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The Role of the Liver in Hormone Balance

The liver has a very important part to play in the maintenance of hormonal balance of the body. Read the article to understand the changes that occur in hormonal balance when an individual suffers from hepatitis.

Streptococci Symptoms

A sore throat and fever are two symptoms of strep throat.sick woman image by forca from Fotolia.comStreptococci are the bacteria that cause what is commonly referred to as strep throat, a bacterial infection marked by pain, redness and swelling. Although a sore throat is always present in...

Estimated Costs of False Laboratory Diagnoses

To date, studies investigating cases of laboratory cross-contamination have described only the resources to care for patients who received false diagnoses of tuberculosis (TB) to our knowledge, the costs attributable to cross-contamination have not been reported.

Tuberculosis Control in the 21st Century

In response to tuberculosis (TB) outbreaks in the United States in the late 1980s and early 1990s, U.S. hospitals spent tremendous resources to ensure a safer workplace.

Fatal Encephalitis and Myocarditis

During 1999 and 2000, a disease outbreak of West Nile (WN) virus occurred in humans, horses, and wild and zoological birds in the northeastern USA.

Is Cellfood Effective for Treating Candida?

Candida Albicans is a yeast microorganism that normally resides with many other microorganisms in your lower intestine. But harsh antibiotics, anti-inflammatory drugs, a poor diet or alcohol abuse can upset your intestinal balance and eliminate friendly bacteria, encouraging excessive yeast growth

OSHA & Employee Staph Infections

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) mandates standards and education requirements for both employers and employees that help limit the spread of infectious disease in the workplace including Staphylococcus, or staph, infections.

What germs are in store this season?

Every season has its disease. Back-to-school brings home bugs. There are wintertime colds, fall asthma, spring allergies, and summertime mosquitoes.