Like healthcare providers, people who care for sick people need extra precautions in dealing with the patients. If you’re in a situation like this, then the following advice could help you in caring for a sick person with H1N1:
Consult with the patient’s doctor
It’s really important for you to check the background of the [...]
At this rate in time, the range or group of people at risk with swine flu virus is generally the same as those at risk of complications with the seasonal flu virus. This range is true for this time but this could change inevitably. The following are the most common group of people at risk [...]
June 11, 2009 marked the beginning of a global A (H1N1) Pandemic. World Health Organization declared alert level 6 first global Pandemic since the 1968 Hong Kong Flu. This global pandemic has trampled on and challenged the medical world and the people in general. What is H1N1? When did the first outbreak happen? These are [...]
In recent years, the world has been shaken by near-pandemics such as the SARS outbreak and the avian flu. Today, the world’s eyes and efforts are turned towards the Influenza A/H1N1 virus, previously called the swine flu and referred to as A/H1N1 for short. To date, there are a little over 15,000 cases of the [...]
Many people mistake and confuse food allergy with food intolerance. Because they do not know any better, they liberally interchange these two terms. It does not help that these two conditions can produce similar symptoms.
The thing is that food allergy is essentially different from food intolerance even though their symptoms sometimes look the same. [...]
Are you absolutely sure that your tap water is absolutely clean? No matter how clean we believe our water is, we are never really sure what is lurking in it. When you think about it, it is kind of scary because we use our tap water for cleaning, for cooking, for maintaining personal hygiene, and [...]
As human beings, we need to use and consume water all the time. We need to drink it to replenish the water content of our bodies and to keep ourselves healthy. We need water to maintain the cleanliness of our surroundings and to attend to our personal hygiene. We also utilize water for recreational purposes.
Is it any wonder that more and more people experience food allergies these days? Many of the foods we eat and the foodstuffs we buy from the supermarket have gone through so many processes to improve their taste, to ensure that they will stay fresh for a longer period, and to ensure that they will [...]