Archive of posts with category 'Some facts about'

TMJ (Temporomandibular joint) Syndrome

The Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) connects the lower jaw bone (the mandible) to the bone at the side of the skull on each side of the head with muscles controlling movements...

Microbiome

What is the humane microbiome? Scientists have been working to specify the definition of the human microbiome and the microbiota that can often be used interchangeably. The microbiome is defined...

Autoimmune Disorders - 1

Autoimmunity was first described as “horror autotoxicus” (horror of self-toxicity) by Nobel Laureate Paul Ehrlich at the beginning of the twentieth century to depict the immune system mechanism response to...

Mindfulness

Mindfulness is an intentional cultivation of consciousness, which is believed to promote well-being. Mindfulness practice in daily life with focused attention, awareness, and non-judgemental, accepting attitude demonstrates benefits in health,...

Dementia

Dementia is the name for a group of symptoms, which include impairments in cognitive functions (thought, communication, memory, thinking, orientation, calculation, learning capacity, language, and judgement) where consciousness is not...

Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)

PFOA is a synthetic persistent chemical, which is widely used in commercial and industrial manufacturing such as prominent consumer goods of non-stick cookware (Teflon), waterproof carpets, breathable clothing (Gore-Tex), filtration...

Glyphosate

Glyphosate is a pesticide that is used in agriculture, horticulture and in some non-cultivated areas to control plants. Regardless of the fact that our health is under threat, the human...

Endometriosis

Endometriosis -which I refer to as “the loud silent disease,” because despite painful symptoms it is usually not diagnosed- is the development of uterine-lining tissue outside the uterus commonly on...

Bisphenol A (BPA)

Bisphenol A, commonly referred to as BPA, is a synthetic estrogen (xenoestrogen) that is used in the chemical industry to manufacture plastics. BPA, which is used in numerous commercial products...