Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to test, diagnose and treat oral squamous cell carcinoma in cats. Learn more about oral squamous cell carcinoma in cats (feline oral SCC). Dr. Mona Rosenberg is board certified in veterinary oncology, and she'll di ...more
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If you have bipolar disorder, treatment is vital to help you live a happy, healthy life. Luckily, manic depression and the mood swings that characterize this mental illness can be lessened with psychiatric help and medication. Health Guru is a site that produces videos which ...more
Around half the UK population will develop piles at some point in their life. In this exclusive guide, Dr Jessen explains the causes of hemorrhoids and dispels some myths along the way. He also discusses treatment options – from over-the-counter creams to surgery – and advises ...more
In this medical-minded video tutorial from the folks at Mahalo, we learn how to diagnose and treat the most common symptoms of herpes, a common sexually-transmitted disease or STD. For all of the details, and to learn more about diagnosing and treating herpes, take a look.
In this medical-minded video tutorial from the folks at Mahalo, we learn how to diagnose and treat the most common symptoms of gonorrhea, a common sexually-transmited disease or STD. For all of the details, and to learn more about diagnosing and treating gonorrhea, take a look.
Celiac disease is a digestive disease in which the affected person cannot tolerate gluten. Gluten is a protein that is found in foods like wheat, rye and barley. In this health-minded how-to, you'll learn how to diagnose and treat the various symptoms of Celiac disease. For mo ...more
At any given time, about 10% of the UK population have warts, which costs the NHS a staggering £40m a year in treatment. In this exclusive guide, Dr McKenna discusses the various types of wart – from the common wart to the genital wart – and advises on both preventative measur ...more
Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to diagnose and treat atopy in dogs with this video tutorial. Dr. Wayne Rosenkrantz, DVM, DACVD, discusses Atopy in dogs-clinical signs, allergies, skin infections & treatment options. Dr. Rosenkrantz, specializes ...more
Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to diagnose and treat hip dysplasia in dogs. Learn about the treatments available for dogs suffering from Hip Dysplasia. Dr. Anthony Cambridge, who is board certified in veterinary surgery, talks about what Hip Dys ...more
Frozen shoulder is a common problem that men and women get between ages of 40 to 60. It is also known as adhesive capsulitis. A frozen shoulder is when the shoulder joint is clamped down. Learn how to diagnose and treat a frozen shoulder in this medical how-to video. Take Act ...more
The hamstring is a large muscle in the back of the thigh. A hamstring injury is a partial tear of the muscle. Learn how to diagnose and treat a hamstring injury in this medical how to video. Take Action Check for bruising or swelling Check area for tenderness Rest from the ac ...more
If you spend a lot of time with your feet crammed into sweaty trainers, then you might be familiar with Athlete’s Foot. In this exclusive guide, Dr Harper discusses the symptoms of this common fungal infection of the skin on the feet, and how it is spread. She also advises on ...more
The biceps tendon attaches the biceps muscle to the radius. Learn how to diagnose and treat a biceps tendon tear in this medical how-to video. Usually the area is painful, swollen and bruised. Take Action Commonly seen in mature adults Straightforward diagnoses Check if tendo ...more
When we think of the flu, we think of sick people, but the little guys always get looked over… dogs. Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to diagnose and treat canine influenza (CIV) in dogs with this video tutorial. Yes, just like people, dogs can ge ...more
Suspect you might have suffered a sprain? In this video, Dr. David Geier explains that a sprain is an injury to a joint, in which you may tear or stretch the ligaments that hold the joint together. Dr. Geier also covers treatment options.
Knowing how to spot a fracture is vital as, in the right situations, it can prevent further unnecessary injury. In this video, learn the signs of a bone fracture. Dr. David Geier covers symptoms an injured person may experience as well as treatment options.
In this medical-minded how-to from the folks at ICYou Health Videos, you'll learn how to tell whether you have hemorrhoids and, if you do, how to determine whether you should see a medical professional for treatment. For
Suspect that your bundle of joy is suffering from an ear infection? This video guide from Health Guru will teach you everything you'll need to know. For all of the details, watch this video guide for new parents.
Children from all culture and socioeconomic backgrounds are susceptible to lice infestation. In this instructional video, Better TV sorts out the misconceptions about head lice and how to get rid of it.
A bunion is a common and treatable foot deformity. It can be inherited or it can occur as a result of repeated stress to the medial first metatarsal phalangeal joint. Watch this video to get tips on relieving bunion pain and treat severe cases.
Strained muscles result from tearing or overstretching of muscle fibers. Most often a hamstring strain occurs at the attachment of the hamstring to the ischial tuberosity. Learn about hamstring muscle strain in this medical how-to video. Take Action Rest the injury Use ice fo ...more
Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to diagnose and treat mast cell tumors in dogs. In this video tutorial, Dr. Mona Rosenberg discusses mast cell tumors in dogs: what they are, how they are diagnosed and what treatment options are available. VetVid ...more
Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to diagnose and treat corneal ulcers in dogs and cats. In this video tutorial, Dr. Douglas Esson discusses corneal ulcers in dogs and cats. Dr. Esson specializes in eye care for animals and is board certified in ve ...more
Bennett's fracture takes place at the base of the thumb. It typically occurs when an individual falls on an outstretch hand. The force is directed this way; the fracture occurs here. Learn how to diagnose and treat a Bennett's fracture in this medical how-to video. Take Actio ...more
A dislocated shoulder involves movement of the ball of the humerus away from the ball and socket joint. Ninety-five percent of the time, it will come out anteriorly when an individual's arm is forcefully pushed backwards and rotated in such a way that the ligaments in the fron ...more
Another name for jumper's knee is patellar tendinitis. Jumper's knee is an injury that affects the tendon connecting your kneecap (patella) to your shinbone. The patellar tendon plays a pivotal role in the way you use your legs. It helps your muscles extend your lower leg so t ...more
Shin splints are one of the most common, stubborn, and misunderstood injuries affecting athletes of every age, gender, and sport. This video features a doctor explaining what exactly a shin splint is as well as how to prevent, diagnose, and treat them properly. It turns out th ...more
Brought to you by Berocca® Video: . Sometimes 24 hours a day just isn't enough time to accomplish everything on your list. In an ideal world, you would never have to sacrifice a fitness session because of too much on your plate, but this isn't always the case. If this sounds t ...more
If you're a medical student, you'll learn a lot from this video lesson on examining your patient's eyes. If the patient is having trouble seeing, like double vision, blurred vision, pain or any other problem, a proper eye examination is detrimental to properly diagnosing and t ...more
When your child is diagnosed with ADHD, reluctantly, drug therapy is often recommended for treatment. Neurotherapy is one such drug free alternative. Video games controlled by brain waves are used to condition the brain to behave with a normal function and allow the patient to ...more
This video gives a step-by-step instruction on how to do a peritoneal lavage that can be used to diagnose and/or treat abdominal trauma and inflammation.
Spooning nails is an ailment that affect the finger and toe nails, making them brittle and distended. Watch this video to learn how to diagnose spooning nails and treat the problem if you do have it.
Lung auscultation is an important part of diagnosing and treating lung conditions. This medical how-to video shows you how to perform a lung exam on a patient's chest. Use a stethoscope to listen for normal and irregular breath sounds that a patient might have.
Lung auscultation is an important part of diagnosing and treating lung conditions. This medical how-to video shows you how to perform a lung exam on a patient's back. Use a stethoscope to listen for normal and irregular breath sounds that a patient may have.
If diagnosed and detected early, throat cancer can be treated and most people can go on to live normal and healthy lives. In this video, you'll learn about detecting the symptoms of throat cancer, and learn all about preventing it and fighting it. Watch this video and it could ...more
Sleep disorders affect people throughout the world. In some cases they can become hazardous or extremely harmful if not treated properly. Learn more about sleep disorders and how to treat them from our medical expert in this free video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Diagnose sl ...more
Cardiac auscultation is an important part of diagnosing and treating heart problems. This medical how-to video shows you how to perform a cardiac auscultation with a stethoscope. Begin with the diaphragm which allows higher pitched sounds to be heard. Follow up with the bell s ...more
Determining whether your dog is sick is and how is seldom easy, even for vets. Canine kidney disease is a very serious problem for dogs, and recognizing it early is vital to successful treatment. Watch this video to learn how to diagnose the symptoms and get your dog the care ...more
Playing Super Mario Brothers for the NES is the first thing I can ever remember doing, at age 3 sitting on the carpet at my grandparents' house. It was a special game for an entire generation, including British youths Andrej and Adam Zamoyski. It inspired them to eventually be ...more
Alopecia is also known as hair loss. he most common form of alopecia or hair loss that we see is alopecia areata. It usually shows itself as round patches of hair loss on the scalp, however, it can affect the facial hair and body hair. Learn some tips on how to slow and treat ...more
While Lyme disease can be disabling, the wrong treatment for the infection can be fatal. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that the bacteria that causes Lyme disease infects about 30,000 people each year. Transmitted by the blacklegged tick, Ixodes ...more
A deadly type of brain tumor and Zika-related brain damage in developing fetuses are devastating brain conditions that, at first glance, may seem unrelated. However, thanks to new research, their paths seem to cross in a way that could benefit patients. A new study has shown t ...more
People infected with HIV take many different types of pills every day to decrease the amount of virus in their body, live a longer and healthier life, and to help prevent them from infecting others. That could all be in the past as new clinical trials testing the safety and ef ...more
Sepsis is not only a gross sounding word but also a deceptively dangerous and fatal infection. Which is why more than 40 hospitals nationwide are coming together to a new collaboration to help reduce sepsis mortality, named Improving Pediatric Sepsis Outcomes (IPSO). Sepsis i ...more
This month, Iowa issued their first hepatitis C virus epidemiological profile and the news was not good. The number of cases of hepatitis C reported in Iowa between 2000 and 2015 rose nearly threefold, from 754 cases in 2000 to 2,235 cases in 2015. The news gets even worse wh ...more
Crusty, itchy, red eyes? There is a decent chance you could have conjunctivitis, or pink eye, an infection of the thin lining around the eye and the eyelid, caused by bacteria, an allergen, virus, or even your contact lenses. Whatever the cause — you call up your doctor to get ...more
Legionnaires' disease is named after 1976 outbreak in Philadelphia that sickened 221 people and killed 34. More often striking adults over the age of 50, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported two cases where newborns contracted the often fatal ...more
Twelve-year old Rory Staunton took a dive for a basketball during gym class and came up with a cut on his arm. The school nurse applied a couple of band-aids, without cleaning the cut, and off he went. In approximately three days, hospital physicians told his parents there was ...more
Could your fever, body aches, cough, and sore throat be the flu? Soon, finding out may not involve a trip to the doctor. Right now, diagnosing the flu is something done at your doctor's office or hospital and involves a gag-inducing brushing inside your nose to collect cells ...more
You're all kale-d out, you've had it up to here with golden milk, and you're on the prowl for the next superfood. Well, get ready for some unicellular goodness: the next superfood is an algae named Spirulina, also known as Blue Majik. (Kudos to the marketing exec that came up ...more
For the first time, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved medication to treat children with a serious infection called Chagas disease, which stealthily infects and damages the hearts of millions of victims a year. Chagas disease is caused by the parasite Tryp ...more
Growing evidence suggests that neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's may develop in part due to environmental factors, including infections that can cause inflammation in the nervous system. New research from investigators from Jude Children's Research Hospital and Thoma ...more
Usually, we think of vaccines as preventative, a shot we get to prevent the flu or some childhood disease like measles or mumps. But there are vaccines for other purposes, such as the ones studied by researchers from the Netherlands. A report published in Current Opinion in V ...more
As a part of the already crowded field of diseases transmitted by ticks, you may not know the disease babesiosis, a dangerous infection caused by a parasite that infiltrates blood cells. While babesiosis may sound new to you, scholars believe it is the misfortune described in ...more
News : We've Finally Developed a Test for Mysterious Prion Diseases— Parkinson's & Alzheimer's Could Be Next
Prion diseases are a group of infectious brain diseases that causes extensive tissue damage, resulting in sponge-like spaces in brain tissue. Prions include Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in humans, bovine spongiform encephalopathy (often called mad cow disease), and chronic wastin ...more
Dengue fever is a danger to anyone living or visiting tropical or subtropical regions. It can be hard to detect the infection in its earliest and most treatable phase, especially in children. Luckily, new research highlights better techniques for triaging the disease in infect ...more
A recent initiative by the Cherokee Nation American Indian Tribe delivers a success story for knocking out a silent killer — Hepatitis C. Most people know that hepatitis is a disease that has something to do with the liver. The name "hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver ...more
Sex makes the world go 'round, and when it does, so does gonorrhea. Finally some good news on the growing menace of drug-resistant gonorrhea — a large, long-term study shows a vaccine may work in reducing the incidence of an increasingly dangerous infection. The announcement ...more
More prescriptions for antibiotics are written for ear infections than any other type of infection. A new study comparing the incidence and causes of ear infections in children between the ages of six months and three years found that the incidence of ear infections over the l ...more
HIV-infected people who are treated long-term with antiviral drugs may have no detectable virus in their body, but scientists know there are pools of the virus hiding there, awaiting the chance to emerge and wreak havoc again. Since scientists discovered these latent pools, th ...more