Archive | July, 2014

Food allergies

Food allergy is an immune system reaction that occurs after eating a certain kind of food. Allergies can have symptoms such as problems with digestion, hives or a swollen airway. A food allergy can also cause a severe symptom or a life-threatening reaction known as anaphylaxis. Common foods that causes allergies In adults, there are […]

Wound dressings

There are two types of wound dressings available in the market – the gauze-based dressings and the paste bandages such as the zinc paste bandages. The characteristics of a good dressing includes it capacity to absorb and maintain moisture as well as antibacterial. Different types of wound dressings When it comes to first aid, it […]

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