Archive for January, 2011

Subacute Granulomatous Thyroiditis

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Subacute Granulomatous (Giant Cell) Thyroiditis is likely resulted from a virus, that starts more abruptly, than Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. This disorder frequently follows a viral infection and starts with a sore throat, but actually provides the neck pain to be localized through the person’s thyroid. The thyroid gland becomes significantly tender, and the individual usually develops a [...]

Perennial Allergic Rhinitis

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Perennial (Year Round) Allergic Rhinitis results in symptoms similar to seasonal allergic rhinitis symptoms, but the perennial allergic rhinitis symptoms tend to vary in severity, and be frequently unpredictable throughout the entire year. Perennial allergic rhinitis’ allergen can be mold, house dust, mites, animal danger or feathers. Conjunctivitis is notcommon. Nasal congestions, which are common, can [...]

Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis is an allergy to airborne pollens, usually referred to as pollinosis or hay fever. Pollen seasons vary significantly in different country’s parts. In the Midwest, Southern, and Eastern U.S., the pollens that result in hay fevers in the spring, generally come from various types of trees such as olive, oak, juniper, birch, [...]

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis (called autoimmune thyroiditis) is the most common cause of hypothyroidism and most common type of thyroiditis. For unknown causes, the person’s body is turning against itself in an autoimmune reaction, producing antibodies that are attacking the thyroid glands. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis tends to run in families and is most likely to occur in older [...]

Pfizer Pharmaceuticals

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Pfizer Incorporated, originally founded in 1849  is headquartered in New York, NY  and is in the pharmaceutical business of developing and manufacturing the leading prescription drugs for humans and animals. The company prides itself in having an innovative product line that improves the lives of people all over the world in more than 150 countries. [...]

Registered Nurse (RN)

Friday, January 28th, 2011

A registered nurse (RN) is someone who has graduated a program of nursing education and is licensed by the proper state authority and passed state board examination. The hottest cities for nurse jobs are large cities such as:  New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. Those cities have higher salaries, however the trade-off is long hours [...]

Colonial Penn Life Insurance

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Colonial Penn Life Insurance company is a Pensylvania based insurance company offering life insurance services. Colonial Penn targets individuals from ages 50 to 85, and their specialty is Guaranteed Acceptance Whole Life insurance. The company was founded in 1968, and the current spokesperson for the company is Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek. So, what does Colonial [...]

Medullary Thyroid Cancer

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Medullary Thyroid Cancer is a medical condition, in which the thyroid gland produces large amounts of a hormone called ”calcitonin”, produced by specific thyroid cells. Because Medullary thyroid cancers may also create other hormones, they may result in unusual symptoms. Medullary thyroid cancer tends to metastasize (spread) through the lymphatic system to thenode and through [...]

Follicular Cancer

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Follicular Cancer accounts of about 15% of all thyroid cancers and is most likely to occur in the elderly. Follicular cancers are also more likely to appear in women, than in men, but as with papillary cancers, a man’s nodule is more likely to be cancerous. Much more agressive than papillary cancers, follicular cancer tends [...]

Canyon Ranch Spa

Friday, January 28th, 2011

One of the best health spas, Canyon Ranch is located in Tucson, Arizona. This is an award winning spa which fits about 240 people in a single-story on 70 acres in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains. This spa is an internationally recognized pioneer in preventive health programs at any age. Canyon Ranch staff [...]

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