Archive | February, 2013

Peptic ulcers

A stomach ulcer refers to a breakage in the lining tissue of the stomach. Stomach ulcers are commonly caused by the Helicobacter pylori bacterium. 60% of the stomach ulcers and most duodenal ulcers are caused by the infection due to this bacterium. Symptoms of stomach ulcer due to the infection include indigestion and dyspepsia. People […]

First Aid For Inhalation Injuries

Fires often emit harmful gases such as carbon monoxide (CO) and hydrogen cyanide, usually in the form of soot or smoke. If inhaled in huge amount, these by-products can cause significant injury to the upper airway. Inhaled injuries occur when a person has inhaled heated gases such as by-products of burned materials. Smoke inhalation is the leading […]