system removes water and body waste in the form of urine. The urine produced in human beings contains excess amount of water, urea, and many other toxic waste materials that form in the body. Kidney is the primary …

Acne is a skin condition characterized by variety of pimples in the form of whiteheads and blackheads. Acne and pimples are usually present on face, neck, back and upper body area. It usually develops during teenage but sometimes it may …

Green tea is one of the ancient refreshing drinks consumed since thousands of years in China, Japan and India. It is also considered to be a best known herbal tea having incredible health benefits. In recent times green tea has …

An ulcer is an open sore in the internal lining of the stomach, intestine or anywhere along the digestive tract. There are host of factors involved in development of ulcer. Since centuries stress was considered to be a major risk …