New research indicates that eating and drinking calcium and oxalate-rich foods together during a meal is a better approach than limiting oxalate entirely because oxalate and calcium are more likely to bind to one another in the stomach and intestines before the kidneys begin processing, making it less likely that kidney stones will form.
A demyelinating disease is any disease of the nervous system in which the myelin sheath of neurons is damaged. Myelin sheath is a covering just like an insulating layer on the electrical wires. This impairs the conduction of signals in the affected nerves, causing impairment in sensation, movement, cognition, or other functions depending on which nerves are involved, just like the naked electrical wires can cause generation of electric currents, shock and short circuit.
[INFOGRAPHIC] Endotoxemia is a serious condition resulting from the presence of endotoxin in a horse's blood. It has several causes, ranging from retained fetal membranes after foaling to colic to skin infections. No matter the origin, endotoxemia can lead to shock, laminitis, and even death. Learn more in our step-by-step visual guide, brought to you by TheHorse.com and Plasvacc USA! #horses #horsehealth #endotoxemia
A shell shocked soldier in the trenches during World War One. "I don't know why, but I find this image strangely beautiful. Grievous, but beautiful. I am not sure of the photographer of this piece or the name of the soldier in the photo. I do know that it is the cover image of the book "Broken Men: Shell Shock, Treatment and Recovery in Britain, 1914-30," written by Fiona Reid. If anyone knows the photographer's name, I would appreciate it very much."~Sethaka.
Where And How To Assemble A Travel First Aid Kit? Home: make sure they are all together and easily accessible. Car: Car accidents are one of the leading causes of shock and trauma. While waiting for emergency help to arrive the proper first aid kit may prevent a death when used correctly. Workplace: Find out if your employer complies with the law. If not, then keep a mini first aid kit.
High family income, hygiene habits can increase risk of allergies --ANAHEIM, Nov. 9, 2012 - Peanut allergies are rising among American children and one reason might be due to economic status. According to a new study presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting, greater rates of peanut allergy are found in families with higher economic status. This supports the “hygiene hypothesis” of many allergists.