Amebiasis is a disease that is caused by a single celled parasite known as Entamoeba histolytica (abbreviated E.

Bone Spurs

Bone spurs are small outgrowths that develop along the edges of the joints, usually at the back of the spine as one advances in age.


Cholera is an acute infection that results from the ingestion of a bacterium known as Vibrio cholerae found in contaminated water and food.


Croup is a common respiratory health condition that affects young children and typically occurs during fall and winter. It is characterized by a harsh coughing sound that almost sounds like a barking sound.


Edema is the medical term given to a condition that causes swelling in different parts of the body.

Ganglion Cyst

A ganglion cyst is a term used to refer to a swelling that develops just above the joint and sometimes on the covering of the tendon (a tendon is the tissue that connects the bone to the muscle).

Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

To understand the nature of upper respiratory tract infections and the home remedies that work against them, it is important to understand the structure of the respiratory tract.

Uric Acid

Uric acid is a chemical compound that is formed in the body following the breakdown of organic compounds in the body known as purines.