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Neisseria

The genus Neisseria belongs to the family Neisseriaceae. It contains 25 species. About 12 species and biovars of these can be isolated from humans. They can be naturally isolated from the mucous membranes of the respiratory and urogenital tracts. N. meningitidis and N. gonorrhoeae require iron for growth. They have to compete with their human […]

Remedies for dry mouth

Dry mouth or xerostomia is caused by a change in the composition of the saliva or there is reduced flow of saliva. Saliva prevents decay of the teeth by neutralizing acids produced by bacteria, minimizes the growth of bacteria and eliminates food particles. Enzymes found in saliva helps with the digestion process. It also improves […]

How to Treat a Seizure

Overview Most seizures that people have are not lift threatening, and they are easily managed. In most cases, the person suffers from epilepsy or other medical conditions that are causing these seizures to happen. The only time that someone should be concerned is if this seizure follows an injury to the head, if the person […]

Treating A Head Injury

Overview When a person receives an injury to the head, this can cause brain damage, skull damage, as well as damage to their scalp. Inside the skull, protected by meninges, which is soft tissue, rests the brain. Thus, any head injury is cause for concern. Skull Fractures In most cases, a head injury occurs when […]