Archive for September, 2011

Psoriasis, causes and symptoms

Psoriasis, causes and symptoms

Psoriasis, causes and symptoms

Psoriasis is a non contagious inflammatory skin disease. According to some statistics approximately 2-3% of the worldwide population is affected by psoriasis.

The medical studies revealed that the patients developing this disease have a genetically predisposition but many other factors are considered to aggravate the condition. These include stress immune system disorders and infections.

Many of the psoriasis cases can be found in members of the same family, the genetic predisposition being the most important factor for developing the condition. (more…)

Top 10 longest running TV soap operas

Top 10 longest running TV soap operas

Top 10 longest running TV soap operas

The soap operas are romantic serials with storylines that continue from one episode to another. The soap operas appeared in United States in 1950s and their name comes from the first dramatic serials broadcasted at the radio that had as sponsors soap manufacturers such as Colgate-Palmolive and Procter & Gamble. The radio drama serials targeted the housewives and today the serials broadcasted on television are still watched mainly by female audience.

The top ten longest running TV dramas are: (more…)

Top ten bankrupt athletes

Top ten bankrupt athletes

Top ten bankrupt athletes

It’s a known fact that some athletes are among the richest people in the world earning millions each year. The active years are limited and varies depending on sport but many top athletes manage to gather a fortune from sports. Managing a fortune is not simple and the laws of economy also count at individual level. This is why many athletes have financial problems and end up bankrupt.

Spending the money has always been easier than earning them and the top most famous bankrupt athletes are the proof of that. Huge mansions, luxury jets, state of the art yachts, unique cars, expensive jewelry and unbelievable parties are just few of the things that sports stars spend money on. (more…)

Top ten countries affected by hunger

Top ten countries affected by hunger

Top ten countries affected by hunger

Millions of people worldwide fight the hunger every day. Many countries are affected by poverty and famine for years and the situation is not improving. The top ten countries affected by hunger are:

Somalia – in July United Nation declared famine in Somalia. Is estimated that more than 1.5 million Somalis are affected by hunger and move across the country in search for food and health care. (more…)