400,000 Homeopaths in India

The India Post reports that both Ayurvedic and Homeopathic Medicine have gained tremendous growth in India. They also say that the World Health Organization states that over one billion people world wide use herbal medicines and alternatives. Many of those are in India which has a population of about 1.17 billion people.
There are over 400,000 registered homeopaths in the country currently, with approximately 13,000 more being added every year

Tonsillitis :: Complications

It's rare for complications to occur as a result of tonsillitis. Some of the problems that can occur are outlined below.

Middle ear infection

A middle ear infection (otitis media) is where the fluid in the middle ear, between the eardrum and inner ear, becomes infected by bacteria. In most cases, the infection clears by itself.

Fat is Good for Heart, if it is 'Good Fat' !

To reduce the risk of heart disease, cut back on the saturated fats, right? Sounds good. Makes sense. But apparently we never had much evidence that it works -- much less evidence-backed guidance on what to eat instead.

Until now, say Harvard University researchers. Their review of related data offers some reassurance to the butter- and bacon-deprived who are trying so hard to be healthier -- but without living a life devoid of richness.

Drug-resistant TB killed 150,000 in 2008

Thu, Mar 18 2010

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Editor

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Multiple drug-resistant tuberculosis killed 150,000 people in 2008 and infects between 400,000 and 500,000 people globally, according to World Health Organization estimates released on Thursday.

WHO said the numbers suggest the hard-to-treat infection is spreading and said there is an urgent need for countries to set up labs to fight it.

Surgery to control diabetics!

Weight loss surgery can be especially helpful to patients with diabetes and can even help them reverse the disease, Australian researchers reported.
They found that obese patients with diabetes who had weight loss surgery were five times more likely to get their disease under control than those who dieted -- probably because they lost more weight.
 
Antibiotics are useless against viruses, a common cause of sinus infections, and their overuse can lead to the development of drug-resistant bacteria.
The findings, publishe