Monthly Archives: February 2015

Chylomicronemia

A 41-year-old man named Yuan stayed at home surfing the web and eating a lot of meat during the holidays.  Over the past two days, he felt dizzy, so he went to the Pu’ai Hospital in Wuhan city.  A blood test … Continue reading

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Is facial droop ipsilateral or contralateral?

Is facial droop ipsilateral or contralateral? CVA or cerebrovascular accidents usually cause contralateral paralysis. Facial droop involving the main nerves that control the cheek muscles, lip and mouth movements, eyelid movements resulting from taking a combination of common prescription medication … Continue reading

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Black lung disease in China

China has 720,000 people who have black lung disease, and 62% of them are in coal mining areas, or 446,400 people. China still has 5,000,000 coal miners.

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Sad cancer stats

February 4, 2015, is World Cancer Day. The Chinese reported that over the past 30 years, lung cancer on mainland China increased 465%. The 2010 cancer occurrence rate in eastern China was 233.7/100,000 people, the cancer occurrence rate in western … Continue reading

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