Archive for the ‘conditions’ Category

Causes of blue waffles disease

Only certain diseases such as influenza are contagious and generally considered to be infectious. The organisms that cause these diseases are called pathogens include strains of bacteria, viruses, protozoa and fungi. Infectious blue waffle diseases can be transmitted, like the contact of hand to mouth with infectious material on surfaces that are insect bites or […]

What does it mean when you have a heart murmur?

Dr. Allen Douma, who writes an advice column, answers a 60-year-old patient’s question about what a heart murmur actually is. A heart murmur occurs when the blood traveling away from the heart backpedals, or goes the wrong way. Any of the four heart valves that control the flow of blood can leak. Murmurs can be […]