Gum disease is the most common cause of tooth loss in adults. Losing the teeth was at one time considered inevitable and a part of the aging process but we know now that is not true. Here is how tooth loss due to gum disease can be prevented.
Episodic chest pain is something that can afflict a large portion of the population. It is called angina pectoralis and can be caused by pathologies that can point to a problem with your heart or lungs. X-rays are necessary to differentiate the source.
The 'myPill Birth Control Reminder' app is a birth control pill reminder and medication use tracker, which also provides the advice on the birth control use. Here, we interviewed the app creators and asked them more about their app.
Dr. William "Bill" Dirkes, an EM physician, created the QuickEM app, a quick bedside reference tool that provides the differential diagnosis, history, physical exam, tests, and treatment recommendations for over 50 of the most common ER chief complaints.
Could your workplace be making you sick, placing you at risk of the respiratory disorders of chronic bronchitis and asthma?
Clinicians and medical students no longer have to carry heavy reference textbooks around, since many are converted into apps and can now be accessed with mobile devices.
When it comes to lung lesions, there are a number of possible lung infections that can lead to this strange occurrence. Pneumonia, tuberculosis and even lung abscesses are possible and will all have a characteristic presentation on a Chest X-ray exam.
We all know things like asbestos wreak havoc on the lungs, but could common household chemicals cause or worsen bronchitis too?
Chronic bronchitis is a rough deal, and a range of medications may become part of your life once you are diagnosed. Is it possible to treat chronic bronchitis with over-the-counter medications?
We interviewed the founders of the Medisafe app, a pill reminder app that helps people stay adherent to their medication regimen and avoid accidental overdoses.