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Narcissistic personality disorder

Narcissistic personality disorder

Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental disorder in which the patient has little regard for others’ feelings, a deep need for admiration, an inflated sense of own importance and believes to be superior to others. However, a fragile self-esteem that is vulnerable to the slightest criticism lies behind this mask of ultra-confidence.   People with personality disorders have traits that cause them to feel and behave in ... more

Night terrors

Night terrors

Night terrors are occurrences of screaming, flailing and fear while asleep and they are often associated with sleepwalking. Night terrors are relevantly rare affecting only a small rate of children often between the ages of four to twelve; however, they can affect adults, but they are more common in children. The occurrence of night terror usually lasts only several minutes. These frightening night terrors aren’t usually a cause for ... more

Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Hidradenitis Suppurativa

This is a chronic skin inflammation characterized by the presence of blackheads and one or more red, tender bumps or lesions. In most cases the lesions enlarge, break open and drain pus. After several recurrences, scarring may result. Hidradenitis suppurativa develops deep in the skin around oil (sebaceous) glands and hair follicles. It is considered a severe form of acne and the parts of the body that are usually affected are also the ... more

Anhidrosis

Anhidrosis

Anhidrosis, also called hypohidrosis, is the inability to sweat normally, which can be a life-threatening condition. The body can’t cool itself when a person doesn't perspire, leading to overheating and sometimes to a potentially fatal condition known as a heatstroke. Mild anhidrosis often goes unrecognized, because anhidrosis is a condition that is difficult to diagnose. Skin trauma and certain diseases and medications, as ... more

Self-Injury/Cutting

Self-Injury/Cutting

The condition in which someone deliberately harms his/her own body by cutting or burning is called self-injury. Self-injury is an unhealthy effort to cope with intense anger, frustration, tension or other overwhelming negative emotions. Self-injury is usually followed by guilt and shame and the return of painful emotions, despite the fact that it may bring a momentary sense of calm and a release of tension. Self-injury could be considered ... more

Meniere's Disease (Endolymphic Hydrops)

Meniere's Disease (Endolymphic Hydrops)

A disorder of the inner ear that causes abnormal sensory perceptions including hearing loss usually in one ear, a sensation of a spinning motion (vertigo), ringing in the same ear (tinnitus) and fullness or pressure in the same ear, is called Meniere's disease.   Meniere's disease is more likely to develop in people in their 40s and 50s than people in other age groups. ... more

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Effect of physical inactivity on major non-communicable diseases worldwide: an analysis of burden of disease and life expectancy

Effect of physical inactivity on major non-communicable diseases worldwide: an analysis of burden of disease and life expectancy

The Lancet, 380/9838 Published: 2012-07-21

Strong evidence shows that physical inactivity increases the risk of many adverse health conditions, including major non-communicable diseases such as coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and breast and colon cancers, and shortens life expectancy. Because much of the world's population is inactive, this link presents a major public health issue
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Global trends in antiretroviral resistance in treatment-naive individuals with HIV after rollout of antiretroviral treatment in resource

Global trends in antiretroviral resistance in treatment-naive individuals with HIV after rollout of antiretroviral treatment in resource

The Lancet, doi:10.1016 Published: 2012-07-23

The emergence and spread of high levels of HIV-1 drug resistance in resource-limited settings where combination antiretroviral treatment has been scaled up could compromise the effectiveness of national HIV treatment programmes. We aimed to estimate changes in the prevalence of HIV-1 drug resistance in treatment-naive individuals with HIV since initiation of rollout in resource-limited settings.
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Radical Prostatectomy versus Observation for Localized Prostate Cancer

Radical Prostatectomy versus Observation for Localized Prostate Cancer

NEJM, 367:203-213 Published: 2012-07-19

The effectiveness of surgery versus observation for men with localized prostate cancer detected by means of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing is not known.
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