Prev post1 of 3Next A kidney infection, also known as pyelonephritis, is usually caused by a bacterial infection that spreads up from the urinary tract to the bladder through the urethra and, finally, into the kidneys. It can affect one or both kidneys. Women, especially pregnant women, have a high risk of kidney infection compared to
The death mask of Oliver Cromwell is currently displayed at the British Museum. The Lord Protector's death mask shows the cloth bound to his head prior to embalming and is perhaps one of the ugliest of its kind, clearly displaying the military leader's warts and boils. The creator of the New Model Army died in 1658 after suffering from malaria and kidney infections, although the exact cause of his death is unknown. Three years after his death in 1661, his body was exhumed from Westminster…
Diabetes Awareness Month - People with diabetes have an increased risk of developing a number of serious health problems. Consistently high blood glucose levels can lead to diseases affecting the heart and blood vessels, eyes, kidneys, nerves and teeth. People with diabetes also have a higher risk of developing infections. In almost all high-income countries, diabetes is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease, blindness, kidney failure, and lower limb amputation.
The leaves of the Cleavers plant ( Galium aparine ) have small hooked hairs that cause it to “cleave” to the fingers when touched, hence the name. Used as a flavoring in soups and stews. Roasted seeds are used as a coffee substitute. Cleavers is primarily used for urinary problems and fluid retention. Recommended for enlarged lymph nodes, tonsillitis, hepatitis, and snake bites. Herbal mixtures treat bladder problems, including bladder infections, kidney stones, and prostatitis.