Posts Tagged ‘Pneumonia’

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis

Monday, October 11th, 2010

  Oops! That’s one difficult word to pronounce. Besides, it is the longest word in the English language according to the Oxford Dictionary. This tongue twister that is 45 alphabets long has been coined using many smaller words. Thus, while ‘pneumono’ refers to the lungs, ‘ultramicroscopic’ means extremely minute. The ‘silico’ part indicates that silica [...]

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Health Benefits of Lecithin

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

  Lecithin is a phospholipid that supports the architecture of each and every cell in the human body. Found in abundance in the brain and the rest of the nervous system, it is also present in the liver, kidneys, and in the glands that secrete hormones. A deficiency of lecithin can lead to physical as [...]

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Differentiating between common causes of chest pain

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010
Chest pain

  Although chest pain may be due to various reasons, it should logically be a cause for worry because it is difficult to differentiate one cause from the other. While everyone fears a heart attack, there are definitely conditions that could threaten life in spite of not being related to the heart. One therefore needs [...]

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