Veins collect blood from the body and transport it back to the heart. Since this blood is not under pressure, the valves in veins help avoid backflow....

Whenever a medical need arises at home, such as high fever, rashes, or extreme pain, the first person you will think of contacting – and would want to...

In the United States, there is no exact senior citizen’s age. For people to receive their full retirement benefits, they need to be at least 67 years...

Aging is a normal process characterized by physical and biological changes in the different organ systems of the body. Women undergo drastic hormonal changes...

Spine’s the Limit The damage caused by a spinal cord injury to one’s personal life and livelihood and the effects it has on loves ones, especially...

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is one of the manifestations of deep vein thrombosis or DVT. The chronic illness can be fatal. A loosened embolus can block...