Medicwiz Editorial Team

Medicwiz Editorial Team

Medicwiz's mission is to summarize and consolidate health information into concise, reliable and easy to understand format for the average web users.

 

 

The only source of knowledge is experience.
Albert Einstein

Chernobyl became a name synonymous with horrors of nuclear accident. It gained worldwide attention when reactor number 4 exploded on April 26, 1986 in Soviet Ukraine releasing more than 190 tons of radioactive materials into the...
Who was Hippocrates? Hippocrates of Kos or commonly known as simply Hippocrates was a Greek physician who lived from 460 BC till 370 BC. He is often considered as the father of western medicine. He is also credited for coining...
Three decades ago on April 26, 1986 at 1 hour past midnight a series of operational errors were unfolding at a nuclear reactor inside the Soviet Union which ultimately lead to the worst nuclear accident in human history. The...
On April 12, 1961 at 9:07 AM Moscow time, the engines of the Vostok (East) rocket ignited. The rocket flawlessly cleared the launch pad carrying 27-year-old Soviet Air Force pilot Major Yuri Alexeyevich Gagarin inside the 4,725...
Its common knowledge that we need fresh air to maintain and live a healthy life, yet it is one of the most often ignored aspect of selection criteria when moving to a new location. Big cities offer lot more in terms of career,...
Gout also known as Gouty Arthritis is sometimes considered as a disease of over indulgence in food. Gout is a form of arthritis and It is one of the oldest and better known form of rheumatic diseases. It can be described as...
Alcohol is an important ingredient for social gatherings in many cultures. When used in moderation it may also give some health benefits like in the case of red wine. However, more often it is also one of the most abused...
Coughing is usually not an indication of a serious health condition, but it can be very annoying for the individual experiencing it and may make their life more miserable. It can keep the person awake at night and make them feel...
Edible oil that are considered healthy for cooking and salads are usually extracted from plants using mechanical pressure, heat or chemicals. They are later processed, refined and packed in disposable containers for commercial...
On an average, our bodies contain 60% water. We need to consume certain amount of water every day to survive and remain health. Our kidneys need sufficient amounts of water to properly flush out metabolic byproducts and toxins...
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